High chair and Toy recalls announced by Fisher-Price
September 30, 2010
(ChattahBox Business News) Fisher-Price has announced it will start recalling over 10.1 million toys and high chairs that are potentially dangerous and could cause harm to children, said Health Canada and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
CBS correspondent, Michelle Miller, stated that this is the biggest toy recall of the year, involving various types of toys like high chairs, small cars, trikes and many more.The numbers stack at 1 million high chairs, 2.9 million baby toys, 7.15 million trikes and over 120.000 ramp ways and cars.
There were no deaths reported so far regarding any of the listed items, but choking and cuts have been associated with the items being recalled.
The high chairs, have 7 reports of children who were injured due to the pegs on the chairs’ rear legs. 10 reports were submitted in regards to the trikes, for their protruding keys, while the ramp ways and the cars feature some parts that can easily be swallowed.
Parents were advised by the CPSC to keep their children away from these items and contact Fisher Price for replacement parts and also repair kits. The toys are no longer being sold on the market.
Fisher Price stated in an interview “will be providing safety replacements/fixes for four products. … Our actions reflect our continuing commitment to the safety of our products.”