CPSC Announced The Recall Of Toy Sets. 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.
Recalled Toys May Pose A Choking Hazard
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.