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.
Name of Product: Toy Keys
Units: About 275,000
Importer/Distributor: RC2 Brands Inc., of Oak Brook, Ill. The recalled
products are marketed under RC2's Learning Curve and The First Years
Hazard: The colored top portion of the keys can crack, resulting in the
release of small parts, which poses a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: RC2 has received four reports of cracking. No
injuries have been reported.
Description: "Shake 'n Jingle Keys," "Shake & Jingle Keys," "My Jingle
Keys" all by The First Years and the John Deere "Real Keys" are toy
keys, with three colored keys attached to a blue, red or green remote
control with electronic features. Various colored buttons on the remote
activate sounds. Only toy keys with the letter "F" in the date code
stamp listed between date codes 2015F01 through 2636F04 on the packaging
and product are involved in the recall. The date code can be found on
the back of the remote control. Toy keys with "TE" in the date code or
yellow sides on the remote are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Department stores and independent toy stores nationwide from
August 2005 through October 2006 for about $6.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled toy keys immediately
and contact RC2 for a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact RC2 at (800)
704-8697 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit
the Learning Curve's Web site.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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