More than 15000 toy police cars recalled in Canada, U.S.; possible choking risk

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The Associated Press

SCHYLLING_PAG_POLICE Police Press & Go Toy VehicleNEW YORK: More than 15,000 toy police cars are being recalled in Canada and the United States because it can come apart and pose a possible choking risk to children.

The Police Press & Go toy car is a white and blue plastic car with the head of a police officer coming out of the roof. When the head is pressed down, the car moves forward on its own.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received one report of the blue hat on the police officer’s head coming off. No injuries were reported.

The car is made by toy company Schylling, which is based in Rowley, Massachusetts. Schylling is offering owners of the car a refund if they contact the company through its website, schylling.com, or call 800-767-8697.

The car was sold at toy and gift stores for $5 since April 2010. About 13,200 of the toy cars are in the U.S., and about 2,100 are in Canada, the CPSC said.

Incidents/Injuries:

Schylling has received one report of the police hat detaching from the toy vehicles. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at:

Specialty toy and gift stores nationwide from April 2010 through April 2015 for about $5.

Importer(s):

Schylling Inc. of Rowley, Mass.

Manufactured in CHINA

 

CPSC recall information: http://1.usa.gov/1JFf2k0