CPSC, BRIO® Corp. Announce Recall of Toy Drums

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2003
Release # 04-028
Company Phone Number: (888) 274-6869
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, BRIO® Corp. Announce Recall of Toy Drums

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Plan Toys Solid Drums

Units: 2,100

Manufacturer: BRIO® Corp., of Germantown, Wis., a subsidiary of BRIO AB of Sweden.

Hazard: The three rubber feet, which are screwed into the bottom of the drum, could be removed in some cases, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Plan Toys Solid Drum is natural wood with blue and red triangles painted on the side. The drum measures 6 1/4-inches in diameter and 3-inches high and has curved holes carved into the top. On the bottom of the drum are three rubber feet attached with screws. The recalled lot numbers are 46271068, 1546214 and 4345141 and are printed on the inside flap of the packaging. A stamp on the bottom of the drum displays the Plan Toys logo.

Sold at: Specialty toy stores, Internet retailers and mail order catalogs sold the recalled toy drum nationwide from March 2003 through September 2003 for about $15.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers who purchased recalled drums should take them away from young childen immediately and call BRIO® for information on receiving a refund or replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact BRIO® at (888) 274- 6869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.Briotoy.com

Picture of Recalled Toy Drum