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Recall: Tumblekins Toys can break into small, sharp pieces

Consumer Reports News: February 17, 2012 10:08 AM

Tumblekins Toys are being recalled by International Playthings LLC of Parsippany, NJ. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and cut dangers to children.

The company has received one report of a toy breaking, but no injuries have been reported. Still, the CPSC warns that parents should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and contact International Playthings (800-445-8347) to receive a free replacement toy.

The recall involves about 31,000 Tumblekins wooden toy vehicles and playsets painted in bright colors. The toys range from 6 to 12 inches long and 4 to 9-1/2 inches tall. Manufactured in China, the playthings were sold at juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35.

"Tumblekins," "Made in China" and manufacturing code "171111461502" or "346101461502" are printed on the toys. The item number and UPC are printed on the toy's packaging.

Tumblekins Toy Item Number UPC
Fire Station T05000 20373050006
Farm Playset T05001 20373050013
Police Car T05002 20373050020
Roadster T05003 20373050037
Off-Roader T05004 20373050044
Fire Truck T05005 20373050058
School Bus T05006 20373050061

For additional information, consumers can also e-mail International Playthings at: recall 'at' intplay.com

recall_tumblekin_toys_lg.jpgOther International Plaything toys affected by this recall (clockwise, from top left): Tumblekins Fire Truck, Tumblekins Fire Station, Tumblekins Off-Roader, Tumblekins Roadster, Tumblekins School Bus and Tumblekins Police Car.

Tumblekins Toys Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards [CPSC]

Paul Eng

   

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