Recall: Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center
On 2012-05-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2009 for about $25.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Toys R Us activity center recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bead Maze & Activity Centers category in 2012. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 200,000 product units. See other recalled Bead Maze & Activity Centers.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 869-7787
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What is the problem?
The small wooden knobs attaching the xylophone keys to the end can detach, causing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center. The multi-sided center has two triangle-shaped ends with a wooden multi-colored xylophone on one and a mirror on the other. The three sides are square-shaped and include moveable block letters, rotating gears and sliding shapes. The name "Imaginarium" appears in a blue, oval-shaped logo underneath the mirror on one end. The second "i" in the logo is dotted with a shooting star. The recalled product has model number 46284; Toys R Us item number 295909; and has the barcode number 000799985462841. The model number is printed on the back of the box, directly above the bar code. These numerical markings do not appear on the actual product.
These items were sold new+ at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online via www.toysrus.com from August 2009 through September 2010 for about $25.
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 stop using the product, move it out of the reach of young children and return it to a Toys R Us store for a refund or store credit.
For additional information, contact Toys R Us toll-free at (800)869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firm's website at www.toysrus.com/safety
Incidents & Injuries
Toys R Us has received eight reports of the knobs detaching. No injuries have been reported to the firm.
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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