About 52,000 Green Toys™ Mini Vehicles have been recalled because they pose a potential choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it’s being recalled: The wheels and hubcaps on the toy cars can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves Green Toys™ Mini Vehicles. All cars are made of plastic and available in yellow, green, red, white and blue. Model names and numbers for the seven recalled vehicles or sets are listed in the table below. 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.
Here are the affected model numbers and products:
MVHA-1014 Mini Vehicle Set
MAMW-1015 Mini Ambulance
MVSA-1016 Mini Vehicle Assortment
MFBR-1018 Mini Red Fastback
MPCB-1020 Mini Police Car
MTXY-1021 Mini Taxi
MVFA-1022 Mini Fastback Set
Where it was sold: The toys were sold at mass merchandisers, grocery stores and independent toy and specialty stores nationwide and by online retailers from April 2012 to June 2012. The cars cost about $5 each or $18 for the set.
Consumers should take the product away from children immediately and contact Green Toys Inc. to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Green Toys toll-free at (888) 973-3421 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.greentoys.com/recall.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.