Wooden pull toys recalled
August 15, 2011 | 11:34 am CDT

"Sharky" is one of three Pull-A-Long Friends
toys recalled due to posing as a potential
choking hazard.


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Manhattan Group LLC of Minneapolis, MN, announced a voluntary recall of about 2,800 wooden pull toys deemed to pose a choking hazard.

According to CPSC, the toy has wooden components that can break or come loose. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves three types of pull-toys: Pull-A-Long Friends Toucan, Pull-A-Long Friends Alligator and Pull-A-Long Friends Sharky.

The products, manufactured in Thailand, were sold at gift and specialty stores nationwide, online and through catalogs from September 2009 through January 2010 for about $22.

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