|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|July 26, 1989|
|Release # 89-073|
WASHINGTON, DC -- Illco, Toy Company (U.S.A.) Inc., New York, New York is voluntarily recalling its Model No. 8634 Disney Babies "Spin Around Playhouse." Components of this toy may separate and the resulting small parts may present a choking, aspiration or ingestion hazard.
This toy consists of a house which spins around on a Lazy Susan with four different color doors, two on the front and two on the back. There are three Disney figures on top of the house. The box is labeled, "Spin Around House Disney Babies Activity Toy" and lists Illco's name.
A total of 6,708 of these toys were sold nationwide in retail stores for approximately $14.00 from 1987 to 1988.
Consumers should remove the product from their children's reach and return it-to the store where purchased for an exchange or refund. They may also return it to Illco Toy Co., Inc., 200 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10010.
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