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Holgate Toys Recalls Playmat Sets Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wegmans Food Stores

  • Wegmans Playmat Set
Name of Product:
Holgate Toys Recalls Playmat Sets Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wegmans Food Stores
Hazard:
The wheels on the wooden vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 08, 2013
Units:
About 5,000
Consumer Contact

Holgate Toys toll-free at (855) 344-7488 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.holgatetoy.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The Wegmans Playmat Set includes a 24-inch by 30-inch cotton canvas playmat and four toy wooden vehicles. The toy vehicles include a blue car, a red "Wegmans" delivery van, a green "Wegmans" farm tractor and a yellow "School Bus."  The sets were sold in a yellow box measuring about 12-inches by 12-inches with "Wegmans Playmat Set," an age label circle with "2+" and "Made in the USA" printed on the front of the box. UPC Code 0 7789028735 4 is printed on the back of the box.   

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the wooden vehicles away from young children and return to Wegmans Food Stores for a full refund. Consumers may also contact Holgate Toys for instructions on returning the vehicles to Holgate Toys.    

Incidents/Injuries:

Holgate Toys has received one report of the wheels detaching from the body of a vehicle. No injuries have been reported.  

Sold Exclusively At

Wegmans Food Stores nationwide from October 2012 through June 2013 for about $25. 

Importer:

Holgate Toy Division, of Pepperell Braiding Co Inc., of Pepperell, Mass.  

Manufacturer

Holgate Toy Division, of Pepperell Braiding Co Inc., of Pepperell, Mass.  

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
13-262
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