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Manhattan Toy Recalls Toy Planes Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: August 23, 2018

Recall Number: 18-206

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 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)

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:

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.