Infinitoy Recalls Softimals Toy Sets Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazard
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall Number: 14-003
Name of Product: Building Toy Playsets
Hazard: The plastic hats found on playset figures pose a choking/aspiration hazard for children.
Consumer Contact: Infinitoy, Inc. toll-free at (888) 558-0933 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.infinitoy.com, then click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Infinitoy-Recalls-Softimals-Toy-Sets/
Units: About 7,134 units
Description: Infinitoy Inc. is recalling the Super Safari Set model #30025 and the Deluxe Circus Train Set model #30040. The model number can be found on the back of the box in the lower right corner. The sets come in a white box with "Softimals. Build, Play, Repeat" and "Ages 1 1/2 to 5" printed in a colorful font on the front and back of the package. The sets have numerous plastic pieces that can be connected and fit together to build a vehicle pulling cars with a hippo, giraffe, zebra and other animals. The drivers of the lead vehicles, Safari Sam and Mighty Mike, have removable blue or yellow plastic hats.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC is aware of one incident in which an 18-month-old child placed a hat in their mouth and started to gag/choke but the toy was removed. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the plastic hat from Safari Sam and Mighty Mike and contact Infinitoy Inc., to exchange the hat for a free replacement figure.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Mindware.com from September 2012 to September 2013 for about $25 and $40.
Importer: Infinitoy, Inc., San Mateo, Calif.
Manufactured in: Italy
We are still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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