The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Puzzibilities Recycling Truck Puzzle
Units: About 3,000
Distributor: Small World ToysÂ®, of Culver City, Calif.
Hazard: One of the puzzle pieces (a stack of newspapers) poses a small parts choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents have been reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
Description: The recalled Recycling Truck Puzzle has nine wooden pieces that form a green recycling truck, three workers, a container for plastics, a bundled set of newspapers, and a recycling bin. The top of the puzzle reads, "Recycling Truck," and "2574" and "2003 Small World ToysÂ®" are printed at the bottom.
Sold at: Small toy stores nationwide sold the puzzles between February 2003 and August 2003 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop young children from playing with these puzzles immediately and return the puzzle to the store where it was purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact Small World at (800) 421-4135 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.smallworldtoys.com.