Wal-Mart Dolls Recalled – Burn Hazard
Wal-Mart has recently announced the recall of approximately 174,000 dolls due to a burn hazard.
Details of the Doll Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the My Sweet Love Cuddle Care dolls have a circuit board in the doll’s chest that may overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot and may pose a burn risk.
The CPSC recommends that consumers immediately take the doll away from children, remove the batteries and return the doll to Wal-Mart for a full refund. Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents involving the doll, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb.
Description of the Recalled Dolls
- The dolls measure approximately 16” tall and are wearing pink floral clothing with a matching hat.
- Packaged with the doll is a toy medical kit that includes the following: stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe.
- When the doll is “sick,” the electronics cause it to babble, her cheeks turn red and coughs. Using items from the medical kit cause it to stop.
- “My Sweet Baby” is printed on the front of clear plastic and cardboard packaging.
- The doll has UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code starting with WM. The date code is printed on a stuffed label sewn to the bottom of the doll.
- The dolls were sold exclusively at Wal-Mart nationwide from August 2012 to March 2014 for $20.