August 2, 2011: Toy Keys with Remote Recalled by Battat Due to Choking Hazard
About 1,083,600 toy keys imported by Battat have been recalled because of a choking hazard.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, New York, have announced a voluntary recall of about 1,080,000 toy keys with remote in the United States and 3,600 in Canada. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The metal toy keys and the plastic key ring can break, posing a choking hazard. CPSC and Battat have received 17 reports of keys breaking, and 14 reports of key rings breaking. No injuries have been reported.
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This recall includes all B. FunKeys with factory code H58000-01 or H26300-01, and Parents Magazine Electronic Keys with factory code H26300-01. The factory code is located on the back of the remote. The remote of the B. Fun Keys is olive green or red and the top of the keys are multi-colored. The remote of the Parents Magazine Electronic Keys comes in different colors and the top of the keys is a solid color. Both remotes have sound buttons, and the metal keys hang from a plastic ring. Retailers nationwide and online sellers from April 2010 to May 2011 for B. FunKeys, and from January 2006 to December 2009 for Parents magazine keys for about $9.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy keys away from children and contact Battat to receive replacement keys. Call Battat toll-free at (866) 665-5524 between 8 AM and 4:30 PM EST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.battatco.com.
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