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Build-A-Bear Recalls Stuffed Animal Toy Due to Choking Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – Build-A-Bear is recalling Sulley, the blue creature from the Monsters movies because the eye can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Sully from the Monsters movies recalled by Build-A-Bear due to possible choking harzard.
Sully from the Monsters movies recalled by Build-A-Bear due to possible choking harzard.

Product Information

Name of product: Sulley character stuffed animal

Description: Sulley is a furry blue creature from the Monsters movies. The Build-A-Bear stuffed monster is covered in blue furry fabric with purple spots, horn on its head and has blue eyes measuring about 1 inch in diameter. The stuffed monster is about 17 inches high and 10.5 inches wide.  Tracking label ending with 4384 or 4385 for USA and 4378 for Canada can be found on a sewn in label on the backside of the leg of the stuffed monster.

Hazard: The stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled Sulley from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Consumer Contact:  Build-A-Bear toll-free at 866.236.5683 between 8:00am and 8:00pm CT Monday through Friday, on Saturday between 9:00am and 6:00pm CT and on Sunday between 10:00am and 7:00pm CT. You may also email the firm at ProductHotline@buildabear.com. Visit the firm’s website www.buildabear.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: 25,000 in the U.S. and 1,100 in Canada

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com during June 2013 for about $23.00.

Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., of St. Louis, MO.

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 this 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

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.

CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to 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 30 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.


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