LEGO recalls toy trucks due to puncture hazard to young children

The plastic wheels on the truck can detach, exposing a metal axle. This poses a puncture hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: LEGO Systems, Inc. has received 10 reports of a wheel detaching.Two children received serious puncture injuries resulting from the exposed metal axle once the wheel detached. Another child fell when the wheel came off of the toy truck.

LEGO EXPLORE Super Truck is a toy-in-toy product designed for children ages 18 months and up.

Lego Toy Truck

Lego Toy Truck

The toy features a red plastic pick-up/dump truck that measures about 15-inches high and 19-inches wide with four 7-inch black plastic wheels that are packed with a box of 40 LEGO DUPLO bricks in the cargo area.

The unit has a row of DUPLO “studs” across the top of the cab, molded yellow headlights and stickers on the front and sides of the unit create the idea of a windshield, windows and doors depicting a LEGO figure in the driver’s seat.

The LEGO Explore logo is printed on the door stickers. The box of DUPLO bricks is not included in this recall.

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