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Toy Mobile Phones Recalled by Discovery Toys Due to Choking Hazard

  • Recalled Toy Mobile Phone
Name of Product:
Toddler Talk Toy Mobile Phones
Hazard:

The clear plastic antenna can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
January 12, 2011
Units:
About 2,900 in the United States and 700 in Canada
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Discovery Toys at (800) 426-4777 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.discoverytoysinc.com

Recall Details

Description:

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.

Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

Sold At

Discovery Toys Educational Consultants nationwide from September 2010 through November 2010 for about $18.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Discovery Toys LLC, of Livermore, Calif.

Recall number:
11-094
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