By Colleen Kave, J.D.
Sharp points and small parts may emerge as the product wears over time.
Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Illinois, has recalled around 1,500 Activity Push Walkers because the walkers can be damaged over time, exposing sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 19-184, August 20, 2019).
Incidents and injuries. Crate and Barrel has received three reports of small parts becoming exposed. No injuries have been reported.
Product 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.
These push walkers, which were manufactured in Taiwan, were sold exclusively online at www.crateandbarrel.com from January 2019 through April 2019 for about $100.
Remedy. Consumers should stop using the recalled push walkers immediately, put them out of reach of young children, and contact Crate and Barrel for a full refund.
Customer contact. For more information, customers may 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; or via email or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on "Product Recall."
Companies: Crate and Barrel
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