Troy activity truck child choke hazard

On April 4, 2011 the Troy the Activity Truck has been jointly recalled with Infantino, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC).

This recall involves a motorized brightly colored plastic toy truck with flexible plastic tubing in orange and green. Items shaped like stars, circles, and hearts are attached to and slide along the tubes. When the on/off switch underneath the truck and a second switch on the bed of the truck are on, pushing colored buttons on the bed of the truck activates music and a spinning rear axle.

The face of the truck features the Infantino logo. The underside of the truck has Infantino's contact information and one of these 3 model numbers: 153-210, 206-110, or 506-110C.

What is the danger?

The plastic tubing can detach and release the small sliding shapes; these small parts pose a choking hazard to young children.

The US CPSC and Infantino have received 25 reported incidents of parts detaching. No injuries have been reported, although 15 of the reports indicated that a child had a detached shape in his/her mouth and two of these reported that the child was gagging.

At time of the recall in Canada, Infantino has received three reports that the toy broke and the parts detached. No injuries were reported.

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

What should I do?
You should immediately take the toy away from young children and contact Infantino for instructions on receiving a free replacement toy.

For more information, you may contact Infantino by telephone at 1-888-808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PST Monday through Friday or by email at moc.onitnafni|llacer#moc.onitnafni|llacer. Consumers may also visit the recall website.

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 1,900 of the recalled products were sold in Canada at various retail stores.

In the United States, approximately 47,500 of the recalled products were distributed.

The recalled products were sold from September 2009 to February 2011 in Canada and the United States. These toy trucks were manufactured in China. The distributor is Infantino LLC of San Diego, California.

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