These toys were purchased in local stores in Atlanta such as Wal-Mart, Target, Kohl’s and other retail stores that carry children’s toys.
The little wagons present a hazard that could result in cuts and should be taken away from children immediately.
The Atlanta stores are not receiving these recalled toys; but owners are instructed to contact Fisher Price for a repair kit. It is also illegal according the Consumer Product Safety Commission to re-sell any item that has been recalled. These were also sold online at Diapers.com and the official Fisher-Price website.
Most of these Atlanta retail stores have already pulled them from their shelves; but if you see them in some smaller outlets, inform the managers of this recall and their dangers.
Fisher-Price Little People Builders Load ‘n Go Wagon:
Rugged treaded wheels for indoor and outdoor play
Load ‘n Go Wagon includes 24 blocks (mix of single rounds, squares & hexagons) plus a doggie figure
Includes a roof-detailed play piece
Fisher-Price Load ‘n Go Wagon tailgate flips down to reveal a built-in building surface
Allows easy access for put-and-take play
Everything can be stored inside the Fisher-Price Load ‘n Go Wagon
Wal-Mart stores in Atlanta
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News Release from Fisher-Price and CPSC:
Name of Product: Little People® Builders’ Load ‘n Go Wagon
Units: About 208,000 in the United States and 2,800 in Canada
Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.
Hazard: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Fisher-Price are aware of seven reports of injuries, including five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches.
Description: 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.
Sold at: Mass merchandise retail stores nationwide from June 2009 through July 2011 for about $25.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled wagons away from children and contact Fisher-Price for instructions on how to obtain a free repair 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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