|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2012
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 445-8347
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Tumblekins Toys Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards
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: Tumblekins Toys
Units: About 31,000
Distributor: International Playthings LLC, of Parsippany, N.J.
Manufacturer: Lishui Treetoys Trading Co. Ltd., of China
Hazard: The toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and lacerations hazards to children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a toy breaking into small pieces. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves all Tumblekins toy vehicles and playsets, including the farm playset, fire station, police car, roadster, off-roader, fire truck and school bus. The toys are wooden, painted in bright colors. The toys range from 6 to 12 inches long and 4 to 9 1/2 inches tall. "Tumblekins," "Made in China" and manufacturing code "171111461502" or "346101461502" are printed on the toys. The item number and UPC are printed on the toy's packaging.
|Tumblekins Toy||Item Number||UPC
Sold by: Juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumer should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and contact International Playthings to receive a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800) 445-8347 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email the firm at email@example.com
|Tumblekins Farm Playset
|Tumblekins Fire Station
||Tumblekins Fire Truck
|Tumblekins Police Car
||Tumblekins School Bus
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