Tiny Love Recalls Wind Chime Toys Due to Puncture and Laceration Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2010
Release # 10-136
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 791-8166
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Tiny Love Recalls Wind Chime Toys Due to Puncture and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Wind Chime Toys

Units: About 600,000 in the United States and 200,000 in Canada

Distributor: Tiny Love Inc., of New York, N.Y. and the Maya Group Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The wind chime toy can be pulled apart exposing sharp metal rods, posing puncture and laceration hazards to the baby.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of babies pulling apart the wind chimes exposing the sharp metal rods, including a report of a minor injury to a 24-month-old baby who punctured his cheek with the rods.

Description: This recall involves wind chime toys sold separately, with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym and Tiny Smarts Gift Sets. The toy produces the sound of a wind chime. "Tiny Love" is printed on a tag on the toy. The following names and item numbers are included in this recall:

Note: clicking on some of the images below will allow you to view a larger version.

Picture Name Item Number
Picture of Baby Wind Chime Baby Wind Chime # 493
Click For Larger Image Baby Wind Chime - Ocean # 593
Click For Larger Image Tiny Smarts - Baby Bunny # 512
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Duck

*The Wind Chime - Duck is sold
with the Gymini Kick and Play
Activity Gym. Only the Wind
Chime is affected by this Recall
# 811
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Louie # 516
Click For Larger Image Wind Chime - Ella # 517
Picture of Tiny Smarts Gift Set Tiny Smarts Gift Set

*Bunny Wind Chime is the only
product affected by this Recall.
# 539

Wind chimes sold with other Tiny Love Activity Gyms are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Toys R Us, Walmart, Target, Buy Buy Baby and TJ Maxx stores nationwide from February 2002 through February 2010 for about $8 separately, $22 for the Tiny Smarts Gift Sets and $70 with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled wind chimes from babies and contact Tiny Love to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tiny Love toll-free at (888) 791-8166 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.tinylove.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=974