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Little Peoples campsite

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Fisher-Price Recalls Little People Play 'n Go Campsite™ Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Little People Play 'n Go Campsite™

Units: About 96,000 in the United States (14,000 were sold in Canada)

Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of the Sonya Lee figure breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: 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, have a green sweater and purple camera around the neck are included in this recall. No other Sonya Lee figure is affected. The remaining pieces of the Little People Play 'n Go Campsite are not affected.

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.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should 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.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.service.mattel.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1136


Recalled play set



Sonya Lee figure



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CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

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