SunTome Reannounces Baby Walker Recall due to Stairway Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2006
Release #06-077
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 786-8663
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

SunTome Reannounces Baby Walker Recall due to Stairway 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.

 

Note: SunTome Trading Corp. originally recalled these baby walkers on July 20, 2001.

Name of Product: Baby Walker

Units: About 600

Manufacturer: SunTome Trading Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.

Description: The recalled walkers have eight wheels and are sold in various colors including dark blue, pink and white, or pink and red. The activity trays on the baby walkers have a steering wheel, various rattles and a mirror or animal themes. The trays play music when the baby pushes a button. "Baby" is printed on a sticker on the tray or the walker's base.

Sold at: Retail toy stores nationwide from March 2001 through January 2006 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled walkers immediately and return the walkers to the retailer where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SunTome Trading Corp. at (888) 786-8663 between 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

 

Picture of Recalled Baby Walkers

Picture of Recalled Baby Walker

Picture of Recalled Baby Walker