The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: IQ Preschool Take-Apart Townhouse
Units: About 8,800
Distributor: Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif.
Hazard: Small magnets used to connect the wooden pieces to the sides of the townhouse can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.
Description: These wooden toys, for children ages 18 months and older, have nine pieces that children can disassemble and reassemble. The sides of the house have four removable panels of different shapes with red knobs that children use to pull the panels off.
Sold at: Toy stores, retailers and catalogs from December 2004 through February 2007 for about $21.
Remedy: Take these toys away from children and contact the firm for a free replacement product.