Recall date: September 28, 2011
Recall number: 11-334

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Little Tikes® Workshop and Tool Sets
"The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children."
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at


Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

More than 1.7 million additional units (This recall was first announced in Aug. 2009)

This recall involves the toy nails sold as part of 11 additional models of Little Tikes® Workshop and tool sets listed below. The toy nails are oversized, plastic, and about 3 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inch in diameter. The nails are either red or blue and have a large round head; below the nail head there is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. The model number may be found on some of the products.


The firm has reported two additional incidents, occurring prior to the August 2009 recall, of children who choked when the toy nail became lodged in their throat. Both children were treated in a hospital and made a full recovery.


Consumers should immediately take the toy nails away from young children and contact the firm for free replacement toy nails.

Sold At:

Mass merchandise retailers nationwide from 1990 through 2004 for between $25 and $100.

Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio
Manufactured In:
United States and China