Tot Tower Blocks Recalled by eeBoo Corp.; Children’s Toy Can Pose Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 27, 2007
Release #08-150

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 791-5619
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Tot Tower Blocks Recalled by eeBoo Corp.; Children’s Toy Can Pose Choking 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: Tot Tower toy blocks

Units: About 170,000

Importer: eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The plastic covering on the toy blocks can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the plastic covering detaching from the blocks and being mouthed by young children. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled Tot Tower blocks are sold in sets of 10 blocks ranging from 6 x 6 inches to 1.5 x 1.5 inches. The cardboard blocks are covered in a plastic laminate film. The blocks have various images and themes including Things I Know New; Garden Fairies; Hardware Store; Around the Land; Read-To-Me; Animal Sounds; Animal Alphabet; ABC; and Nursery Friends. “Tot Towers” and “eeBoo Corporation” are printed on the product's packaging.

Sold at: Specialty and gift shops nationwide from January 2003 through September 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children, and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, or contact eeBoo Corp. directly to receive a replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact eeBoo Corp. at (800) 791-5619 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.eeboo.com


Picture of Recalled Tot Tower Toy Blocks

Picture of Recalled Tot Tower Toy Blocks