Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Kits
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Mr. Potato Head "Make a Monster Pumpkin" and Mr. Potato
Head "Make a Fireman Pumpkin" and Mrs. Potato Head "Make a Diva Pumpkin"
Units: About 97,000
Manufacturer: Paper Magic Group Inc., of Scranton, Pa.
Hazard: The pumpkin decoration kits contain small parts that pose a
choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled kits include plastic ears, eyes, noses, mouth,
hands, shoes, hats, eyeglasses and jewelry that are used to decorate
Halloween pumpkins. The recall includes Mr. Potato Head "Make a Monster
Pumpkin" and "Make a Fireman Pumpkin" and Mrs. Potato Head "Make a Diva
Pumpkin." The products are labeled for ages 2 and older. Products with
small parts intended for children under 3 years old are prohibited due
to a choking hazard.
Sold exclusively at: Target Stores nationwide from September through
October 2006 for about $5.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these pumpkin decorating kits
immediately and return them to the nearest Target store for a full
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Paper Magic Group Inc.
toll-free at (866) 394-5047 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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