CPSC, Baja Products Announce Recall of My First Crayon-Balls™ and My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Sets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2005
Release #05-153
Company Contact: (800) 556-3674
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Baja Products Announce Recall of My First Crayon-Balls™ and My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Sets

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: My First Crayon-Ball™ and My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Set

Units: About 145,000

Manufacturer: Baja Products Inc. of Delray Beach, Fla.

Hazard: Small crayon balls can break loose from the plastic base of the products. This can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: My First Crayon-Ball™ consists of a round yellow plastic base with small red, blue, yellow, green, black, and brown crayon balls attached. My First Crayon-Ball™ Activity Set contains a round yellow plastic base with small red, blue, yellow, green, black, and brown crayon balls attached, as well as multiple scrolls of paper containing sketches meant for coloring.

Sold at: Discount and toy stores nationwide from June 2004 through March 2005 for between $2 and $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or call Baja Products for a replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Baja Products Inc. toll-free at (800) 556-3674 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Picture of Recalled Crayon-Ball Products