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Manhattan Toy Recalls Toy Planes Due to Choking Hazard

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Manhattan Toy Recalls Toy Planes Due to Choking Hazard

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Manhattan-Toy-Recalls-Toy-Planes-Due-to-Choking-Hazard 

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Pull-Back Speedy Jets

Hazard: The rubber tires can separate from the wheels, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Remedy: Refund  

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to the store where purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:

Manhattan Toy Company at 800-541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT on Friday, or online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on "Recalls Information" at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 5,100 (In addition, about 930 were sold in Canada)

Description:

The Pull-Back Speedy Jet is a wooden toy airplane with a blue painted body, natural wood wings and plastic wheels with black rubber tires.  The toy has a pull-back feature that propels the plane forward.  The model number and lot code are printed on the bottom of the plane.  The recall only includes toy planes with lot code 155400 EJ.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the rubber tires separating from the wheels. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Small independent stores from August 2017 through June 2018 for about $8.

Importer: The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Distributor: The Manhattan Toy Company LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

In Conjunction With: Health Canada

Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67340r-eng.php

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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