December 23, 2002
Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. Announces Recall of Talking Dolls


Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 160,000 talking, electronic dolls. Buttons on the dolls' outfit could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

This recall includes the "Talking Learn n' Play" dolls with buttons. The dolls describe the functions of zippers, buttons, snaps and shoelaces. The dolls are about 13- inches tall and are dressed in pink jumpers with pink and white plaid shirts. The purple packaging reads, "Talking Learn n' Play." The dolls were made in China. Toy and discount department stores sold the dolls nationwide from June 2002 through December 2002 for between $10 and $15.

Consumers should take these dolls away from children immediately and return the dolls to the store where it was purchased for a refund. For more information, consumers can contact Lovee Doll & Toy Co., Inc. at (800) 307-5911 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.