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Archived – “Learn-Around Playground” Activity Center

Starting date:
September 1, 2006
Posting date:
September 1, 2006
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001381

Affected products

"Learn-Around Playground" activity center

Product description

Item has date code that ends in any letter other than "G" (date code is found on underside of toy, above battery compartment); items 80362 and 80509.

For full CPSC release with photos: LeapFrog Recalls to Repair Children's Activity Centers Due to Arm Entrapment Hazard.

Hazard identified

A child's arm can become caught in the activity center's plastic tube. In Canada, LeapFrog has received 6 reports of children's arms becoming caught, resulting in 2 reports of minor scratches and bruises.

Number sold

Approximately 7,000 units were sold across Canada at department stores, toy stores and on-line.

Time period sold

July 2005 through August 2006.

Companies

Manufacturer
LeapFrog Enterprises Inc
http://www.leapfrog.com/
Tel: 1-800-701-5327

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What you should do

Consumers are instructed to immediately take the toy away from children and contact the company for a free cap for the tube. Consumer contact: For additional information, contact LeapFrog at 800-701-5327 between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, and between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at Leapfrog Company.