U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Template
Recall Date: August 8, 2013
Recall Number: RP130428
Holgate Toys Recalls Playmat Sets Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wegmans Food Stores
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Wegmans Playmat Sets
Hazard: The wheels on the wooden vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumer Contact: Holgate Toys toll-free at (855) 344-7488 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.holgatetoy.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information. For additional information you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Units: About 5,000
Description: The Wegmans Playmat Set includes a 24-inch by 30-inch cotton canvas playmat and four toy wooden vehicles. The toy vehicles include a blue car, a red “Wegmans” delivery van, a green “Wegmans” farm tractor and a yellow “School Bus.” The sets were sold in a yellow box measuring about 12-inches by 12-inches with “Wegmans Playmat Set,” an age label circle with “2+” and “Made in the USA” printed on the front of the box. UPC Code 0 7789028735 4 is printed on the back of the box.
Incidents/Injuries: Holgate Toys has received one report of the wheels detaching from the body of a vehicle. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the wooden vehicles away from young children and return to Wegmans Food Stores for a full refund. Consumers may also contact Holgate Toys for instructions on returning the vehicles to Holgate Toys.
Sold Exclusively at: Wegmans Food Stores nationwide from October 2012 through June 2013 for about $25.
Manufacturer: Holgate Toy Division, of Pepperell Braiding Co Inc., of Pepperell, Mass.
Manufactured in: United States
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Photo 1: Wegmans Playmat Set
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