October 10, 2003CPSC, Magic Cabin Announce Recall of
Wooden Toy Cars
product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise
Name of Product: Sonato Wooden Toy Car
Manufacturer: Magic Cabin Inc., of Dayton, Ohio
Hazard: The wheels on the toy car can come off, posing a choking hazard to
Incidents/Injuries: There have been no incidents or injuries reported.
Description: The Sonato Smiling Mini-Car Toy is wood with four solid-
colored wheels painted orange, blue, yellow and green. A smiling face is
painted on the front. On the top of the toy is a red button that squeaks
when pushed. The toy car was sold individually and as a part of the "Wooden
Baby Toys Set of 5." The toy car sold separately is item # 828143 and with
the set # 828144.
Sold At: Magic Cabin catalogs and Web site from December 2002 through August
2003 for about $10.
Manufactured In: Germany
Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from small children immediately
and return the toy to Magic Cabin - Attention: Returns 3700 Wyse Road,
Dayton, OH 45414-2541 for a full refund, including postage.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Magic Cabin toll-free at (888)
623-3655 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the
firm's Web site at www.magiccabin.com.
Media Contact: Linda DeRose-Droubay at (540) 948-7353.