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Mattel Barbie and Tanner Play Sets

Description: Mattel Recalls Barbie and Tanner? Magnetic Toys Due to Magnets Coming Loose NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2007 Release #07-271 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 597-6597 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Mattel Recalls Barbie and Tanner? Magnetic Toys Due to Magnets Coming Loose WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Barbie and Tanner? play sets Units: About 683,000 Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif. Hazard: A small magnet inside the “scooper” accessory can come loose. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of magnets coming loose. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recall involves Barbie and Tanner? play sets -- model numbers J9472 and J9560. The toys include a “scooper” accessory with a magnetic end. Recalled scoopers have a visible, silver-colored, disc-shaped magnet on the end of the scooper. Scoopers with a white material covering the magnet and products manufactured after January 31, 2007 are not recalled. Sold at: Toy stores and various other retailers nationwide May 2006 to August 2007 for about $16. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel to receive a free replacement toy. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Mattel toll-free at (888) 597-6597 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at [Learn More]

Mattel Barbie and Tanner Play Sets Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date08/14/2007
Recall ID3693
Recall Number07271
Product TypeToy Play Sets/Activity Sets
HazardMagnet Ingestion
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