Gymboree Corp. of Burlingame, Calif., is recalling 727 toy wooden trains. Wooden pieces of the toy can come off during play, exposing young children to small parts and presenting a choking hazard.
The toy trains are made of wood and measures about 20 inches long when the three train cars are connected end to end. The train cars include a red, blue, orange and green engine; a red and green box car and a blue and purple dumpster. The train is packaged in an orange, blue and green box that reads, in part, "GYMBOREE, WOODEN TRAIN." A graphic of the train also appears on the box. The SKU number, located on the box, is 1103-0028. The toy was made in Thailand. Gymboree stores nationwide sold the trains from October 1997 through November 1997 for about $24.
Consumers should take the trains away from children immediately and return them to the retail store where purchased for a refund. For more information about this recall, consumers should contact Gymboree at (800) 558-9885 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST Monday through Friday.