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Cars Game Pieces Sold with Backpacks Recalled

Date:
October 23, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Global Design Concepts
The Danger:
Small magnets inside the four game pieces that were sold with the Cars backpack can fall out of their plastic enclosure. If swallowed by children, the magnets can attract each other and cause dangerous intestinal perforation or blockage.
The Danger:
The recall includes about 110,000 items. The 12-inch Cars backpack was sold with four sealed game pieces that contain magnets. The game pieces included a red plastic car; a blue plastic car; and two red-and-black plastic disks that have "GAS," "OIL" and "SERVICE" printed in red letters on the black perimeter of the disks. "Warning: Choking Hazard-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years" is printed on the backpack hangtag. "Disney Presents a PIXAR film" is printed on the gray vinyl front of the backpack.
This recall does not include the backpack itself.
Sold At:
Target stores nationwide from February 2007 through September 2007 for about $13.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled game pieces away from young children and contact the Cars Backpack Recall hotline for instructions on returning the recalled game pieces for a free replacement Cars wallet or equivalent product. For additional information, contact the Cars Backpack Recall hotline toll-free at (877) 848-4070 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.carsbackpackrecall.com
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08039.html