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Little Tikes Recalls 1.6M Toys Because of Choking Hazard
February 26, 2010

Little Tikes announced a voluntary recall of about 1.6 million workshop sets and toy trucks after a boy choked on a toy nail.

The 11-month old South Carolina boy choked when the nail became forcefully lodged in his throat. The child was hospitalized and made a full recovery, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.


Name of Product: Little Tikes™ Workshops Sets and Trucks

Description: The oversized, plastic toy nail is about 3 ¼ inches long by 1 ¼ inch in diameter and comes in red or blue colors. It has a large round head; about 1 ¼ inches below the head is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. They were sold with a variety of Little Tikes Children’s products.

You can get more information from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Web site here.