February 19, 2004


Mary Meyer Corp. Announces Recall To Replace Plush Spider Baby Toys


Name of product: “Webster” Activity Spider Toy

Units: 10,000

Distributor: Mary Meyer Corporation, of Townshend, Vt.

Hazard: The round stuffed feet on the spider can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: The toy is a plush bug-shaped activity toy, which also can be hung from a crib, carriage or other object. The plush spider toy has eight legs with round stuffed feet that crinkle or rattle and a mirror on the underside that makes a squeaky sound when bounced.

Sold at: Department and specialty stores nationwide from January 2002 through September 2003 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the toy to Mary Meyer Corp. to receive a replacement product of equal value.

Consumer Contact: Mary Meyer Corporation at (800) 451-4387 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for instructions on returning the spider toy and receiving the replacement product.