April 19, 1990
Henry Gordy "Eggscavators" Toy Trucks Recalled
Plainfield, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - Henry Gordy
International is recalling 40,000 Eggscavators Toy Trucks because the mixer on the cement
truck may detach posing a choking hazard to young children.
The product known as "Eggscavators" (Item Number 187) is a set of three plastic
construction vehicles. Each set includes one of each of the following (colors may vary):
- A dump truck with blue wheels, blue body and yellow
- A cement truck with blue wheels, red body and
- A bulldozer with blue wheels, yellow body and red
dumper and steering wheel.
Embossed on the bottom of each vehicle are the
words "MADE IN HONGKONG". The cement and dump trucks have white sticker labels
on them that read "EGGScavators". Each vehicle is two inches wide and two and
one-half inches long.
These egg-shaped construction trucks have been sold nationwide since 1987 for under $2.00
Neither the CPSC nor the company is aware of any injuries involving this product. This
voluntary recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
Consumers are urged to take these toys away from young children immediately and return
them to the store where purchased for a refund.
These potentially hazardous toys were reported to CPSC by the Oregon State Public Interest
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