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Infantino Recalls Toy Activity Trucks Due to Choking Hazard

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 2:00 am In News | No Comments

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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.

Troy the Activity Truck Recalled.

Troy the Activity Truck Recalled.

 

Product Information

Name of Product: Troy the Activity Truck

Units: About 40,500 in the United States and 1,900 in Canada

Importer/Distributor: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, CA.

Hazard: The plastic beads on the activity truck’s bead runs can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Infantino has received 28 reports of the plastic beads detaching from the bead runs on the activity trucks, including two reports of young children gagging on the plastic beads.

Description: This recall involves “Troy the Activity Truck,” which is blue, red and yellow with plastic star, circle and heart beads attached to the bead runs on the back of the truck and has a face on the front. “Infantino” is printed on the front of the toy truck. Model number 153-210, 206-110 or 506-110C is printed underneath the truck. When its switch is turned on, the truck plays music and the back wheels spin.

Sold at: Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Meijer, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and other toy stores nationwide from September 2009 through February 2011 for about $15.00.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Infantino to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at 888-808-3111 between 8:00am and 4:00pm PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at http://service.infantino.com [1]

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov [2]

About The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at 301-595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx [3]. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov [4].


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