Tuesday, November 6, 2007

RECALL: Laugh & Learn Kitchen Toys by Fisher-Price Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Fisher-Price of New York, today announced a voluntary recall about 155,000 Laugh & Learn™ Learning Kitchen™ Toys.
Pieces of the faucet or the clock hands can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
There have been 48 reports of small parts separating from the toys, including two reports of children gagging on pieces, one report of a child who started choking on a piece and one report of a child who choked on a piece. The recall involves a play kitchen learning toy with a pretend refrigerator, range and sink. The product’s item number L5067 is stamped in several locations on the toy and printed on the product’s packaging above the UPC. They were sold at various retail and toy specialty stores nationwide from May 2007 through October 2007 for about $70 and manufactured in Mexico.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price for a free repair kit. For additional information, contact Fisher-Price toll-free at 888- 812-7187 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, or visit http://www.service.mattel.com/

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