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RECALLS 2008 ~ Infant and Children's Toys

 
 December 23, 2008 ~ Woodstock Percussion Inc. Recalls Toy Drums Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Woodstock Percussion Inc., of Shokan, N.Y. is recalling about 2800 Calypso Steel Drums. The recalled steel drum is made of steel and comes with two wooden drum sticks and a wooden stand. The sides of the drums are painted red. The drum pan is painted black with silver markings to show the location of notes. Each rim is stamped with a #5 or #6. Not all drums stamped with a #5 are affected by this recall. Surface paint on the recalled toy drums contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 18, 2008 ~ Children’s Jewelry Sold Exclusively in Hawaii Recalled by Aloha 808 Trading Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Aloha 808 Trading, of Honolulu, Hawaii is recalling 12800 Children’s Jewelry. This recall involves eight styles of silver-colored metal jewelry: flower ear ring, three flower pendant, necklace with red flower and metal leaf pendant, and miniature sandals in aqua, purple, green, orange and turquoise. 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 17, 2008 ~ Xtreme Toy Zone Recalls Toy Dinosaurs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Xtreme Toy Zone, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 480 “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs. The recalled “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs are battery-operated dinosaurs that move and make sounds. The recall includes the orange-colored “Dinosaur Brachiosaurus” (model #1033) and the green, yellow and orange-colored “Dinosaur Carnotaurus” (model #1030). The model number can be located on the toy’s battery cover. Surface paint on the toy dinosaurs can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 3, 2008 ~ OKK Trading Recalls Toy Army Figures Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 5400 Army Figures. The recall involves 7 ½ inch tall plastic toy Army figures. The figures are dressed in Army fatigues and have guns. Surface paint on the face of the Army figures contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 3, 2008 ~ Doll Clothing Sets Recalled by Manhattan Group Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Manhattan Group, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 9200 Groovy FashionsTM Sassy JammiesTM Doll Clothing Sets. The recalled doll clothing set features a two-piece pajama set, eye mask and slippers. The pajama top is pink satin and the pants are dark brown with multiple-colored flowers printed on them. Surface paints on the pajama pants contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 20, 2008 ~ ImagiPLAY Recalls Bead Maze Toys Due to Laceration Hazard: ImagiPLAY, of Boulder, Colo. is recalling about 500 Bead Maze Toys. The recalled products are painted wooden toys with beads that slide on a curved metal track. The product was sold in three styles: the Apple Tree Bead Maze, the Cactus Tree Bead Maze and the Palm Tree Bead Maze. The trees on the toys can detach, exposing a metal screw. This poses a laceration hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 19, 2008 ~ Target Recalls Dive Sticks Due to Impalement Hazard: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 365,000 dive sticks. The recalled dive sticks were sold in a bundle of three in multiple colors: light blue, aqua green, fluorescent yellow, royal blue, and red. The tag accompanying the dive sticks contains: “Dive Toys” or “Diving Game” and has a white small parts warning label in the upper right hand corner. The words “Made in China” are printed in the lower right hand corner. The recalled dive sticks could remain in an upright position, posing an impalement hazard to young children. CPSC banned pre-weighted dive sticks in 2001. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 13, 2008 ~ Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores: Cobra Electronics, of Chicago, Ill. is recalling about 8000 Children’s Two-Way Radios. The recall involves two-way radios with the 300 mah “CEL” batteries. The walkie talkie style radios are made of pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 13, 2008 ~ Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children: ERO Industries (no longer in business), of Mount Prospect, Ill. is recalling about 130 CORAL Swim ‘N Score Pool Stix. The recalled Pool Stix are weighted plastic tubes, which stand upright when tossed into water. The sticks are about 8” long and were sold in packs of 6 in various colors. The UPC (#4969382814) is printed on the product’s packaging. Children can fall or land on these dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. Eye and other facial injuries are also possible. In April 2001, CPSC banned certain types of dive sticks. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 13, 2008 ~ JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking Hazard: JA-RU Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla. is recalling about 18000 My Little Train Classics Toy Trains. My Little Train Classics wooden toy trains are available in two styles. One, with a yellow cab, blue body and six red wheels and the other with a blue cab, red boiler, wooden base and four black wheels. The item #5293 is the same for both styles and is located in the lower left hand corner on the front of the package. The recalled toy contain small parts which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 5, 2008 ~ Claire's Recalls Children's Metal Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Claire’s Boutiques Inc., of Hoffman Estates, Ill. is recalling about 67,000 Best Friends Yin Yang Necklaces Sets. The recalled 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.

 November 4, 2008 ~ OKK Trading Recalls Toy TVs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 2100 “Mini-Televisor” Toys. This recall involves a plastic TV toy. This plastic TV toy has a microphone and is powered by 2 AA size batteries. There is a “TV Painting Board” sticker label on the front panel and carrying handle of the toy. Surface coating on the toy television could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 4, 2008 ~ Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: King Import Warehouse, of Dallas, Texas is recalling 144 Toy Xylophones. This recall involves a miniature toy xylophone with item number KW20119. The toy xylophone measures about 12 inches long by 5 inches wide. It has a lavender frame, a lavender mallet, and four bars which are orange, yellow, green, and white. The item number can be found on the packaging. Surface paint on the toy xylophone contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 30, 2008 ~ Wooden Toys Recalled by Earth Friendly Due To Choking Hazards: Earth Friendly LLC, of Beaverton, Ore. is recalling about 1000 Wooden Toys. 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. 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. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 23, 2008 ~ Gaming System Batteries and Recharging Station Recalled by LeapFrog Due to Burn Hazard: LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif. is recalling around 35,500 Rechargeable Batteries and Recharging Station for Didj Custom Gaming System. The rechargeable batteries included with the Recharging Station can overheat if the gaming system is placed into the recharging base upside down, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 22, 2008 ~ Rage Wireless Guitars Used with Popular Video Gaming System Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk: Performance Designed Products LLC, of Sherman Oaks, Calif. is recalling about 57,000 Rage Wireless Guitars. The Rage Wireless Guitar controller is designed to be used on the Nintendo Wii system. The guitar is blue or white and is 31 inches long. The guitar contains battery-operated LED-lighted fret buttons that go up the neck of the guitar. A circuit board defect can cause AA batteries used in the guitar to leak if the batteries are installed incorrectly, posing a risk of chemical burns to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 16, 2008 ~ My Way Corp. Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Stairway Fall Hazard: My Way Corp., of San Juan, Puerto Rico is recalling about 800 baby walkers. These were sold at Independent discount stores in Puerto Rico from November 2004 through March 2008 for between $18 and $25. The walkers violate the baby walker voluntary standard and 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. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 15, 2008 ~ Toy Boats Recalled Due to Burn Hazard: Dollar General Merchandising Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn. is recalling about 200,000 Battery Operated Toy “Speed Boats”. These were sold at Dollar General nationwide from March 2008 through July 2008 for $3 each. The two battery terminals can come into contact with each other, causing the battery to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 9, 2008 ~ Hasbro Inc. Recalls to Repair Nerf Blasters; Child’s Skin Can Get Caught in Plunger of the Toy: Hasbro Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I. is recalling about 330,000 NerfTM N-Strike Recon Blasters. The blaster’s plunger can pull the user’s skin during firing of the toy blaster resulting in injury to the face, neck, and/or chest. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 7, 2008 ~ Children's Necklaces, CD and MP3 Players Sold at Limited Too and Justice Stores Recalled by Tween Brands Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Tween Brands Inc., of New Albany, Ohio is recalling about 12,000 Children’s Ball and Heart Necklaces, Portable CD and MP3 Players. This recall involves a Ball and Heart Necklace with pink beads of varying sizes and a pink heart located in the center; a Portable CD Player with flowers and dots available in blue and pink; a pink MP3 Player with purple, green, blue, yellow, and red hearts; and a light blue MP3 Player with a picture of a monkey’s face on the front. Surface coatings on these products could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 30, 2008 ~ Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Buzz’s Boatyard, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. is recalling about 200 toy boats. These were sold at Buzz’s Boatyard’s Web site (www.buzzboats.com) from April 2007 to November 2007 for between $3 and $12. The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 25, 2008 ~ Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: TCB Imports, of Vernon, California is recalling about 3000 toy police cars. These were sold at Dollar and discount stores nationwide from May 2008 through August 2008 for about $1. The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 25, 2008 ~ Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif. is recalling about 103,000 Razor® PowerWing™ Three-Wheeled Scooters. The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 23, 2008 ~ Harry Potter Bookends Recalled By Giftco Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Giftco Inc., of Vernon Hills, Ill. is recalling about 36,000 Harry Potter Bookends. The paint on the bookends contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 16, 2008 ~ Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets Following Strangulation Death of a Child: Regent Sports Corporation, of Hauppauge, N.Y. is recalling about 190,000 MacGregor Folding Soccer Goals, Mitre Folding Soccer Goals. The fixed knot flexible openings in the soccer goal net can pose a head and neck entrapment or strangulation hazard to young children. Regent Sports and CPSC have received two reports of head entanglement, including the strangulation death of a 20-month-old child who was found with his arm and neck tangled in the soccer goal net. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 10, 2008 ~ Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled by Protocol Due to Fire and Burn Hazards: Ashley Collection Inc., d.b.a. Protocol, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 78,000 "Protocol" Remote-Controlled Mini Helicopter Toys. The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 28, 2008 ~ Bonne Bell Recalls Children's Cosmetics Accessory Bags Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Bonne Bell Co., of Lakewood, Ohio is recalling about 945,000 Bonne Bell Children’s Cosmetics Accessory Bags. The metal clasps on the handle of the accessory bags contain excessive levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 28, 2008 ~ Wooden Infant Toys Recalled by Habermaass Corp. Due to Choking Hazard: Habermaass Corp. Inc., of Skaneateles, N.Y. is recalling about 118,000 Wooden Puzzles, Infant Rattles, Pacifier Holders, and Stroller Toys. The wooden rattles, pacifier holders, and stroller toys contain small pieces including glued on mirrors and/or prisms that can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. The head of the ladybug puzzle pieces also poses a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 26, 2008 ~ Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking Hazard: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling about 10,000 Taggies™ Strollin’ Along Stroller Activity Bars. The shiny material on the elephant’s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 7, 2008 ~ Fisher-Price Recalls Learning Pots and PansTM Toys Due to Choking Hazard: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY is recalling about 15000 Learning Pots & Pans™ Toys. This recall involves Learning Pots and Pans™ toy sets with stackable pots and pans, a lid and shape-sorting blocks. The toys have light and sound features that operate on three AA batteries. Model number G6685 is located on the bottom of the blue pan. Missing screws in the blue toy pan can cause the clear plastic cover to come loose and release small balls, presenting a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 29, 2008 ~ Wooden Toys Recalled by Earthentree Due To Choking and Strangulation Hazards: Earthentree of Kirkland, Wash. is recalling about 375 wooden toys which were sold at Earthentree’s Web site, Fairs, Trade Shows and retail stores nationwide from December 2007 through May 2008 for about $7 to $34. The recalled toys contain small parts or can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 24, 2008 ~ Kids II Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga. is recalling about 19,000 Bright Starts Ring Rattles. The tip of the rattle’s antenna, which is attached to a bee figure, can detach and pose a choking hazard to small children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 24, 2008 ~ Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled by Innovage Due to Fire and Burn Hazards: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif. is recalling about 685,000 "Sky Scrambler" and "The Sharper Image" Wireless Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable lithium ion battery inside the helicopters can overheat, catch fire, and ignite nearby combustibles, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 10, 2008 ~ Lip Gloss and Jewelry Sets Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart Recalled by F.A.F. Inc. Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: F.A.F. Inc., of Greenville, R.I. is recalling about 30,000 “Faded Glory” Lip Gloss, Locket, and Bracelet Sets sold exclusively through Wal-Mart. The lobster claw clasp on the bracelet contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 10, 2008 ~ Shoelace and Necklace Children's Charms Recalled by Action Products International Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Action Products International Inc., of Ocala, Fla. is recalling about 18,500 Children's Charm Craft Kits. The clasp in the charm craft kits 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.

 July 10, 2008 ~ Parragon Books Recalls Children's Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Parragon Books Ltd., of United Kingdom is recalling about 500,000 Children's Necklaces with Ballet Shoes Charms. Solder on the charm of the necklace may contain high levels of lead, which if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 3, 2008 ~ Children’s Jewelry Recalled by Bead Bazaar USA Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Bead Bazaar USA Inc., of Rockville, Md.is recalling about 13000 “It’s a Girl Thing” Bracelets, Necklaces, and Phone Charms. The children’s jewelry could 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.

 July 3, 2008 ~ Bayside Furnishings Recalls Youth Bed Toy Chests Sold at Costco After the Death of a 22-Month-Old Child: Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen™), of San Diego, Calif. is recalling about 9350 LaJolla Boat Bed and Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Beds. The lid supports on the toy chests fail to prevent the lid from closing too quickly, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 1, 2008 ~ Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control Defect: Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz. is recalling about 1400 Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles. The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 26, 2008 ~ Westminster Inc. Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Due to Risk of Fire: Westminster Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 102,000 “Thunder Wolf” Remote Controlled Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 12, 2008 ~ Children’s Merry-Go-Rounds Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Recalled: Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis. is recalling about 15,000 Playsafe Spinning Quad Merry-Go-Rounds. The inner bearing on the merry-go-round can fail, causing the seat assembly to suddenly drop to the ground. This poses a fall hazard to children riding the merry-go-round. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 10, 2008 ~ Backyard Leisure Recalls Swing Sets: Backyard Leisure LLC, of Pittsburg, Kan. is recalling about 11,000 Adventure Play Sets and Create N Adventure Wooden Play Sets. Hangers holding the chains for the gliders can break, causing a child to fall and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 5, 2008 ~ Children’s Animal Tracking Explorer Kit Recalled by MindWare: MindWare, of Roseville, Minn. is recalling about 2200 Animal Tracking Explorer Kits. The powder in the kit marked “plaster of paris” is actually calcium hydroxide, which poses a risk of skin and eye irritation to children using the product. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 29, 2008 ~ QuinCrafts Children’s Jewelry Recalled: QuinCrafts, of Dexter, Mich. is recalling about 70000 Makit & Bakit Jewelry Sets and Suncatcher Sets. The clasps on some of the 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 29, 2008 ~ Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Sold Exclusively in Walgreens Recalled: TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 152,000 “Sky Champion” Wireless Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers. These were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $20. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 28, 2008 ~ Kids Station Toys Recalls Little Tikes Toy Cell Phones: Kids Station Toys International Ltd. of Miami, Fla. is recalling about 1 million Little Tikes Chit ‘N Chat Toy Cell Phones. The hinge cover on the toy cell phone can detach from the phone, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 22, 2008 ~ Floppy Friends Horse Toys Recalled by Toy Investments: Toy Investments Inc., d/b/a Toysmith, of Auburn, Wash. is recalling about 300 Floppy Friends Horse Toys. Surface paint on the toy horse contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 22, 2008 ~ Sure Grip Paint Brushes Recalled by Early Childhood Resources: Early Childhood Resources LLC, of Mt. Laurel, N.J. is recalling about 900 Yellow Sure Grip Paint Brushes. Surface paint on the handle of the yellow paint brushes contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 22, 2008 ~ Disney Store Recalls Tinker Bell Wands: Disney Store, of Pasadena, Calif. is recalling about 8000 Tinker Bell Wands. The paint on the pearl beads in the flowers of the wands contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 20, 2008 ~ Master Toys & Novelties Inc. Recalls Little Rider Toys: Master Toys & Novelties Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 6000 Cowboy on a Horse Little Rider Toys. Surface paint on the shoe and pants of the rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 15, 2008 ~ Manhattan Group Recalls Infant Rattles: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 7000 Tumble Tower Infant Rattles. The recalled Manhattan Toy™ baby rattle is 5 inches long and made of clear plastic with blue end cap pieces. The two clear handles feature colorful beads inside and brightly colored rings on the outside. A blue face spins on a purple post inside the rattle center when it is turned. The blue plastic end caps of the rattle can break, resulting in small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2008 ~ Nintendo Recalls Lapel Pins: Nintendo of America Inc., of Redmond, Wash. is recalling about 71,000 Character-themed lapel pins. The metal lapel pin 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.

 April 16, 2008 ~ Santa’s Toy Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 9000 Western Rider Push Toys. The recall involves a push toy of a plastic horse with rider and a 20-inch long pole/handle. The horse and pole/handle together measures about 26 inches. The rider is wearing red pants and a green shirt. The horse comes in various colors. Surface paint on the glove, shirt, and pants of rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 10, 2008 ~ FUNTASTIC Recalls Fake Teeth: FUNTASTIC, of Houston, Texas is recalling about 26,000 Hillbilly Teeth. This recall involves a 2-pack fake Hillbilly Teeth with item # 2657. The item number is printed on the packaging. The gums are brown and the teeth are yellow. The gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 9, 2008 ~ OKK Trading Recalls Toy Robots: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif. is recalling about 2000 Interchange Robot Toys. The recalled robot toys were sold as a four piece set with various colored robots each carrying a gun in one hand and a shield in the other. "Interchange Robot" is printed on the outside packaging of the product, and they were sold at Dollar stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $1. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 8, 2008 ~ Children’s Board Book Sets Recalled By Dalmatian Press: Dalmatian Press LLC, of Franklin, Tenn. is recalling about 17,000 Little Builder Children’s Board Book Sets with Toys. These books were sold by Wal-Mart, Levy Home Entertainment, Lion Sales of NW Brunswick, Farris Wholesale Outlet, Crane Book Sales, Ingram Book Co., BPDI Corp., Books A Million and Christmas Tree Shop stores nationwide and on the Internet at Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com from August 2007 through February 2008 for about $9. The cylinder on the toy concrete mixer and the tailgate on the toy dump truck can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 8, 2008 ~ Magnetic Dart Boards Recalled By Henry Gordy Int’l: Henry Gordy International Inc., of Plainfield, N.J. is recalling 870,000 Fun ‘N Games Magnetic Dart Boards. Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 7, 2008 ~ Plush Insect Toys Recalled by Dollar Tree Stores Due to Choking Hazard: Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Va. is recalling about 300,000 Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys. The recalled plush insect toys come in six designs: Lady Bug, Bumble Bee, Caterpillar, Snail and two Butterflies. The toys measure nine inches to 10 ½ inches in length. The recalled plush insect toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 3, 2008 ~ Imaginarium Activity Centers Sold at Toys “R” Us Recalled Due to Choking Hazard: Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J. is recalling about 16,400 Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and Jungle Activity Centers. Small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 27, 2008 ~ Plush Rocker Toys Recalled By Tek Nek Toys Due to Fall Hazard: Tek Nek Toys Int’l L.P., of Southlake, Texas is recalling about 122,000 Rock ‘N Ride Plush Rocker Toys. The base of the rocker can become unstable and allow the rocker to tip forward or backward, posing a fall hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 25, 2008 ~ Downeast Concepts Inc. Recalls Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine is recalling about 18,000 Backyard and Beyond Metal Water Bottles. Surface paint on the metal water bottles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 25, 2008 ~ Plan Toys Inc. Recalls Toy Penguins Due to Laceration Hazard: Plan Toy Inc., of Mountain View, Calif. is recalling 3000 Toy Penguin Figures. The head of the penguin toy can detach, exposing connectors with sharp points, presenting a laceration hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 21, 2008 ~ Hobby Lobby Stores Recalls Easter Egg Containers and Spinning Egg Tops Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla. is recalling about 13,000 Camouflage Eggs and Spinning Egg Top Toys. The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 17, 2008 ~ MEGA Brands Recalls Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Pre-School Magnetic Toys; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards: MEGA Brands America Inc., of Livingston, N.J. is recalling about 1.1 million Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Pre-school Magnetic Toys. Magnets in the small flexible parts of the animals, vehicles and building sets can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 17, 2008 ~ MEGA Brands Recalls MagnaMan Magnetic Action Figures; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards: MEGA Brands America Inc., of Livingston, N.J. is recalling about 1.3 million MagnaMan Magnetic Toy Figures. Small magnets inside the figures can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 13, 2008 ~ Battat Recalls Additional Magnetic Construction Sets; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. is recalling about 7000 Battat Magnabild Magnetic Building Toys or Sets. 125,000 other Battat Magnabild Building Systems were recalled on January 23, 2008. Small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 13, 2008 ~ Toy Sundae Sets Sold at Target Recalled by Battat Inc. Due to Choking Hazard: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. is recalling about 22000 Play Wonder Toy Sundae Sets. The wooden cherries on top of the toy sundae pose a choking hazard to young children. The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 12, 2008 ~ Toy Airplanes, Cars, and Motorcycles Recalled by S.U. Wholesale Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: S.U. Wholesale Inc., of Vernon, Calif. is recalling about 5000 X Force Commander Toy Airplanes and Super Famous Toy Cars and Motorcycles. The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 5, 2008 ~ Infantino Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. is recalling 2000 Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles™. The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 22, 2008 ~ Family Dollar Recalls Magnetic Dart Boards; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards: Family Dollar, of Charlotte, N.C. is recalling 250,000 FUN ‘N SAFE Magnetic Dart Boards. Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 22, 2008 ~ Children’s Metal Jewelry Recalled by Pecoware Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Pecoware Co. Inc., of Chino, Calif. is recalling 2900 Children’s Metal Necklaces. The children’s 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.

 February 19, 2008 ~ Cinderella Battery-Powered Toy Cars Recalled by Dumar International USA Due to Fire and Burn Hazards: Dumar International USA, of Franklin, Mass. is recalling about 64,000 Cinderella 12-Volt Electric Ride-On Vehicles. The wires under the hood of the car and/or in the battery compartment under the seat can short circuit, posing a fire and burn hazard to children riding in the car. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 14, 2008 ~ Mission City Press Recalls Girl's Bracelet Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Mission City Press, of Franklin, Tenn. is recalling about 11,000 "A Life of Faith" Charm Bracelet Sets. Surface paint on the pearl white beads of the bracelet, contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 12, 2008 ~ Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled By Soft Air USA Due to Fire and Burn Hazards: Soft Air USA Inc., of Grapevine, Texas is recalling about 30,000 Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys. The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire during charging, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 7, 2008 ~ West Music Recalls Egg-Shaker Toy Instruments Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazards: West Music Company, of Coralville, Iowa is recalling about 5500 Transparent Toy Egg Shakers. The end cap can detach from the egg shaker and allow the small beads to spill out, posing choking/aspiration hazards to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 7, 2008 ~ Trek Recalls Girls Bicycles Due To Frame Failure: Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis. is recalling 49,000 Trek MT220 Girls Bicycles. The bicycle’s frame can break during use, causing the rider to lose control and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 6, 2008 ~ Children’s Sketchbooks Recalled by eeBoo Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 80000 Sketchbooks with Colored Spirals. The paint on the sketchbooks’ colored spiral metal bindings contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 5, 2008 ~ Children’s Toy Gardening Rakes Recalled by Downeast Concepts; Violates Lead Paint Standard: Zhongshan Foods, of China and Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine is recalling about 400 Toy Gardening Hand Rakes. The paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal standard on lead in paint on toys. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 31, 2008 ~ Kids II Inc. Recalls Crib Toys Due to Choking Hazard: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga. is recalling about 15,000 Baby Einstein Baby Neptune™ Soothing Seascape Crib Toys. The anchors that hold the straps to the back of the turtle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 24, 2008 ~ Toy Wooden Block and Train Sets Recalled By Christmas Tree Shops Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Christmas Tree Shops, of South Yarmouth, Mass. is recalling 15,000 Big Wooden Blocks and Jumbo Wooden Train Sets. Surface paint on some pieces of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 23, 2008 ~ Battat Recalls Magnetic Construction Sets; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. is recalling about 125,000 Battat Magnabild Magnetic Building Systems. Small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 23, 2008 ~ Toy Racing Cars Recalled by OKK Trading Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif. is recalling about 2000 Toy Racing Cars. Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 17, 2008 ~ Cranium Cadoo Board Games Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Cranium Inc., of Seattle, Wash. is recalling about 38,000 Cranium Cadoo Board Games. The surface paint on the die contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 17, 2008 ~ Sears and Kmart Recall Play Stoves Due to Tip-over Hazard: Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill. is recalling about 17,000 “My First Kenmore” Play Stoves. A metal bracket connecting the door to the stove can cause a tip-over when the door is opened. This poses a risk of injury to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 15, 2008 ~ Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: A.A. of America Inc., of East Brunswick, N.J. is recalling 5400 Toy Wrestler Figures. The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 10, 2008 ~ Coin Banks Recalled by TJ Promotions Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: TJ Promotions, of South El Monte, Calif. is recalling about 1300 Fish Coin Banks. Surface paint on the coin banks contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 8, 2008 ~ Pacific Cycle Recalls Children’s Trailer Bicycles; Can Detach from Adult Bicycle and Injure Children: Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis. is recalling about 7000 InStep “Pathfinder,” Schwinn “Run About,” and Mongoose “Alley Cat” Trailer Bicycles. The coupler connecting the children’s trailer bike to the adult’s bicycle has welds that can fail, posing a fall hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 3, 2008 ~ Toy Wagons Recalled by Tricam Industries Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Tricam Industries Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minn. is recalling about 15000 Metal Toy Wagons. Surface paint on the wagon bucket contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. 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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