June 22, 2004        


Lakeshore Learning Materials Announces Recall of Doll Sets


Name of Product: Toddler Doll Family Sets


Units: About 2,800


Manufacturer/Importer: Lakeshore Learning Materials, of Carson, Calif.


Hazard: The head and boot of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.


Description: The recall involves Toddler Doll Family sets sold with four figurines, a mom, dad, brother and sister. The 4-inch-tall dolls have a wooden head, arms and feet. The body is constructed of wire, which makes the doll adjustable. Each doll has yarn hair and is dressed in various colored outfits.


Sold by: Lakeshore Learning Materials’ mail order catalogs nationwide from January 2003 through April 2004 for about $10 per set.


Manufactured In: China


Remedy: Consumers should take the wooden dolls away from young children immediately and contact Lakeshore Learning Materials for information on how to receive a free replacement doll set.


Consumer Contact: Contact Lakeshore Learning Materials toll-free at (800) 428-4414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.