Recall Date: 2009-03-11
Recall: 5152 – 09146
Product Name: Infantino Lil’ Chef Set, Activity Stacker, Tag Along Chime Trio infant toys
Description: March 11, 2009Release # 09-146 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 808-3111CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 Infantino Recalls Infant Toys Due to Choking Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Infant Toys Units: About 172,000 in the United States, and 12,000 in Canada Distributor: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. Hazard: The infant toys have blue metallic fabric that can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 45 reports of the metallic fabric detaching from the toys. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled infant toys and their model numbers are listed below. Name of Toy Model Number Infantino Lil’ Chef Set 158-201 and 558-201 Infantino Activity Stacker 158-202 Infantino Tag Along Chime Trio 150-3092 The model number is located on a yellow tag on the toy. Sold at: Babies “R” Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Meijer and other specialty stores from June 2007 through February 2009 for between $10 and $20. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and contact Infantino for a free replacement toy or product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.infantino.com Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://188.8.131.52/PR/recall-retrait-e.jsp?re_id=68
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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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