Sunday, July 22, 2007

Easy-Bake Finger

1M Easy-Bake Ovens recalled for burns, amputation dangers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2007 | 12:15 PM ET

Hasbro has issued a voluntary recall of about one million Easy-Bake Ovens because the toys pose an amputation and burn danger to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Hasbro first announced a repair program in February, after learning of 29 incidents in which children's fingers or hands became trapped in the ovens. Five of those incidents included burns. The recall involved toys with the model number 65805.

The CPSC said in its release Thursday the company has since received 249 reports of children's hands or fingers catching in the oven...
And don't forget the recent recalls of Playskool Sippy Cups and Payless Clog Shoes, both of which pose a choking hazard to young children. The perils of preschool...

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