Recall: Fisher-Price Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon
On 2011-07-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fisher-Price Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2009 for about $25.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Fisher-Price wagon recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Wagons category in 2011.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 432-5437
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What is the problem?
The back of the wagon's plastic handle has molded-in reinforcement. This design adds stiffness and facilitates children gripping the handle. The handle poses a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Fisher Price's Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon model number P8977. The product includes a red wagon with a yellow handle, multi-colored plastic blocks and a dog figure. The model number is located on the bottom of the wagon. "Little People Builders" is found on a label on the side of the wagon and "Fisher Price" is embossed on the handle. Wagons with green handles are not included in this recall.
This item was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's announcement can be found here: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1382
These items were sold new+ at Mass merchandise retail stores nationwide from June 2009 through July 2011 for about $25.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled wagons away from children and contact Fisher-Price for instructions on how to obtain a free repair kit.
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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC and Fisher-Price are aware of seven reports of injuries, including five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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