Ocean Desert Sales Inc. Recall of Children’s Stuffed Yarn Bunnies March 2, 2005

Ocean Desert Sales Inc. Announces Recall of Children’s Stuffed Yarn Bunnies

Name of product: Stuffed Yarn Bunny

Units: About 18,500

Manufacturer: Ocean Desert Sales Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Hazard: The eyes can detach from the stuffed animal, posing an aspiration hazard to young children. Additionally, the heart and flower button decorations also can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Description: The stuffed bunny is about 8-inches tall wearing a skirt or overall shorts in various colors including purple, turquoise and pink. The skirt and overall shorts are decorated with heart and flower buttons, and there is a bow tie at the neck in checked pattern colors including green and pink. The eyes are round black beads. A hang tag attached to the stuffed bunny reads in part, “OCEAN DESERT SALES 5400 TULIP STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 ITEM NO.: EST-220 MADE IN CHINA UPC CODE: 0 15381 14220 1.”

Sold at: Discount and dollar stores from February 2002 through March 2003 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from young children and return it the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact Ocean Desert Sales at (800) 252-1931 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.