August 13, 2009: Little Tikes Workshops Sets and Trucks Recall
Several toy models are included in this recall; image here represents just one.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Little Tikes is voluntarily recalling about 1.6 million of its workshops sets and trucks. The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.
Do You Own These Workshop Sets or Trucks?
The oversized, plastic toy nail is about 3 ¼ inches long by 1 ¼ inch in diameter and comes in red or blue colors. It has a large round head; about 1 ¼ inches below the head is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. They were sold with a variety of Little Tikes Children’s products. The names, model numbers and UPC code of the products included in this recall are listed below:
|0914||Electronic Project Workshop
SOLD FROM MARCH 1994 THROUGH DEC 2003
|0920/612237||Little HandiWorker Workhorse
SOLD FROM MARCH 1999 THROUGH JUNE 2009
|4146||Home Improvements 2-Sided Workshop
SOLD FROM FEBRUARY 2001 THROUGH JANUARY 2009
|440Z||Swirlin’ Sawdust Workshop
SOLD FROM APRIL 2004 THROUGH NOVEMBER 2008
|4028||Black Pickup Truck with Tools
SOLD FROM MARCH 2000 THROUGH APRIL 2009
Manufactured in the United States and China, the sets were sold at various web sites such as www.littletikes.com and mass merchandise retailers nationwide, including Toys “R” Us, from March 1994 through June 2009 for between $25 and $100.
Whom to Contact
For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 791-2737 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.littletikes.com.
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