Toy Cars Recalled for Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2006
Release #06-126
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 763-8869
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Toy Cars Recalled for 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: Primary Sounds Toy Vehicles

Units: About 3,500

Importer/Distributor: Kids Preferred LLC, of Dayton, N.J.

Hazard: The hubcaps on the toy's plastic wheels can detach posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Kids Preferred, LLC has received one report of an incident in which the wheel and hubcap detached from the toy while a child was playing with it. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled toys are soft, stuffed yellow taxis, black and white police cars and red fire engines, each with four plastic wheels. They measure about 6 inches in length and 5 inches in width. The toys have a silver-colored button on top that makes sounds when pushed. The police car and the fire engine make a siren sound. The taxi makes engine and horn sounds. "Kids Preferred" is printed on an attached fabric tag.

Sold at: Kohl's Department Stores and specialty retailers nationwide from September 2005 through January 2006 for about $12.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled toy immediately and contact Kids Preferred LLC for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:For additional information, contact Kids Preferred LLC toll-free at (866) 763-8869, anytime, or e-mail the firm at Nicole@kidspreferred.com

 

Picture of Recalled Toy Cars