August 21, 2003CPSC, Small World Toys Announce Recall of
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in
voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Puzzibilities Recycling Truck Puzzle
Units: About 3,000
Distributor: Small World Toys®, of Culver City, Calif.
Hazard: One of the puzzle pieces (a stack of newspapers) poses a small parts
choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents have been reported. This recall is being
conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
Description: The recalled Recycling Truck Puzzle has nine wooden pieces that
form a green recycling truck, three workers, a container for plastics, a
bundled set of newspapers, and a recycling bin. The top of the puzzle reads,
"Recycling Truck," and "2574" and "2003 Small World Toys®" are printed at
Sold at: Small toy stores nationwide sold the puzzles between February 2003
and August 2003 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop young children from playing with these puzzles
immediately and return the puzzle to the store where it was purchased for a
Consumer Contact: Contact Small World at (800) 421-4135 between 8:30 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at