Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. recently announced a recall of Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears. The company initiated the recall, but has not received any reports of incidents or injuries
The teddy bear’s eyes could loosen and fall out, posing a choking hazard to children.
The teddy bears were sold from April 2011 through December 2011. The Colorful Hearts Teddy is a stuffed animal about 16 inches high with black plastic eyes. The bear’s fabric covering is printed with multi-colored heart shapes.
Approximately 297,000 teddy bears were sold at Build-A-Bear Workshops in the United States and Canada and online at www.buildabear.com from April 2011 through December 2011 for about $18 in the U.S. and $23 in Canada.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately take the recalled teddy bear from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear store to receive a coupon for any available stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear. For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT and on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT, visit the firm’s website www.buildabear.com or email the firm at email@example.com.
If your child has been injured by a teddy bear or other stuffed toy, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.