International Playthings Recalls Tumblekins Toys due to Laceration and Choking Hazards

By Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari on March 7, 2012

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the voluntary recall of approximately 31,000 Tumblekins Toys by New Jersey-based International Playthings LLC. The toys can break into small sharp pieces posing laceration and choking risks to children. There have been no reported injuries as of yet, however, there has been one report of a toy breaking into small pieces.

The affected toys include all Tumblekins toy playsets and vehicles, including the fire station, farm playset, roadster, police car, school bus, and fire truck. The toys, which were manufactured in China, are made out of wood and painted in bright colors. They are four to nine and a half inches tall and six to twelve inches long. The brand name “Tumblekins,” “Made in China,” and either of the manufacturing codes “346101461502” or “171111461502” are printed on the toys. The UPC and item numbers are found on the toy’s packaging as follows:

  • Fire Station – Item T05000, UPC 20373050006
  • Farm Playset – Item T05001, UPC 20373050013
  • Police Car – Item T05002, UPC 20373050020
  • Roadster – Item T05003, UPC 20373050037
  • Off-Roader – Item T05004, UPC 2037350044
  • Fire Truck – Item T05005, UPC 20373050051
  • School Bus – Item T05006, UPC 20373050068

The recalled toys were sold from March 2011 through December 2011 for between $14 and $35 by mass merchandisers, child product stores, and other stores across the nation, as well as online.

Parents should take the recalled toys away from their children immediately and contact International Playthings for a replacement toy at no-cost.

At Blume Forte, our experienced toy defect attorneys in New Jersey have the experience and resources to successfully pursue meritorious product liability claims.

If your child has been injured by a defective toy in New Jersey, or any children’s’ product, contact us at (973) 635-5400 for a no-cost consultation to discuss your legal rights and potential options.

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