|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 247-6144
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Toy Sundae Sets Sold at Target Recalled by Battat Inc. Due to Choking 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 Sundae Sets
Units: About 22,000
Distributor: Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Hazard: The wooden cherries on top of the toy sundae pose a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled wooden sundae set toy includes six wooden scoops of ice cream, three cherries that attach to the top of the ice cream scoops, banana slices, a spoon and bowl. The ice cream scoops are green, pink, brown, yellow and purple. The sundae set pieces attach to each other with Velcro. Model number DPCI-204-12-0526 is included in this recall and is located on the packaging.
Sold exclusively at: Target Stores nationwide from December 2006 through December 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy sundae sets away from children and return the toys to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Battat Inc. at (800) 247-6144 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s Web site at www.battatco.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (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 your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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