Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Recent Recalls: Disney, Fisher-Price, Phil & Teds, and More

Recent Recalls:Disney, Fisher-Price, Phil & Teds, and More

Here are a few of the latest recalls:

1. Bravo Sports Recalls Disney-Branded Pogo Sticks: Disney Princess and Disney/Pixar Toy Story Cruising Cool Pogo Sticks

Disney Hannah Montana Pogo Stick; Disney/Pixar Toy Story Cruising Cool Pogo Stick; Disney/Pixar Cars Pogo Stick; Disney Princess Pogo Stick; Disney Fairies Cruising Cool Pogo Stick
(Manufactured Before November 2010 and sold from February 2009 through June 2011)

The bottom rubber tip attached to the pogo stick frame may wear off, posing a fall hazard. Also, the end caps on the handlebars can come off, exposing sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Stop using the pogo stick immediately and contact Bravo toll free at: 855-469-3429 between 7:30am and 5pm Pacific Time, Monday through Friday for information about how to obtain a full refund.

More details HERE

2.   Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Builders' Load 'n Go Wagons

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.
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.
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.
More details HERE

3. Phil & Teds USA Strollers Recalled Due to Risk of Injury from Brake Failure

Name of Product: Explorer and Hammerhead Strollers
Hazard: The brake mechanism on the strollers can fail, posing an injury hazard.
Description: The recalled strollers have metal frames and were sold as single strollers or with a doubles kit to make them double strollers. The Explorer has three wheels and the Hammerhead has four. Both have a cloth seat and canopy. Explorer strollers were sold in the following colors: black, apple green, navy, red/black and apple green/black. Hammerhead strollers were sold in black only. The phil&teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness on both models. The strollers have the text “phil&teds model EX explorer” or “phil&teds model HH hammerhead” printed on a sticker on the rear axle bar. The serial numbers run consecutively with the month and year followed by the unit number. Affected serial numbers: 0610/0001 to 0111/4788 (June 2010, unit #1, to January 2011, unit #4788). This information can be found on a sticker attached to the inside of the left hand hinge when viewing the stroller from behind.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact phil&teds to arrange to receive a upgraded brake assembly. Explorer owners will receive a new frame fitted with an upgraded brake assembly. Consumers can perform an in-home swap out of the affected frame. Hammerhead owners will receive a pre-paid return shipping container in order to return the stroller to phil&teds where the brake assembly will be replaced and the stroller returned.
More details HERE

4. Battat Toy Keys with Remote (YIKES I have these!)

Hazard: The metal toy keys and the plastic key ring can break, posing a choking hazard.
Description: This recall includes all B. FunKeys™ with factory code H58000-01 or H26300-01, and Parents® Magazine Electronic Keys with factory code H26300-01. The factory code is located on the back of the remote. The remote of the B. Fun Keys is olive green or red and the top of the keys are multi-colored. The remote of the Parents Magazine Electronic Keys comes in different colors and the top of the keys is a solid color. Both remotes have sound buttons, and the metal keys hang from a plastic ring.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy keys away from children and contact Battat to receive replacement keys.
more details HERE 



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