Infantino Recalls 184,000 Infant Toys in the US and Canada
Infantino has recalled 172,000 infant toys in the US and 12,000 in Canada. The toys have blue metallic fabric that can detach and pose a choking hazard. The firm has received 45 reports of the metallic fabric detaching from the toys.
The recalled infant toys include the Infantino Lil' Chef Set, model number 158-201 and 558-201, the Infantino Activity Stacker, model number 158-202, and Infantino Tag Along Chime Trio, model number 150-3092. The model number is located on a yellow tag on the toy. The toys were made in China and sold at Babies "R" Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Meijer and other specialty stores from June 2007 through February 2009 for between $10 and $20.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and contact Infantino for a free replacement toy or product. For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.infantino.com
To see this recall on CPSC's website, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09146.html
Health Canada's press release is available at http://188.8.131.52/PR/recall-retrait-e.jsp?re_id=689