Toys R Us Recalls Imaginarium Activity Walker Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Imaginarium Activity Walkers
Hazard: The small bolt and spacer that attaches each front wheel to the walker can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumer Contact: Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firm's website at www.toysrus.com and click on Safety Information and Recalls for more information.
Units: About 9,000
Description: The recalled Imaginarium Activity Walkers have a round wooden push handle on the top of a curved triangle-shaped wooden walker base with four wheels. There is a multi-colored metal xylophone with 2 triangle mallets, 1 multi-colored abacus and 1 scratch noise maker on the front of the walker. The walkers have multi-colored wooden, disc-shaped wheels. The walkers measure about 19 inches tall and about 13 inches wide. The recalled walkers have model number "Toys 'R' Us 5F5E972" printed on the bottom of the activity walkers. Barcode number "3700217300319" is printed on the bottom of the activity walker box.
Incidents/Injuries: Toys R Us has received five reports of the front wheels detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled walker immediately, put it out of reach of young children and return it to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.
Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from August 2011 through January 2013 for about $30.
Importer: Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/25955r-eng.php.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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