Board Books with Sound Maker Recalled
13, 2004 - NEWSdial.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
of product: Children’s
Board Books with Sound Maker
Units: About 214,000
Manufacturer: DK Publishing Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The sound maker mounted inside a plastic covering on the
last page of the books poses a choking hazard to young children
Incidents/Injuries: DK Publishing has received one report of a
22-month- old child detaching the sound maker of one of the books
and putting it in his mouth. The child was not injured.
Description: The heavy cardboard books were sold under eight different titles
photos or illustrations of the title theme:
Dinosaurs, Emergency! (with a fire truck on the cover), Kitty’s
Adventure, On The Road (with a yellow Volkswagon Beetle on the
cover), Puppy’s Busy Day, Tractors, Trains and Trucks. All
the books have a raised sound button in the lower right corner,
which features a sound relevant to the title. The “DK” logo
is in the lower left corner of the books.
at: Bookstores, gift stores, news stands, discount department
stores and warehouse clubs nationwide, and directly to consumers
by phone order from March 2001 through April 2004 for about $8.
Remedy: Consumers should take these books away from young children
immediately and contact DK Publishing to receive a replacement
book of equal value or a refund.
Contact: Consumers should contact DK Publishing at (800)
505-4726 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday
and between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. ET on Friday, or send an email to
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