Gemmy Industries Corp. is recalling about 8,500 Disney Plush Easter Baskets sold at Wal-Mart due to a choking hazard. Silver beads and ribbons attached to the basket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The product is a pink and purple plush Easter basket decorated with silver beads and ribbons. “Disney Princesses” is written on top of the basket. Pictures of the princesses are on the front of the basket. The basket measures about 10-inches high by 8-inches wide.
The baskets were sold by Wal-Mart stores nationwide from February 2007 through March 2007 for about $10.
Consumers should take the Easter basket away from young children immediately and remove the beads and ribbons to prevent the choking hazard. Consumers also can return the item to the nearest Wal-Mart store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Gemmy Industries at (800) 231-6879 between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm”s Web site at www.gemmy.com.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).