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Description: Stuffed Animals Recalled by IKEA NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nychelle White (301) 504-7063 June 12, 1997 IKEA Contact: Gregg Mowins (601) 834-0180 Release # 97-141 CPSC, IKEA Announce Recall of Stuffed Animals WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), IKEA of Plymouth Meeting, Pa., is recalling about 8,000 stuffed animals. The stuffed animals' eyes can become detached, presenting a choking hazard to young children. CPSC and IKEA are not aware of any injuries involving these stuffed animals. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury. There are 12 types of stuffed animals involved in this recall: a large penguin (model no. 97210280), a moose (model no. 27217770), a bear (model no. 97192870), a dolphin neckpillow and a bear neckpillow (both with model no. 29311596), a large cat (model no. 37211230), a small cat (model no. 17211330), and a dog, a monkey, a cow, a small penguin, and a hippopotamus (all with model no. 27204796). The stuffed animals have sewn-on tags that display the model number and are also labeled in part, "IKEA...Made in India." IKEA stores nationwide sold the stuffed animals from January 1997 through May 1997 for between $3 and $15. Consumers should take these stuffed animals away from young children immediately and return them to the nearest IKEA store for a full refund or exchange for another soft toy. For more information about this recall, consumers should call IKEA at (800) 455-IKEA between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. EDT Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT Sunday. [Learn More]

IKEA stuffed animals Recall Information

Country of OriginIndia
Recall Date06/12/1997
Recall ID5975
Recall Number97141
Product TypeToy Animals Stuffed/Not Stuffed
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