Dolls recalled due to burn hazard

March 25, 2014 11:31:59 AM PDT
Walmart is recalling thousands of dolls because they could overheat and pose a burn hazard.

The "My Sweet Love" and "My Sweet Baby" dolls have electronic components that could become too hot when children play with the dolls. So far, Walmart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb. About 174,000 dolls are affected by the recall.

The 16-inch dolls, which were sold for about $20, wear pink floral clothing and a matching knit hat and comes with a toy medical check-up kit including a stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe.

The doll's electronics cause her to babble, make her cheeks turn red and make coughing sounds. Using the medical kit pieces cause the symptoms to stop. "

The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll.

People with the doll should not let children play with it, remove the batteries and return the doll to any Walmart store for a full refund.

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