Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Toys with Inflatable Balls Due to Choking Hazard
Recall date:September 30, 2010
Product Category: Toys
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y., have recalled about 2.8 million in the US and about 125,000 in Canada toys with inflatable balls.
The valve of the inflatable ball on these toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.
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.
This recall involves the products listed below:
Baby Playzone Crawl & Cruise Playground
Baby Playzone Crawl & Slide Arcade
Baby Gymtastics Play Wall, Ocean Wonders Kick & Crawl Aquarium (C3068 and H8094
Bat & Score Goal
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.
What can you do and whom to contact
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.
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
Click here to see the official recall
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