Disney Princess Plastic Trikes Recalled by Kiddieland Due to Laceration Hazard
Name of Product:
Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trikes
The plastic castle display and the princess figures protruding from the top of the handle bar pose a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.
April 21, 2011
About 9,000 in the U.S. and 700 in Canada
This recall involves the Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trikes. The trikes are pink and fuchsia with a purple seat and wheels. On top of the handlebar, there is a rotating castle display surrounded by three princess figures. "Disney Princess" is printed on the label in front of the trike just below the handlebar.
Consumers should immediately take the trikes away from children and contact Kiddieland for a free replacement handlebar with an enclosed rotating display.
CPSC and Kiddieland have received three reports of children suffering facial lacerations.
Target, JCPenney, Meijer and H.E.B. stores nationwide and on the Web at www.target.com from January 2009 through April 2011 for about $50.
Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass.
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