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Recalls this week: baby dolls, toy trucks

Associated Press

Published: Friday, March 30 2012 12:35 p.m. MDT

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Feels Real Baby Dolls that are being recalled because the fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The dolls are manufactured by Yan Hong Toys of Dongguan, China.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Associated Press

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A line of baby dolls with fingers and toes that pose a choking hazard and arena lamps that can cause electrical shocks are among the consumer products recalled this week.

Here's a closer look at the products being recalled this week because of safety issues:

BABY DOLLS

DETAILS: Feels Real Baby Dolls made by Yan Hong toys in China and imported by Lakeshore Learning Materials of Carson, Calif. They are 14-inch high plastic dolls with movable arms, legs, and head. The dolls are Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian and Black and are dressed in diapers with a colored hearts, stars and swirl print. Two labels are sewn inside the back of the diaper. "Lakeshore" is written on the larger label. The number "550200" is written on the smaller label. They were sold through Lakeshore from May 2011 through January 2012.

WHY: The fingers and toes of the dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 3,900 in the U.S. and 400 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Call Lakeshore at 800-428-4414 or visit www.lakeshorelearning.com .

ARENA LAMPS/DISCO LIGHTS

DETAILS: Great American Opportunities arena lamps with the model number 3007952. The items are also called disco lights and project circular colored lights on a ceiling or wall for lighting effect. They come in a silver, rectangular box shape and a silver handle wraps half-way around the lamp. They were sold at warehouse sales in Chattanooga and Nashville, Tenn.; Conyers, Ga.; and Bloomington, Ill., from April 2008 through December 2011. The lamps were also given to schools and civic organizations in conjunction with fundraising activities during the same period.

WHY: The lamps pose an electrical shock hazard.

INCIDENTS: One report of a lamp power cord detaching inside the lamp housing, but no injuries.

HOW MANY: About 14,050.

FOR MORE: Call Great American Opportunities at 866-292-9756 or visit www.arenalamprecall.com

TOY TRUCKS

DETAILS: Big Movers Super Car toy trucks that were gifts with the purchase of Big Movers t-shirts. The 4-inch long blue trucks have oversized tires and a flashing light on top and were sold with a yellow, red and blue logo on the hood. The navy t-shirts were sold in boys' sizes small, medium, and large. They were sold at Kohl's stores nationwide and www.Kohls.com between February 2012 and March 2012.

WHY: Connections in the toy trucks battery compartment can smolder or set the trucks on fire, posing a fire and burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: One report of a toy truck catching fire and three reports of toy trucks smoldering when batteries were inserted. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 9,000.

FOR MORE: Call Happy Shirts 855-354-2779 or visit www.happyshirts.com

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