Recall: Tumblekins Toys, Vehicle Playsets
On 2012-02-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Tumblekins Toys, Vehicle Playsets due to a potential choking and lacerations hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2011 for about $14 to $35.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Lishui Treetoys Trading Company vehicle playset recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Toy Vehicles, Including RC category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 7 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 445-8347
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What is the problem?
The toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and lacerations hazards to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all Tumblekins toy vehicles and playsets, including the farm playset, fire station, police car, roadster, off-roader, fire truck and school bus. The toys are wooden, painted in bright colors. The toys range from 6 to 12 inches long and 4 to 9 1/2 inches tall. "Tumblekins," "Made in China" and manufacturing code "171111461502" or "346101461502" are printed on the toys. The item number and UPC are printed on the toy's packaging.
|Tumblekins Toy||Item Number||UPC|
UPDATE 02/21/2012: The CPSC revised some of the UPC numbers published on the original announcement.
These items were sold new+ at Juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35.
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:
Consumer should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and contact International Playthings to receive a free replacement toy.
For additional information, contact International Playthings at (800)445-8347 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email the firm at email@example.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a toy breaking into small pieces. 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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