June 13, 2001BRIO® Recalls Toy Baking Sets
WI (SafetyAlerts) - BRIO®
Corp. a subsidiary of BRIO AB of Sweden, is recalling 6,450 baking set toys. The sets
include a hand mixer with a knob that can break off, posing a choking hazard to young
CPSC and BRIO have not received any reports of incidents. This recall is being conducted
to prevent the possibility of injuries. The yellow, blue and red hand mixers are 5.5
inches long, and are sold along with toy utensils, rolling pin, mixing bowl, and baking
molds. The BRIO Small Baking Set and BRIO Baking Set are labeled for children ages 2 years
and older and are packaged in a clear-plastic tote. Inside of the tote, a label reads,
"PARENTS: ENSURE THE ITEMS ARE WASHED THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE." The recalled
baking sets have a model number of either 31798 or 31795.
Specialty stores, Internet retailers, and mail order catalogs sold the toys nationwide
from March 1999 through April 2001 for $15 to $25.
Consumers should take the hand mixer away from children immediately and call BRIO
toll-free at (888) 274-6869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, for a
refund or replacement item. Consumers also can send the mixer to BRIO Corp., SAFETY
RECALL, N120 W18485 Freistadt Road, Germantown, WI 53022, for a refund or replacement.
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