According to news sources, Tumblekins Toys have been recalled voluntarily by International Playthings LLC, of Parsippany, NJ, in cooperation with US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The reason for the recall is an increased risk of choking and laceration hazards to children because the toys can break into smaller pieces with sharp points. One incident of a toy breaking into pieces has already been reported to the firm. This recall affects roughly 31,000 Tumblekins toy vehicles and playsets. The toys were available in various children’s toy stores across the country from March 2011 through December 2011. Use of these recalled toys should be stopped immediately and consumers should contact the distributor for a free replacement.
As a Harrisburg personal injury lawyer, I know the tragic injuries that are possible with defective products and have seen this kind of voluntary safety recall multiple times over the course of my career. Manufacturers do a lot to ensure the safety of their products during production, however, mistakes can still be made. If you or your child have sustained an injury through the normal use of a defective or poorly designed product, consult a personal injury lawyer in your area experienced in these matters to learn more about your rights as a consumer and the possible legal avenues that may be available to you.Tweet