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Mass. Co. Recalls Children’s Book

November 7, 2001

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A Massachusetts book company is recalling about 78,670 ``Bunny My Honey″ children’s books because the plastic lamination can peel off, posing a choking hazard.

Candlewick Press, based in Cambridge, has not received any reports of injuries or incidents involving the books, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

The books have thick, cardboard-like pages covered with a thin plastic laminate. The title ``Bunny My Honey″ is printed on the front cover of the books. Only books with ``Printed in Italy″ on the back cover are included in this recall. Books printed in Mexico are not included.

Bookstores, children’s specialty stores and gift shops nationwide sold the books from December 2000 through September 2001 for about $7.

Consumers should take the recalled ``Bunny My Honey″ board books away from young children immediately and discard them, the company said.

Consumers can receive a free replacement book by contacting Candlewick Press at 1-800-883-0009 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.


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CPSC: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml02/02034.html

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