Harper Collins has issued a product recall for the following product:
Product: Usborne Publishing Baby’s first book (boys edition)
Title: Baby’s first book (boys edition)
Batch Number: 90594
Date code: JFMAMJJ SOND/09
Harper Collins are recalling the book as small parts have been found in a French and Finnish edition of the book, which present a choking hazard to children under 3 years old. The small parts are caused by the dinosaur spots coming away on the fifth page of the title due to the stitching perforating the fabric.
Harper Collins are asking consumers to return the book to the retailer where they originally purchased from and to discontinue use immediately.
As yet, Harper Collins say they have not had any complaints about the English language edition of the book, but have decided to recall all books from this batch from all markets.
The products affected are in Batch number 90594, which was available for sale between August – December 2009.
What you should do:
To identify which products are affected the relevant Batch number can be found on the bottom of the packaging on the top line, reading JFMAMJJ SOND/09 90594
Customers who have bought a copy of the title with this batch code should take it back immediately to their stockist where they shall be given a refund.
If the book was received as a gift you can contact HarperCollins directly on the numbers below.
If you would like any further information please contact HarperCollins Distributers on 0870 787 1722 or email Enquiries@harpercollins.co.uk
** Additional Information & Advice **
The UK has extremely strict consumer and product safety laws. If you or someone you love suffers harm using this or any other product, you should seek immediate medical attention. You may also want to speak with a solicitor who specialises in personal injury law.
You can be matched with a solicitor in your area for free via solicitor matching services, which can also help you to understand the best course of action for your situation and whether you are ready to hire a solicitor.
In addition, they may be able to help you find a solicitor who will agree to take your case on a “no win no fee” basis, which means you don’t have to pay for the solicitor’s services unless you win your case.
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