Dunkin’ Donuts Recalls Glow Sticks Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazards
Posted on 19 October 2007
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The recalled glow sticks are not properly labeled to warn consumers that the cap and lanyard can detach, posing a choking hazard. Additionally, the lanyard poses a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
The pink and orange glow sticks were given away free with purchases of donuts.
Sold at: Dunkin’ Donuts stores nationwide from September 2007 through October 2007. They were a free giveaway with the purchase of donuts.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled glow sticks away from young children and return them to any Dunkin’ Donuts for a free donut.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dunkin’ Donuts at (800) 859-5339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DunkinDonuts.com