Wooden Toys Recalled by Earth Friendly Due To Choking Hazards
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 360-6292
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Name of Product: Wooden Toys
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Earth Friendly LLC, of Beaverton, Ore.
Hazard: Small parts can detach and break from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the size of the rattle handle violates voluntary rattle standards.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves three models of wooden toys. Moee the car, Cubby the stackable bear and the Bell rattle. The toys are painted in glossy red, orange, green, red, black and yellow.
Sold at: Toy specialty stores in Alaska, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington from April 2008 through September 2008 for between $12 and $22.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Earth Friendly to exchange or refund the product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Earth Friendly toll-free at (888) 360-6292 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s Web site at www.earthfriendlyllc.com/recall
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Originally Posted on: 10/31/2008