Feels Real Baby Dolls are being recalled for choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The Feels Real Baby Dolls were recalled by the importer, Lakeshore Learning Materials of Carson, California; manufactured in China by Yan Hong Toys of Dongguan, China; and sold at Lakeshore Learning Materials catalogs and online at www.lakeshorelearning.com.
The defective Feels Real Baby Dolls were sold from May 2011 through January 2012 for about $20. About 3,900 Feels Real Baby Dolls were sold in the U.S.; 400 were sold in Canada.
The fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
The Feels Real Baby Dolls are 14-inch high plastic dolls constructed with movable arms, legs, and head. The dolls are Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian, and Black and are dressed in diapers with a colored hearts, stars, and swirl print. Two labels are sewn inside the back of the diaper. “Lakeshore” is written on the larger label. The number “550200” is written on the smaller label.
The firm advises consumers to immediately take these dolls away from children and contact the company for a free replacement doll. Lakeshore Learning Materials can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.428.4414 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at www.lakeshorelearning.com. Lakeshore Learning Materials is contacting its customers directly.