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McDonald’s Happy Meal

Description: McDonald's "Scooter Bug" Happy Meal Toy Recall NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2001 Release # 01-099 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Kim Dulic, (301) 504-7058 McDonald's Media Contact: William Whitman, (630) 623-6745 CPSC, McDonald's Announce Recall of "Scooter Bug" Happy Meal Toys WASHINGTON, D.C.- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), McDonald's Corp., Oakbrook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 234,000 "Scooter Bug" toys. The toys were distributed with McDonald's Happy Meals for children under 3 years of age. The bug's antenna can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children. McDonald's has received two reports of children choking and one report of a child gagging on the broken off antenna. The Scooter Bug toy is about 3 inches long and 2 1/2 inch wide. When rolled across the floor, the bug's legs move back and forth. The bug has a yellow face with red antennas, orange feet and a purple body with green spots. The words "Fisher Price" are on the top of the toy. The words "MFG.FOR MCD CORP.CHINA" are on the rear of the toy. McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. and Canada distributed the toys with Happy Meals from November 2000 through February 2001. Parents should take the toy away from children immediately and return the toy to any McDonald's restaurant for a replacement toy. For more information, consumers should visit McDonald's web site at Questions about this recall should be directed to CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772. [Learn More]

McDonald’s Happy Meal Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date03/05/2001
Recall ID467
Recall Number01099
Product TypeToy Animals Stuffed/Not Stuffed
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