Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recalls Children's Watches Due to Risk of Skin Irritation
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer
Name of Product: Children's Light-up Watches
Units: About 1,200
Importer: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, of Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Manufacturer: Time Industrial Manufactory Limited, of Hong Kong
Hazard: Watch battery current interacting with nickel in the watch's stainless steel
back can cause skin irritation and/or burning sensations to children who are
allergic to nickel.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received six reports of children receiving skin
irritation or burning sensations while wearing the watch.
Description: This recall involves Buzz Lightyear, Tinker Bell and Lightning McQueen
brand light-up watches. The Buzz Lightyear watch has a blue band with a blue outline
on the face of the watch. The Tinker Bell watch has a purple band and purple
crystals on the face of the watch. The Lightning McQueen watch has a red band and a
red outline on the face of the watch. Each model watch is sold separately and is
intended for children ages three years and older. All have a light up function that
enables a child to press a button to illuminate colorful lights on the dial of the
watch. A tracking code is engraved on the back of the watch, as well as printed on
the back of the packaging. The tracking code is: K130-6377-7-10187.
Sold at: DISNEYLAND(r) Resort stores in California, WALT DISNEY WORLD(r) Resort
stores in Florida, The Treasure Ketch and Cast Member shops on the Disney Cruise
Ship, and Disney's Earport Shop and The Magic of Disney Shop located at the Orlando
International Airport in Florida from November 2010 through January 2011 for about
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled watch away from children and
contact Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for instructions on returning the watch for a
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
at (877) 560-6477 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit
the firm's website at www.waltdisneyworld.com
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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