About HearthSong Peek-a-Boo Balls

Recall Date: 8/6/2004

HearthSong Recall of Children’s Toy Balls Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 August 6, 2004 Alert #04-571 CPSC, HearthSong Announce Recall of Children’s Toy Balls The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Peek-a-Boo Ball Units: About 22,500 Manufacturer: HearthSong Inc., of Madison, Va. Hazard: The wooden rings on the holes of the product may crack, allowing the small wooden heads to fall out and pose a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a child placing the small wooden head in its mouth. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled toy is a blue wooden ball with six holes located equally around the ball. Each hole contains a small wooden head with a smiling face in various colors. Sold at: Exclusively through HearthSong’s catalog and Web site from October 2001 through March 2004 for about $10. Manufactured In: Thailand Remedy: HearthSong will notify all known purchasers by mail regarding a refund and a discount towards the next purchase. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call HearthSong toll-free at (888) 623-6557 anytime or log onto the company’s Web site at www.hearthsong.com

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  • HearthSong

Made In

  • Thailand

Category ID: 2183


  • Choking

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2004/CPSC-HearthSong-Announce-Recall-of-Childrens-Toy-Balls