|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Target Recalls "Play Wonder" Puzzle Tables for Choking and Laceration Hazards
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: "Play Wonder" Puzzle Tables
Units: About 7,100
Importer/Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Manufacturer: Sunrise, of China
Hazard: The handles on the puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Also, the tips of the nails on the inside shelf of the puzzle table could be exposed, posing a laceration or puncture hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received two reports of the pegs coming off of the puzzle pieces. In one of these reports, a child was found to be mouthing the pegs. No other injuries were reported relating to these hazards.
Description: This recall involves a "Play Wonder" brand puzzle table that contains three nine-piece wooden puzzles inside the table. They are light blue with paw prints painted across the top of the table. The table is about 13-inches high when assembled and has green sides. The "Play Wonder" logo is located in the front lower right corner of the packaging. Item number 204/12/0162 is located in the front upper right corner of the packaging.
Sold at: Target stores nationwide and on www.target.com from December 2005 through October 2006 for about $25.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the products from children immediately and return the item to the nearest Target Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or log on to the firm's Web site at www.target.com
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