Children’s Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster
Name of Product: Curious Buddies Children’s Books
Units: About 9,000
Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves Curious Buddies cloth books titled “Hello, Curious Buddies!” Pictured on the cover of the books are the Curious Buddies’ characters. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters.
Sold at: Bookstores, discount department stores and other retailers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $10.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately clip off the felt ears and limbs of the pop-up characters and place them out of a child’s reach. Simon and Schuster will provide consumers with information on how to return the felt pieces or the copyright tag from the book to receive a free replacement book.
Consumer Contact: For more information, call Simon & Schuster at (800) 732-9531 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company’s Web site at www.simonsays.com