Recall: Manhattan Toy Busy Loops Table Top Toys
On 2016-03-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Manhattan Toy Busy Loops Table Top Toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $15.
About 2,000 units are involved in this table top toys recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Miscellaneous Toys category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Do you work for a company involved with this recall? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.
What is the problem?
The round plastic beads can break, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Busy Loops table top toys have orange, green, blue and purple plastic tubing with plastic beads threaded on the tubing that can slide up and down. The tubes sit on a blue plastic base with an orange plastic suction cup. The toy is about 4.5" W x 4.5" L x 7" H. The model number 700470 and lot code FH are printed on the bottom of the blue base.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57648r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at BuyBuy Baby and other toy stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and Kohls.com from September 2015 through January 2016 for about $15.
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 recalled toy and return it to the store where it was purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.
Manhattan Toy Company at 800-541-1345 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of beads breaking off the toy. No injuries have been reported.
+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.
Own a Different Table Top Toys?
Add it to Items I Own,™ and our system will check it for past recalls, then keep checking daily, so you don't have to. Click "I Own a Similar Item" to continue.
Items I Own™ is a free WeMakeItSafer service.
Latest Safety Recalls
Select image for details, including additional styles.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.