Tri-Star International Recalls Children's Toys Due to Choking Hazard
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: Ball Rattles, Wrist Rattles, Wind-Up Toys
Units: About 2,000
Importer: Tri-Star International Inc., of Newark, Calif.
Hazard: These toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves three different types of toys. The ball
rattle is a multi-colored, 3-inch ball with oval openings and a small
hexagon opening at each end. The wrist rattle toy is a white plastic
wristband toy with six multi-colored balls with small bells inside. The
wind-up toy is a 7.5-inch pink giraffe with yellow legs and a green
wind-up knob below the tail of the giraffe.
Sold at: Dollar stores in California from January 2005 through May 2007
for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these toys away from children
and return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Tri-Star at (510)
856-8785 anytime or CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 between 8 a.m. and
5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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