Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2007
Release #07-148

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys

Units: About 18,500

Manufacturer: Hong Kong Toy Centre, of Hong Kong

Importer/Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has reported seven incidents of the hubcaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves Little Tree wooden activity cart toys. This is a multi-colored cart with an orange seat and a wooden tray. The cart has apple trees, a blue fence, and red, blue and green flowers painted on one side. The cart also has a wooden sheep, dog and horse affixed to that same side. The other side of the cart contains a board with multi-colored wooden magnets.

Sold by: Target stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2007 and on www.target.com from October 2006 through February 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children and return the item to any Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com

Picture of Recalled Little Tree Wood Activity Cart