Recall: Tumblekins Toys Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2012
Release #12-111
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 445-8347
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Tumblekins Toys Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Tumblekins Toys

Units: About 31,000

Distributor: International Playthings LLC, of Parsippany, N.J.

Manufacturer: Lishui Treetoys Trading Co. Ltd., of China

Hazard: The toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and lacerations hazards to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a toy breaking into small pieces. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves all Tumblekins toy vehicles and playsets, including the farm playset, fire station, police car, roadster, off-roader, fire truck and school bus. The toys are wooden, painted in bright colors. The toys range from 6 to 12 inches long and 4 to 9 1/2 inches tall. "Tumblekins," "Made in China" and manufacturing code "171111461502" or "346101461502" are printed on the toys. The item number and UPC are printed on the toy's packaging.

Tumblekins Toy Item Number UPC
Fire Station T05000 20373050006
Farm Playset T05001 20373050013
Police Car T05002 20373050020
Roadster T05003 20373050037
Off-Roader T05004 20373050044
Fire Truck T05005 20373050058
School Bus T05006 20373050061

Sold by: Juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumer should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and contact International Playthings to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800) 445-8347 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email the firm at recall@intplay.com



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