Recall Date: 2008-03-27
Recall: 4259 – 08233
Product Name: Tek Nek Toys Rock ‘N Ride plush brown pony, pink pony, pink unicorn, deluxe pony, deluxe bull toys
Description: Plush Rocker Toys Recalled By Tek Nek Toys Due to Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2008 Release #08-233 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 686-2728 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Plush Rocker Toys Recalled By Tek Nek Toys Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Rock ‘N Ride Plush Rocker Toys Units: About 122,000 Manufacturer: Tek Nek Toys Int’l L.P., of Southlake, Texas Hazard: The base of the rocker can become unstable and allow the rocker to tip forward or backward, posing a fall hazard to children. Incidents/Injuries: Tek Nek Toys has received 35 reports of the rockers tipping over, including ten reports of injuries such as bumps, bruises and lacerations. Description: This recall involves Rock ‘N Ride plush rocker toys sold in eight models: brown pony, pink pony, pink unicorn, deluxe pony, deluxe bull, lil’ penguin, lil’ propeller plane and Clifford big red rocker. The toys have molded plastic rocker bases and were sold for children at least 18 months old and up to 65 lbs. A button on the toy’s ear, hat or dash activates songs and phrases when pressed. Rockers included in this recall have a date code from July 26, 2007 through December 29, 2007. The date codes are printed on a sticker inside the battery compartment. Sold at: Wal-Mart, Toys “R” Us, Kmart, Target, Atwoods, and Pamida stores nationwide and Internet retailers from September 2007 through March 2008 for about $30. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the rocker toys away from young children and contact Tek Nek Toys for a free replacement base. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tek Nek Toys toll-free at (888) 686-2728 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.teknektoys.com Recalled Rocker Base Brown Pony Pink Pony Pink Unicorn Deluxe Pony Deluxe Bull Lil’ Penguin Lil’ Propeller Plane Clifford Rocker
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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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