Hazard: The die-cast metal cars can have sharp edges that pose a laceration hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy sets, take them away and return them to any Family Dollar Stores location for a full refund.
Recall Date: 2015-02-04
Recall: 1903 – 15069
Units: About 254,000
Incidents/Injuries: No reported injuries.
Product Name: Tough Treadz Auto Carrier
Description: This recall involves a plastic toy truck with a plastic case that holds 6 die-cast metal toy cars in assorted colors. The truck is 14 inches long x 3 inches wide x 5 inches high. The cab of the truck comes in black, blue or red. The package is labeled as “Tough Treadz Auto Carrier” and has a white sticker in the upper right-hand corner with “$5” and “SKU 1004247” printed in red. The UPC code appears on a label on the back stating “Made in China.” The following UPC codes are included in this recall: 678565114083, 678565114090, 678565114106.
Consumer Contact: Family Dollar Stores at (800) 547-0359 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.familydollar.com, then click on Product Recalls in the Help section at the bottom of the page.
Retailer: Family Dollar Stores nationwide from September 2014 through December 2014 for about $5.
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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