CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Announce Recall of Reef Rocker Infant Toys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2005
Release # 05-111
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Wal-Mart Stores Announce Recall of Reef Rocker Infant Toys

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: Reef Rocker Infant Toy

Units: About 54,260

Distributor: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: The seam on the plastic balls can separate, releasing the small toy inside and posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Baby Connection Reef Rocker infant toys. The floor toy is intended for children ages 3 months and above. The toy's water-filled dome and four toy balls have colorful sea creatures inside. Lights and music are activated when the toy is shaken.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from May 2004 through January 2005 for between $8 and $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from small children and return it to their nearest Wal-Mart store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.walmartstores.com

Picture of Recalled Toy