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Small World Toys Recalls Spin-A-Mals Farm and Safari Puzzles Due to Choking Hazard

  • Spin-A-Mals Farm Puzzle
  • Spin-A-Mals Safari Puzzle
Name of Product:
Children's Wooden Puzzles
Hazard:
Small pegs on the puzzle boards can loosen and separate from the boards, posing a choking hazard to children.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
April 16, 2013
Units:
About 4,000
Consumer Contact

Small World Toys at (800) 421-4153 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail recall@smallworldtoys.com, or online at www.smallworldtoys.com, then click on "Recall" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled products are Ryan's Room brand Spin-A-Mals Farm and Spin-A-Mals Safari puzzles intended for children over 12 months of age. Both toys are made of wood. The puzzles consist of a painted, rectangular board with pegs mounted to it and removable gear and animal-shaped pieces. The farm puzzle has 14 puzzle pieces including three animal pieces: a cow, a dog and a sheep. The safari puzzle has 11 puzzle pieces. Children place the pieces onto the pegs and use the knob on one of the pieces or insert an animal figure into other pieces to rotate all of the gears. The puzzle boards have "2012 Small World Toys" on the bottom right. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the puzzles away from children and contact Small World Toys for a free replacement toy. After contacting Small World Toys, the recalled toys should be destroyed and disposed of in a manner to prevent future use.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received four reports of pegs separating from puzzle boards. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Toy stores nationwide and catalogs from May 2012 through October 2012 for about $25.

Importer:

Small World Toys Enterprises, of Torrance, Calif.

Importer

Small World Toys Enterprises, of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-169
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