CPSC, International Playthings Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2005
Release #06-034
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 445-8347
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, International Playthings Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Vehicles

 

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: Flexitoys Monster-Size Vehicles

Units: About 6,000

Distributor: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.

Hazard: Small parts can detach, which pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.

Description: The recalled Flexitoys Monster-Size vehicles are plastic toys that measure approximately 5 1/2-inches in length. Models included in the recall are: dump truck (model 9000-1), race car (model 9000-2), tractor (model 9000-3), SUV (model 9000-4), fire truck (model 9000-5) and digger truck (model 9000-6). The name and model numbers are stamped on the underside of the plastic vehicles.

Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide from May 2005 through September 2005 for about $4.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact International Playthings for information on how to return the product to receive a free replacement item of similar value.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800) 445-8357 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.intplay.com

Media Contact: Sue Tice at (973) 316-2500 Ext. 232 or email at sue.tice@intplay.com

 

 

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle

Picture of Recalled Toy Vehicle