Rocking Horse Depot Recalls to Repair Rocking Horse Toys Due to Strangulation Hazard

The reins on the rocking horse bridle are long enough to form a loop around a child’s head and neck.

Recall date: November 10, 2010
Recall number: 11-035
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Rocking Horses

Hazard:

The reins on the rocking horse bridle are long enough to form a loop around a child’s head and neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

For more information, please contact Rocking Horse Depot collect at (623) 302-6313 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website atwww.rockinghorsedepot.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,200

Description

This recall involves Rocking Horse Depot’s small, medium and large rocking horses with bridles. The rocking horse has a hardwood frame and is covered with synthetic hide. Each rocking horse has fluffy mane and tail, and a leather Rocking Horse Depot emblem on the right side of the saddle.

Incidents/Injuries

CPSC has received one report of a near strangulation incident involving a 21-month old girl who became entangled in the reins at her neck. The girl’s parents freed her without injury.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately remove or cut the reins to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can also contact Rocking Horse Depot for instructions on how to remove the reins.

Sold at

RockingHorseDepot.com from November 2006 through December 2009 for between $105 and $185.

Importer(s)

Rocking Horse Depot, of Buckeye, Ariz.

Manufactured in

Poland

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