Recall: Little Digger Toy
On 2015-06-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Little Digger Toy due to a potential poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2014 for about $30.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Northern Tool + Equipment Company toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Other Miscellaneous Toys category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 518-0339
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What is the problem?
The red paint on the Little Digger toy frame contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Wel-Bilt brand Little Diggers, Item # 28303. It is a stationary scooper toy with moveable poles that allow the child to scoop items up into the bucket. The item has a red powder-coated steel frame with a black plastic seat and black adjustable scoop with two yellow plastic grips on the poles and a six-sided frame base. The measurements are about 17 inches high and 25 inches wide. It has a manufacture date of August 2014 through June 2015.Wel-Bilt is printed on the front of the bucket and the manufacture date is written on the tracking label located on the bucket. The item number #28303 is printed only on the toy's packaging
These items were sold new+ at Northern Tool + Equipment retail stores and catalogs and online at www.amazon.com, www.kotulas.com and www.northerntool.com from August 2014 through June 2015 for about $30.
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 Little Digger Toy, put it out of reach of children and contact the firm for a full refund.
Northern Tool + Equipment toll free at (888) 518-0339 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.northerntool.com. Click on "Product Recalls" near the bottom of the homepage for more recall information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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