The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Little Tikes have announced the recall of the Little Tikes Workshop and Tool Sets. This is the second recall of the same product after it was reported that children had choked on plastic toy nails.
In 2009, CPSC and Little Tikes announced the recall of the oversized plastic toy nails in workshop sets and trucks. The nails are either red or blue and are about 3 1/4 inches long by 1 1/4 inches in diameter. They have a large round head and plastic ridges.
The original recall occurred after two children had choked on the nails. This most recent recall includes 11 additional models of Little Tikes workshop and tool sets that also contain the dangerous nails:
- Workshop - Model # 4491
- Deluxe Workshop - Model # 4601
- Carry Along Workshop - Model # 0827
- Revv 'n Roar Mechanics Workshop - Model # 4765
- Carry Along Tool Caddy - Model # 0627
- Home Center Workshop - Model # 4174
- Workbench - Model # 4789
- Little Tikes Workshop - Model # 4071
- Kohl's Workshop Tool Set - Model # 0014
- Menard's Home Center Workshop - Model # 4497
- Action Power Workshop - Model # 4201
More than 1.7 million units of these products were sold between 1990 and 2004.
If you have one of these products, you should take away these toy nails from your children immediately. For additional information on the Little Tikes recall you can contact Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 or visit their website. You can also contact the firm for free replacement toy nails.
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