Toulouse-LapTrec Magnetic SketchboardsNumber Recalled: About 95,000 in the United States and 4,300 in Canada
Recalling Firm: Battat Inc.
Date Recalled: 2011-11-02
Model Number: BX1026 and BX1027
Safety Concern: The magnetic tip of the drawing pen can dislodge from the pen, posing a choking hazard to children.
Locations: Sold at Target and Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and by various online retailers from March 2010 to March 2011.
Solution: Consumers should immediately take recalled sketchboards away from children and contact Battat to receive a free replacement sketchboard.
Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. has recalled Toulouse-LapTrec Magnetic Sketchboards because the magnetic tip of the drawing pen can dislodge from the pen, posing a choking hazard to children.
This recall involves the Toulouse-LapTrec magnetic sketchboard, which has a white plastic writing surface bordered by either a red or brown plastic frame, and has a bean bag type backing. The sketch board has four animal shapes across the top – a rabbit, dog, cat and duck. The multicolored magnetic pen is affixed to the front of the sketchpad. The model number BX1026 (red frame) or BX1027 (brown frame) can be found on a paper wrapper that comes with the product at the time it was purchased.
For additional information, contact Battat toll-free at (866) 665-5524 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Battat’s website at <a href="http://www.battatco.com" target="_blank">www.battatco.com</a>