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RECALL ALERT: Zoom Buggy Cars and Dream Pillow Stars Recalled by Kindermusik Due to Choking Hazard
December 22, 2010 by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star educational toys

Units: About 7,000 Zoom Buggy Cars and 300 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in the United States, 1300 Zoom Buggy Cars and 100 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in Canada

Importer/Distributor: Kindermusik International, Inc. of Greensboro N.C.

Manufacturer: Darton, of Huang Yun, China

Hazard: The wheels on the Zoom Buggy cars and plastic beads on the Dream Pillow Star can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Kindermusik International Inc. has received 15 reports of the wheels detaching from the Zoom Buggy Car and no incidents with the Dream Pillow Star. No injuries have been reported.

Description: Zoom Buggy Cars have a wooden body with red and blue plastic wheels and a red handle. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the cars. Dream Pillow Stars have a wooden star center with red plastic handles, yellow plastic center stars and red, blue and green plastic beads. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the product.




Picture of Recalled Zoom Buggy Car


Picture of Recalled Zoom Buggy Car Tracking Label
Zoom Buggy Car



Picture of Recalled Dream Pillow Star


Picture of Recalled Dream Pillow Star Tracking Label
Dream Pillow Star






Sold exclusively through: Kindermusik Educators as part of Kindermusik At-Home-Materials from July 2010 through October 2010 for the Zoom Buggy Car and from September 2010 through October 2010 for the Dream Pillow Star for about $33.95. Also sold at Kindermusik classes and Kindermusik.com from August 2010 through October 2010 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using and discard the recalled items immediately and contact their Kindermusik Educator for a replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kindermusik International at (800) 628-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the Kindermusik International website at http://www.kindermusik.com or e-mail the firm at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1226


See original article online at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11076.html


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