CPSC, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Announce Recall
of Woody Dolls
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission (CPSC), Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is voluntarily
recalling about 40,000 Woody dolls sold at the WALT DISNEY WORLD®
Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, DISNEY'S VERO BEACH Resort, Magic
of Disney and Flight Fantastic shops located at the Orlando
International Airport and Disney's Worldport shop located at Pointe
Orlando. The Woody doll's clothing has buttons that can detach, posing a
choking hazard for young children.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has received one report of a child
removing a button from the Woody doll. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled doll is a cowboy named Woody, a character in the animated
films Toy Story and Toy Story II. The Woody doll is a soft- bodied doll
with soft plastic head, hands, boots and hat; wearing blue jeans a
red/yellow-checked shirt, a black/white-spotted vest with a sheriff's
badge; a red-patterned bandana and is 13 inches tall. A label sewn into
the left side seam of the doll reads, "WALT DISNEY WORLD®" on
one side and "©DISNEY, ALL NEW MATERIALS, POLYESTER FIBERS,"
several State license numbers, and "WALT DISNEY ATTRACTIONS, LAKE
BUENA VISTA, FL, PRODUCT OF CHINA" on the other side. Only the
Woody dolls described above are included in the recall.
These recalled soft dolls were sold from January 2000 through January
2003 for about $12.
Consumers should immediately take the doll away from children and
contact Walt Disney Parks and Resorts at (866) 228-3664 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a full refund. For more
information, please visit our web site www.waltdisneyworld.com.
This recall does not involve items sold at the DISNEYLAND® Resort,
through the Disney Store, the Disney Catalog, DisneyStore.com or at
other retail outlets. Additionally, the talking versions of the Woody
doll are not part of this recall.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) go to http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml03/03098.html
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