Green Toys Recalls Mini Vehicles Due To Choking Hazard
Green Toys has announced a recall of approximately 52,500 Mini Vehicles in the United States and Canada. The wheels and hubcaps on the toy cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
The Mini Vehicles affected by this recall are made of plastic and were sold in yellow, green, red, white and blue. Model names and numbers of the recalled individual toys cars and toy car sets include:
- Mini Vehicle Set, Model # MVHA-1014
- Mini Ambulance, Model # MAMW-1015
- Mini Vehicle Assortment, Model # MVSA-1016
- Mini Red Fastback, Model # MFBR-1018
- Mini Police Car, Model # MPCB-1020
- Mini Taxi, Model # MPCB-1020
- Mini Fastback Set, Model # MVFA-1022
For Mini Vehicle (MVHA - 1014) and Fastback (MVFA-1022) sets the model numbers can be found on the bottom of the toys' packaging. For all other cars, a label with the model number can be found on the bottom of the car itself.
The recalled Mini Vehicles were manufactured from March 2012 through June 2012 and sold at mass merchandisers, grocery stores and independent toy and specialty stores nationwide and online from April 2012 to June 2012.
The manufacturing date is represented by a circle with an arrow in the middle that can be found imprinted on the underside of the front of the car. To the left and right of the arrow are numbers that represent the year and the arrow itself points to the number that represents the month. Cars with an 'I' etched into the underside of the car next to the date stamp are not part of the recall.
Consumers should take the product away from children immediately and contact Green Toys Inc. to receive a full refund.
Green Toys can be reached toll-free at 888-973-3421.