CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Sets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2005
Release #06-035
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Sets

 

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: 10-in-1 Activity Trunks by Kid Connection

Units: About 7,200 units

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: Some of the toys in these trunks contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.  

Description: The recalled "10-IN-1 Wood Activity Trunk" is a wood box with a removable lid. The trunk measures about 7-inches wide by 8 ½-inches high by 14 ½-inches long. The toy set provides 10 different activities, including a pounding bench, puzzle, stacking rings, bead maze/runner, wood alphabet blocks, wood stacking blocks of various shapes, wood train engine, and plastic building blocks. One side of the trunk contains an abacus with five rows of colored beads. The other side of the trunk contains the shape sorter and pictures of a yellow tiger and purple bear with building blocks. No writing is on the box. The red cardboard packaging reads, "kidconnection®" and "10-IN-1 Wood Activity Trunk."

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores exclusively nationwide from July 2005 through September 2005 for about $15.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these toys away from young children and return the product to Wal-Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit Wal-Mart's Web site at www.walmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

 

Picture of Recalled Toy Set

Picture of Recalled Toy Set