Little Tikes Children's Toy Workshop Sets Recalled

Date:
August 13, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Little Tikes
The Danger:
The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 1.6 million Little Tikes Children's Toy Workshop Sets. The oversized, plastic toy nail is about 3 inches long by 1 inch in diameter and comes in red or blue colors. It has a large round head; about 1 inch below the head is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. They were sold with a variety of Little Tikes Children's products. The names, model numbers, and UPC code of the products included in this recall are: Electronic Project Workshop SOLD FROM MARCH 1994 THROUGH DEC 2003 with UPC: 0-50743-00914-3 and UPC: 0-57043-52613-8 (model #: 0914/430B); Little HandiWorker Workhorse SOLD FROM MARCH 1999 THROUGH JUNE 2009 with UPC 0-50743-10920-1 and UPC 0-50743-61223-7 (model #: 0920/612237); Home Improvements 2-Sided Workshop SOLD FROM FEBRUARY 2001 THROUGH JANUARY 2009 with UPC 0-50743-04146-4 (model #: 4146); Swirlin' Sawdust Workshop SOLD FROM APRIL 2004 THROUGH NOVEMBER 2008 with UPC 0-50743-38540-7 (model #: 440Z); and Black Pickup Truck with Tools SOLD FROM MARCH 2000 THROUGH APRIL 2009 with UPC 0-50743-04028-3 (model #: 4028).
Sold At:
Various web sites such as www.littletikes.com and mass merchandise retailers nationwide, including Toys "R" Us, from March 1994 through June 2009 for between $25 and $100.
What To Do:
Immediately take the toy nails away from young children and contact the firm for a free replacement toy nail. For more information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 791-2737 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit www.littletikes.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09304.html

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