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June 12, 2002

Little Tikes Has Recalled Pop 'n Scoot Ride-on Toys

Hudson, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Little Tikes Company has recalled about 21,400 Pop 'n Scoot Ride-on toys. Young children who lean forward can fall forward over the handlebars, causing facial injuries.

Little Tikes has received 10 reports of children falling forward over the toy's handlebars. Seven injuries to children include damaged teeth, stitches to the chin, cuts and scratches to the mouth and face.

The Pop 'n Scoot Ride-on toy is made of molded plastic with a clear dome filled with colorful beads attached to the handlebars. The riding toys have a yellow body, a red seat and red handlebars with blue hand grips. The identification number 32922XX 1 is molded on the underside of the ride-on body. The model number 1568-01 and "Made In U.S.A." is molded on the bottom of the storage area below the red seat. The product was sold for children age 9 months to 36 months old.

Toy stores nationwide sold the riding toys from March 2001 through May 13, 2002 for about $20.

Consumers should stop using the toys immediately and contact Little Tikes at www.littletikes.com or call (866) 765-6729 anytime to receive a Little Tikes replacement product
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