Wooden Toys Recalled by Earth Friendly Due To Choking Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2008
Release #09-030

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 360-6292
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Wooden Toys Recalled by Earth Friendly Due To Choking Hazards

 

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: Wooden Toys

Units: About 1,000

Importer: Earth Friendly LLC, of Beaverton, Ore.

Hazard: Small parts can detach and break from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the size of the rattle handle violates voluntary rattle standards.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves three models of wooden toys. Moee the car, Cubby the stackable bear and the Bell rattle. The toys are painted in glossy red, orange, green, red, black and yellow.

Sold at: Toy specialty stores in Alaska, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington from April 2008 through September 2008 for between $12 and $22.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Earth Friendly to exchange or refund the product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Earth Friendly toll-free at (888) 360-6292 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s Web site at www.earthfriendlyllc.com/recall

Picture of Recalled Wooden Toy (Moee)

Picture of Recalled Wooden Toy (Cubby)

Picture of Recalled Wooden Toy (Bell Rattle)