The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of “Action Team” Toy Dart Gun Set, imported into the Unites States by OKK Trading Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. The toy gun set is manufactured by Kong Hoi Industrial Co., of Hong Kong, China.
Hazard: If a child places the soft, pliable plastic dart in his/her mouth, he/she is likely to choke/aspirate the dart into her/her throat impairing the child’s ability to breathe. If the dart is not immediately removed, brain damage or death can occur.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and OKK Trading have received one report of a death of an 8-year-old boy in Port Arthur, Texas. The child reportedly was chewing on the toy dart when he inadvertently swallowed it and it became lodged in his throat blocking his ability to breathe.