Recall: LaRose Industries Peanuts Flying Ace Ride-On Toys
On 2015-10-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LaRose Industries Peanuts Flying Ace Ride-On Toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2015 for about $40.
About 10,000 units are involved in this LaRose Industries ride-on toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Ride-on Toys (w/out motors) category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The toy's blue hubcaps can detach from the wheel's axle, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Peanuts Flying Ace ride-on toys modeled after older style airplanes. The toys are intended for children ages 12 months to 2 years. The body of the plane is red, the steering wheel, propeller and wings are yellow and the hubcaps are blue. "Snoopy Flying Ace" is printed on the front of the toy airplane and Snoopy characters are printed on each wing and on the front. The ride-on toys measure 19 inches long by 19 1/2 inches wide (wing span) by 13 inches high. A hang tag attached to the product at purchase has "#38126" printed on it and one of the following date codes:
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from July 2015 through August 2015 for about $40.
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 ride-on toys away from children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund.
Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage under the Help section. Consumers can also click on the Product Recalls tab on Target's Facebook page for more information. Consumers can also visit LaRose's website at www.cra-z-art.com and click on the Product Recall tab at the bottom of the page.
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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