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Imaginarium Activity Centers Sold at Toys R Us Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

imaginariumrecallhazard.jpgImaginarium Activity Centers Sold at Toys R Us Recalled Due to Choking 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.

Name of Product: Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and Jungle Activity Centers

Units: About 16,400

Importer/Retailer: Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufacturer: Taizhou Orient Toys Company Ltd. Multi-Sided Activity Centers , and Shanghai Cosmos Gift Industry Company Ltd. Jungle Activity Centers , of Shanghai, China.

Hazard: Small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Toys ?R? Us has received 12 reports of small parts detaching from activity centers. No injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: This recall involves the Imaginarium Multi-Sided and Jungle activity centers. The multi-sided activity center has moveable block letters, clock face, sliding shapes and gears. The jungle activity centers have peg jumping monkeys, sliding fish, abacus beads, bead mazes and other animal-themed activities. ?Imaginarium? and the NAME of the activity center are printed on the packaging. Item numbers 69042 multi-sided and 69083 jungle are printed on the back of the box, near the bar code.

Sold exclusively at: Toys ?R? Us stores nationwide and www.toysrus.com from August 2007 through February 2008 for between $20 and $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the activity centers from children and return the toys to the nearest Toys ?R? Us for a refund or store credit. Consumers can go to http://www.toysrus.com/safety/safetyFAQ.cfm for more information.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toys ?R? Us at 800 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firm?s Web site at www.toysrus.com


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