CPSC, HearthSong Announce Recall of "Happyvillagers" Toy SetsAug 6, 2003 | www.safetyalerts.com The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Happyvillagers Toy Sets
Units: 3,250 sets (12 villagers per set)
Manufacturer: HearthSong, of Madison, Va.
Hazard: The head can detach from the body of the villagers, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.
Description: The Happyvillagers are made with birchwood and painted with various villager images. The sets were sold separately with 12 villagers per set and as a part of the Happyville Special set that included a set of 35 Happyville Blocks. Only the Happyvillagers are included in the recall.
Sold At: HearthSong sold the toy trucks through their catalog and Web site from Sept. 30, 2002 through March 11, 2003 for about $15.