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CPSC and Division Sales Inc. Announce Wooden Toy Truck Recall

Recall Date:
April 17, 1997

Recall Details



April 17, 1997


Release # 97-104

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Division Sales Inc. of Itasca, Ill., is recalling about 6,300 wooden toy trucks. The toy trucks have wooden balls and figures in the cab that are a small parts choking hazard to young children.

CPSC and Division Sales Inc. are not aware of any injuries involving these toys. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury. The natural wood toy truck, measuring 12 inches long and 4 inches high, has six easy moving red wheels, two red headlights, and a 14-inch red pull cord. There are 16 blue, green, red, and yellow alphabet blocks with two green and blue balls in the truck. Two figures sit in the cab of the truck. The toy is packaged in a box labeled in part, "WOOD BLOCKS &TRUCK...MADE IN CHINA...FOR JUSTEN PRODUCTS..."

Wooden Toy Truck

Dollar-type, discount, hardware, thrift, and drug stores nationwide sold the toys from October 1993 through November 1996 for about $1 to $5.

Consumers should take the recalled toys away from young children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information, consumers can call Division Sales Inc. at (800) 621-8134.

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