Plush Rocker Toys Recalled By Tek Nek Toys Due to Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2008
Release #08-233

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 686-2728
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Plush Rocker Toys Recalled By Tek Nek Toys Due to Fall 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: Rock ‘N Ride Plush Rocker Toys

Units: About 122,000

Manufacturer: Tek Nek Toys Int’l L.P., of Southlake, Texas

Hazard: The base of the rocker can become unstable and allow the rocker to tip forward or backward, posing a fall hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Tek Nek Toys has received 35 reports of the rockers tipping over, including ten reports of injuries such as bumps, bruises and lacerations.

Description: This recall involves Rock ‘N Ride plush rocker toys sold in eight models: brown pony, pink pony, pink unicorn, deluxe pony, deluxe bull, lil’ penguin, lil’ propeller plane and Clifford big red rocker. The toys have molded plastic rocker bases and were sold for children at least 18 months old and up to 65 lbs. A button on the toy’s ear, hat or dash activates songs and phrases when pressed. Rockers included in this recall have a date code from July 26, 2007 through December 29, 2007. The date codes are printed on a sticker inside the battery compartment.

Sold at: Wal-Mart, Toys “R” Us, Kmart, Target, Atwoods, and Pamida stores nationwide and Internet retailers from September 2007 through March 2008 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the rocker toys away from young children and contact Tek Nek Toys for a free replacement base.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tek Nek Toys toll-free at (888) 686-2728 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.teknektoys.com


Picture of Recalled Rocker Base

Recalled Rocker Base

Picture of Recalled Brown Pony

Brown Pony

Picture of Recalled Pink Pony

Pink Pony

Picture of Recalled Pink Unicorn
Pink Unicorn

Picture of Recalled Deluxe Pony

 Deluxe Pony


Picture of Recalled Deluxe Bull

Deluxe Bull

Picture of Recalled Lil' Penguin

Lil' Penguin

Picture of Recalled Lil' Propeller Plane

Lil' Propeller Plane

Picture of Recalled Clifford Rocker

Clifford Rocker