U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Expands Recall of Little Tikes™ Toy Workshop and Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard

  
     
November 10, 2011
Wallingford, CT - September 28, 2011 – The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has expanded a voluntary recall of 1.7 million toy workshop and tool sets because they pose a choking hazard to children.

Name of product: Little Tikes ™ Workshop and Tool Sets

Units: More than 1.7 million additional units (about 1.6 Million toy workshop sets and trucks with the same toy nails were recalled in August 2009).

Manufacturer: Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio

Hazard: The recalled workshop and tool sets have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has reported two additional incidents, occurring prior to the 2009 recall, of children who choked when the toy nail became lodged in their throat. Both children were treated in a hospital and made a full recovery. 

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.littletikes.com.

The CPSC warns consumers to stop using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. More information in the recall notice is available from the CPSC website through this link.

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