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Recall Date: 8/26/2008

Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2008 Release #08-373 International Playthings’ Recall Hotline: (800) 445-8347 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Taggies™ Strollin’ Along Stroller Activity Bars Units: About 10,000 Importer/Distributor: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. Hazard: The shiny material on the elephant’s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: International Playthings has received three reports of the shiny material detaching and children putting it in his/her mouth. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves the Taggies™ Strollin’ Along stroller activity bars. The multicolored, fabric, and plastic activity bars feature a yellow giraffe, a purple hippo and a blue elephant attached to a 12” long elliptical base with straps that attach to a stroller. The Taggies™ and Earlyears® logos are located on woven and satin labels sewn into the seam on the lower left front of the activity bar. Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide and on the Internet from February 2007 through July 2008 for about $23. Manufactured in: Hong Kong Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the activity bars and contact International Playthings for a free replacement toy. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800) 445-8347 or visit the company’s Web site at www.intplay.com

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Manufacturers

  • International Playthings
  • Taggies

Made In

  • China
  • Hong Kong

Category ID: 2201

Category ID: 2182

Hazards

  • Choking

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2008/Stroller-Activity-Bars-Recalled-by-International-Playthings-Due-to-Choking-Hazard