WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: TaggiesTM Strollin' Along Stroller Activity Bars
Units: About 10,000
Importer/Distributor: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.
Hazard: The shiny material on the elephant's ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: International Playthings has received three reports of the shiny material detaching and children putting it in his/her mouth. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the TaggiesTM Strollin' Along stroller activity bars. The multicolored, fabric, and plastic activity bars feature a yellow giraffe, a purple hippo and a blue elephant attached to a 12" long elliptical base with straps that attach to a stroller. The TaggiesTM and Earlyears® logos are located on woven and satin labels sewn into the seam on the lower left front of the activity bar.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and on the Internet from February 2007 through July 2008 for about $23.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the activity bars and contact International Playthings for a free replacement toy.