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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Walmart has recall baby dolls because of a burn risk. The doll’s circuit board may overheat causing the service to get hot thus posing a burn hazard.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll
Hazard: The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.
Consumer Contact: Wal-Mart Stores at 800.925.6278 from 7:00am to 9:00pm CT Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 9:00pm CT on Saturday, and from 12:00pm to 6:00pm CT on Sunday, or online at www.walmart.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.
Units: About 174,000
Description: The My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby electronic baby doll comes in pink floral clothing and matching knit hat. The 16 inch doll is packaged with a toy medical check-up kit including a stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe. The doll’s electronics cause her to babble when she gets “sick,” her cheeks turn red and she starts coughing. Using the medical kit pieces cause the symptoms to stop. “My Sweet Baby” is printed on the front of the clear plastic and cardboard packaging. The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll.
Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the dolls from children, remove the batteries and return the doll to any Walmart store for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from August 2012 through March 2014 for $20.00.
Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, AR.
Manufacturer: Tak Ngai Electronic Toys Co., LTD
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.SaferProducts.gov .
About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.
TopicsBentonville AR, Burn Hazard, China, CPSC, Recall, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Walmart, washington d.c.
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