Tumblekids Toys have been recalled for choking and laceration risks, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
About 31,000 Tumblekids Toys are involved. The TunblekidsToys were manufactured in China by Lishui Treetoys Trading Co. Ltd., of China and distributed by International Playthings LLC, of Parsippany, New Jersey. The recalled toys were sold by juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers, and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35.
The defective Tumblekids Toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, which poses choking and lacerations hazards to children. To date, the firm has received one report of a toy breaking into small pieces. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves all Tumblekids toy vehicles and playsets, including the farm playset, the fire station, the police car, the roadster, the off-roader, the fire truck, and the school bus. The toys are wooden and painted in bright colors and range from 6 to 12 inches in length and 4 to 9 1/2 inches in height. The words “Tumblekids” and “Made in China” and the manufacturing code “171111461502” or “346101461502” are printed on the toys. The item number and UPC are printed on the toy’s packaging and are, as follows:
• Fire Station: Item Number T05000, UPC 20373050006
• Farm Playset: Item Number T05001, UPC 20373050013
• Police Car: Item Number T05002, UPC 20373050020
• Roadster: Item Number T05003, UPC 20373050037
• Off-Roader: Item Number T05004, UPC 20373050044
• Fire Truck: Item Number T05005, UPC 20373050058
• School Bus: Item Number T05006, UPC 20373050061
The firm advises consumers to take the recalled Tumblekids Toys away from children immediately and to contact International Playthings to receive a free replacement toy. International Playthings can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.445.8347, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at email@example.com.