Oh no Charlie Brown! About 102,000 Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines have been recalled by LaRose Industries because a small piece of metal can come loose and fall into a snow cone.
Why the product is being recalled: A brass rivet can fall out of the sno-cone machine’s ice-shaving cylinder and into a sno-cone, posing a risk of injury to the mouth or the teeth.
Description: The recall involves Cra-Z-Art Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines with one of three batch numbers BCH003005A28-0812, BCHTRU001A17-0812 or BCHTRU004A16-0712 printed on the back of the white plastic doghouse and on the side of the box.
The plastic sno-cone machines are white in the shape of a dog house with a red roof and red shovel. Snoopy is on the dog house and Charlie Brown and Lucy images are on the front along with a snowman. A metal ice-shaving cylinder in the middle of the sno-cone machine dispenses ice shavings out of the front.
The words “SNOOPY” and “SNO-CONES” are on the front of the machine and “Cra-Z-Art” is on the back.
Where it was sold: The sno-cone machines were sold at Barnes & Noble, Target and Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from September 2012 through July 2013 for about $15.
Consumers should stop using the recalled sno-cone machines immediately and contact LaRose Industries for a free repair kit, which includes a new ice shaving cylinder. Do not return the recalled sno-cone machines to the store where purchased.
For more information, contact LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4593 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@laroseindustries or online at www.laroseindustries.com which takes consumers to the Cra-Z-Art website and click on the Recall tab more information.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.