Fisher-Price “Little People” Toy Recalled for Choking Hazard

Fisher-Price of East Aurora, New York, has recalled its Little People Play ‘n Go Campsiteâ„¢ due to choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC) just announced. Consumers are advised to stop using this recalled product immediately and note that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

About 96,000 Little People Play ‘n Go Campsitesâ„¢ were sold in the United States and 14,000 were sold in Canada. The recalled Little People Play ‘n Go Campsiteâ„¢ were manufactured in China and imported by Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY.

The plastic Sonya Lee figure in the play set can break at the waist, exposing small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. To date, Fisher-Price has received eight reports of the Sonya Lee figure breaking. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Little People Play ‘n Go Campsite. The seven-piece plastic play set includes Sonya Lee, a tent, and other accessories. Product number R6935 is printed on the toy’s packaging. The name Sonya Lee is printed on the underside of the figure. Only Sonya Lee figures that bend at the waist and that have a green sweater and a purple camera around the neck are included in this recall. No other Sonya Lee figure is affected and the remaining pieces of the Little People Play ‘n Go Campsite are not affected.

The recalled Little People Play ‘n Go Campsiteâ„¢ was sold at major retailers, including mass merchandisers, discount stores, department stores, and toy stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico, and by online retailers from October 2009 through August 2010 for about $15.

The CPSC and HC are advising consumers to immediately take the Campsite’s Sonya Lee figure away from children and contact Fisher-Price to arrange for the figure’s return in exchange for a free replacement figure. Fisher-Price can be reached at (800) 432-5437 anytime or at the firm’s website at www.service.mattel.com.

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