Wednesday, June 20, 2007

RC2 Recalls Various Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Toys

RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill, announced recalls of various Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway toys. The recall involves wooden vehicles, buildings and other train set components for young children, whose packaging has the logo “Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway” on the upper left-hand corner. A manufacturing code may be located on the bottom of the product or inside the battery cover. Toys marked with codes containing “WJ” or “AZ” are not included in this recall.

The recalled toys were sold at toy stores and various retailers nationwide from January 2005 through June 2007 for between $10 and $70.

Consumers should take the recalled toys away from young children immediately and contact RC2 Corp. for a replacement toy. For additional information, including a full list of recalled toys, contact RC2 Corp. toll-free at (866) 725-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. CT Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at