Kindermusik educational toy safety recall

On December 22, 2010 the Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star Educational Toys by Kindermusik have been ordered a Joint Recall with Kindermusik, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC).

This recall involves two types of wooden educational toys sold through Kindermusik. Both toys have the date code "201005" on a tracking label attached to both the product and its packaging. Also, the batch ID "APO18829" can be found on the bottom of the product.

The recalled toys are described as:

  • The Zoom Buggy Car has a wooden body with red and blue plastic wheels, and a red handle.
  • The Dream Pillow Star is a wooden star with a smaller yellow star attached to it. The star has red, blue and green plastic beads, and a red plastic handle.

What is the danger?

The wheels on the Zoom Buggy Car and the plastic beads on the Dream Pillow Star can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

At time of the recall Kindermusik International Inc. has received 15 reports of wheels detaching from the Zoom Buggy Car, with no reported injuries. Kindermusik has not received any reports of incidents with the Dream Pillow Star.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys.

What should I do?

You need to immediately stop using the recalled products and contact your Kindermusik educator to receive a replacement.

For more information, you may contact Kindermusik International at 1-800-628-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday to Friday (in English only) or by e-mail at moc.kisumrednik|ofni#moc.kisumrednik|ofni. Alternatively, visit Kindermusik International Website.

Approximately 1,400 of the recalled products were sold in Canada, while approximately 7,300 were sold in the United States. These products were sold exclusively through Kindermusik Educators as part of Kindermusik At-Home Materials, at Kindermusik classes, or at Kindermusic website.

When were they sold and where?

The recalled Zoom Buggy Cars were sold from July to October 2010, while the recalled Dream Pillow Stars were sold from August to October 2010.

These toys were manufactured in China. The manufacturer is Darton Manufacturing Ltd. of China. The distributor is Kindermusik International Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina.