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Porsche Recalls Toy Cars Due to Choking Hazard

Name of Product:
My First Porsche – Wooden Cars
Hazard:

The wheels and axles can detach from the wooden toy car, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
May 22, 2018
Units:
About 1,700 (In addition, 330 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Porsche at 800-767-7243 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://press.porsche.com and click on "Recall" in the middle of the page. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a blue wooden toy Porsche car with tan wheels. The Porsche crest is printed on the front of the recalled toy cars. “PORSCHE” is printed on both sides of the recalled toy cars. They measure about 4 inches long by 2 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches tall. The underside of the toy has “BAJO” and a lot number printed on it. The following lot numbers are included in this recall.

Lot Number
0 1 1 2 1 5
0209 1 6
03 1 0 1 7
0311 1 4
03 1 1 1 6
04011 6
0404 16
0405 1 6
04 1 2 1 7
05 1 0 1 5
06 1 11 7
0909 1 5

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy cars, take them away from young children and contact a local authorized Porsche dealer to return the recalled toy car and receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Porsche dealers nationwide and online at shop4.porsche.com/usa/ and other websites from April 2015 through March 2018 for about $25.
Importer(s):

Porsche Cars North America Inc., of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured In:
Poland
Recall number:
18-162
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