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RECALLS 2005 ~ Infant and Children's Toys

 
 December 15, 2005 ~ CPSC, Advantage Publishers Group Announce Recall of Children’s Books: Advantage Publishers Group, of San Diego, California is recalling about 41,000 children's books. The recalled children’s activity books are multi-colored with holes in the pages to touch a variety of fabrics and to push a squeaker toy, flaps to lift, and a clear plastic container with beads. The “Amazing Baby Look and Play” activity book has a yellow star on the cover. The “Amazing Baby Touch and Play” book has a brown bear on the cover. The activity books measure about 11-inches by 11-inches, and are for children ages 12 months to 24 months. The recalled “Rattle, Rattle” board book has a magenta car on the cover. The board book measures about 5 1/2–inches by 5 ½-inches, and is intended for children ages 6 months to 18 months. If the clear plastic container is removed from the book’s back cover or breaks, young children can access the beads in it. This poses a choking hazard to young children.Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 14, 2005 ~ CPSC, Maxim Enterprise Inc. Announces Recall of Mini Learning Cube Toy Sold at Target: Maxim Enterprise Inc. of Lakeville, Massachusetts is recalling about 12,000 Little Tree Mini Learning Cubes sold at Target stores nationwide from June 2005 through November 2005 for about $15. Small wooden pegs in the top corners of the toy can come loose posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 13, 2005 ~ CPSC, Kids II Inc. Announce Recall of Doorway Baby Jumpers: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Georgia is recalling about 14,000 Bounce Bounce Baby! Door Jumpers. The plastic clamp that attaches the jumper seat to a door frame can break, which can cause the unit and child to fall to the floor. This poses an injury hazard to young children. The Bounce Bounce Baby! Door Jumper has model number 6753 written on a white warning label on the seat. The jumper has a blue canvas seat with a sun, star and bee design print, blue straps, and a blue plastic clamp that attaches to an interior door frame. The name “Kids II” is printed on the plastic housing that contains the clamp. Model 67531 Door Jumpers that have a metal clamp are not included in this recall. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 8, 2005 ~ CPSC, Chuck E. Cheese’s Announce Recall of Plastic Siren Whistles: Chuck E. Cheese's (CEC Entertainment), of Irving, Texas is recalling about 144,000 plastic siren whistles. The recalled plastic siren whistle's internal pieces can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 30, 2005 ~ CPSC, Stravina Operating Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Metal Necklaces and Zipper Pulls: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stravina Operating Co., LLC, of Chatsworth, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6 million children’s metal necklaces and zipper pulls. The recalled metal jewelry contains high levels of accessible lead in the metal and/or the paint, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Lead is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects. The recalled zipper pulls are silver-colored with individual names that come in various colors. The zipper pull hangs from a silver-colored metal clip designed to attach to a backpack, a keyring, and zippers on clothing. Printed on the zipper pull’s packaging is “Personalized Zipper Pull,” “Great for Backpacks and Keyrings too” and “Stravina.” UPC Code 0-35203-00038-0 is written on the package. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Sets: Wal-Mart Stores are calling about 7200 10-in-1 Activity Trunks by Kid Connection. Some of the toys in these trunks contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, International Playthings Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Vehicles: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling about 6000 Flexitoys Monster-Size Vehicles which were sold in specialty toy stores nationwide from May 2005 through September 2005 for about $4. Small parts can detach, which pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, International Playthings Inc. Announce Recall of Viking Chubbies Toy Cars: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling about 1900 Viking Chubbies Toy Cars that were sold in specialty toy stores nationwide from June 2005 through August 2005 for about $14. The heads on the figures sold with the cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 10, 2005 ~ CPSC, American Greetings Corporation Announce Recall of Fairy Wand Party Favors: American Greetings Corporation, of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling about 14,200 packages containing four wands each of DesignWare® 4 Fairy Wands. The fairy wand party favors can break apart, exposing sharp wires that pose a laceration hazard to children. The recalled fairy wands are pink or purple with multi-colored beads, feathers and ribbons. The wands are 7-inches long. There are four wands in each package. The packaging has a light pink cardboard backer. Model number WAND1361 is written on the back of the packaging. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dorel Juvenile Group USA Announce Recall to Repair Battery-Powered Ride-On Vehicles: Dorel Juvenile Group USA, of Columbus, Indiana is recalling about 141,000 Battery-Powered Ride-On Vehicles. An electronic malfunction can occur in the ride-on vehicle’s circuit board and/or battery connector, resulting in smoking and melting of components. This poses a vehicle fire hazard and a burn hazard to consumers if components are touched while malfunctioning. The recalled battery-powered ride-on vehicles include the Pink Corvette®, Torch Red Corvette®, Yellow Race Car Corvette®, Red Electroplate Corvette®, Fire Engine, and Batmobile® with the model numbers listed in the chart below. They were sold under the brands Safety 1st and Kid Trax by Safety 1st. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dollar General Corp. Announce Recall of Costume Jewelry: Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tenn. is recalling about 455,000 necklace and earring sets. The flower necklace and earring set features a floral design in four color variations: yellow, orange, pink and purple. The purse necklace and earring set features a dangling purse charm in black, red, blue, orange, pink or purple. The corded swirl necklace and earring set features a twisted metal swirl pattern hanging from a black, blue or purple cord. The faux amber necklace and earring set features a large faux amber gem cut in a heart or cross shape. The 5-strand bead necklace and earring set were sold in four color variations: orange, purple, blue and multi-color. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Monogram International Inc. Announce Recall of Bracelet Keyrings: Monogram International Inc., of Pinellas Park, Fla. is recalling about 145,000 Disney Princess Bracelet Keyrings. The “Bracelet Keyring” is a pink plastic keyring attached to a bracelet which consists of pink and white beads or red and white beads, a metal pendant and metal dividers between the beads. It was sold under the brand Disney Princess. “Item #24405” and “Made In China” are printed on the back of the packaging. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 13, 2005 ~ CPSC, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. Announce Recall of Certain AC Adaptors Sold with Slim Version PlayStation® 2 Systems: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., of Foster City, Calif. is recalling 843,000 AC Adaptors sold with slim version PlayStation® 2 Systems. The recalled AC adaptors can overheat and melt. This poses the risk of fire, burn and shock injuries to consumers. The recall involves AC adaptors with the following date codes: 2004.08, 2004.09, 2004.10, 2004.11 and 2004.12 and serial numbers beginning with “F3”. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 2, 2005 ~ CPSC, Atico International USA, Inc. Announce Recall of Children’s Arm Band Pool Floats Sold at CVS Stores: Atico International USA, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is recalling about 480,000 pairs of Surf Club™ Arm Bands. The recalled plastic inflatable arm band pool floats are bright orange on the outside and white on the inside with an inflation valve on each side. They are imprinted with a “Surf Club” logo, “CVS/pharmacy,” and “Caution: This is not a lifesaving device. Do not leave child unattended while in use.” When inflated, the arm bands measure about 8-inches long by 6-inches wide. The seams of the inflatable arm bands can tear, causing them to deflate. This poses a drowning hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 2, 2005 ~ CPSC, World Wide Cycle Supply Inc. Announce Recall of Bicycles Sold at Toys “R” Us: World Wide Cycle Supply Inc., of Islandia, N.Y. is recalling about 25,000 Harley-Davidson 16-inch BMX Bicycles. The fork that holds the front wheel can separate at the weld, causing the rider to fall and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 1, 2005 ~ CPSC, American Greetings Corp. Announce Recall of Sesame Street Sunglasses: American Greetings Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling about 120,000 Sesame Street Toy Sunglasses. This recall involves DesignWare child-size sunglasses with Sesame Street character decals. Sold in quantities of four, each package contains a yellow, blue, red and green pair of sunglasses. The bright green cardboard backer has the Sesame Street and DesignWare logo on the front, and model number SUN-1219 on the back. The lens in the sunglasses can separate from frames, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 1, 2005 ~ CPSC, Walt Disney World Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Red Sunglasses: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, LLC of Lake Buena Vista, Florida is recalling about 12,900 Red Sunglasses/Toddler Cap Sets. The recalled sunglasses are a solid red color and have dark plastic lenses. They were sold with either a navy blue toddler cap featuring the character Mickey Mouse or a light blue toddler cap featuring the character Stitch. Both toddler caps have red bills. The recalled sunglasses are attached to the bills of the caps by a red strap with a hook and loop fastener. The paint on the red sunglasses contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 31, 2005 ~ CPSC, Target Announce Recall of Back Trails Jr. Bicycle Helmets: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 494,000 Back Trails Jr. Toddler, Youth and Child Bicycle Helmets. Some of these helmets do not meet CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets, which poses a risk of riders suffering head injuries. These were sold Target stores nationwide from April 2004 through July 2005 for about $13.Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 19, 2005 ~ CPSC, Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Boxes: Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada is recalling about 3,300 Stork Craft Toy Boxes. The toy box’s lid support can fail, allowing the lid to collapse suddenly. This poses a strangulation hazard to young children, and possible impact injuries to a child’s head, neck, fingers or hands. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, Almar Sales Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Watches: Almar Sales Co. Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about Water Watches. The band on the watch contains liquid petroleum distillates. If punctured the watch band could leak. Petroleum distillates could be harmful if ingested and cause irritation to the skin or eyes on contact. CPSC and Almar Sales Co. have received one report of a 2-year-old child who ingested the petroleum distillate after biting into the watch band. The child suffered irritation of the mouth and throat. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, Fourstar Group Announce Recall to Repair Kid’s Folding Chairs: Fourstar Group Inc., of Hopkinton, Massachusetts is recalling about 522,000 kid's folding chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, Meco Corp. Announce Recall of Children’s Folding Chairs: Meco Corp., of Greeneville, Tennessee is recalling about 175,000 juvenile folding chairs. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 26, 2005 ~ CPSC, Radio Flyer Inc. Announce Recall of Toddler Walker Wagon: Radio Flyer Inc. of Chicago, IL is recalling about 38,000 Classic Walker Wagons. The tips of the clickers, which make a clicking sound when the Walker Wagon wheels move, can break off. The broken clickers pose a choking or aspiration hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 19, 2005 ~ CPSC, Target Announce Recall of Children’s Toy Trucks: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, MN is recalling about 17,400 “So Hot Way Cool Free Wheel Trucks.” Small parts could break off the truck, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 8, 2005 ~ CPSC, Pokémon USA Announce Recall of Pokémon Plush Toys: Pokémon USA Inc. of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 9,200 Pokémon Plush Toys. The stuffing of the toy may contain tips of sewing needles which could pose a puncture hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 29, 2005 ~ CPSC, Pottery Barn Kids Announce Recall of Toy Chests: Pottery Barn Kids of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 5,800 Cameron Toy Chests. A problem with the lid support on the toy chest could cause the lid not to stay open, posing the risk of an impact injury to a child’s head, fingers or hands. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 23, 2005 ~ CPSC, Prestige Toy Corp. Announce Recall of Spinning Water Teethers: Prestige Toy Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1,500 Spinning Water Teethers. The plastic spinner in the center of the teether can break, causing small beads to fall out. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, Shakespeare Fishing Tackle Division Announce Recall of Children’s Fishing Poles: Shakespeare Fishing Tackle Division, of Columbia, S.C. is recalling 438,000 Children's Fishing Kits. The paint on the rods of these fishing poles contains lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 16, 2005 ~ CPSC, Kids II Inc. Announce Recall of Doorway Baby Jumpers: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, GA is recalling 29,300 Bright Starts Jammin’ Jumpers. The plastic clamp that attaches the jumper seat to a door frame can break, which can cause the unit to fall to the floor. This poses an injury hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 15, 2005 ~ CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores and Infantino Announce Recall of Fun Frog Soft Gyms: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. and Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. is recalling 26,000 Baby Connection Fun Frog Soft Gyms. A cap on the wire supports inside the soft gym’s upright arms can detach, allowing the wire to poke through the fabric. This poses a laceration and puncture hazard to babies. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 24, 2005 ~ CPSC, Summit Marketing International LLC Announce Recall to Repair Children’s Folding Chairs: Summit Marketing International LLC, of Dublin, Ohio is recalling 2 million children's folding chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, Pamela Drake Inc. Announce Recall of Wooden Push Toys: Pamela Drake Inc., of Emeryville, California is recalling about 7000 Lemon Meringue Wooden Push Toys. These toys were sold at toy and hobby stores nationwide from February 2005 through March 2005 for between $15 and $24. Small parts can break off posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dollar General Corp. Announce Recall of Metal Heart-Shaped Pendants: Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tennessee is recalling 80,000 heart shaped pendants. The heart-shaped pendant is silver-colored, ribbed on the front, hollow on the back, and hangs on a pink suede cord with a silver-colored clasp. The recalled heart-shaped pendant contains high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Lead poisoning in children is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 10, 2005 ~ CPSC, Fisher-Price Announce Recall of Push Toys: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y. is recalling about 54,000 Fisher-Price Lil’ Wagster Dragster push toys. A young child’s chin, jaw, and teeth can get lodged in the opening at the top of the push toy’s round-shaped handle and incur injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 10, 2005 ~ CPSC, Fisher-Price Announce Recall of Pogo Sticks: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y. is recalling about 154,000 Fisher-Price® Grow-To-Pro® Pogo Sticks. An internal metal pin can wear down, causing the pogo sticks to remain stuck in the down position and release unexpectedly, posing a risk of fall or facial impact injuries to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2005 ~ CPSC, Atico International USA Announce Recall of Children’s Folding Chairs: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, FL is recalling about 1.5 million Children’s Folding Chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. For a picture and more information, click here.

 April 21, 2005 ~ CPSC, Royal Seating Ltd. Announce Recall of Children’s Chairs: Royal Seating Ltd., of Cameron, Texas is recalling about 46,000 "Royal Seating Prima Chairs." The seat portion of the chair can detach from the leg base possibly causing a child to fall to the floor. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 20, 2005 ~ CPSC, California International Trading Announce Recall of Pacifiers and Two Electronic Toys: California International Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 5,000 "Light-up Pacifier, New Style Piano, and High Toys Choochoo Toy Trains." The pacifiers and toys can easily break apart, exposing small parts. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 13, 2005 ~ CPSC, Zebco Announce Recall of Children’s Fishing Poles: W.C. Bradley/Zebco Holdings Inc. doing business as Zebco, of Tulsa, Okla. is recalling about 1.5 million children's fishing poles. The recalled fishing poles are brightly colored and feature pictures of the following cartoon characters on the reels: from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob Squarepants® are SpongeBob, Patrick Star and Sandy Cheeks; Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer®; Disney’s Tigger; and the cast of Nickelodeon’s Rocket Power®. “ZEBCO®” and “Floating Catch ‘Em Kit™” are written on the handles of these poles with the exception of the Rocket Power poles. The paint on the rods of these fishing poles contains lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 13, 2005 ~ CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Karaoke Cassette Player/Recorders: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. is recalling 220,000 Nu-Tronix Karaoke Cassette Player/Recorders. The paint on the five control buttons of the karaoke player contains excessive lead, posing a lead poisoning hazard to young children. Lead poisoning in children is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems, and growth retardation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 13, 2005 ~ CPSC, Baja Products Announce Recall of My First Crayon-Balls™ and My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Sets: Baja Products Inc. of Delray Beach, FL is recalling about 145,000 My First Crayon-Ball™ and My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Sets. Small crayon balls can break loose from the plastic base of the products. This can pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

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 April 7, 2005 ~ CPSC, Solar Inc. Announce Recall of Flashing Toy Pacifiers: Solar Inc. of Tappan, N.Y. is recalling about 24,000 Flashing Pacifiers or 2-in-1 Flashing Pacifiers with Whistle Necklace. The recalled pacifier necklace consists of a 28-inch multicolored cord with a 3-inch plastic pacifier that comes in assorted colors. A hole at the tip of the nipple is used as a blow hole for the whistle. The pacifier handle operates as the on-off button for the flashing light on both pacifiers. “Flashing Pacifier” or “2-in-1 Flashing Pacifier with Whistle Necklace” is printed on the packaging of the pacifiers. The nipple can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 24, 2005 ~ CPSC, MGA Entertainment Inc. Announce Recall of Bratz™ Stylin’ Scooters™: MGA Entertainment Inc., of Van Nuys, CA is recalling about 297,000 Bratz™ Stylin’ Scooters™. The wheels of the scooter can break or become damaged, and users of the scooters can fall and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 3, 2005 ~ CPSC, Hirschberg Schutz & Co. Inc. Announce Recall of Metal Charms: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hirschberg Schutz & Co. Inc., of Warren, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 2.8 million metal charms. The recalled metal charms contain high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 2, 2005 ~ CPSC, Ocean Desert Sales Inc. Announce Recall of Children’s Stuffed Yarn Bunnies: Ocean Desert Sales Inc., of Philadelphia, PA is recalling about 18,500 "Stuffed Yarn Bunnies." The eyes can detach from the stuffed animal, posing an aspiration hazard to young children. Additionally, the heart and flower button decorations also can detach, posing a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 25, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dollar Tree Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Electronic Musical Toys: Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, VA is recalling about 147,600 “Toy Tunes” Electronic Musical Toys. The ball on the end of the drumstick sold with these toys can break off during use, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, GSI Commerce Solutions Announce Recall of Electric Scooters: GSI Commerce Solutions, doing business as Spartan Sports, of King of Prussia, PA is recalling about 4,300 electric scooters. A knob can loosen and cause the handlebar to detach from the scooter. Additionally, the folding joint lock on the model FS-101 scooter can break, causing the handlebars to release from the upright position. Both hazards can cause the rider to lose control and fall from the scooter. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 16, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dollar General Corp. Announce Recall of Dive Sticks: The Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, TN is recalling about 180,000 dive stick packages. Children can fall or land on these upright dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. CPSC banned pre-weighted dive sticks in 2001. These sticks were sold at Dollar General stores nationwide from April 2004 through September 2004 for about $1. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 15, 2005 ~ CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Announce Recall of Reef Rocker Infant Toys: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling about 54,260 Reef Rocker Infant Toys. The seam on the plastic balls can separate, releasing the small toy inside and posing a choking hazard to young children. These were sold at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from May 2004 through January 2005 for between $8 and $10. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 11, 2005 ~ CPSC, Big Save International Announce Recall of Baby Walkers: Big Save International Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 12,000 baby walkers. The walkers fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Additionally, these walkers can tip-over. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 10, 2005 ~ CPSC, New Star Toys & Gifts Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Cars: New Star Toys & Gifts Inc., of Vernon, California is recalling about 1,200 toy cars. Small parts can break off during use, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 25, 2005 ~ CPSC, Jumpking Inc.® Announce Recall of Trampolines, Enclosures: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jumpking Inc.® of Mesquite, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 1 million trampolines and about 296,000 “FunRing” enclosures sold separately and with Jumpking trampolines. Welds on the frame of these trampolines can break during use, resulting in falls and possible injuries. Additionally, the mounting brackets of the FunRing enclosures have sharp edges, which can cause lacerations. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 19, 2005 ~ CPSC, Kids Station Inc. Announce Recall of Children's Musical Drum Set Sold Exclusively at Toys "R" Us: Kids Station Inc., of Miami, Fla., for Toys "R" Us, of Wayne, N.J. is recalling about 10,500 Fun Years Music Big Drum Musical Sets. Small parts can break off during use, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 7, 2005 ~ CPSC, Norco Products Ltd. Announce Recall of Bicycle Attachment: Norco Products Ltd., of British Columbia, Canada is recalling 80,000 Adams Trail-a-Bike or Adams Slipstream Bicycle Attachments. The hardware used in the assembly of the universal hitch may come loose causing the unit to separate from the lead bicycle, which could lead to a serious injury or death to the rider of the bicycle attachment. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

 January 4, 2005 ~ CPSC, The Step 2 Co. Announce Recall to Repair Toddler Swings: The Step 2 Co., of Streetsboro, Ohio is recalling about 9,300 toddler swings. The straps on these swings could break, causing a child riding in the swing to fall to the ground and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

Information gathered from the Consumer Product Safety Commission ~ for earlier recalls, visit Toy Hazard Recalls



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