Fred Meyer Recalls “Chicken Dance” Easter Chicks Due to Hearing Damage Hazard
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Dan-Dee “Chicken Dance” Tap Dance Easter Chicks
The toy’s music can reach decibel levels that exceed ASTM F963 standard, posing a hearing damage hazard.
Fred Meyer toll free at (888) 247-4439 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT on Saturdays and Sundays, press 3 and then 1 to speak to a representative; or online at www.fredmeyer.com and then click on Recall Alerts under Services at the bottom of the page for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
The recalled toy is a yellow chick in a furry multi-colored Easter egg shell that has a shell top with bunny ears and bright orange feet and nose. It has a music player and is approximately 9.5 inches tall. The chick plays music and dances when the left wing is squeezed. The sewn-on label reads “DanDee Collector’s Choice” and also has the manufacture date and batch number printed, as follows: 11/2012 120613670.
No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the toy and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Select Fred Meyer stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska from February to March 2013 for about $20.
Fred Meyer, Inc., of Portland, Ore.
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