Mattel announced a recall of more than 21,000 toys

Mattel announced a recall of more than 21,000 toys

21,000 Mattel Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends wooden trains are being recalled. The train car is approximately 3.6 inches long and 2.1 inches high. Models HBJ89 and HBJ90 can be found on the underside of train cars.

Mattel announces recall of more than 21,000 toys

product name:

Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway Trouble with Trucks and Crate and Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway with Trouble Truck and Paint


The small piece of plastic connecting the two trains contains a high-powered magnet that could become detached or come loose, posing a choking and magnet-ingestion hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Recall date:

October 19, 2023

Amount affected:

Approximately 21,000 units (in addition, approximately 400 units were sold in Canada)


Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway has received a report of a plastic connector becoming loose and detached from the product. No casualties were reported.


It will be available for approximately $17 from February 2022 through August 2023 on and other websites, at Barnes & Noble, and in specialty stores nationwide.

In 2018, Mattel relaunched the Thomas brand and delivered Thomas & Friends exclusive licensing agreement documents. Created over 70 years ago, Thomas the Tank Engine is today viewed on YouTube in over 160 countries in over 50 languages ​​with over 1.6 billion views.

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