October 9, 2003    


Magic Cabin Announces Recall of Wooden Toy Cars


Name of Product: Sonato Wooden Toy Car


Units: 600


Manufacturer: Magic Cabin Inc., of Dayton, Ohio


Hazard: The wheels on the toy car can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.


Description: The Sonato Smiling Mini-Car Toy is wood with four solid- colored wheels painted orange, blue, yellow and green. A smiling face is painted on the front. On the top of the toy is a red button that squeaks when pushed. The toy car was sold individually and as a part of the "Wooden Baby Toys Set of 5." The toy car sold separately is item # 828143 and with the set # 828144.


Sold At: Magic Cabin catalogs and Web site from December 2002 through August 2003 for about $10.


Manufactured In: Germany


Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from small children immediately and return the toy to Magic Cabin - Attention: Returns 3700 Wyse Road, Dayton, OH 45414-2541 for a full refund, including postage.


Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Magic Cabin toll-free at (888) 623-3655 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.magiccabin.com/Recall.cfm.


Media Contact: Linda DeRose-Droubay at (540) 948-7353.