May 10, 2005
Fisher-Price Announces Recall of Push Toys
Name of Product: Fisher-Price Lil’ Wagster Dragster push toys
Units: About 54,000
Manufacturer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.
Hazard: A young child’s chin, jaw, and teeth can get lodged in the opening at the top of the push toy’s round-shaped handle and incur injuries.
Description: The recalled Lil’ Wagster Dragster toy is an electronic push toy for children 1-year-old and up. It has a green race car base with red wheels and a blue handle that extends up for the child to hold. The words “Fisher-Price” are stamped in red on the handle unit, while the number “3” is stamped in yellow on the front of the race car base. The push toy has a model number of B0335, which is printed on the underside of the toy’s race car base.
Sold at: Discount department stores and toy stores nationwide from December 2002 through February 2005 for about $13.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled push toys away from young children immediately and contact Fisher-Price to receive a repair kit and installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: Contact Fisher-Price at (800) 991-2444 anytime or log on to the firm’s Web site at www.service.fisher-price.com