June 22, 2000Vtech Industries &
CPSC Announce Recall of Toy Baby Phone
IL (SafetyAlerts) - Vtech
Industries LLC is recalling about 34,000 toy baby phones. The toy phones have a
ball-shaped antenna which can detach, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
CPSC and Vtech Industries have received nine reports of the plastic ball detaching from
these phones. One child reportedly started to choke on one of these plastic balls.
The toy is called Little Smart Soft Songs Baby Phone. The cordless baby phone has a
mirror, four colorful talking musical buttons, a ringing light-up phone button and a red
on/off button. The phone is yellow with a blue padded border and a yellow ball-shaped
antenna. A label on these toys reads "Soft Songs Baby Phone 39100." Writing on
the phone includes "VTECH" and "Little Smart Soft Songs Baby Phone."
Wal-mart stores nationwide sold the toy phones from January 2000 through May 2000 for
Consumers should immediately take these toy phones away from children. For more
information, contact VTech at (800) 521-2010 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday
through Friday or visit the Company's web site at www.vtechkids.com.
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers June 22, 2000.
Safety Alerts compiles
comprehensive safety recall information for the United States. SafeMail is a free email
service to warn consumers of faulty products and contaminated foods. For complete
information regarding current recalls, past recalls and timely product warning
notification visit: www.safetyalerts.com.