|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 29, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 247-6144
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Musical Wooden Table Toys Recalled by Battat 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: Musical Wooden Table Toys
Units: About 14,000
Importer: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Hazard: Small pegs on the xylophone toy can loosen and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Battat have received nine reports of loose and detached pegs. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Battat’s Musical Wooden Table toys. The table has a green painted surface and colorful instruments affixed to the top. The table stands about 7 1/2-inches tall and has three supporting legs. Instruments on the table include a xylophone, cymbal, drum and two drumsticks.
Sold at: Music and toy stores nationwide and on the Internet from September 2006 to October 2010 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Battat to receive a refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Battat at (800) 247-6144 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.battatco.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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