Recall Date: August 23, 2018
Recall Number: 18-206
Name of Product: Pull-Back Speedy Jets
Hazard: The rubber tires can separate from the wheels, posing a choking hazard for young children.
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.
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.
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: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67340r-eng.php