CPSC, Firms Recall Wooden Stacking Toys, Baby Hammocks and Candle Holders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2000 CPSC Contact: Kim Dulic
Release # 00-107 (301) 504-7058
 

CPSC, Firms Recall Wooden Stacking Toys, Baby Hammocks and Candle Holders

This press release consists of three recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

- Wooden Stacking Toys - Jack Rabbit Creations Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is recalling about 9,000 hand-painted, wooden stacking toys called Stacking King. The wooden peg in the black and white checked base can come off, presenting a choking hazard to young children.

- Baby Hammocks - Hangouts, of Boulder Colo., is recalling about 350 baby hammocks. These baby hammocks can suddenly become twisted around childrens' necks and strangle them.

- Candle Holders - ATICO International USA Inc., of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is recalling about 14,000 lighthouse-shaped candle holders. The wooden top of the candle holder can ignite, presenting fire and burn hazards to consumers.