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:
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