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Woodles(tm) Activity Toys

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: Baby Gund Woodles(tm) Activity Toys

Units: About 18,900

Manufacturer: Gund Inc., of Edison, N.J.

Hazard: The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Gund has received four reports from consumers about the wooden rings on the toys breaking, including one report of a child mouthing small pieces. No injuries were reported.

Description: The product is a baby activity toy available in various animal shapes. It consists of a soft, stuffed body with a rattle component inside the body and two smooth wooden rings attached to loops at the end of each arm. The product is available in four different styles: Rumba Lion Activity Toy with style number 58553, Gazoo Giraffe Activity Toy with style number 58554; Wango Horse Activity Toy with style number 58555, and Tippy Cow Activity Toy with style number 58556. "Woodles(tm)" and the style number are located on the sewn-in label.

Sold by: Independent specialty toy stores nationwide and in Canada from June 2005 through April 2006 for about $12.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these toys immediately, and contact Gund for a free replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Gund at (800) 448 4863 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at woodles@gund.com. Information about this recall also can be found on the firm's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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