November 6, 2003CPSC, BRIO® Corp. Announce Recall of Toy
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: Plan Toys Solid Drums
Manufacturer: BRIO® Corp., of Germantown, Wis., a subsidiary of BRIO AB of
Hazard: The three rubber feet, which are screwed into the bottom of the
drum, could be removed in some cases, posing a choking hazard to young
Description: The recalled Plan Toys Solid Drum is natural wood with blue and
red triangles painted on the side. The drum measures 6 1/4-inches in
diameter and 3-inches high and has curved holes carved into the top. On the
bottom of the drum are three rubber feet attached with screws. The recalled
lot numbers are 46271068, 1546214 and 4345141 and are printed on the inside
flap of the packaging. A stamp on the bottom of the drum displays the Plan
Sold at: Specialty toy stores, Internet retailers and mail order catalogs
sold the recalled toy drum nationwide from March 2003 through September 2003
for about $15.
Manufactured in: Thailand
Remedy: Consumers who purchased recalled drums should take them away from
young childen immediately and call BRIO(r) for information on receiving a
refund or replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact BRIO® at (888) 274- 6869
between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's
Web site at www.Briotoy.com.