The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled about 208,000 units of the Little People Builders Load ’n Go Wagon by Fisher-Price. The toy’s handle poses a laceration hazard if a child falls on it. There have been seven reported injuries, including five reports of children needing surgical glue or stitches. The product was sold in mass-merchandise retail stores nationwide from June 2009 to July 2011. If you have one of these toys, immediately take the recalled product away from your child and contact Fisher-Price to find out how to get a free repair kit. The company can be reached at (800) 432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or you can contact Fisher-Price through its website Service.Mattel.com.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission also recalled about 7,560 phil&teds Explorer and Hammerhead strollers. The brake mechanisms on the strollers can fail, posing an injury hazard. There have been eight reported incidents globally, but none in North America. The strollers have been sold online at philandteds.com, PishPoshBaby.com and AlbeeBaby.com, and in stores like Babies “R” Us. If you have one of these strollers, immediately stop using it and contact phil&teds to arrange to receive an upgraded brake assembly. You can contact the company by phone at (855) 652-9019 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at philandteds.com/support.