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BRIO Plan Toys pull-along caterpillar pull toys

Description: Caterpillar Pull Toy Recalled by BRIO® Corporation NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2002 Release # 03-013 BRIO Recall Hotline: (888) 274-6869 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Kim Dulic, (301) 504-7058 CPSC, BRIO® Corporation Announce Recall of Caterpillar 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, is voluntarily recalling three lot numbers, about 1,000, of the Plan Toys pull-along caterpillars. The antenna on the pull toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. BRIO® has not received any reports of injuries or incidents involving these toys. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury. The recalled pull-along caterpillar is bright red and yellow and was sold under the Plan Toys brand name. The wooden caterpillar is about 7-inches long and is pulled by a nylon string. The caterpillar's antenna are two blue protruding pegs that extend about 1/2-inch from the head. The recalled lot numbers are 0645917, 12142323 and 0724423 and are printed on the inside flap of the packaging. A stamp on the top of the tail end of the caterpillar displays the Plan Toys logo and the words "Made in Thailand." Specialty toy stores, Internet retailers and mail order catalogs sold the caterpillar toys nationwide from January 2002 through September 2002 for about $15. Consumers should take these caterpillar toys away from children immediately and send them to BRIO® to receive a replacement toy or a refund, including the cost of postage. Consumers should return the recalled toys to BRIO Corp., SAFETY RECALL - Caterpillar, N120 W18485 Freidstadt Road, Germantown, Wis. 53022. For more information, consumers can contact BRIO toll-free at (888) 274-6869 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. [Learn More]

BRIO Plan Toys pull-along caterpillar pull toys Recall Information

Country of OriginThailand
Recall Date10/10/2002
Recall ID2299
Recall Number03013
Product TypeToy Miscellaneous
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