September 22, 2019
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/C O R R E C T I O N -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission/

/C O R R E C T I O N -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission/

PR Newswire

In the news release, Crate and Barrel Recalls Push Walkers Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards, issued 20-Aug-2019 by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the link in the first paragraph has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows:

Crate and Barrel Recalls Push Walkers Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Crate-and-Barrel-Recalls-Push-Walkers-Due-to-Choking-and-Laceration-Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http://www.saferproducts.gov. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov. (PRNewsfoto/U.S. Consumer Product Safety Co)

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Activity Push Walkers

Hazard: Walkers can be damaged over time exposing sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled push walkers, put it out of reach of young children and contact Crate and Barrel for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:

Crate and Barrel at 800-451-8217 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Saturday and Sundays, email or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,500

Description: This recall involves Crate and Barrel Activity Push Walkers also known as Baby Push Walkers used to aid toddlers learning how to walk. The wooden recalled walkers stand about 17 inches high on four wheels and include a variety of integrated child development activities on their face.  The SKU Number 124-248 can be found on a white 1-square-inch sticker on the bottom of the walkers.

Incidents/Injuries: Crate and Barrel has received three reports of small parts becoming exposed. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Exclusively online at www.crateandbarrel.com from January 2019 through April 2019 for about $100.

Importer: Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Ill.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

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This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: 301-504-7908

Spanish: 301-504-7800

Recall Number: 19-184

 

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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