Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings 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: Taggies? Strollin? Along Stroller Activity Bars
Units: About 10,000
Importer/Distributor: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.
Hazard: The shiny material on the elephant?s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: International Playthings has received three reports of the shiny material detaching and children putting it in his/her mouth. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Taggies? Strollin? Along stroller activity bars. The multicolored, fabric, and plastic activity bars feature a yellow giraffe, a purple hippo and a blue elephant attached to a 12? long elliptical base with straps that attach to a stroller. The Taggies? and Earlyears? logos are located on woven and satin labels sewn into the seam on the lower left front of the activity bar.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and on the Internet from February 2007 through July 2008 for about $23.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the activity bars and contact International Playthings for a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800) 445-8347 or visit the company?s Web site at www.intplay.com