Fisher-Price Recalls to Repair Little People Builders' Load 'n Go Wagons due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. <br><p><br> Name of Product: Little People® Builders¿ Load `n Go Wagon <br><p><br> Units: About 208,000 in the United States and 2,800 in Canada <br><p><br> Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y. <br><p><br> 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. <br><p><br> Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Fisher-Price are aware of seven reports of injuries, including five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches. <br><p><br> 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. <br><p><br> Sold at: Mass merchandise retail stores nationwide from June 2009 through July 2011 for about $25. <br><p><br> Manufactured in: Mexico <br><p><br> 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. <br><p><br> 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 <br><p><br> Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1382
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( July 28, 2011 )

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: 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


Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1382

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