May 22, 2003The Step2 Company Has Recalled Toy
The CPSC has released the following information: Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Toy Drumsticks
Units: About 800
Manufacturer: The Step2 Company, of Streetsboro, Ohio
Hazard: The tip of the drumstick can break off, posing a choking hazard to
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Step2 are aware of one incident where a child
reportedly began to choke on the top of the drumstick. The child's parent
performed the Heimlech maneuver to remove the small part.
Description: The drumsticks were sold with the Step2 Toddle Tunes Big Band
Drum set, models 7135B2 and 7135KR. The drum sets are blue and yellow with
music decals attached to the front. The word "Step2" is imprinted across the
front of the drum set. The yellow and blue drumsticks are about 9-inches
Sold at: Toy stores and online retailers sold the drum sets nationwide from
February 2002 through April 2003 for about $30.
Manufactured in: Korea
Remedy: Contact Step2 to receive a replacement set of drumsticks.
Consumer Contact: The Step2 Company at (800) 347-8372 between 8 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
Media Contact: Dotti Foltz at (330) 656-0440.