CPSC, Firms Recall Push'n Pop Toys, Giant Bicycle Forks and Candles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
May 24, 2001 Contact: Kim Dulic
Release # 01-160 (301) 504-7058
 

CPSC, Firms Recall Push'n Pop Toys, Giant Bicycle Forks and Candles

The following three product safety recalls were conducted by firms in cooperation with the CPSC. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

- Push'n Pop Toys Recalled by Raymond Geddes & Co. Inc. of Baltimore, Md.

Raymond Geddes & Co. Inc., of Baltimore, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 6,500 Tropical Fish and Rockin' Reptile Push'n Pop toys, which are also known as Zapper toys. When the toy is squeezed, the balloon tongue attached to its mouth inflates or rolls out.

- Giant Bicycle Forks Recalled by Giant Bicycle, Inc., of Newbury Park, Calif.

Giant Bicycle, Inc., of Newbury Park, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,400 Giant-brand bicycle front forks. The forks can break during use causing the rider to lose control of the bicycle, fall and suffer serious injuries.

- Candles Recalled by Schottenstein and Value City Department Stores, of Columbus, Ohio

Schottenstein and Value City Department Stores, of Columbus, Ohio, are voluntarily recalling about 10,800 candles. The candle flame can ignite the silver paint coating on the candle container, presenting a fire hazard.