|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 30, 2010
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 432-5437
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Wheelies Stand 'n Play Rampway Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, 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.
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, N.Y.
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.
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 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.service.mattel.com
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1177
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