Porsche has just recalled 2,000 of the tiny wooden “My First Porsche” cars that were being sold at their dealerships and online in the U.S. and Canada after it was found that the tiny wooden wheels and axles could be detached and become choking hazards.
No child has been harmed by the toy so far, but he iconic car company figured it was better to be proactive. Each of the Porsche-branded little wooden cars costs $25 and comes with a tiny spoiler. If you own one of these toys, Porsche say you can return it for your money back. Head to this link to see if the lot numbers on the bottom of your mini Porsche are being recalled.
More than 100 products for babies and small children are recalled every year. In March, baby product retailer Dr. Brown recalled around 600,000 of its baby comfort products after they were deemed choking hazards. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Lovey pacifier and teether holders, which look like giraffes and zebras, each have a snap that “can detach from the pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children.”
To see all toys and baby products that have been recalled this year, please go here.