Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
This recall involves a red and blue plastic battery-operated toy mobile phone with a small, clear antenna, buttons numbered ""1, 2, 3, 4 and Play,"" a screen with a boy's face and the words ""hello! hola! bonjour!"" Only model number 1231 is involved in this recall. The model number is printed on the toy's packaging. ""Discovery Toys"" is stamped into the red plastic on the back of the toy."
Discovery Toys has received reports of three incidents in which the toy telephone's antenna broke off. A child was found mouthing the toy phone's antenna but it was removed by his mother.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy mobile phones away from young children and contract Discovery Toys for instructions on how to return them for a replacement toy.
Discovery Toys Educational Consultants nationwide from September 2010 through November 2010 for about $18.
Discovery Toys LLC, of Livermore, Calif."
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