Evenflo Recalls Cake Toys on Children’s Activity Centers Due to Choking HazardWASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ Activity Learning Centers
Units: About 66,000 in the United States and 13,660 in Canada
Manufacturer: Evenflo Co. Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio
Hazard: The candle flame attached to the top of the cake toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 11 reports of the toy flames detaching. Five of the incidents occurred in the United States and six in Canada. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ activity learning centers. The tea party themed toys have a two–tier cake that is light blue, dark pink and yellow. Models included in the recall are 6161834 and 6161920. The model numbers are printed on the packaging and on a label located on the underside of the base of the product. The recommended age for use of this product is 4 months to walking.
Sold at: Toys “R” Us and juvenile product stores nationwide from December 2007 through March 2009 for about $70.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the cake toy from the product and contact Evenflo to receive a free replacement toy. The ExerSaucer® may continue to be used without the cake toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Evenflo at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at safety.evenflo.com
Note: Health Canada’s press release can be seen at: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=900