- September 30, 2010
- Sporting Goods
- The Danger:
- The valve of the inflatable ball on these toys can come off and pose a choking hazard to young children.
- 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 item is a playzone that has three modes for crawling, pulling up and cruising, and walking in and out. The model number for this item is 73408.
- Sold At:
- Sold in retail stores from July 2001 to October 2003, for about $50
- 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
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