|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
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Target Recalls Toy Barbeque Grills Due to Laceration Hazard
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: Play Wonder Toy Barbeque Grills
Units: About 2,300
Manufacturer: Schylling, of Rowley, Mass.
Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The circular ash tray attached to the stainless steel legs of the grill could contain sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Play Wonder Barbeque Grill. The grill is metal and has an orange metal base and top, along with stainless steel legs and a removable circular ash tray. The grill set also includes tongs and a spatula. The "Play Wonder" logo is located on the lower right corner of the packaging.
Sold at: Target Stores nationwide from December 2006 to February 2007 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy grills away from children and return them to Target for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or log on to the firm's Web site www.target.com
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