Recall: Winkel Colorburst activity toys
On 2017-07-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Winkel Colorburst activity toys due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $15.
About 10,000 units are involved in this activity toy recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Infant, Crib & Stroller Toys category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from infants and return it to the store where purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.
The Manhattan Toy Company at 800-541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT Fridays, or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received four reports of plastic tubes 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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