Recall: Bead Maze Toys
On 2008-11-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bead Maze Toys due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2008 for about $13.00.
About 500 units are involved in this ImagiPLAY bead maze recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Bead Maze & Activity Centers category in 2008.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The trees on the toys can detach, exposing a metal screw. This poses a laceration hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled products are painted wooden toys with beads that slide on a curved metal track. The product was sold in three styles: the Apple Tree Bead Maze, the Cactus Tree Bead Maze and the Palm Tree Bead Maze.
These items were sold new+ at Toy retailers nationwide from August 2008 through October 2008 for about $13.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return them to the retail store where purchased for a full refund.
For more information, contact ImagiPLAY at (800)882-0217 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.ImagiPLAY.com (pdf).
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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