Fisher Price Wagon Recall: 6 Things You Need to Know

Little People WagonIf your kids have been pulling their treasures around the house in a Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon, it's time to park the toy in the closet. Maker Fisher-Price has issued a voluntary recall of more than 200,000 of these carriers in the United States and Canada because of an injury risk to little users. Before you panic, here's what you need to know ...

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1. According to a Fisher-Price spokesperson, the problem is in the plastic handle, which is considered a laceration hazard if a child falls on it. So far seven children have been injured, including five kids whose injuries required surgical glue or stitches.

2. This recall only involves Fisher-Price’s Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon model number P8977 (you can find the number on the bottom of the wagon). The recalled toy includes a red wagon with a yellow handle, multi-colored plastic blocks, and a dog figure. If you have one of these toys, it should be taken away from your child immediately.

3. If your child has a Little People Builders Load 'n Go Wagon with a green handle, it is not included in the recall.

4. The recalled toys were sold nationwide in mass market retailers between June 2009 and July 2011 for around $25.

5. Fisher-Price is providing a free repair kit to parents to remedy the danger. To get yours, visit Fisher-Price parent company Mattel's Service Department online or call Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

6. Instructions on properly repairing the wagon are available online, including a how-to video.

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