Recalls This Week: Playsets, Hooded Sweatshirts
By The Associated Press
A line of children's playsets with pieces that pose a choking hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include hooded sweatshirts that pose a strangulation hazard.
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PLAYSETSDETAILS: Infinitoy Inc. is recalling the Super Safari Set model #30025 and the Deluxe Circus Train Set model #30040. The model number can be found on the back of the box in the lower right corner. The sets come in a white box with "Softimals. Build, Play, Repeat" and "Ages 1 to 5" printed in a colorful font on the front and back of the package. They were sold at specialty toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Mindware.com from September 2012 to September 2013. WHY: The plastic hats found on playset figures pose a choking and aspiration hazard for children. INCIDENTS: One incident in which an 18-month-old child placed a hat in their mouth and started to gag/choke but the toy was removed. No injuries have been reported. HOW MANY: About 7,134 units. FOR MORE: Call Infinitoy at (888) 558-0933 or visit www.infinitoy.com, then click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page for more information. HOODED SWEATSHIRTS AND JACKETS DETAILS: Trail Crest brand boys and girls hooded sweatshirts sold in sizes x-small, small and medium. They have a camouflage pattern on shoulders and arms, with drawstrings in the hood and zippers at the neck. They come in birch and camouflage, pink and camouflage, and purple and camouflage. There is a tag sewn on the outside of the jacket left sleeve with style number 29121. They were sold at Zulily.com and other stores nationwide from November 2012 to February 2013. WHY: The hoodies and jackets have drawstrings through the hood or neck which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. INCIDENTS: None reported.
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