The Land of Nod Recalls Toy Vegetables Due to Laceration Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2010
Release #10-335
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 933-9904
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

The Land of Nod Recalls Toy Vegetables Due to Laceration 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: “Play With Your Veggies” toys

Units: About 2,100

Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: The metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received a report of an exposed wire in the asparagus. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves The Land of Nod toy vegetables sets made of felt wool. The toy set has six vegetables: radish, onion, asparagus, tomato, lettuce and carrot. The asparagus is the only toy vegetable involved in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington, the Land of Nod catalog and www.landofnod.com from October 2007 through February 2010 for about $25.

Manufactured in: Nepal

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy asparagus from children and return the product to the company for a free replacement asparagus.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at recall@landofnod.com

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