The Manhattan Toy Company recalls Pull-Back Speedy Jets

Starting date:
August 23, 2018
Posting date:
August 23, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67340

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC

Affected products

Manhattan Toy Pull-Back Speedy Jets, Lot Code 155400 EJ

Product description

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

Hazard identified

The rubber tires can separate from the wheels posing a small parts choking hazard for small children.

As of July 24, 2018 the company has received no reports of the rubber tires separating in Canada, and no reports of injuries.  In the United States, the company has received two reports of the rubber tires separating and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 936 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 5 100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled toys were sold from August 2017 to June 2018 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC
Minneapolis
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy and return it to the store where it was purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC by telephone toll-free at 1-800-541-1345 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, and between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. CT on Friday.  Consumer may also visit the firm's website for additional information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website .

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.