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Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries Due to Risk of Mouth Injury http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Snoopy-Sno-Cone-Machines-Recalled-by-LaRose-Industries/
Recall Date: October 31, 2013
Recall Number: 14-010
Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries Due to Risk of Mouth Injury
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines
Hazard: A brass rivet can fall out of the sno-cone machine’s ice-shaving cylinder and into a sno-cone, posing a risk of injury to the mouth or the teeth.
Consumer Contact: LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4593 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@laroseindustries or online at www.laroseindustries.com which takes consumers to the Cra-Z-Art website and click on the Recall tab more information.
Photos available at Injury http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Snoopy-Sno-Cone-Machines-Recalled-by-LaRose-Industries/
Units: About 102,000
Description: This recall involves Cra-Z-Art Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines with one of three batch numbers BCH003005A28-0812, BCHTRU001A17-0812 or BCHTRU004A16-0712 printed on the back of the white plastic doghouse and on the side of the box. The plastic sno-cone machines are white in the shape of a dog house with a red roof and red shovel. Snoopy is on the dog house and Charlie Brown and Lucy images are on the front along with a snowman. A metal ice-shaving cylinder in the middle of the sno-cone machine dispenses ice shavings out of the front. The words “SNOOPY” and “SNO-CONES” are on the front of the machine and “Cra-Z-Art” is on the back.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 64 reports of brass rivets falling out of the sno-cone machine’s ice-shaving cylinder. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled sno-cone machines immediately and contact LaRose Industries for a free repair kit, which includes a new ice shaving cylinder. Do not return the recalled sno-cone machines to the store where purchased.
Sold at: Barnes & Noble, Target and Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from September 2012 through July 2013 for about $15.
Importer: LaRose Industries LLC, of Randolph, N.J.
Manufactured in: China