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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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