Disney Store Recalls Toy Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard

See this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products.

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 12, 2009
Release #09-128

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 902-2798
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

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: Playhouse Disney “”Handy Manny”” Toy Tool Sets

Units: About 20,000

Importer/Retailer: Disney Store USA LLC, of Pasadena, Calif.

Hazard: The tools contain eyes that can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of detached eyes, including two reports of children who started to choke on the pieces. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled Playhouse Disney “”Handy Manny”” Tool Set is a plastic, eight-piece toy set that includes a tool box, hammer, saw, pliers, wrench, tape measure and two screwdrivers. The name “”Handy Manny”” is embossed on one side of the tool box. The UPC (#405144100614 or #422147400633) can be located on the product’s packaging.

Sold exclusively at: The Disney Store nationwide from October 2007 through January 2009 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Disney Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DisneyStore.com

Originally Posted on: 2/18/2009
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