Fisher-Price recalls select Learning Pots & Pans(TM)



    Consumers can contact Fisher-Price directly to determine if their product
    is affected and to participate in the replacement program

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Fisher-Price Inc, in cooperation with the United
States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is voluntarily recalling
select Fisher-Price(R) Learning Pots & Pans(TM) worldwide. In Canada, this
represents approximately 2,400 English Toys (Model No. G6685).
    The recalled Learning Pots & Pans(TM) is a set of stacking pots and pans
with a lid and shape-sorting blocks. The product features lights and sounds
and operates on 3 "AA" batteries. Missing screws in the blue pan can cause the
clear plastic cover to come loose and release small balls, presenting a
choking hazard to young children.
    There are five reports of plastic covers detaching and releasing the
small balls, one of which is in Canada. There are no reports of any injuries.
    The affected Learning Pots & Pans(TM) were sold at retail stores across
Canada between October 2007 and August 2008 for approximately $25 CDN.
    Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children
and examine the bottom of the blue pan. The pan should contain six screws. If
all six screws are installed, no further action is necessary. If any screws
are missing, the consumer should contact Fisher-Price to arrange for the
return the product for a $25 CDN voucher. For additional information or to
request your product voucher please contact Fisher-Price at 1-(888) 521-0820
or visit the firm's Web site at www.service.mattel.com.

    About Fisher-Price Canada

    Fisher-Price Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario, is a division of
Mattel Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc and an affiliate of
Fisher-Price, Inc., the leading brand of infant and preschool toys in the
world. Now celebrating 75 years of excellence in children's products, the
Fisher-Price brand includes some of the most popular and widely recognized
character brands - from Blue's Clues(TM), Dora the Explorer(TM) and Sesame
Street(R) to Disney and Winnie the Pooh. Some of the Company's most popular
"classic" toy lines include Little People(R), Power Wheels(R), View-Master(R)
and Rescue Heroes (R) The Company also develops and markets an extensive line
of babygear such as nursery monitors, bouncers and swings that help families
get the best possible start in life. Fisher-Price is a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Mattel, Inc. The Company's web site can be found at www.fisher-price.com.





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