The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Step2® Company, of Streetsboro, Ohio, have recalled about 56,000 (7,700 in Canada) Sand & Water Transportation Station toys. The light blue plastic wheels on the train cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
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The Step2 Sand & Water Transportation Station is a standalone play station for children ages two and up. The toy station consists of: a round blue plastic table, including train tracks, train cars in blue, red and yellow, toy sailboats, and a hand rake/shovel. A red Step2 logo decal is on the side of the table. Train cars with grey wheels are not included in this recall.
The toy sold at Target and other major retailers, specialty stores and by online retailers from December 2008 through June 2010 for between $49 and $59. The toy was manufactured in the US.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the train cars away from children and contact Step2 for free replacement cars. For additional information, contact Step2 at (800) 347-8372 between 8 AM and 7 PM EST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.step2.com.