|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|June 7, 2007
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Manufacturer: Gemmy Industries Corp., of Coppell, Texas
Hazard: The plastic eyeball contains kerosene, which if broken, presents a chemical hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The product is a plastic flashing eyeball toy filled with liquid. The model numbers of this product are: 27828, 27544 and 06470. The model number is found on the back of the packaging. The writing on the packaging reads, "FLASHING EVIL EYE," and "TRY ME!"
Sold at: Toy and novelty stores during July 2006 for about $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from children immediately, and return the item to the store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Gemmy Industries at (800) 231-6879 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.gemmy.com, or e-mail the firm at Davidm@gemmy.com