March 4, 2004


FAO Schwarz Inc. Announces Recall of Fire Engine Pull-Along Toys

( Toys Must Be Returned by March 31 to Receive Refund )


Name of product: Fire Engine Pull-Along Toys

Units: 323

Manufacturer: FAO Schwarz Inc., King of Prussia, Pa.

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

Description: These fire engine pull-along toys are red with a yellow ladder, and are made of wood. They are about 18-inches long and come with six toy firemen. “Fire Dept.” is written on the sides of the toy.

Sold at: FAO Schwarz toy stores nationwide from September 2002 through January 2004 for about $20.

Manufactured in: The Toy Workshop, Shrewsbury, England.

Remedy: Consumers should take the product away from small children immediately and mail the product to FAO Schwarz Inc., 2520 Renaissance Blvd., King of Prussia, PA 19406 for a full refund, including postage.

PLEASE NOTE: Returns to this address must be received before March 31, 2004.

The seller of this product has declared bankruptcy and will be able to accept returns only until March 31, 2004.

Consumer Contact: Call FAO Schwarz Inc at (888) 889-5437 anytime.