Fisher-Price Recalls Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Campers Due to Injury Hazard
Name of Product:
Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers
The children’s ride-on Power Wheels can continue to run after the foot pedal is released, posing an injury hazard.
February 05, 2019
This recall involves children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers with model number FRC29 with a grey foot pedal. The recalled ride-on vehicles are hot pink with blue accents and have the Barbie logo printed on the back. They are battery-operated and have a play kitchen, a fold out grill and pretend campfire. The model number is printed on a label under the hood.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled Power Wheels away from children, stop using them and contact Fisher-Price for a free repair.
Fisher-Price has received 17 reports of the power wheels continuing to run after the foot pedal was released. No injuries have been reported.
Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from July 2018 through January 2019 for about $400.
Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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