|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 430-5307
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Kiddieland Recalls Disney-branded Fairies Plastic Trikes Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: Disney Fairies Plastic Racing Trikes
Units: About 12,000 (9,000 Disney Princess Trikes were recalled in April 2011*)
Manufacturer: Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass. (Note: Disney licensed their brand name to Kiddieland.)
Hazard: The plastic fairy figures protrude from the top of the handle bar posing a laceration hazard if a child falls on them.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Kiddieland have received one report of a 3-year-old girl from Ohio who suffered a facial laceration near her right eye.
Description: This recall involves the Disney-branded Fairies Plastic Racing Trike. The trike is green and purple with a white seat and yellow wheels. On top of the handlebar, there is a Tinkerbell figure and three other rotating fairy figures. "Disney Fairies" is printed on the label in front of the trike just below the handlebar.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from July 2009 through December 2009 for about $50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the trikes away from children and contact Kiddieland for a free replacement handlebar with an enclosed rotating display.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kiddieland at (800) 430-5307 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.kiddieland.com.hk
*New model Princess Trikes do not have figurines and are not included in the recall.
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