Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Battat Recalls Parents Magazine Toy Cell Phones

Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y., announced a voluntary recall of the Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones (pictured below).

Sold at Target stores nationwide from September 2006 to January 2007 for about $8, the toy cell phone plays different songs, sound effects and user recorded messages. They were sold in polka dot, swirl, floral and stripe patterns, and the Parents logo is visible inside the flip-top and on the battery compartment cover. Only items bearing date codes 090106 through 101206 are involved in this recall. The date code can be located on the bottom of the product packaging and in the battery compartment.

Consumers should take these toy cell phones away from young children immediately and contact Battat to receive a replacement product or refund. For additional information, call Battat, Inc. at (800) 247-6144 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at