June 8, 2006
Release #06-182
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 439-7829


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: Light-Up Yo-Yo Toy

Units: About 200,000

Distributor: The Ruby Restaurant Group, doing business as Ruby's Diner Inc., and Ruby's Franchise Systems Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The yo-yo can separate and expose small parts. This presents a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and The Ruby Restaurant Group have received one report of the yo-yo separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled yo-yo toys are clear plastic with red, blue or green tinted sides and light up while in motion. The toys are about 2 inches in diameter and have "Ruby's Diner" printed on the each side.

Distributed at: Ruby's Diner restaurants in Pennsylvania, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado and California from February 2006 through March 2006 included with the purchase of a kid's meal.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the yo-yo toy from children immediately and return it to the nearest Ruby's Diner for a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Ruby's Diner at (800) 439-7829 anytime.

Media Contact: Doug Cavanaugh, at (949) 644-7829 Ext.103


Picture of Recalled Yo-Yo Toy