Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 30, 2010.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway

Units: About 100,000 in the U.S. and 20,000 in Canada

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

Hazard: The wheels on the purple and the green cars can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received two reports of a wheel detaching from a vehicle. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves Little People Wheelies Stand ‘n Play Rampway with model numbers T4261 and V6378. They were sold with small cars that a child can push down winding ramps. Only the purple and the green cars that are marked “Mexico” and do not have a yellow dot on the bottom are included in the recall. The toy is intended for children 1 1/2 to 5 years of age.

Sold at: Mass merchandise stores nationwide from April 2010 through September 2010 for about $45.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the affected purple and the green cars away from children and contact Fisher-Price for free replacement cars.

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

 

Source: cpsc.gov

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