Recall news

AP News
Posted: Jul 28, 2011 12:37 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:



DETAILS: Little People Builders' Load `n Go Wagon imported by Fisher-Price of East Aurora, N.Y.; sold at retail stores nationwide from June 2009 through July 2011. The product includes a red wagon with a yellow handle, multi-colored plastic blocks and a dog figure. The toys were manufactured in Mexico.

WHY: The wagon's plastic handle poses a laceration hazard if a child falls on it.

INCIDENTS: Seven reports of injuries, including five reports of children requiring surgical glue or stitches.

HOW MANY: About 208,000 in the United States and 2,800 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at



DETAILS: Explorer and Hammerhead Strollers imported by phil&teds USA Inc. of Fort Collins, Colo.; sold online at,, and, and at Babies R Us and specialty juvenile retailers in the United States and Canada from August 2010 through June 2011. The strollers were manufactured in China.

WHY: The brake mechanism on the strollers can fail, posing an injury hazard.

INCIDENTS: Eight incidents have been reported; no report of injuries.

HOW MANY: Explorer: 7,400 in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada; Hammerhead: 160 in the U.S. and 65 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact phil&teds USA by visiting the company's website at



DETAILS: Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats imported by Honeywell International Inc. of Morris Township, N.J.; sold at home improvement stores, HVAC and electrical stores, and contractors from January 2000 to December 2007. The thermostats were manufactured in Singapore.

WHY: The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke, posing a burn hazard.

INCIDENTS: Honeywell has received 16 reports of thermostats melting. No injuries reported.

HOW MANY: About 77,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Honeywell at 888-235-7363 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at