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RECALLS 2006 ~ Infant and Children's Toys

 
 December 14, 2006 ~ Wal-Mart Recalls Stuffed Christmas Beagles Due to Choking Hazard: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. is recalling about 56,000 Holiday TimeTM Stuffed Christmas Beagles. The red pompoms on the wreath attached to the beagle’s mouth could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 13, 2006 ~ Children’s "Powerpuff Girls" Necklaces Recalled Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: Rhode Island Novelty, of Cumberland, R.I. is recalling about 48000 Children’s Powerpuff Girls necklaces. 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.

 December 13, 2006 ~ BRIO Corp. Recalls Bell Rattles for Choking Hazard: BRIO AB, of Sweden is recalling about 5550 BRIO Bell Rattles. The small bell positioned between the wood slats can break and allow access to small parts. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 13, 2006 ~ Children’s Butterfly Necklaces Recalled by U.S. Toy Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: U.S. Toy Co. Inc., of Grandview, Mo. is recalling about 29000 Children’s Butterfly Necklaces. The clasps on the necklaces contain 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.

 December 4, 2006 ~ Children’s Necklaces Recalled Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: Really Useful Products Inc., of Darien, Ill. is recalling about 51,600 Children’s Mood Necklaces and Diva Necklaces. 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.

 November 21, 2006 ~ Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mattel’s Polly Pocket Magnetic Play Sets: Mattel is recalling about 2.4 million play sets of Polly Pocket dolls and accessories with magnets. Tiny magnets inside the dolls and accessories can fall out undetected by parents and caregivers. The magnets can be swallowed, aspirated by young children or placed by a child in their nose or ears. When more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation, infection or blockage, which can be fatal. Aspiration to the lungs requires immediate surgery. Magnets placed in the nose or ears can cause swelling and be difficult to remove. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 15, 2006 ~ Target Recalls Various Toys Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards: Target is recalling about 190,500 various "Kool Toyz" Children's Products. Some of these toys contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Also, some of the toys have sharp points, posing laceration or puncture wound hazards. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 15, 2006 ~ Target Recalls "Play Wonder" Puzzle Tables for Choking and Laceration Hazards: Target is recalling about 7100 "Play Wonder" Puzzle Tables. The handles on the puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Also, the tips of the nails on the inside shelf of the puzzle table could be exposed, posing a laceration or puncture hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 9, 2006 ~ Remote-Control Helix Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled for Burn Hazard: Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada is recalling about 46,000 Helix Remote Control Micro Helicopters. The power supply controller can overheat posing a burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 9, 2006 ~ Gund Inc. Recalls WoodlesTM Activity Toys for Choking Hazard: Gund Inc., of Edison, N.J. is recalling about 18,900 Baby Gund WoodlesTM Activity Toys. The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 9, 2006 ~ "Cars" Toy Chests Sold at Toys "R" Us Recalled by Delta Enterprise Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: Delta Enterprise Corp., New York, N.Y. is recalling 3000 "Cars" Toy Storage Benches. The red paint on the partition panels of the toy box 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.

 November 2, 2006 ~ Various Firms Recall Flashing Pacifiers for Choking, Aspiration and Strangulation Hazards: Rhode Island Novelty, of Providence, R.I.; Hayes Specialties Corp., of Saginaw, Mich.; My Bargain Bin LLC., of New Castle, Del.; Ravesupply.com, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Vistawholesale.com, of Greencastle, Ind.; Xtreme Jewelry, of New York, N.Y.; Intertradecorp.com, of Cheverly, Md.; Litesrus.com, of San Jose, Calif.; and Dollar Days International LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz. are recalling about 237,000 flashing pacifiers. These pacifiers failed to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The nipple can separate from the shield easily, posing a choking hazard. Some pacifiers were sold with necklaces that pose a strangulation hazard, and one of the necklaces has beads that can come loose, which poses an aspiration hazard. Though they are marketed for older children, they could be given to babies, and can cause serious injury or death. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 2, 2006 ~ RC2 Recalls Toy Keys Due to Choking Hazard: RC2 Brands Inc., of Oak Brook, IL (products are marketed under RC2’s Learning Curve and The First Years brands) is recalling 275,000 toy keys. The colored top portion of the keys can crack, resulting in the release of small parts, which poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 24, 2006 ~ Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Kits Sold at Target Stores Recalled by Paper Magic Group Due to Choking Hazard: Paper Magic Group Inc., of Scranton, PA is recalling about 97,000 Mr. Potato Head "Make a Monster Pumpkins," Mr. Potato Head "Make a Fireman Pumpkins," and Mrs. Potato Head "Make a Diva Pumpkins." The recalled kits include plastic ears, eyes, noses, mouth, hands, shoes, hats, eyeglasses and jewelry that are used to decorate Halloween pumpkins. The recall includes Mr. Potato Head “Make a Monster Pumpkin” and “Make a Fireman Pumpkin” and Mrs. Potato Head “Make a Diva Pumpkin.” The products are labeled for ages 2 and older. Products with small parts intended for children under 3 years old are prohibited due to a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 18, 2006 ~ Baby Cookie Monster Toys Sold with DVD at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking Hazard: Sesame Workshop, of New York, NY is recalling 31,000 Baby Cookie Monster Plush Toys. The small felt fabric cookie attached to the plush toy’s hand can be removed easily and ingested by young children, posing a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 27, 2006 ~ Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards: Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY is recalling about 11,000 Suave Kids Bath Sets. Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 22, 2006 ~ Playskool Voluntarily Recalls Toy Tool Benches after the Death of Two Toddlers: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playskool, of Pawtucket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 255,000 Team Talkin’ Tool Bench toys following the deaths of two young children. Playskool received reports that a 19-month-old boy from Martinsburg, W.V., and a 2-year-old boy from League City, Texas, suffocated when oversized, plastic toy nails sold with the tool bench toys became forcefully lodged in their throats. Though the toy nails are not considered a small-part, and the toys are intended for children age 3 and older, Playskool is voluntarily conducting a recall as a precaution to prevent additional incidents. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 20, 2006 ~ LEGO Recalls Toy Trucks Due to Puncture Hazard to Young Children: LEGO Systems Inc., of Enfield, Conn. is recalling about 358,000 LEGO EXPLORE Super Trucks. The plastic wheels on the truck can detach, exposing a metal axle. This poses a puncture hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 19, 2006 ~ Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots Due to Choking Hazard: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, GA is recalling about 1000 “phil & teds” T2 Travel Cots. The plastic cap on the corner connectors can come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 7, 2006 ~ LeapFrog Recalls to Repair Children’s Activity Centers Due to Arm Entrapment Hazard: LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, California is recalling about 186,000 Learn-AroundTM Playground Activity Centers. The Learn-Around Playground is a multi-colored, plastic musical activity center for young children ages 6 to 36 months. It includes a Slide and Sing alphabet panel and a ball drop on the left side, a Number Rock musical keyboard in the center, and a Flying Rhymes airplane, pop-up LittleLeap, and “smart” book on the right side. “Leap Frog Baby” is printed on the activity center. Item number 10200 is written underneath the activity table below “Made in China.” A child’s arm can become caught in the activity center’s plastic tube, posing a risk of injury to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 30, 2006 ~ Pool Toys Recalled by Wild Planet Toys Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children: Wild Planet Toys Inc., of San Francisco, CA is recalling 273,000 Jet StreamersTM Water Blasters Pool Toys. When partially filled with water, the pool toy can stand upright on the pool floor with the rigid narrow end pointed upward, posing an impalement risk. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 22, 2006 ~ Spin Master Radio-Controlled Toy Airplanes Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Recalled for Burn Hazard: Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada is recalling 7500 Air Hogs RC Skywinder Radio-Controlled Airplanes. The rechargeable battery pack inside the toy airplane can overheat posing a burn hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 22, 2006 ~ School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children’s Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard: School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio is recalling about 43,000 “Ideal” and “Brighter Child” Brand Science Kits. The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 17, 2006 ~ Target Recalls Scooters – Various Breaking Parts Present Fall Hazard: Triple Win Sports, of Taiwan is recalling about 185,000 Firestreet Scooters distributed through Target Stores. The handlebars, wheels and wheel brakes can break and detach, causing the rider to lose control, fall and possibly suffer injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 17, 2006 ~ Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Recall of Fun Express Children’s Toys Given Away at Libraries: Fun Express Inc., a subsidiary of Oriental Trading Company Inc., of Omaha, NE is recalling about 340,000 bendable dog and cat toys. This toy was a free giveaway by libraries nationwide as part of reading programs from January 2006 through August 2006. The paint on the bendable toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is banned under federal law. Lead is toxic and if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 9, 2006 ~ Children’s Cooking Sets with Glass Lids Recalled for Laceration Hazard: Panline USA Inc., doing business as ALEX, of Northvale, N.J. is recalling about 4200 ALEX® Super Cooking Sets. This recall involves children’s Super Cooking Sets, a 12-piece stainless steel set with miniature pots that have clear glass lids. The glass pot lids can break, posing a laceration hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 5, 2006 ~ Small World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard: Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif. is recalling about 92,300 Vehicles in the IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks, IQ Baby Travelin' Train Blocks, IQ Baby Vroom Vroom Vehicles and Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom Vehicles. IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks are a set of 19 foam, cloth-covered blocks of various shapes with a plastic carrying case. Two of the blocks are car-shaped and have four 1-inch diameter plastic wheels with a black and white bull's eye pattern. Some cars have tags or labels that say “IQ Baby.” The plastic wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 29, 2006 ~ Electronic Toy Guitars Recalled, Small Parts Pose Choking Hazard: Sino Trading Group, LLC, of Houston, Texas is recalling about 500 toy guitars. The recalled plastic toy guitar has a white face and red back with a green shoulder strap. There are multi-colored animal-face buttons on the front of the guitar including a chicken, a duck, a dog, a pig and a lamb. A label on the front of the guitar reads, “GUITAR SERIES JC856.” “MADE IN CHINA” is embossed on the front of the battery cover on the back of the guitar. Packaging on the box reads in part, “Jie Cheng” and “NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 3 YEARS.” The toy guitar can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 15, 2006 ~ Children’s Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 9000 Curious Buddies Children’s Books. This recall involves Curious Buddies cloth books titled “Hello, Curious Buddies!” Pictured on the cover of the books are the Curious Buddies’ characters. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters. The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 8, 2006 ~ Ruby’s Diner Inc. Recalls Giveaway Yo-Yo Toy for Choking Hazard: The Ruby Restaurant Group, doing business as Ruby’s Diner Inc., and Ruby’s Franchise Systems Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif. is recalling about 200,000 Light-Up Yo-Yo Toys. 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. The yo-yo can separate and expose small parts. This presents a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 18, 2006 ~ Rainbow Play Systems Recalls Swing Seats for Fall Hazard: Super Tech S. Corp., of Arcadia, Calif. is recalling about 18,400 Sling Swing Seats. The recall involves sling swing seats sold as an accessory with Carnival, Sunshine, and Rainbow Series residential play structures manufactured by Rainbow Play Systems, Inc. These swing seats can unexpectedly break in half, causing the users to fall to the ground. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 11, 2006 ~ Adventure Playsets Recalls Swing Sets - Detaching Frames Pose Fall Hazard: Adventure Playsets, dba Backyard Ventures Inc., of Amarillo, Texas is recalling about 26,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets. Defective bolts could cause the swing set frame to detach from the fort structure, posing a fall hazard to the user. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 10, 2006 ~ Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard: Liz Claiborne Inc., of North Bergen, N.J. is recalling about 2800 Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry sets. The recalled bracelets and necklaces are gold or silver with charms. The charms include a yellow painted metal shirt with “Viva La Juicy” printed on the front, a cheerleader’s megaphone with the word “Juicy,” a green heart with “Juicy Couture,” a black dog, the letter “J,” and a purple flower. The jewelry is sold in a pink box with “Juicy Couture” and “Made with Love G&P” printed on the top. Style numbers YJRU0722, YJRU0723, YJR0724 and YJRU0538 are included in this recall. The style number is printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the pink jewelry box. 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.

 May 5, 2006 ~ Metal Charms Sold with Twentieth Century Fox DVDs Recalled for Toxic Lead Hazard: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 730,000 Metal Charms (enclosed with certain DVDs). The recalled silver-colored metal charms were included as a free giveaway in certain Shirley Temple movie DVDs in specially marked pink boxes. The recalled charms contain 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.

 May 4, 2006 ~ Slingshots Recalled by Daisy Manufacturing Due to Risk of Serious Eye Injury: Daisy Manufacturing Co., of Rogers, Ark. is recalling about 104,500 “The Natural” Slingshots. The two metal frame slingshots being recalled are the Daisy Models ERG-100 and ERG-300, marketed under the name “The Natural.” If the slingshot band slips out of its frame during use, the ball at the end of the tubing can strike the user, resulting in serious facial injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 2, 2006 ~ Toy Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard: Marvel Education Co., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 6000 Cordless Push Button Toy Telephones. The recalled toy phone is made of wood. It has push buttons with black numbers, and has a black rubber antenna. The toy phone sits in a wooden caddy. The caddy has “TELEPHONE” printed on it. The push buttons on the toy phone can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 27, 2006 ~ Children’s Necklaces Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard: Selected Trading Corp., of Miami, Fla. is recalling about 55000 children's necklaces. The recalled choker-style necklaces are silver-colored hearts, crosses and clovers that hang from a blue, maroon or black velvety cord. The jewelry’s packaging is white cardboard with “In Style” printed on the front, and UPC number 041838140766 on the back. The recalled necklaces contain high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 13, 2006 ~ CPSC, Memcorp Inc. Recall Disney®-Brand Personal DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard: Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Fla. is recalling about 102,000 Battery Packs Sold with Disney®-Brand DVD Players. The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 31, 2006 ~ Child’s Death Prompts Replacement Program of Magnetic Building Sets: Rose Art Industries Inc., of Livingston, N.J. is recalling about 3.8 million All Magnetix Magnetic Building Sets. All Magnetix magnetic building sets including the X-treme Combo, Micro, and Extreme sets. The sets contain 20 to 200 plastic building pieces and 20 to 100 1/2-inch diameter steel balls. The building pieces are red, yellow, blue and green, and are shaped in 1 1/2-inch squares, 1-inch triangles and cylinder rods. Some plastic building pieces have “Magnetix” imprinted on them. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 30, 2006 ~ Toy Cars Recalled for Choking Hazard: Kids Preferred LLC, of Dayton, N.J. is recalling about 3500 Primary Sounds Toy Vehicles. The recalled toys are soft, stuffed yellow taxis, black and white police cars and red fire engines, each with four plastic wheels. The hubcaps on the toy’s plastic wheels can detach posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 30, 2006 ~ Children’s Jewelry Sold at American Girl Stores Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard: American Girl Inc., of Middleton, Wis., a division of Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif. is recalling about 180,000 American Girl Children’s Jewelry sets. The recall includes American Girl necklaces, bracelets, earrings and hair accessories for girls. The recall does not include jewelry for American Girl dolls. The jewelry’s packaging features a red and white cardboard backing with “American Girl” and “Made in China” written on the front. 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.

 March 28, 2006 ~ RadioShack Corp. Recalls Toy Pliers Due to Choking Hazard: RadioShack Corp., of Fort Worth, Texas is recalling about 25,000 Child Guidance Toy Pliers. The recall involves the Child Guidance “Busy Baby Activity Tool Pliers,” which are about 6-inches long. The toy’s sliding yellow knob can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 23, 2006 ~ Reebok Recalls Bracelet Linked to Child’s Lead Poisoning Death: Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass. is recalling about 300,000 Reebok Heart-Shaped Charm Bracelets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead, posing a risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 23, 2006 ~ Dollar Tree Stores Inc. Toy Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard to Children: Dollar Tree Distribution Inc., of Chesapeake, Va. is recalling about 580,000 Dollar Tree Mood Necklaces and Rings, Glow-in-the Dark Necklaces and Rings, and UV Necklaces and Rings. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 8, 2006 ~ BRIO® Corp. Recalls Pull-Along Snail Toy Due to Choking Hazard: BRIO® Corp. of Germantown, Wis., a subsidiary of BRIO AB, of Sweden is recalling 2100 BRIO’s Pull-along Snails. The snail toy is sold with a rattle containing a bell. The rattle can come apart, and the bell poses a small parts choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 2, 2006 ~ Children’s Toy Jewelry Recalled Due to Aspiration Hazard: MTC – Man’s Trading Company, of Brisbane, California is recalling 144,500 “Girl Favors” Children’s Toy Jewelry sets. The recalled jewelry could break, releasing small beads that pose an aspiration hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 1, 2006 ~ The Little Tikes Co. Recalls Animal-Shaped Flashlights Containing Lead Paint Sold at Target: The Little Tikes Co., of Hudson, Ohio is recalling 20,800 Glowin’ Dino and Glowin’ Doggy Animal Flashlights. The light green paint on the dinosaur-shaped flashlight and the brown paint on the dog-shaped flashlight could contain excess 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.

 February 28, 2006 ~ Toy Mobile Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling 50,500 iPlay My First Mobile Phones. The toy phone’s yellow antenna can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 23, 2006 ~ Chicken Limbo Party Games Recalled After 23 Reports of Injuries: Milton Bradley, of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts is recalling 461,000 Chicken Limbo Electronic Party Games. The game’s two side poles do not fit into their bases properly making the game unstable. This can cause the game to completely fall apart if touched, hitting children playing the game as well as bystanders. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 23, 2006 ~ Metal Charms Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard to Children: Provo Craft & Novelty Inc., of Spanish Fork, Utah is recalling 29,000 Art Accentz™ Changlz™ Metal CharmsThe recalled charms contain high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 1, 2006 ~ Ace Han Baby Walkers Recalled Due to Stairway Fall Hazard: Ace Han Corp., of Jamesburg, N.J. is recalling 2500 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. The recalled walkers have eight wheels and an activity tray with interactive toys. The walkers are blue and pink with various designs on the cloth seat. “Imported by Ace Han Corp” is printed on labels located on the base of the walkers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 1, 2006 ~ Bike Pro Inc. Reannounces Baby Walker Recall Due to Stairway Fall Hazard: Bike Pro, Inc., of Pico Rivera, California is recalling 50,000 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. The recalled walkers are intended for babies 6 months and older. The walkers are blue, green, pink and yellow. They have musical activity trays with various toys and themes including rockets and a tank with an army print cloth seat, lights and a steering wheel with a teddy bear cloth seat, and a monkey’s face with a teddy bear seat cloth. “Baby” and “BEBELOVE” are printed on labels on some of the walkers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 1, 2006 ~ SunTome Reannounces Baby Walker Recall due to Stairway Fall Hazard: SunTome Trading Corp., of Los Angeles, California is recalling 600 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. The recalled walkers have eight wheels and are sold in various colors including dark blue, pink and white, or pink and red. The activity trays on the baby walkers have a steering wheel, various rattles and a mirror or animal themes. The trays play music when the baby pushes a button. “Baby” is printed on a sticker on the tray or the walker’s base. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 18, 2006 ~ Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Musical Toy Chair Posing Strangulation Hazard: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y. is recalling about 614,000 Fisher-Price® Laugh & LearnTM Musical Learning ChairsTM: A child can become lodged between the seatback and side table of the chair, possibly leading to an entrapment of the neck. This can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

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



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