Fisher Price Recall 2010 (Video)

September 30, 2010

Approximately 11 million products are affected by the Fisher Price recall announced today (September 30, 2010). Find out if your child is playing with hazardous toys below.

Fisher Price Donation

It was just recently announced that Fisher Price, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, is recalling millions of tricycles, high chairs and toys. The reason behind the massive recall is, The Consumer Product Safety Commission reportedly deemed these products to be potentially dangerous for children.

The bulk of the recall is taken up by Fisher-Price Trikes. So far there have been nearly a dozen reports of kids being injured while playing on the devices – 6 of them needed medical attention.

Some of the trikes feature fictional pop culture icons like Dora the Explorer or Barbie, and are said to have a hard plastic ignition key that stick out close to the seat that a child could potentially hurt him or herself on. In a severe case it could even result in genital bleeding, according to reports.

Included in the recall are also 1 million Healthy care, Easy Clean and Close to Me High Chairs, as a result of them causing over a dozen reported injuries. The problem with these products is this – there are pegs located on the back of them that reportedly seven children have needed stitches after falling on.

Herman Fisher and Irving Price founded the Fisher-Price brand in 1930. Currently the company generates approximately 2 billion dollars in revenue a year.

FYI: the picture above is of Maggie Gyllenhaal and Fisher-Price launching Precious Planet, donating $250,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society at Central Park Zoo New York City.

This is just a brief overview of all of the products that have been effected by the Fisher Price recall 2010. Click here for a full list of recalled products along with more info.

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Fisher Price Donation

Photos: Schlein

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5 Responses to “Fisher Price Recall 2010 (Video)”

  1. 1
    Miriam Says:

    How did we survive growing up. By todays standard, there should be no adults alive right now because we should have never made it through childhood. Why don’t we just wrap our kids in bubblewrap.

  2. 2
    Rachelle Says:

    Everything seems to be being recalled these days.

  3. 3
    Sandy Says:

    Seriously…a child can get hurt on pretty much anything! Yikes!

  4. 4
    Miriam Says:

    Word Sandy

  5. 5
    sarah Says:

    It’s true, we never had all of these recalls when I was a kid! Glad their careful nowadays though.