Toy phones a hazard

Battat Inc. is recalling Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones sold at Target stores from September to January. The metal pin inside the hinge of the cell phone flip-top can fall out, posing a choking hazard. The toy cell phone plays different songs, sound effects and user recorded messages. The Parents logo is visible inside the flip-top and on the battery compartment cover. Only items bearing date codes 090106 through 101206 are involved in this recall. The date code can be located on the bottom of the product packaging and in the battery compartment. Consumers can call (800) 247-6144 to receive a replacement product or refund.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Battat Inc. is recalling Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones sold at Target stores from September to January.       

The metal pin inside the hinge of the cell phone flip-top can fall out, posing a choking hazard. The toy cell phone plays different songs, sound effects and user recorded messages. The Parents logo is visible inside the flip-top and on the battery compartment cover. Only items bearing date codes 090106 through 101206 are involved in this recall. The date code can be located on the bottom of the product packaging and in the battery compartment. Consumers can call (800) 247-6144 to receive a replacement product or refund.

Townhouses are recalled

Small World Toys is recalling IQ Preschool Take-Apart Townhouse sold nationwide from December 2004 to February.

Small magnets used to connect the wooden pieces to the sides of the townhouse can fall out. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

These wooden toys, for children ages "18+ months," are shaped like houses measuring 8.5 inches high by about 4.5 inches wide. "IQ Preschool" appears on the side of the house below the blue and green rectangular panel. Model number 2408808 appears on the packaging.

Consumers should contact Small World Toys at (800) 421-4153 to obtain a free replacement product orwww.smallworldtoys.com/recallsafety. asp.