Evenflo Recalls Tea Party Themed ExerSaucer Activity CentersDec 10, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
About 66,000 Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ Activity Learning Centers have been recalled in the United States by Evenflo Co. Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio. An additional 13,660 have been recalled in Canada.
The Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ Activity Learning Centers comes with tea party-themed toys that include a two-tier cake that is light blue, dark pink, and yellow. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a candle flame attached to the top of the cake toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
To date, Evenflo has received 11 reports of the toy flames detaching. Five of the incidents occurred in the United States and six in Canada. No injuries have been reported.
Models included in the recall are 6161834 and 6161920. The model numbers are printed on the packaging and on a label located on the underside of the base of the product. The recommended age for use of this product is four months to walking. The recalled Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ Activity Learning Centers were sold at Toys “R” Us and juvenile product stores nationwide from December 2007 through March 2009 for about $70.
The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately remove the cake toy from the product and contact Evenflo to receive a free replacement toy. The ExerSaucer® may continue to be used without the cake toy. Evenflo can be reached, toll-free, at 1-800-233-5921 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s Web site at safety.evenflo.com.