Fisher-Price Recalls Learning Pots and Pans™ Toys Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2008
Release #08-362

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 521-0820
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Fisher-Price Recalls Learning Pots and Pans™ Toys Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Learning Pots & Pans™ Toys

Units: About 15,000

Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY

Hazard: Missing screws in the blue toy pan can cause the clear plastic cover to come loose and release small balls, presenting a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received five reports of the plastic covers detaching and releasing the small balls. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Learning Pots and Pans™ toy sets with stackable pots and pans, a lid and shape-sorting blocks. The toys have light and sound features that operate on three AA batteries. Model number G6685 is located on the bottom of the blue pan.

Sold at: Discount department and toy stores nationwide from October 2007 to August 2008 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: 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 of the blue pan for a replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at (888) 521-0820 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

Picture of  Recalled Learning Pots & Pans

Picture of  Recalled Learning Pots & Pans Screw Locations