November 26, 2003
Name of product: DesignWare® Crazy Bounce Balls
Manufacturer: American Greetings Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio
Hazard: The balls could break apart, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This is a 1 1/2-inch multi-colored cluster of green, light green and brick red rubber balls. There are four balls in each package. The packaging has a light green cardboard backer. Model number CBB 1306 and UPC 61526 72866 are written on the back of the packaging.
Sold at: The product was sold at discount, toy, drug, grocery, party and specialty/gift stores nationwide from November 2002 through August 2003 for about $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take these balls away from young children and dispose of the balls immediately. Consumers can contact the firm for a coupon redeemable wherever American Greetings' products are sold.
Consumer Contact: Call American Greetings Corp. at (800) 777-4891 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.