FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Company Telephone Number: (800) 992-6624 

May 17, 2001

 

Release # 01-155a


View Recall #01-155b

PRODUCT: Activity Rockers - COMBI International Corp., of Carol Stream, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 4,100 activity rockers to replace their toy bars. The toy bar is an attachment to the COMBI activity rocker. The toy bar has three toys, including a blue plastic bear, a yellow plastic mirror and a clear plastic ball with small colorful beads inside. The clear ball also has a red ring around it. The recalled toy bars are on activity rockers with model numbers #9710-0 and #9710-1 and lot numbers 7000-10102 and 5000-6034 located on the frame of the rocker. Juvenile specialty stores, including The Right Start, Buy Buy Baby and Burlington Coat Factory nationwide sold the rockers from November 2000 through February 2001 for about $70.

PROBLEM: One of the toys, a clear plastic ball can crack and break during use, exposing the small beads inside, posing a choking hazard to young children.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers should immediately detach the toy bar from the activity rocker and discard it and call COMBI to receive a free replacement toy bar. For more information, contact COMBI at (800) 992- 6624 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Consumers also can visit the firm's website at www.combi-intl.com. Media inquiries should be directed to Lynne Cyr at (630) 871-0404 Ext. 215.
Picture of Recalled Activity Rocker