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Barbie Dream Campers Recalled for Sudden Acceleration Defect

Barbie Dream Campers can become any child’s worst nightmare due to a defect that could potentially cause the kiddie car to drive out of control. The defect has sparked a recall of the affected vehicles. While consumers likely associate sudden unintended acceleration problems with Toyota vehicles, it turns out that toy manufacturer Fisher-Price is now grappling with a similar issue, though on a much smaller scale. Although the Barbie Dream Camper defect is a pee-wee one compared to Toyota’s SUA ordeal – affecting about 44,000 vehicles – it is serious enough that federal officials are urging the public to immediately ... Read More

Fisher-Price announces cradle recall after reports of falls; nearly 34K affected

Fisher-Price, American children’s toy manufacturer owned by Mattel, has announced a recall of nearly 34,000 Cradle ‘n Swings with an injury risk to young children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the cradle’s seat peg may not be fully engaged, which would allow the swing to fall unexpectedly. The cradle recall comprises of three models of the Fisher-Price product: the CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle ‘n Swing, the CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘n Swing and the CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle ‘n Swing. All of the recalled swings feature two different swinging motions – one going from ... Read More

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘N Play Sleepers Due To Possible Exposure To Mold

Fisher-Price, the prominent toy company for infants and children, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a voluntary recall of around 800,000 Newborn Rock ‘N Play Sleepers due to the risk for possible exposure to mold.  Thus far, Fisher-Price has received 600 reports of mold on the product and 16 consumers have reported that their infants have been treated for respiratory issues, coughs and hives after sleeping in the product. According to CPSC, The sleeper is composed of a soft plastic seat held by a metal rocking frame and was designed for babies up to 25 pounds.  ... Read More