Little Tikes Expands Recall of Toy Workshop and Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Recall date: September 28, 2011
Recall number: 11-334
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    4491 Workshop

  • 4601 Deluxe Workshop

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    4601 Deluxe Workshop

  • 0827 Carry Along Workshop

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    0827 Carry Along Workshop

  • 4765 Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop

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    4765 Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop

  • 0627 Carry Along Tool Caddy

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    0627 Carry Along Tool Caddy

  • 4174 Home Center Workshop

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    4174 Home Center Workshop

  • 4789 Workbench

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    4789 Workbench

  • 4071 Little Tikes Workshop

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    4071 Little Tikes Workshop

  • 0014 Kohl's Workshop Tool Set

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    0014 Kohl's Workshop Tool Set

  • 4497 Menard's Home Center Workshop

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    4497 Menard's Home Center Workshop

  • 4201 Action Power Workshop

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    4201 Action Power Workshop

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Little Tikes® Workshop and Tool Sets

Hazard:

The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.littletikes.com

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

More than 1.7 million additional units (This recall was first announced in Aug. 2009)

Description

This recall involves the toy nails sold as part of 11 additional models of Little Tikes® Workshop and tool sets listed below. The toy nails are oversized, plastic, and about 3 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inch in diameter. The nails are either red or blue and have a large round head; below the nail head there is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. The model number may be found on some of the products.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has reported two additional incidents, occurring prior to the August 2009 recall, of children who choked when the toy nail became lodged in their throat. Both children were treated in a hospital and made a full recovery.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the toy nails away from young children and contact the firm for free replacement toy nails.

Sold at

Mass merchandise retailers nationwide from 1990 through 2004 for between $25 and $100.

Manufacturer(s)

Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio

Manufactured in

United States and China

  • 4491 Workshop

  • 4601 Deluxe Workshop

  • 0827 Carry Along Workshop

  • 4765 Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop

  • 0627 Carry Along Tool Caddy

  • 4174 Home Center Workshop

  • 4789 Workbench

  • 4071 Little Tikes Workshop

  • 0014 Kohl's Workshop Tool Set

  • 4497 Menard's Home Center Workshop

  • 4201 Action Power Workshop