May 22, 2003International Playthings Has Recalled Toy
The CPSC has released the following information: Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Toy
Manufacturer: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.
Hazard: Small parts on the vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to
Incidents/Injuries: International Playthings has received one report of
small parts detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The Viking Mini Chubbies are toy wagons, tractors, helicopters,
cars, airplanes, and jeeps. The toys measure about 3-inches long and were
sold in red, blue and yellow. Model numbers are printed on the bottom of the
toy. Models included in the recall are AW01119, AW41111, AW61005 and
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide sold these toys from April 2002
through March 2003 for about $1.
Manufactured in: Thailand
Remedy: Consumers should contact the company for information on receiving a
Consumer Contact: International Playthings toll-free at (800) 445-8347
Media Contact: Sue Tice at (973) 316-2500 ext. 232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.