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Ruby's Diner Inc. Recalls Giveaway Yo-Yo Toy for Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2006
Release #06-182
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 439-7829
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ruby's Diner Inc. Recalls Giveaway Yo-Yo Toy for Choking Hazard

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.

Name of Product: Light-Up Yo-Yo Toy

Units: About 200,000

Distributor: The Ruby Restaurant Group, doing business as Ruby's Diner Inc., and
Ruby's Franchise Systems Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The yo-yo can separate and expose small parts. This presents a choking
hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and The Ruby Restaurant Group have received one report
of the yo-yo separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled yo-yo toys are clear plastic with red, blue or green
tinted sides and light up while in motion. The toys are about 2 inches in
diameter and have "Ruby's Diner" printed on the each side.

Distributed at: Ruby's Diner restaurants in Pennsylvania, Washington, Arizona,
Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado and California from February 2006 through March 2006
included with the purchase of a kid's meal.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the yo-yo toy from children immediately and return
it to the nearest Ruby's Diner for a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Ruby's Diner at (800) 439-7829
anytime.

Media Contact: Doug Cavanaugh, at (949) 644-7829 Ext.103

To view this recall online, please visit our website at:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06182.html



 
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