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Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway Due to Choking Hazard

 

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, today 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 Little People Wheelies Stand 'n Play Rampway

Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand 'n Play Rampway

Recalled Product

Name of product: Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway

Units: About 100,000 in the U.S. and 20,000 in Canada

Importer: Fisher-Price of East Aurora, NY.

Hazard: The wheels on the purple and the green cars can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received two reports of a wheel detaching from a vehicle. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway with model numbers T4261 and V6378. They were sold with small cars that a child can push down winding ramps. Only the purple and the green cars that are marked “Mexico” and do not have a yellow dot on the bottom are included in the recall. The toy is intended for children 1 1/2 to 5 years of age.

Sold at: Mass merchandise stores nationwide from April 2010 through September 2010 for about $45.00.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the affected purple and the green cars away from children and contact Fisher-Price for free replacement cars.

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.

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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

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

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.


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