Recall date: June 25, 2015
Recall number: 15-172

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Little Digger Toy
The red paint on the Little Digger toy frame contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
Consumer Contact:

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Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

About 7,000

This recall involves Wel-Bilt brand Little Diggers, Item # 28303. It is a stationary scooper toy with moveable poles that allow the child to scoop items up into the bucket. The item has a red powder-coated steel frame with a black plastic seat and black adjustable scoop with two yellow plastic grips on the poles and a six-sided frame base. The measurements are about 17 inches high and 25 inches wide. It has a manufacture date of August 2014 through June 2015.Wel-Bilt is printed on the front of the bucket and the manufacture date is written on the tracking label located on the bucket.  The item number #28303 is printed only on the toy's packaging


None reported


Consumers should immediately stop using the Little Digger Toy, put it out of reach of children and contact the firm for a full refund.

Sold At:

Northern Tool + Equipment retail stores and catalogs and online at,  and from August 2014 through June 2015 for about $30.

Intradin Import & Export Co., Ltd., of Shanghai, China

Northern Tool + Equipment Company, Inc. of Fredericksburg, Va.

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