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Fisher-Price Little People® Builders' Load'n Go Wagon

Starting date:
July 28, 2011
Posting date:
July 28, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002623

Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Fisher-Price

Affected products

Fisher-Price Little People® Builders' Load'n Go Wagon

Product description

This recall involves Fisher-Price Little People® Builders' Load'n Go Wagon model number P8977.

The product includes a red wagon with a yellow handle, multi-coloured 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.

Hazard identified

The underside 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 the child falls on it.

Fisher-Price and the United States CPSC have received 7 reports of incidents, including 5 reports of children receiving cuts requiring stitches or surgical glue.

Fisher-Price and Health Canada have not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 2800 of the affected products were distributed to mass merchandise retail stores across Canada.

In the United States, 208,000 of the affected products were distributed to retail stores.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between June 2009 to July 2011 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Mexico.

Companies

Importer
Mattel Canada Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Fisher-Price recommends that consumers immediately take the recalled wagons away from children and contact Fisher-Price for instructions on how to obtain a free replacement handle.

Consumers are instructed to call Fisher-Price's toll free number 1-800-432-5437 to speak to a Consumer Relations agent or visit their website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.