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This Toy Bunny Is No Laughing Matter

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Today we learn that there can be a serious safety hazard hidden in the nose of a toy bunny.

Fisher-Price Recalls “Laugh and Learn” Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: “Laugh and Learn” Learning Bunny Toys

Units: About 500,000 (an additional 700,000 were sold worldwide)

Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: The pink pompom nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: This recall involves the Laugh and Learn Learning Bunny that measures about 10-inches tall. The yellow bunny with one green and one orange ear has musical and counting sound effects. The words, “Laugh and Learn” are printed on the bunny’s shirt. Product numbers involved in the recall are: K0468, K2960, K2961, K2962, K2963, K2964, K2965, K3440, K6898, K7884, L0327, and K5862. The product numbers are located on the fabric tag sewn to the body of the bunny. Only bunnies with three dimensional pompom noses are included in this recall. Bunnies with flat or embroidered noses are not subject to this recall.

Sold at: Discount department stores and toy stores nationwide May 2006 through December 2006 for about $15.