Hazard: Choking

Remedy: 

Recall Date: 2008-06-05
Recall:
 4604 – 08582
Units: 
Incidents/Injuries:
 

Product Name: eStyle Mini Chef Complete Toy Kitchens
Description:
eStyle Recalls Mini Chef Toy Kitchens Due to Choking and Tip-Over Hazards
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
June 5, 2008
Alert #08-582
eStyle Recalls Mini Chef Toy Kitchens Due to Choking and Tip-Over Hazards
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: Mini Chef Complete Toy Kitchens
Units: About 65
Manufacturer: eStyle Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The four pegs supporting the oven shelf and four pegs supporting the refrigerator shelf can pull out of the wood, posing a choking hazard to children. The toy kitchen unit also can tip over, posing a risk of serious injury to children.
Incidents/Injuries: eStyle has received one report of a toddler placing a peg in his mouth. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The Mini Chef Complete Kitchen is a wooden unit with a metal sink, faucet, four burner stove with front oven and five turn knob control panel, refrigerator, shelves, phone, clock, microwave door and roof. The recalled toy kitchen is approximately 32 inches by 43 inches.
Sold exclusively at: Babystyle stores nationwide and at www.babystyle.com from October 2007 through November 2007 for about $200.
Manufactured in: Thailand
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the firm for a store credit. All known users have been contacted.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm at (877) 378-9537 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.babystyle.com

Consumer Contact:

Retailer:

U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Communications
Washington, D.C.
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury,go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at(301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired.Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

 

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