- This Fisher Price recall (not the Easy Bake Ovens) only affects toys
purchased after May 1 2007.
-- Toy-maker Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys -- including
the popular Big Bird, Elmo, Dora and Diego characters -- because
their paint contains excessive amounts of lead.
The worldwide recall being announced Thursday involves 967,000
plastic preschool toys made by a Chinese vendor
New Easy-Bake Oven Recall Following Partial Finger Amputation;
Consumers Urged to Return Toy Ovens
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. (To
access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC's
Web site at www.cpsc.gov.)
Name of Product: Easy-Bake Ovens
Units:About 1 million
Manufacturer:Easy-Bake, a division of Hasbro, Inc., of Pawtucket,
Hazard:Young children can insert their hands into the oven's front
opening, and get their hands or fingers caught, posing entrapment
and burn hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: Since the repair program announced in February,
Easy-Bake has received 249 reports of children getting their hands
or fingers caught in the oven's opening, including 77 reports of
burns, 16 of which were reported as second and third-degree burns.
Easy-Bake also received one report of a serious burn that required
partial finger amputation to a 5-year-old girl.
Description: The Easy-Bake Oven is a purple and pink plastic oven
that resembles a kitchen range with four burners on top and a front-
loading oven. "Easy Bake" is printed on the front of the oven. Model
number 65805 and "Hasbro" are stamped into the plastic on the back
of the oven. This recall includes all units with the retrofit kit.
The Easy-Bake Oven is an electric toy and is not recommended for
children under eight years of age. Ovens sold before May 2006 are
not included in this recall.
Sold at:Toys "R" Us, Wal-Mart, Target, KB Toys and other retailers
nationwide from May 2006 through July 2007 for about $25.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Caregivers should immediately take the recalled Easy-Bake
Oven away from children, and call Easy-Bake for instructions on how
to return the toy oven for a voucher towards the purchase of another
Customer Contact:For additional information, contact Easy-Bake at
(800) 601-8418 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with
protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or
death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the
agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from
consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion
annually. 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 30 percent 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 (800) 638-8270 or visit CPSC's Web site at
www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Consumers can obtain this release and recall
information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.