Safety concerns have prompted Fisher-Price to recall more than 10 million toys and children's products, including tricycles, high chairs, infant activity centers, and toy cars. The company announced the massive product recall -- the year's largest involving kids' products -- on September 30, 2010.
Details on the recalled toys follow below. You can find more information -- including model numbers of affected products, remedies, and instructions for parents and caregivers -- by following the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) links provided.
Fisher-Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles. Over 7 million of these tricycles are being recalled because a protruding plastic ignition key can cause serious injury to kids (more on the CPSC website at http://cpsc.gov/).
Fisher-Price Healthy Care, Easy Clean and Close to Me High Chairs. About 950,000 high chairs have been recalled because pegs on the rear legs of the chairs may cause lacerations and other injuries to kids (more on the CPSC website at http://cpsc.gov/).
Fisher-Price infant play centers with inflatable balls. About 2.8 million infant activity centers (seven different models in all) are being recalled because a valve on an inflatable ball that's included in the play center can come off and present a choking hazard to young kids (more on the CPSC website at http://cpsc.gov/).
Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies Stand 'n Play Rampway. About 100,000 of these toy car sets have been recalled because the wheels can come off of two of the toys included in the sets, posing a choking hazard to kids (more on the CPSC website at http://cpsc.gov/).