Note: Firm is out of business. Do not use this product. Please destroy or discard the product.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2004
Release # 04-095
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Fire Engine Pull-Along Toys
Manufacturer: FAO Schwarz Inc., King of Prussia, Pa.
Hazard: Small parts can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: These fire engine pull-along toys are red with a yellow ladder, and are made of wood. They are about 18-inches long and come with six toy firemen. "Fire Dept." is written on the sides of the toy.
Sold at: FAO Schwarz toy stores nationwide from September 2002 through January 2004 for about $20.
Manufactured in: The Toy Workshop, Shrewsbury, England.
Remedy: Consumers should take the product away from small children immediately and discard or destroy it. The firm is out of business, and a remedy is no longer available.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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