Thursday, February 11, 2010

Tiny Love Recalls Wind Chime Toys Due to Puncture and Laceration Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Wind Chime Toys

Units: About 600,000 in the United States and 200,000 in Canada

Distributor: Tiny Love Inc., of New York, N.Y. and the Maya Group Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The wind chime toy can be pulled apart exposing sharp metal rods, posing puncture and laceration hazards to the baby.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of babies pulling apart the wind chimes exposing the sharp metal rods, including a report of a minor injury to a 24-month-old baby who punctured his cheek with the rods.

Description: This recall involves wind chime toys sold separately, with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym and Tiny Smarts Gift Sets. The toy produces the sound of a wind chime. "Tiny Love" is printed on a tag on the toy. The following names and item numbers are included in this recall:

Name / Item Number
Baby Wind Chime / # 493
Baby Wind Chime - Ocean / # 593
Tiny Smarts - Baby Bunny / # 512
Wind Chime - Duck (*The Wind Chime - Duck is sold with the Gymini Kick and Play Activity Gym. Only the Wind Chime is affected by this Recall.) / # 811
Wind Chime - Louie / # 516
Wind Chime - Ella / # 517
Tiny Smarts Gift Set (*Bunny Wind Chime is the only product affected by this Recall.) / # 539

Wind chimes sold with other Tiny Love Activity Gyms are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Toys R Us, Walmart, Target, Buy Buy Baby and TJ Maxx stores nationwide from February 2002 through February 2010 for about $8 separately, $22 for the Tiny Smarts Gift Sets and $70 with the Gymini Kick & Play Activity Gym.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled wind chimes from babies and contact Tiny Love to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tiny Love toll-free at (888) 791-8166 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.tinylove.com

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