February 6 ,2004

PlayWell Toy Company Ltd. Announces Recall of Activity Cubes


Name of product: PlayWell Crayola® Activity Cube

Units: 11,200

Importer: PlayWell Toy Company, West Orange, New Jersey

Hazard: Small parts can detach from the cube, posing a choking hazard to small children.

Description: The Crayola® activity cube is about 9-inches tall and is made of wood. Each side of the activity cube has a different game, including shape sorting cut-outs and crayon character wheels. The top of the activity cube has crayon characters and beads that slide along a spiral glide. The packaging is labeled “Crayola® Activity Cube” and “Playwell.”

Sold at: Shopko Stores nationwide from October 2003 through January 2004.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the product away from small children immediately and contact PlayWell for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call PlayWell Toy Company toll-free at (800) 836-7928 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.regcen.com/activitycube/.