Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Children’s Merry-Go-Rounds Recalled by Pacific Cycle

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Pacific Cycle Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the Playsafe Spinning Quad Merry-Go-Rounds due to a potential fall hazard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

The Playsafe Spinning Quad Merry-Go-Round has four yellow plastic seats and black and silver metal bars. These items were sold exclusively at Toys R Us nationwide between January 2008 through March 2008 for between $80 and $100.

Consumers should immediately take the merry-go-round away from children and return it to Toys R Us for a full refund, or contact Pacific Cycle to receive a free retrofit kit. For additional information, contact Pacific Cycle toll free at (877) 564-2261 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at