August 20, 2001STK International Recalls
Los Angeles, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- STK International is recalling about 110,000 children's toys. The toys can break causing
small balls to be released, posing a choking hazard to young children.
STK International and CPSC have not received any reports of incidents. This recall is
being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
The following information will help consumers identify the recalled children's toys:
"2 PC Tambourine Set": Two tambourines consisting of a colorful plastic ring
with three balls attached. Inside of the balls are beads that create a rattle sound when
shaken. On each side of the tambourine is a sticker with a female cartoon character and
the number 985.
"Bathtime Water Wheel": A multi-colored plastic toy with a suction cup base and
six small cups attached to a water wheel. "Made in China NO:368" is printed on
the back of the water wheel.
"Funny Loco Wind-Up": A multi-colored train with a pig character on a sticker
placed on both sides of the toy. "Made in China NO:883" is printed on the back
of the train.
"Pull Back Duck in Boat": A plastic blue and white boat with colored stickers on
the side, a transparent red windshield, and white duck mounted on top of the boat. The toy
also comes with a miniature fishing pole and a plastic lobster. A yellow sticker on boat
reads, "My Baby Products" and "PULLBACK DUCKS IN BOAT, MADE IN CHINA."
Dollar stores nationwide sold these toys from September 1999 through May 2001 for about
Consumer should take the toys away from children immediately, and return them to STK
International for a full refund. Consumers should call STK International toll-free at
(800) 536-7855 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday for information about
where to send the toys.
CPSC discovered the violations during an inspection of the company's warehouse.
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