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  1. 1. PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2014 Little Tikes to Recall Tool Bench Toys 1.7 million toys could pose a safety concern Hudson, Ohio (February 26, 2014) Little Tikes is issuing a recall for more than 1.7 million toy workshop and tool bench sets because of an accessory posing a choking hazard possibility. By definition, the accessories under examination do in fact qualify as a choking hazard, and although are bigger than mainstream choking size for kids, for the safety of your children we are issuing a recall. The red and blue screws in the Little Tike tool bench are what you need to watch out for. Although they havent affected any children, the size still poses a possible threat that we would like to address immediately. Your childs safety is our greatest interest. Here at Little Tikes we pride ourselves on the safety of our products and trustworthiness of our consumers, as we clearly state in our mission statement. I want to extend my fullest apologies for the product size concerning the safety of your children. Please contact us immediately if you have purchased this product, or have any other concerns with this play set, stated Isaac Larian, CEO and President, Little Tikes. In this event Little Tikes would like to recall all tool bench screws and offer customers government regulated size blue and red screws free of charge. For more information please visit our website at Little Tikes is an American-based manufacturer of children's toys, with headquarters and manufacturing located in Hudson, Ohio. The company also has other manufacturing and distribution facilities in Asia and Europe. Little Tikes' products are high-quality toys aimed primarily at infants and young children, for indoor and outdoor use, for growing, learning and applying necessary motor skills. ###