Recall: Parents Magazine and B.FunKeys branded Toy Keys with Remote
On 2011-08-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Parents Magazine and B.FunKeys branded Toy Keys with Remote due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2006 for about $9.
About 1 million units are involved in this Battat toy keys recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Infant, Crib & Stroller Toys category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 665-5524
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What is the problem?
The metal toy keys and the plastic key ring can break, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes all B. FunKeys with factory code H58000-01 or H26300-01, and Parents Magazine Electronic Keys with factory code H26300-01. The factory code is located on the back of the remote. The remote of the B. Fun Keys is olive green or red and the top of the keys are multi-colored. The remote of the Parents Magazine Electronic Keys comes in different colors and the top of the keys is a solid color. Both remotes have sound buttons, and the metal keys hang from a plastic ring.
This item was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1379
These items were sold new+ at Retailers nationwide and online sellers from April 2010 to May 2011 for B. FunKeys, and from January 2006 to December 2009 for Parents Magazine keys for about $9.
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 toy keys away from children and contact Battat to receive replacement keys.
For additional information, contact Battat toll-free at (866)665-5524 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.battatco.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC and Battat have received 17 reports of keys breaking, and 14 reports of key rings breaking. 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.
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