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Brio Plan Toys pull-along snail toys

Description: Snail Pull Toy Recalled by BRIO® Corporation and Small World Toys NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2002 Release # 02-211 BRIO Recall Hotline: (888) 274-6869 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Kim Dulic, (301) 504-7058 BRIO Media Contact: Robin Lehnert, (888) 274-6869 Ext. 3506 CPSC, BRIO® Corporation and Small World Toys Announce Recall of Snail Pull Toy WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BRIO® Corp., of Germantown, Wis., a subsidiary of BRIO AB of Sweden, and Small World Toys of Culver City, Calif., are voluntarily recalling about 3,000 Plan Toys pull-along snails. The eyes on the pull toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. CPSC, BRIO® and Small World Toys are not aware of any incidents or injuries involving the pull toy. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury. The recalled Plan Toys pull-along snail is a bright green, yellow and red wooden pull toy. The snail measures 10-inches long and 4-inches high and is pulled by a nylon string attached to the underside of the toy. On the snail head are two yellow protruding pegs that extend about 1- inch from the body. The pegs are painted black and white to depict eyeballs. A stamp on the bottom of the head displays the Plan Toys logo and the words "Made in Thailand." Specialty toy stores, Internet retailers and mail order catalogs sold the recalled pull-along snails nationwide from June 2001 through June 2002 for about $15. Consumers should take these pull toys away from children immediately and call BRIO® for a refund. For more information, consumers can contact BRIO® at (888) 274-6869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Consumers should return the recalled pull toys to BRIO Corp., SAFETY RECALL - Snail, N120 W18485 Freistadt Road, Germantown, Wis. 53022. [Learn More]

Brio Plan Toys pull-along snail toys Recall Information

Country of OriginThailand
Recall Date07/25/2002
Recall ID2183
Recall Number02211
Product TypeToy Animals Stuffed/Not Stuffed
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