November 19, 2003CPSC, Schylling Associates Inc. Announce
Recall of Jack-In-the-Box-Type Toys
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: Bear "Jack-In-the-Box" toy
Manufacturer: Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass.
Hazard: The red bead on the crank of the toy can detach, posing a choking
hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None Reported.
Description: These multicolor tin Jack-In-the-Box-type toys have
illustrations of bears in various activities on the sides. Each side
features the enlarged single letters of the word "BEAR" and "BEAR" is
written on the top of the toy. Other writing on the sides includes, "Bears
in a Boat," "Bears Eating Eggs," "Bears in the Air," and Bears Racing
Rabbits." When the crank is turned, the song, "Pop Goes the Weasel" plays
and a toy teddy bears pops up out of the top of the box. "Schylling" is
written on the bottom of the toys. Toys with date code stickers on the
bottom are not included in the recall.
Sold At: Specialty stores, gift shops and book stores nationwide from August
2003 through October 2003 for about $20.
Manufactured In: China.
Remedy: Take these toys away from children immediately and call Schylling
Associates Inc. at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday for information on receiving a refund or replacement toy.