Here you'll find products that have been recalled. Please take
your time looking at these...
If you know of any other Recent Recalls... I will be more then interested in posting them!
Source used for Recalled Toys.
Woody Dolls (40,000) distributed by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
at the Disney Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Disney's Vero Beach Resort, Magic of Disney and Flight Fantastic shops at
the Orlando International Airport, and Disney's Worldport shop at Pointe Orlando. The doll's clothing has buttons that can
detach, posing a choking hazard for young children. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts received one report of a child removing
a button from the Woody doll, but no injuries were reported. Call Walt Disney Parks and Resorts at (866) 228-3664 or visit
www.waltdisneyworld.com to receive a refund.
Little People Animal Sounds Farm (67,000) distributed by Fisher-Price.
Two small metal screws that hold the toy "stall doors" in place can come off, posing an aspiration or choking hazard to young
children. Fisher-Price has received 33 reports of the screws coming off the toy, including four reports of a screw that was
found in the child's mouth and one report of a child who aspirated a screw into his lung. This case required the child to
be hospitalized and undergo emergency surgery to remove the screw from his lung. Call Fisher-Price toll-free at (866) 259-7873
to receive a free repair kit. Log on to www.service.mattel.com to determine if your product is one of the recalled models and to
order the free repair kit.
Drumsticks sold with toy drum sets (300,000) distributed by Battat
Incorporated. The end piece of the drumstick handle can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children. The screw at
the end of the drumstick can loosen and detach, posing a choking hazard. Battat and CPSC have received about 240 reports of
drumsticks breaking and children mouthing the small pieces, including 1 report of a child who began to choke. Call Battat
toll-free at (800) 247-6144 to get a replacement set of drumsticks.
Scooters (30,000) and Mini Bikes (55,000) distributed by Fisher
-Price. The motor control circuits can malfunction causing the scooters and mini bikes to continue to run after the power
or throttle button is released, posing a risk of injury to children. Fisher-Price has received 56 reports of incidents with
scooters and 24 reports of mini bike incidents, including a broken arm and one report of a leg laceration. Call Fisher-Price
toll free at (800) 528-7153 anytime or log on to www.service.mattel.com to receive information on how to have the toys serviced for free
at a certified Power Wheels Service Center.
Cosco "Arriva" and "Turnabout" Infant Car Seats/Carriers (1,200,000)
distributed by Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. When the seat is used as a carrier, the plastic handle locks can unexpectedly break
or release from the carrying position, causing the seat to unlatch or flip forward. When this happens, an infant can fall
to the ground and suffer injuries. Dorel Juvenile Group has received 416 reports of the handle locks breaking or unlatching,
resulting in nine injuries to children. Consumers may continue to use the product as a car seat but should stop using it as
a carrier. Call Dorel at (800) 880-9435 to get a free repair kit, or go to www.djgusa.com.
"Spit Smatter" Spray Foam (1,300,000) distributed by JAKKS Pacific
Inc. The aerosol cans can forcefully break apart, posing a risk of serious injury. JAKKS has received four reports of the
aerosol cans breaking apart, including one incident that resulted in a laceration injury to a consumer and several incidents
involving property damage. Call JAKKS Pacific at (800) 554-5516 or go to www.jakkspacific.com to get instructions on disposal and how to receive a refund.
Magic Start Crawl 'n Stand (300,000) distributed by Playskool.
The toy, which is designed to encourage crawling babies to pull themselves up and stand, can tip over during use and strike
falling babies in the head, face or neck, resulting in injuries. Playskool has received 44 reports of the toys tipping over
during use. There have been 26 reports of babies suffering injuries, including one minor concussion, and various bumps, bruises,
black eyes and cut lips. Call Playskool at (800) 509-9554 anytime to get information on how to return the product to receive
a free replacement item of similar value.
"Pack 'n Play" portable play yards with raised changing tables
(538,000) distributed by Graco Children's Products. When children are placed in these portable play yards when the changing
table is still in place, they can crawl under and lift the table up. If this occurs, a child's head and neck can become trapped
between the changing table and the play yard rail, causing a strangulation hazard. A 13-month-old girl strangled when her
neck became trapped between the Pack 'n Play rail and the raised changing table. Consumers should never place a child in these
portable play yards when the changing table is still in place. Contact Graco to receive a free warning label to be affixed
to the changing table. Call (800) 233-1546 or go to www.gracobaby.com.
Playpens that can collapse (five brands totaling more than 1,500,000
units) and entrap a child in the V-shape folded top rails. The top rails must be turned to set up the playpen. CPSC is aware
of 15 deaths to children when the top rails of playpens collapsed. A new industry standard requires that the top rails of
these playpens automatically lock into place when the playpen is fully set up. CPSC obtained voluntary recalls of the following
playpens with top rails that people had to turn into place when setting up the playpen: Evenflo "Happy Camper," "Happy Cabana,"
and "Kiddie Camper;" Century "Fold-N-Go" Models 10-710 and 10-810; Baby Trend "Home and Roam" and "Baby Express;" and Kolcraft
"Playskool Travel-Lite Model." CPSC also issued a safety warning about "All Our Kids" Models 742 and 762 playpens imported
by a firm that is out of business.
Multicolored Sidewalk Chalk (26,000 packages) imported by Target
Corporation. The multicolored sidewalk chalk contains high levels of lead, posing a risk of poisoning to young children. The
sidewalk chalk was sold at Target stores from March 2003 to July 2003 for about $1 per package. Consumers should return the
multicolored sidewalk chalk to Target stores for a refund. Call Target Corporation at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6
p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or go to the company's Web site at www.target.com.
China manufactured every one of the 24 kinds of toys recalled for safety reasons in the United States so far this year...
Toy Hazard Recalls
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Recalled: Crystal-encrusted pacifiers
Baby Trend Passport Stroller 11,300 strollers (models 1514 and SKN #190554, sold from July 2003 through
February 2004) were recalled because the folding joint can collapse. Call 800-328-7363 for a replacement.
Britax Child Safety Car Seat 355,516 car seats (models E9L06, E9L30, E9L07, and E9L32, made from August
2002 through July 2004) were recalled. The harness can loosen. Call 800-683-2045 for a repair kit.
Baby Bjorn Baby Carrier Active 49,000 carriers (#0260, sold from September 2003 through August 15,
2004) were recalled. The back support buckle can detach. Call 877-962-8400 for a repair kit.
Graco Travel Lite Swing 140,000 swings (models 1850JJP, 1850JGB, and 1870DAL, sold from June 2003 through
June 2004) were recalled. The handle can detach and hit a child on the head, and the seat belt allows a child to fall. Call
800-345-4109 for a repair kit.
PlayKids USA Baby Walker 1,600 walkers (models PLK94STP, PLT95STP, PLK94, PLK95, PLK98STP, PLK2000,
PLK2000 RC, and PLK300, sold from February 2003 through April 2004) were recalled. They aren't made to stop at the edge of
a step, which could cause a child to fall. Call 718-332-3450 for a refund.
Natura Products Downey Jaloma Pacifier 9,400 pacifiers (sold from March through August 2004) were recalled
and banned by federal law. The pacifiers can come apart and choke a child. Return to store for a refund, or call 323-726-9098
collect for refund information.
Theraline Big V Maternity and Nursing Pillow 1,000 pillows (sold from June 2003 through May 2004) were
recalled. If infants are placed unattended on the pillow, they can suffocate. Call 866-843-7254 for a refund.
Child Craft Legacy Crib 3,500 cribs (models 16741, 21021, 23111, and 28721, sold from March 2002 through
January 2004) were recalled. The slats on the drop-side rail can come loose and cause a fall or strangulation. Call 888-844-2674
for a replacement rail.