February 8, 2001Toy Vehicles Recalled by Hong
Kong (SafetyAlerts) - Supreme Toys
(H.K) Ltd. said today it is recalling about 290,000 toy vehicles. Small parts can break
off of the toy vehicles, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Supreme Toys has not received any reports of small parts breaking off the toy vehicles.
The recalled vehicles are airplanes, cars, dump trucks, trains and fire engines sold under
the PLAYGO brand name. They are made of multicolored plastic with red, blue, green and
yellow parts. Each vehicle has a battery-operated, detachable remote control with a
40-inch cord. Enclosed in the cab of each vehicle are small multicolor balls about 1/4
inch in diameter. A label on the vehicles and the remote reads "PLAYGO." The
words, "PLAYGO LTD (HONG KONG) MADE IN CHINA" are imprinted on the bottom of
Drug, grocery, variety stores, and discount department stores, including Wal-Mart, sold
these toys from June 1995 through December 1998 for about $5.
Consumers should take these toy vehicles away from children immediately. Consumers should
cut the remote control cord off the toy, discard the vehicle, and mail just the cord to
Supreme at 8348 C, Olive Road, St. Louis, MO 63132 for a $5 refund plus the cost of
postage. For more information, call Supreme Toys toll free at (800) 567-1774 Monday
through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT.
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