CPSC, International Playthings Inc. Announce Recall of Toy Stacking RingsJul 31, 2003 | www.safetyalerts.com The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Earlyears Bobbie Bear Stacking Rings
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.
Hazard: Plastic knobs on the rings can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of small parts detaching from the rings, though no injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled Bobbie Bear Stacking Rings have a blue and orange rounded bottom, two multicolored stacking rings, and an orange plastic bear head topper. The toy can be spun like a top and makes a rattling sound when shaken. The toy is designed for children ages 6-24 months and has a model number of E00421, which can be found on the packaging.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide sold these toys from April 2002 through March 2003 for about $10.