Schylling Recalls Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles Due to Choking Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–May 14, 2015

  • Police Press & Go Toy Vehicle
    Police Press & Go Toy Vehicle

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles

Hazard:  The hat can detach from the policeman’s head and pose a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:  Schylling at (800) 767-8697 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at www.schylling.com and click on Safety Alerts & Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

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Units:  About 13,200 in the U.S. and 2,100 in Canada

Description:  This recall involves the Police Press & Go toy vehicles. The white plastic toy cars have a painted dark blue hood and trunk, light blue windshield with a black eyes and mouth painted on the front of the car. There is a police head coming out of the roof of the car wearing a blue police hat with a green star on the center of the hat. When the police head is pressed down it winds up the motor and the car moves forward. The toy vehicles measure about 2.5 inches wide by 3.5 inches long by 3.5 inches tall. “Schylling Rowley, MA” and UPC number “01964922782” are printed on the bottom of the toy cars.

Incidents/Injuries:  Schylling has received one report of the police hat detaching from the toy vehicles. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at:  Specialty toy and gift stores nationwide from April 2010 through April 2015 for about $5.

Importer(s):  Schylling Inc. of Rowley, Mass.

Manufactured in:  China

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