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Little Tikes Expands Recall of Toy Workshop and Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard

  • Picture of plastic toy nails
  • 4491 Workshop
  • 4601 Deluxe Workshop
  • 0827 Carry Along Workshop
  • 4765 Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop
  • 0627 Carry Along Tool Caddy
  • 4174 Home Center Workshop
  • 4789 Workbench
  • 4071 Little Tikes Workshop
  • 0014 Kohl's Workshop Tool Set
  • 4497 Menard's Home Center Workshop
  • 4201 Action Power Workshop
Name of Product:
Little Tikes® Workshop and Tool Sets
危险:

The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Recall Date:
September 28, 2011
单位:
More than 1.7 million additional units (This recall was first announced in Aug. 2009)
消费者联系

For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.littletikes.com

回收的详情

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2011
Release #11-334
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 321-0183
 

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Little Tikes® Workshop and Tool Sets

Units: More than 1.7 million additional units (This recall was first announced in Aug. 2009)

Manufacturer: Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio

Hazard: The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has reported two additional incidents, occurring prior to the August 2009 recall, of children who choked when the toy nail became lodged in their throat. Both children were treated in a hospital and made a full recovery.

Description: This recall involves the toy nails sold as part of 11 additional models of Little Tikes® Workshop and tool sets listed below. The toy nails are oversized, plastic, and about 3 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inch in diameter. The nails are either red or blue and have a large round head; below the nail head there is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. The model number may be found on some of the products.

Sold by: Mass merchandise retailers nationwide from 1990 through 2004 for between $25 and $100.

Manufactured in: United States and China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy nails away from young children and contact the firm for free replacement toy nails.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.littletikes.com

Picture of plastic toy nails

Model # Name Picture Sold
4491 Workshop Picture of Workshop 1994 - 1995
4601 Deluxe Workshop Picture of Deluxe Workshop 1996 - 1999
0827 Carry Along Workshop Picture of Carry Along Workshop 1997 - 1998
4765 Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop Picture of Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop 1997 - 1999
0627 Carry Along Tool Caddy Picture of Carry Along Tool Caddy 1996 - 2002
4174 Home Center Workshop Picture of Home Center  Workshop 2001 - 2002
4789 Workbench Picture of Workbench 1997 - 1998
4071 Little Tikes Workshop Picture of Little Tikes  Workshop 1990 - 1994
0014 Kohl's Workshop Tool Set Picture of Kohl's  Workshop Tool Set 2000
4497 Menard's Home Center Workshop Picture of Menard's Home Center Workshop 2003 - 2004
4201 Action Power Workshop Picture of Action Power Workshop 2002 - 2004
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