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 Family Dollar Recalls Toy Due to Laceration Hazard


KENTUCKY (02/04/15) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall put forth by Family Dollar Stores regarding a toy that local citizens might have purchased for a Christmas present.

Family Dollar is recalling Tough Treadz Auto Carrier Toy sets due to laceration hazard.

According to CPSC officials, the die-cast metal cars may have sharp edges that pose a danger of cutting for local children. This recall involves a plastic toy truck with a plastic case that holds 6 die-cast metal toy cars in assorted colors. The truck is 14 inches long x 3 inches wide x 5 inches high. The cab of the truck comes in black, blue or red. The package is labeled as “Tough Treadz Auto Carrier” and has a white sticker in the upper right-hand corner with “$5” and “SKU 1004247” printed in red. The UPC code appears on a label on the back stating “Made in China.” The following UPC codes are included in this recall: 678565114083, 678565114090, 678565114106.

As of this time, no injuries have been reported.

This product was sold exclusively at Family Dollar Stores nationwide from September 2014 through December 2014 for about $5.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy sets, take them away and return them to any Family Dollar Stores location for a full refund.

Information provided by The Consumer Product Safety Commission
Posted by J.L. Graham
KenCo News
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