Tiny Love Recalls Wind Chime Toys Due to Puncture and Laceration Hazards

The wind chime toy can be pulled apart exposing sharp metal rods, posing puncture and laceration hazards to the baby.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2010
Release # 10-136
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 791-8166
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Tiny Love Recalls Wind Chime Toys Due to Puncture and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Wind Chime Toys

Units: About 600,000 in the United States and 200,000 in Canada

Distributor: Tiny Love Inc., of New York, N.Y. and the Maya Group Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The wind chime toy can be pulled apart exposing sharp metal rods, posing puncture and laceration hazards to the baby.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of babies pulling apart the wind chimes exposing the sharp metal rods, including a report of a minor injury to a 24-month-old baby who punctured his cheek with the rods.

Description: This recall involves wind chime toys sold separately, with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym and Tiny Smarts Gift Sets. The toy produces the sound of a wind chime. "Tiny Love" is printed on a tag on the toy. The following names and item numbers are included in this recall:

Note: clicking on some of the images below will allow you to view a larger version.

Picture Name Item Number
Picture of Baby Wind Chime Baby Wind Chime # 493
Click For Larger Image Baby Wind Chime - Ocean # 593
Click For Larger Image Tiny Smarts - Baby Bunny # 512
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Duck

*The Wind Chime - Duck is sold
with the Gymini Kick and Play
Activity Gym. Only the Wind
Chime is affected by this Recall
# 811
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Louie # 516
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Ella # 517
Picture of Tiny Smarts Gift Set Tiny Smarts Gift Set

*Bunny Wind Chime is the only
product affected by this Recall.
# 539

Wind chimes sold with other Tiny Love Activity Gyms are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Toys R Us, Walmart, Target, Buy Buy Baby and TJ Maxx stores nationwide from February 2002 through February 2010 for about $8 separately, $22 for the Tiny Smarts Gift Sets and $70 with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled wind chimes from babies and contact Tiny Love to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tiny Love toll-free at (888) 791-8166 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.tinylove.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=974