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Push Toys

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.

Name of Product: Fisher-Price Lil' Wagster Dragster push toys

Units: About 54,000

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

Hazard: A young child's chin, jaw, and teeth can get lodged in the opening at the top of the push toy's round-shaped handle and incur injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received nine reports of injuries associated with the push toy's handle including loose teeth, cut gums and bruises to the mouth and chin.

Description: The recalled Lil' Wagster Dragster toy is an electronic push toy for children 1-year-old and up. It has a green race car base with red wheels and a blue handle that extends up for the child to hold. The words "Fisher-Price" are stamped in red on the handle unit, while the number "3" is stamped in yellow on the front of the race car base. The push toy has a model number of B0335, which is printed on the underside of the toy's race car base.

Sold at: Discount department stores and toy stores nationwide from December 2002 through February 2005 for about $13.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled push toys away from young children immediately and contact Fisher-Price to receive a repair kit and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: Contact Fisher-Price at (800) 991-2444 anytime or log on to the firm's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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