Wal-Mart Recalls Dollars Over Burn Risk

Wal-Mart is recalling more than 170,000 electronic dolls that can overheat and could cause burns.

(CPSC photo)

WASHINGTON (March 25, 2014) Wal-Mart is recalling 174,000 dolls because the toys can overheat and could cause burns.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that the "My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll" has a circuit board in its chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, which could cause burns.

Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two burns or blisters to the thumb.

Consumers should stop using the product, remove the batteries and return them to any Walmart store for a refund.

The electronic baby doll, made by Tak Ngai Electronic Toys Co. of China, was sold exclusively at Walmart stores from 2012 through 2014 for $20.

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