New Star Toys & Gifts Inc. Recall of Toy Cars
February 10, 2005
New Star Toys & Gifts Inc. Announces Recall of Toy Cars
Name of product: Toy Cars
Units: About 1,200
Importer: New Star Toys & Gifts Inc., of Vernon, Calif.
Hazard: Small parts can break off during use, posing a choking hazard
to young children.
Description: The recall includes two styles of toy cars. The Funny
Puzzle Car or “Funny Game Car” is about 9-inches long. The car has an
orange body, green interior and blue wheels. A frog button is on one
side and lettered buttons are on the other. Stickers on the car read
“FUNNY GAME CAR,” “Funny Intelligence Game” and “NO. 1340.” They are
sold with four shape blocks that can be inserted in the windows of the
car. The Funny Cartoon Car or “Beautiful Music Car” is a six-wheel truck
about 16-inches long. The cab of the truck is yellow and the trailer is
green. It has 15 spinning blocks on one side showing Spanish words and a
plastic abacus on the other side and a play clock on the back. Stickers
on the product read “Beautiful Music Car,” “LOVELY CARTOON CAR” and
“NO.1345.” Both products have a yellow pull-string in the front.
Sold at: Toy, department and discount stores nationwide from September
2004 through December 2004 for between $4 and $6.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from young children, and
return the recalled toys to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact New Star toll-free at (888) 647-0051 between 9
a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.