Fisher-Price Children's Trikes Recalled

Date:
September 30, 2010
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Fisher-Price
The Danger:
A child can strike, sit, or fall on the protruding plastic ignition key. This could result in serious injury, including genital bleeding.
Description:
This recall involves about 7 million items in the U.S. and about 150,000 items in Canada. This recall involves the Fisher-Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles with the following model numbers and names: J72633 Hot Wheels Trike, 72639 Barbie Free Spirit Trike, 72642 Lil' Kawasaki Trike, 72643 Boys Tough Trike, 72644 Girls Tough Trike, 72792 Kawasaki Trike, B8775 Kawasaki Tough Trike, B8776 Barbie Tough Trike, K6672 Dora the Explorer Tough Trike, K6673 Diego Tough Trike, M5727 Barbie Tough Trike Princess Ride-On, N6021 Kawasaki Tough Trike, T6209 Thomas Tough Trike, and V4270 Diego Tough Trike. These items have either a disc-shaped or D-shaped pretend key. The model numbers is located under the seat in the storage compartment. The trikes are intended for children 2 to 5 years of age. The pretend key is located about 3 inches in front of the seat and protrudes at least 5/8 inches above the trike's body. The trikes manufactured after June 16, 2010 are not included in this recall. These trikes have a modified key in a flattened D shape and a manufacturer run number higher than 1670Q2. The run number indicates the trike was manufactured on the 167th day of 2010 or on June 16, 2010. The run number is found under the seat below the model number.
Sold At:
Mass merchandise stores nationwide from January 1997 through September 2010, for about $25.
What To Do:
Consumers should immediately place the trikes out of children's reach and contact Fisher-Price for a free replacement key. 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/prhtml10/10359.html

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