July 25, 2002BRIO(r) Corporation and Small World Toys
Have Recalled Snail Pull Toy
- BRIO® Corp. a subsidiary of BRIO AB of Sweden, and Small World Toys
of Culver City, Calif. has recalled
about 3,000 Plan Toys pull-along snails. The eyes on the pull toy can
detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
CPSC, BRIO® and Small World Toys are not aware of any incidents or injuries
involving the pull toy. This recall is being conducted to prevent the
possibility of injury.
The recalled Plan Toys pull-along snail is a bright green, yellow and red
wooden pull toy. The snail measures 10-inches long and 4-inches high and is
pulled by a nylon string attached to the underside of the toy. On the snail
head are two yellow protruding pegs that extend about 1- inch from the body.
The pegs are painted black and white to depict eyeballs. A stamp on the
bottom of the head displays the Plan Toys logo and the words "Made in
Specialty toy stores, Internet retailers and mail order catalogs sold the
recalled pull-along snails nationwide from June 2001 through June 2002 for
Consumers should take these pull toys away from children immediately and
call BRIO® for a refund. For more information, consumers can contact BRIO®
at (888) 274-6869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
Consumers should return the recalled pull toys to BRIO Corp., SAFETY RECALL
- Snail, N120 W18485 Freistadt Road, Germantown, Wis. 53022.