Children's Product Safety Home

Product Details

Product name "Alphabet Pal" Educational Pull Toys
Description The "Alphabet Pal" is a green caterpillar pull toy, about 12 inches long with four wheels. It has 26 plastic legs, one for each letter of the alphabet. When its yellow pull cord is tugged, the toy sings the ABC Song. Other functions include color and letter name identification, and letter sounds. The antennae on the caterpillar's head lights up. Writing on the toy includes, "LEAP FROGTM" and "Made in China." The "Alphabet Pal" is an electronic pull toy. 
Problem The toy has a two-part, red plastic connector on the pull string designed to separate under tension. The plastic pieces can detach from the string when the connector is pulled apart and could pose a choking hazard to young children 
Distribution Sold by toy, department and specialty stores nationwide 
Company LeapFrog, a division of Knowledge Kids Enterprises Inc 
Dates sold June 1999 through November 2000 
Date posted 12/27/2001 

Home   Back

idph online home
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-3300
Fax 217-782-3987
TTY 800-547-0466
Questions or Comments