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February 1, 2001

Kolcraft Recalls Tot Rider Walkers

Kolcraft recalls tot rider walkersChicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - Kolcraft® Enterprises said today it is voluntarily recalling about 3,356 Tot Rider walkers. The cover on the walker's removable music center can break off, allowing small parts to fall from the product, creating a potential choking hazard to young children.

Kolcraft has not received any reports of injuries. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.

The recalled walker was manufactured from February 2000 through August 2000, and has a model number of 14302. The model number and manufacturing date can be found on the base of the walker. "Tot Rider®," "Music Center," and "Kolcraft®" appear on the front of the walker. The music center, which is removable, has a steering wheel, gear shift, buttons, and a speaker which plays music.

Mass merchandise and juvenile products stores nationwide sold these walkers from February 2000 to January 2001 for between $40 and $50.

Consumers should remove the music center and call Kolcraft to receive a free replacement tray. Consumers can contact Kolcraft toll-free at (800) 453-7673 between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Kolcraft® Tot Riders with model number 14303 are not recalled.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers February 1, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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