Note: Telephone number change.
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Originally issued May 2, 2006, Revised september 18, 2006
|Firm's Contact Number: (212) 662-7005
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Toy Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard
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: Cordless Push Button Toy Telephones
Units: About 6,000
Importer/Distributor: Marvel Education Co., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The push buttons on the toy phone can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description and Models: The recalled toy phone is made of wood. It has push buttons with black numbers, and has a black rubber antenna. The toy phone sits in a wooden caddy. The caddy has "TELEPHONE" printed on it.
Sold at: Major school supply distributors, including Kaplan and Ajax School Office Source, from January 2004 through February 2006 for about $20.
Manufactured In: Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled toy phone immediately and contact the firm for a free replacement toy phone. The replacement toy phone has red push button numbers and red graphics printed on it.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Marvel Education Co. at (212) 662-7005 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail Marvel at firstname.lastname@example.org