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RECALL: GUND Woodles Activity Toys

Gund Inc. is recalling about 19,000 Baby Gund Woodles Activity Toys. The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Gund has received four reports from consumers about the wooden rings on the toys breaking, including one report of a child mouthing small pieces. No injuries were reported.

The product is a baby activity toy available in various animal shapes. It consists of a soft, stuffed body with a rattle component inside the body and two smooth wooden rings attached to loops at the end of each arm.

The product is available in four different styles: Rumba Lion Activity Toy with style number 58553, Gazoo Giraffe Activity Toy with style number 58554; Wango Horse Activity Toy with style number 58555, and Tippy Cow Activity Toy with style number 58556. ?Woodles? and the style number are located on the sewn-in label.

The toys were sold by independent specialty toy stores nationwide and in Canada from June 2005 through April 2006 for about $12.

Consumers should stop using these toys immediately, and contact Gund for a free replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Gund at (800) 448 4863 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at woodles@gund.com. Information about this recall also can be found on the firm’s Web site at www.gund.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).


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