Hazard: The end caps of the kaleidoscope can be removed and expose small parts that can come loose and pose a choking hazard to small children and internal components that pose a risk of laceration.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kaleidoscopes, take them from children and return the kaleidoscopes to an H-E-B store for a refund of purchase points that can be used for another item.
Recall Date: 2015-04-30
Recall: 6378 – 15126
Units: About 35,000
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Product Name: Kaleidoscope
Description: This recall involves H-E-Buddy kaleidoscopes. The recalled kaleidoscopes are made of red plastic, about 5 ¾ inches long and 2 inches in diameter and have “H-E-Buddy” on the barrel.
Consumer Contact: H-E-Buddy Prize Line at (800) 399-0629 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT daily or online at www.bybranded.com and click on “HEBuddy Kaleidoscope recall information” for more information.
Retailer: H-E-B and H-E-B Plus stores in Texas from April 1, 2015 to April 3, 2015 as a prize for accumulated purchase points.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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