November 22, 2005

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announces Recall of Toy Sets

Name of Product: 10-in-1 Activity Trunks by Kid Connection

Units: About 7,200 units

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Hazard: Some of the toys in these trunks contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: The recalled “10-IN-1 Wood Activity Trunk” is a wood box with a removable lid. The trunk measures about 7-inches wide by 8 ˝-inches high by 14 ˝-inches long. The toy set provides 10 different activities, including a pounding bench, puzzle, stacking rings, bead maze/runner, wood alphabet blocks, wood stacking blocks of various shapes, wood train engine, and plastic building blocks. One side of the trunk contains an abacus with five rows of colored beads. The other side of the trunk contains the shape sorter and pictures of a yellow tiger and purple bear with building blocks. No writing is on the box. The red cardboard packaging reads, “kidconnection®” and “10-IN-1 Wood Activity Trunk.”

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores exclusively nationwide from July 2005 through September 2005 for about $15.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these toys away from young children and return the product to Wal-Mart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Wal-Mart at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit Wal-Mart’s Web site at and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.