Many models of the wind chime toys are included in this recall. Image here represents just one.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Tiny Love Inc., of New York, New York, and the Maya Group Inc., of Huntington Beach, California, have recalled about 800,000 wind chime toys. Of that number, 200,000 sold in Canada.
The wind chime toy can be pulled apart exposing sharp metal rods, posing puncture and laceration hazards to the baby. The firm has received five reports of babies pulling apart the wind chimes exposing the sharp metal rods, including a report of a minor injury to a 24-month-old baby who punctured his cheek with the rods.
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This recall involves wind chime toys sold separately, with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym and Tiny Smarts Gift Sets. The toy produces the sound of a wind chime. "Tiny Love" is printed on a tag on the toy. The following names and item numbers are included in this recall:
Baby wind chime—#493
Baby wind chime (ocean)—#593
Tiny Smarts (baby bunny)—#512
Wind chime (duck)—#811
Wind chime (Louie)—#516
Wind chime (Ella)—#517
Tiny Smarts Gift Set—#539
Wind chimes sold with other Tiny Love Activity Gyms are not included in this recall.
The toys sold at Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Target, Buy Buy Baby, and TJ Maxx stores nationwide from February 2002 through February 2010 for about $8 separately, $22 for the Tiny Smarts Gift Sets, and $70 with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym.
The wind chime toys were manufactured in China.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the recalled wind chimes from babies and contact Tiny Love to receive a free replacement toy. For additional information, contact Tiny Love toll-free at (888) 791-8166 between 8 AM and 5 PM EST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.Tinylove.com.