Fisher Price Recalls over 2.8 Million Toys with Inflatable Balls

 

Gigantic recall day for Mattel’s Fisher Price brand today. On top of their high chair recall,  Fisher Price recalled over 2.8 Million toys that have inflatable balls.  The recalls spans a multitude of products. Here’s the scoop. You can see photos of the products impacted on the CPSC site here.

Name of Products: Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Cruise Playground™, Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Slide Arcade™, Baby Gymtastics™ Play Wall, Ocean Wonders™ Kick & Crawl™ Aquarium (C3068 and H8094), 1-2-3 Tetherball™, Bat & Score Goal™

Units: About 2.8 million in the US and about 125,000 in Canada

Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: The valve of the inflatable ball on these toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Fisher-Price are aware of 46 reports of incidents where the valve came off in the US and eight reports in Canada. These include 14 reports of the valve found in a child’s mouth and three reports of a child beginning to choke. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the products listed below:

Rampway

T4261 Little People® Wheelies™ Stand ’n Play™ Rampway
V6378 Little People® Wheelies™ Stand ’n Play™ Rampway Gift Set
Infant toys with inflatable balls

73408 Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Cruise Playground™
B2408 Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Slide Arcade™
C3068 Ocean Wonders™ Kick & Crawl™ Aquarium
H5704 Baby Gymtastics™ Play Wall
H8094 Ocean Wonders™ Kick & Crawl™ Aquarium
J0327 1-2-3 Tetherball
K0476 Bat & Score Goal™

Manufactured in: Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Cruise Playground™, Baby Playzone™ Crawl & Slide Arcade™ and Baby Gymtastics™ Play Wall were made in Mexico. The Ocean Wonders™ Kick & Crawl™ Aquarium, 1-2-3 Tetherball™ and Bat & Score Goal™ were made in China.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the inflatable ball from the product and keep away from children. Do not discard the inflatable ball. Contact Fisher-Price for a free replacement kit.

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

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  2. Ernestina White says:

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    THANKS.
    TINA WHITE

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