The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, along with Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y., today announced a voluntary recall of about 44,000 Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because the children’s ride-on Power Wheels can continue to run after the foot pedal is released, posing an injury hazard.
Fisher-Price has received 17 reports of the power wheels continuing to run after the foot pedal was released. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers with model number FRC29 with a grey foot pedal. The recalled ride-on vehicles are hot pink with blue accents and have the Barbie logo printed on the back. They are battery-operated and have a play kitchen, a foldout grill and pretend campfire. The model number is printed on a label under the hood.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled Power Wheels away from children, stop using them and contact Fisher-Price at 800-348-0751 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET M-F or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on “Recalls & Safety Alerts” or www.fisher-price.com and click on “Recalls” for more information on how to receive a free repair kit.