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Romper Room Animal Train

Código SIAR: 22728
Categoría: Juegos/juguetes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/1986/Electra-Plastics-Recalls-Toy-Train-With-Small-Parts
Fecha de Publicación: 18 nov, 1986
Fabricante: Electra Plastics; Pathmark; Rite Aid
Descripción del Defecto: Toy Train With Small Parts Recalled by Electra Plastics
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR RELEASE
November 18, 1986
Release # 86-72
Electra Plastics Recalls Toy Train With Small Parts
WASHINGTON, DC -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission, Electra-Plastics, Inc., of Newark, New Jersey is
recalling the Romper Room Animal Train No. H732R, because the three
small balls in the train are small parts and present a choking hazard
to children.
Neither Electra-Plastics nor CPSC knows of any injuries involving
this toy. Officials in the state of Kentucky's Cabinet for Human
Resources brought this small parts hazard to the attention of the CPSC.
The plastic train is approximately 11 l/4 inches long with an orange
engine, a green car with two tigers facing each other and a purple car
with two elephants facing each other. The engine and cars each have two
pairs of black wheels. A string is attached to the engine for pulling
the train. Blue and white balls approximately 1 l/8 inches in diameter
are in the middle of the engine and each of the two cars where they can
be easily detached. The balls, which are small parts, present a choking
hazard to children.
Consumers should take the trains away from children immediately and
discard them or return them to the retail stores where purchased for a
refund.
Approximately 5,600 trains were sold since June 1985 primarily -
by Pathmark stores and Rite-Aid stores in states east of the Mississippi
River. The toy was sold for approximately $2.40.
Anyone wishing additional information may contact Electra Plastics at
201-589-2525.