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Greenbrier Recalls Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys

Greenbrier International has recalled about 300,000 Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys. The recalled plush toys contain small parts which pose a choking hazard to small children.

The recalled toys come in six designs: Lady Bug, Bumble Bee, Caterpillar, Snail and two Butterflies. They measure 9 to 10 ½ inches in length. The lady bug is black with six legs; it has a red back with four black dots and orange eyelids. The bumble bee is black and yellow with six legs, sheer white wings and red eyelids. The caterpillar has four sections that are yellow, pink, green and orange; it has seven legs and purple eyelids. The snail is yellow with dark pink eyelids and a two tone brown shell. One butterfly is blue and yellow with sheer purple wings, four orange dots and light pink eyelids. The second butterfly is a two tone pink with blue eyelids; it has sheer green wings with four yellow dots. The product number is 903995 and UPC is 6 39277 03995 8 with a date code of 71.

These toys were made in China and sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks, Only One $1, and Deal$ stores nationwide from March 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled plush insect toys from children and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dollartree.com

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled toys, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08243.html

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