Manhattan Toy Recall

recall_logo.jpegU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall w/Health Canada

 Recall Date:  July 20, 2017

Recall Number: 17-191

Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

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https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Manhattan-Toy-Recalls-Activity-Toys

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Winkel™ Colorburst activity toys

Hazard: The colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from infants and return it to the store where  purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: The Manhattan Toy Company  at 800-541-1345 from

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday  through Thursday and  8 a.m. to  12 p.m. CT Fridays, or online atwww.manhattantoy.com and click on Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. 

Recall Details

Units:  About 14,400 (in addition, about 1,000 were sold in Canada)

Description: The Winkel Colorburst teething and activity toy has multi-color plastic tubing inserted into a plastic cube with  rattle beads inside. The model number and lot code are printed on the center of the cube and on the hang-tag and product packaging near the UPC code.   Only activity balls with the following lot codes are included in this recall: 206880 DH; 206880 EH; 206880 HH; 206871 EH. 

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of plastic tubes breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Toy stores nationwide and online at www.manhattantoy.com and other websites from May 2015 through September 2016 for about $15.

Importer/Retailer: The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in: China       

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at:  http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/63930r-eng.php

fast_track.pngThis recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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