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Little Tikes Recalls About 1.6 Million Children's Toy Workshop Sets and Trucks

August 13, 2009 - Little Tikes has recalled about 1.6 million Children's Toy Workshop Sets and Trucks. The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children. The firm has received one report of an 11-month old boy from Goose Creek, S.C. who choked when the toy nail become forcefully lodged in his throat. The child was hospitalized and made a full recovery.

The oversized, plastic toy nail is about 3 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inch in diameter and comes in red or blue colors. It has a large round head; about 1 1/4 inches below the head is a plastic ridge, slightly smaller than the nail head and about 1 inch in diameter. They were sold with a variety of Little Tikes Children's products. The names, model numbers and UPC code of the products included in this recall are listed at

Consumers should immediately take the toy nails away from young children and contact the firm for a free replacement toy nail. For additional information, contact Little Tikes at (800) 791-2737 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firms Web site at

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: