Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.
The recalled children's toys can unexpectedly tip over during play, posing an entrapment hazard to young children.
For additional information, contact Guidecraft toll-free at (888) 824-1308 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.guidecraft.com
This recall involves all 4-in-1 dramatic play theaters with model number G51062. The model number is printed on a sticker affixed to the bottom of the center crossbar and on the assembly instructions. The toy has two interchangeable panels with different themes on each side: a puppet theater and diner, or a doctor's office and post office. An assembled play theater measures 4-feet high by 3-feet wide and weighs about 46 pounds.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled product from children and contact Guidecraft to receive a refund or a replacement product.
Guidecraft has received two reports of tip-over incidents, including one report of a child who suffered minor contusions and abrasions.
Various catalogs, Guidecraft.com and other Internet retailers nationwide from July 2010 through April 2011 for about $180.
Mega Profit Trading Ltd., of China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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