World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard
Small World Toys
has announced the recall of several IQ baby products.
Consumers should stop using the recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. The plastic
wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking
hazard to young children.
Small World Toys has received 11
reports of incidents in which a wheel detached
from one of these toys. No injuries have been
reported. The following products are included
in the recall:
- IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity
Blocks are a set of 19 foam, cloth-covered blocks
of various shapes with a plastic carrying case.
Two of the blocks are car-shaped and have four
1-inch diameter plastic wheels with a black
and white bull's eye pattern. Some cars have
tags or labels that say “IQ Baby.”
- IQ Baby Traveling' Train Blocks
are a set of four brightly patterned stuffed
cloth-covered vehicles, an engine and three
cars that attach to each other with Velcro®
connectors. Each piece is about 4-inches long,
2½-inches wide, and 3-inches tall, and
has four 1-inch diameter plastic wheels with
a black and white spoke pattern. Some pieces
have tags or labels that say "IQ Baby."
- IQ Baby and Discovery Channel
Vroom Vroom Vehicles are sets of six soft, stuffed,
brightly colored trucks that come in a plastic
carrying case. Each truck is about 5 inches
long, 3 inches tall, and 2½-inches wide
and has four 1-inch diameter plastic wheels
with a black and white bull's eye pattern. Some
of the trucks in the sets have labels that read
“IQ Baby” or “Discovery Channel.”
The products were sold at toy stores
and various retailers nationwide, as well as through
catalogues. The Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom
Vehicles were sold at Discovery Channel stores
nationwide and online. IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity
Blocks were sold from March 2005 through May 2006.
The Travelin’ Train Blocks were sold from
July 2005 through May 2006. The Vroom Vroom Vehicles
were sold from January 2003 through May 2006.
Consumers should stop using the
recalled toy vehicles immediately and contact
Small World Toys for information on how to obtain
a free replacement toy.
For additional information please
contact Small World Toys at (800) 421-4153 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit
the Small World Toys Web site at www.smallworldtoys.com
or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.