Doggie Day Care™ Magnetic Toys
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: Doggie Day Care™ play sets
Units: About 1 million
Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif.
Hazard: Small magnets inside the toys can fall out. Magnets found by
young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is
swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal
perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of magnets coming
loose. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled Doggie Day Care play sets have various figures
and accessories that contain small magnets.
Product # and Name
H1532 Doggie Day Care Coco
Sold at: Toy stores and various other retailers nationwide from July
2004 to August 2007 for between $4 and $20.
H1533 Doggie Day Care Sparley
G4461 Doggie Day Care Lula and Baby
G4462 Doggie Day Care Crockett and Baby
G4464 Doggie Day Care Taffy and Baby
G4459 Doggie Day Care Snack Time with Cookie
G4460 Doggie Day Care Diaper Change with Ginger
H1530 Doggie Day Care Ice Cream with Ranger
G9703 Doggie Day Care Puppy Park with Dixie
G4457 Doggie Day Care Dream House Nursery with Honey
G4458 Doggie Day Care Bath Time with Beau
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from
children and contact Mattel to receive a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Mattel toll-free at
(888) 597-6597 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at www.service.mattel.com.
To see a picture of examples of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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