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Fisher-Price Recalls Children’s Trikes Due to Risk of Serious Injury

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Fisher Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles

Fisher Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles

Recalled Product

Name of product: Fisher Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles

Units: About 7 Million in the United States and 150,000 in Canada.

Manufacturer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, NY.

Hazard: A child can strike, sit or fall on the protruding plastic ignition key resulting in serious injury, including genital bleeding.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Fisher-Price are aware of 10 reports of incidents resulting in injury. Six of the incidents required medical attention after young girls, ages two to three years old, fell against or on the protruding disc-shaped and D-shaped pretend key.  This recall involves the Fisher-Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles with model numbers listed in the chart below and that have either a disc-shaped or D-shaped pretend key. The model numbers are located under the seat in the storage compartment. The trikes are intended for children 2 to 5 years of age. The pretend keys are located about 3 inches in front of the seat and protrude at least 5/8 inches above the trike’s body.

Description: 

The trikes manufactured after June 16th, 2010 are not included in this recall. These trikes have a modified key in a flattened D shape and a manufacturer run number higher than 1670Q2. The run number indicates the trike was manufactured on the 167th day of 2010 or on June 16, 2010.  The run number is found under the seat below the model number.

Sold at: Mass merchandise stores nationwide from January 1997 through September 2010 for about $25.00.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately place the trikes out of children’s reach and contact Fisher-Price for a free replacement key.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 between 9:00am and 6:00pm ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.service.mattel.com.

Included in this Recall: Disc-Shaped Key

Included in this Recall: Disc-Shaped Key

 

Included in this Recall: D-Shaped Key

Included in this Recall: D-Shaped Key

 

Not Included in this Recall: Flattened D-Shaped Key

Not Included in this Recall: Flattened D-Shaped Key

 

MODELS INCLUDED IN THIS RECALL
J72633 Hot Wheels Trike

J72633 Hot Wheels Trike

J72633 Hot Wheels Trike

72639 Barbie Free Spirit Trike

72639 Barbie Free Spirit Trike

72639 Barbie Free Spirit Trike

72642 Lil’ Kawasaki Trike
PHOTO NOT
AVAILABLE
 
72643 Boys Tough Trike

72643 Boys Tough Trike

72643 Boys Tough Trike

72644 Girls Tough Trike
PHOTO NOT
AVAILABLE
 
72792 Kawasaki Trike

72792 Kawasaki Trike

72792 Kawasaki Trike

B8775 Kawasaki Tough Trike

B8775 Kawasaki Tough Trike

B8775 Kawasaki Tough Trike

B8776 Barbie Tough Trike

B8776 Barbie Tough Trike

B8776 Barbie Tough Trike

K6672 Dora the Explorer Tough Trike
K6672 Dora the Explorer Tough Trike

K6672 Dora the Explorer Tough Trike

K6673 Diego Tough Trike
K6673 Diego Tough Trike

K6673 Diego Tough Trike

M5727 Barbie Tough Trike Princess Ride-On

M5727 Barbie Tough Trike Princess Ride-On

M5727 Barbie Tough Trike Princess Ride-On

N6021 Kawasaki Tough Trike

N6021 Kawasaki Tough Trike

N6021 Kawasaki Tough Trike

T6209 Thomas Tough Trike

T6209 Thomas Tough Trike

T6209 Thomas Tough Trike

V4270 Diego Tough Trike

V4270 Diego Tough Trike

V4270 Diego Tough Trike

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.  Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

Firm’s Recall Hotline: 800-432-5437
 
CPSC Recall Hotline: 800-638-2772

About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov.


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