CPSC - Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys
Units: About 18,500
Manufacturer: Hong Kong Toy Centre, of Hong Kong
Importer/Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has reported seven incidents of the hubcaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves Little Tree wooden activity cart toys. This is a multi-colored cart with an orange seat and a wooden tray. The cart has apple trees, a blue fence, and red, blue and green flowers painted on one side. The cart also has a wooden sheep, dog and horse affixed to that same side. The other side of the cart contains a board with multi-colored wooden magnets.
Sold by: Target stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2007 and on www.target.com from October 2006 through February 2007 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children and return the item to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07148.html