06 Oct '11, 3pm

Wooden Musical Playsets Recalled: Not all wooden toys are safer for your children.

Wooden Musical Playsets Recalled: Not all wooden toys are safer for your children.

Battat wooden musical table toy recall. Photo: CPSC related articles By Dan Shapley For green consumers, wooden toys are often seen as a good alternative to plastic toys. They're seen as wholesome, and free of toxic chemicals and paints, like the lead and cadmium that have prompted so many toy recalls in recent years. > Related: Mega Wholesale Toy Cars, and Other Recent Toxic Toy Recalls Unfortunately, not all wooden toys are made equal. Battat Inc. is recalling 14,000 musical wooden tables this week because the small pegs on the xylophone could be a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission . The toy table has a green painted surface and colorful instruments affixed to the top. The table stands about 7.5-inches tall and has three supporting legs. Instruments on the table include a xylophone, cymbal, drum and two drumsticks. They were sold at musi...

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