Recall Date: 2007-04-04
Recall: 3585 – 07148
Product Name: Target Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys
Description: Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys
Units: About 18,500
Manufacturer: Hong Kong Toy Centre, of Hong Kong
Importer/Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has reported seven incidents of the hubcaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves Little Tree wooden activity cart toys. This is a multi-colored cart with an orange seat and a wooden tray. The cart has apple trees, a blue fence, and red, blue and green flowers painted on one side. The cart also has a wooden sheep, dog and horse affixed to that same side. The other side of the cart contains a board with multi-colored wooden magnets.
Sold by: Target stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2007 and on www.target.com
from October 2006 through February 2007 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children and return the item to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.target.com
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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