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Category Archives: Recalls

Polly Pocket Recall

Mattel recently announced a recall of several Polly Pocket sets that used tiny embedded magnets to attach the clothing and accessories to the dolls. Apparently, these magnets can fall out and be swallowed or even aspirated. As with the last major issue involving magnets, the true risk isn’t with swallowing one magnet. The real trouble starts if a child swallows ... Read More »

Safety concerns and lawsuits with Magnetix construction toy

While this is not an official recall, it’s a pretty scary story. Magnetix (which we have never carried in our store) is being blamed for the death of a 22-month old boy and the serious illnesses of two other young boys, all of whom live in Washington state. Apparently, the small magnets became dislodged from the plastic toy and each ... Read More »

Recall: My First Mobile Phone

International Playthings is issuing a voluntary recall of this popular toy phone. They have found that the antenna can break off, creating a choking hazard. No injuries have been reported. We are working to contact our customers who have purchased this product, but if you have one, please take it away from your child immediately. You can call International Playthings ... Read More »

Teether recall

The following has been pasted from The First Years website, thefirstyears.com: ====================== Liquid-Filled Teether Recall The First Years is dedicated to providing parents with safe, high-quality products. In line with this mission, we have issued a voluntary recall of six liquid-filled teethers sold between July 2005 and January 2006 due to possible bacterial contamination. The liquid inside the teethers may ... Read More »