Kang Sheng Group Recalls Butterfly Push Toy Due to Choking Hazard

The plastic balls on the butterfly's wings can break, causing small metal balls inside to come free.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 25, 2011
Release #11-108
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 485-7285
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Kang Sheng Group Recalls Butterfly Push Toy 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Butterfly Push Toy

Units: About 1,440

Distributor: Kang Sheng Group, of Lexington, N.C.

Hazard: The plastic balls on the butterfly's wings can break, causing small metal balls inside to come free. These metal balls pose choking and aspiration hazards to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: The recalled toy is plastic. It has a 21-inch long handle hooked like a cane. At the end of the handle is a butterfly with two movable 1 1/2-inch balls in each wing. The toy comes in various colors and makes noise when it moves. The item number L185819 is on a sticker on the package.

Sold at: Flea markets in North Carolina and South Carolina from May 2010 through October 2010 for about $2.

Manufactured in: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and return them to the place of purchase or contact Kang Sheng Group to receive a full refund or replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kang Sheng Group toll-free at (877) 485-7285 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or e-mail the firm at ks9761@yahoo.com

Picture of recalled butterfly push toy

Picture of the butterfly part of recalled toy