Fisher-Price 1-2-3 Tetherball Recalled

Date:
September 30, 2010
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Fisher-Price
The Danger:
The valve of the inflatable ball on these toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 2.8 million items in the U.S. and about 125,000 items in Canada. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price are aware of 46 reports of incidents where the valve came off in the U.S.; there are eight such 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 ball is a big inflatable ball, approximately 12 inches in diameter. It has a light-up base. The model number for this item is J0327.
Sold At:
Retail stores from September 2005 to March 2008, for about $20
What To Do:
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, call Fisher-Price toll-free at 800-432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at service.mattel.com
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10362.html

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