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Swimwear Set With Inflatable Inner Tube

Description: The inner tube is part of the three-piece Fruit Tutu Bikini swimwear set for teddy bears, which includes a two-piece fruit-print bikini. The inner tube is 9 inches in diameter and pink with white and yellow flowers printed on it. The model number of the swimwear set is 017220 and is located on the price sticker on the "Build-A-Bear" cardboard tag. [Source]

Swimwear Set With Inflatable Inner Tube
Build-A-Bear Recalls Teddy Bear Swimwear Set Due to Strangulation Hazard

About 19,720 units in the United States and 1,100 units in Canada units were affected by this recall.

Swimwear Set With Inflatable Inner Tube Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/16/2011
Recall ID918
Recall Number12041
Product TypeSwimming
HazardThe inner tube accessory can be pulled over a small child's head, posing a strangulation hazard.
InjuriesBuild-A-Bear received one report of an incident in which a 3-year-old girl pulled the inner tube over her head and had difficulty removing it.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the inner tube and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop® store to receive a $5 store coupon. If it is not possible to return the inner tube to a store, consumers may contact the company for information about how to receive a refund.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactFor additional information, contact Build-A-Bear Workshop® toll-free at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Saturday, or visit the company’s website at
Last Updated04/15/2016
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