Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys Recalled for Choking Hazard

Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys have been recalled for choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), just announced. The agencies announced that consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately and note that it’s illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

About 7,000 Zoom Buggy Cars and 300 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in the United States; 1300 Zoom Buggy Cars and 100 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in Canada.

The recalled Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star educational toys, which were manufactured in China, were imported and distributed by Kindermusik International, Inc. of Greensboro North Carolina and manufactured by Darton, of Huang Yun, China.

The wheels on the Zoom Buggy cars and the plastic beads on the Dream Pillow Star can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. To date, Kindermusik International Inc. has received 15 reports of the wheels detaching from the Zoom Buggy Car. No incidents with the Dream Pillow Star have been reported. Also, no injuries have been reported, to date.

The Zoom Buggy Cars have a wooden body with red and blue plastic wheels and a red handle. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the cars. Dream Pillow Stars have a wooden star center with red plastic handles; yellow plastic center stars; and red, blue, and green plastic beads. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the product.

The recalled Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys were sold exclusively through Kindermusik Educators as part of Kindermusik At-Home-Materials. The recalled items were sold from July 2010 through October 2010 for the Zoom Buggy Car and from September 2010 through October 2010 for the Dream Pillow Star for about $33.95. The recalled Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys were also sold at Kindermusik classes and Kindermusik.com from August 2010 through October 2010 for about $10.

Consumers should stop using and discard the recalled Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys immediately and contact their Kindermusik Educator for a replacement.

Kindermusik International can be reached, toll-free at 1.800.628-5687 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday; at the Kindermusik International website at www.kindermusik.com; or by email at info@kindermusik.com.

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