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Recall: Baby Walkers

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: PlayKids USA baby walkers

Units: About 1,600

Manufacturer: PlayKids USA, Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hazard: The walkers will fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed if they fall down stairs.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These baby walkers were sold under the brand name "Playkids USA." They have model numbers PLK94STP, PLT95STP, PLK2000RC, PLK95, PLK94, PLK98STP, PLK2000 or PLK300 on the package and on a sewn-in label on the seat back. The plastic walkers have eight snap-in wheels, an activity tray with toy wheels, knobs and lights, and a padded fabric seat. They come in a variety of colors and seat fabrics. The sewn-in seat label also reads "PLAYKIDS U.S.A. BROOKLYN, NY 11229 MADE IN TAIWAN."

Sold at: Small independent specialty juvenile retailers nationwide sold the baby walker from February 2003 through April 2004 for between and .

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled walkers immediately and contact PlayKids to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: PlayKids USA, Inc. at (718) 332-3450 collect between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage fro

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