|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 12, 2009
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Disney Store Recalls Toy Tool Sets 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: Playhouse Disney “Handy Manny” Toy Tool Sets
Units: About 20,000
Importer/Retailer: Disney Store USA LLC, of Pasadena, Calif.
Hazard: The tools contain eyes that can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of detached eyes, including two reports of children who started to choke on the pieces. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled Playhouse Disney “Handy Manny” Tool Set is a plastic, eight-piece toy set that includes a tool box, hammer, saw, pliers, wrench, tape measure and two screwdrivers. The name “Handy Manny” is embossed on one side of the tool box. The UPC (#405144100614 or #422147400633) can be located on the product’s packaging.
Sold exclusively at: The Disney Store nationwide from October 2007 through January 2009 for about $15.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Disney Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DisneyStore.com
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