Toy Xylophones Recalled by The Land of Nod Due to Choking Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2009
Release #09-095 Firm’s

Recall Hotline: (800) 933-9904
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: Rolling Toy Xylophones

Units: About 500

Distributer: The Land of Nod Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: The pegs on the xylophone can break, posing a choking hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The Land of Nod has received 22 reports of broken pegs. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled product is a rolling xylophone made of metal, wood and plastic. It has four wheels and a string to pull the toy. The xylophone has eight metal bars, each of which is attached with two pegs. The name ‘Janod’ is printed on each side between the wheels, and on the back wheels.

Sold at: The Land of Nod catalogue, Web site (www.landofnod.com), and retail stores nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 for about $45.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled product away from children and return it to the company for a credit of the purchase price and a $10 gift card.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, log onto the firm’s Web site at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at recall@landofnod.com

Originally Posted on: 1/16/2009
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