Sunday, July 01, 2007

5/30/07 Recalls Toy Drums (Boyds), Fisher-Price Rainforest Infant Swings

1. Toy Drums Recalled by The Boyds Collection Ltd. Due to Lead
Poisoning Hazard
2. Fisher-Price Rainforest Infant Swings Recalled Due to Entrapment
Hazard

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2007
Release #07-196

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 772-3277
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Drums Recalled by The Boyds Collection Ltd. Due to Lead Poisoning
Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Eli's Small Drums and Liberty's Large Drums

Units: About 4,500

Importer: The Boyds Collection Ltd., of McSherrystown, Pa.

Hazard: The red paint on the drums contains high levels of lead. Lead is
toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health
effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled decorative toy drums are made of wood and come
with two wooden drum sticks. The sides of the drums are painted blue
with white stars and the tops and bottoms feature an antique U.S. flag
decoration. The Eli's Small Drum measures 4 3/4 inches in diameter and 3
1/2 inches tall. The Liberty's Large Drum measures 6 3/4 inches in
diameter and 4 inches tall. The Eli's Small Drum has item number 654933
printed on its hangtag and packaging. The Liberty's Large Drum has item
number 654934 printed on its hangtag and packaging. The drums are
packaged and sold separately.

Sold at: Gift and collectible stores nationwide from June 2005 through
April 2007 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled decorative toy
drums away from children and return them to the store where purchased
for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Boyds
Collection Ltd. toll-free at (877) 772-3277 ext.2179 anytime, e-mail
safety@boydsstuff.com, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.boydsstuff.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07196.html


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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2007
Release #07-197

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 303-5631
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Fisher-Price Rainforest Infant Swings Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Rainforest Open Top Take-Along Swings

Units: About 112,000 (an additional 15,000 were sold worldwide)

Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY

Hazard: Infants can shift to one side of the swing and become caught
between the frame and seat, posing an entrapment hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received 60 reports of the infants
becoming entrapped, resulting in cuts, bumps, bruises and red marks.

Description: This recall involves Portable Rainforest Take Along Swings
with a palm tree mobile and two hanging plush toys. The swings are
approximately 23-inches-high and have two carry handles on the left and
right sides. Model numbers K7203, K7192 and K7195 are included in the
recall. Model numbers are located under the right handle on the swing.
No other collection of Rainforest swings or products are included in
this recall.

Sold at: Discount department stores and toy stores nationwide from
November 2006 to May 2007 for about $65.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the swing and contact
Fisher-Price for instructions on how to return it to receive a voucher
for a replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Fisher-Price
toll-free at (888) 303-5631 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.service.mattel.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07197.html

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