Priddy "Trucks" Shaker Teether Books Recalled 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: Priddy "Trucks" Shaker Teether Books
Units: About 35,000
Manufacturer: St. Martin's Press, LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: Small pieces of the teether can break off, posing a choking
hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: St. Martin's Press has received two reports of
children biting off pieces of the teethers. No injuries reported.
Description: The recalled cloth teether book entitled "trucks" has a
yellow dump truck on the front cover on a blue background. Attached to
the top of the book is a yellow rattle with a green teether attached on
the right side of the rattle and an orange teether attached to the left
side of the rattle.
Sold at: Barnes & Noble and other bookstores and retailers nationwide
from January 2006 to June 2007 for about $7.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these toys away from young
children and contact St. Martin's Press for instructions on returning
the product for a free replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact St. Martin's Press
at (800) 347-9411 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.
To see a picture of examples of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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