Feels Real Baby Dolls Recalled due to a Choking Hazard

altThis product was recalled on March 27th, 2012 by Lakeshore Learning Materials, in cooperation with the CPSC, and includes the 14-inch high Feels Real Baby Dolls that have movable body parts, which can potentially detach and become a choking hazard to young children.

These dolls are Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian and Black and are dressed in diapers with a colored hearts, stars and swirl print and approximately 3,900 of them were sold in the U.S. and approximately 400 were sold in Canada. Two labels are sewn inside the back of the diaper. “Lakeshore” is written on the larger label. The number “550200” is written on the smaller label and they were manufactured by Yan Hong Toys in China.

Parents and caretakers should be aware that the fingers and toes on these dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. As of March 27th, 2012, no injuries have yet been reported in connection with this recall.

These products were sold through Lakeshore Learning Materials catalogs and online at Lakeshore Learning from May 2011 through January 2012 for about $20 and manufactured in China.

What should you do if you own one or more of these products?

Consumers should immediately take these dolls away from children and contact the company for a free replacement doll. For additional information, please contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website.  Lakeshore Learning Materials is also working at contacting its customers directly.