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Sunday, July 02, 2006

Electronic Toy Guitars Recalled

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2006
Release #06-199

Firm's Recall Hotline: (713) 789-9996
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
 
Electronic Toy Guitars Recalled, Small Parts Pose Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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.

Name of Product: Toy Guitars

Units: About 500

Importer: Sino Trading Group, LLC, of Houston, Texas

Hazard: The toy guitar can break into small parts, posing a choking
hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description and Models: The recalled plastic toy guitar has a white face
and red back with a green shoulder strap. There are multi-colored
animal-face buttons on the front of the guitar including a chicken, a
duck, a dog, a pig and a lamb. A label on the front of the guitar reads,
"GUITAR SERIES JC856." "MADE IN CHINA" is embossed on the front of the
battery cover on the back of the guitar. Packaging on the box reads in
part, "Jie Cheng" and "NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 3 YEARS."

Sold at: Flea markets nationwide throughout January 2006 for about
$1.50.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the toy and return it to
the vendor where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Consumers should call Sino Trading collect at (713)
789-9996 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday or e-mail
the firm at alisaxia8@yahoo.com

To view this recall online, please visit our website at:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06199.html

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