Toy Cars Recalled for Choking Hazard

The recalled toys are soft, stuffed yellow taxis, black and white police cars and red fire engines, each with four plastic wheels.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2006
Release #06-126
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 763-8869


 

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