Hazardous Toys Recalled by Fisher-Price

Approximately one million licensed character toys made in China are being recalled in the U.S by Fisher-Price due to a lead poisoning hazard in the paint used on the surface of the toys. Toys affected by the recall include Big Bird, Elmo, and the Dora and Diego characters. The details below are from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission press release issued by Fisher-Price:

Fisher-Price Recalls Licensed Character Toys Due To Lead Poisoning Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms 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: Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and other children’s toys.

Units: About 967,000 (in the U.S. There are approximately 1.5 million toys affected world wide).

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

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys could contain excessive levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled involves various figures and toys that were manufactured between April 19, 2007 and July 6, 2007 and were sold alone or as part of sets. The model names and product numbers for the recalled toys, which are all marked with “Fisher-Price,” are listed below. The toys may have a date code between 109-7LF and 187-7LF marked on the product or packaging.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from May 2007 through August 2007 for between $5 and $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price. Consumers will need to return the product and will receive a voucher for a replacement toy of the consumer’s choice (up to the value of the returned product).

Consumer Contact: For additional information contact Fisher-Price at (800) 916-4498 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.service.mattel.com/.

Product List:

  • 33662 Elmo Light Up Musical Pal
  • 33663 Ernie Light Up Musical Pal
  • 33664 Big Bird Light Up Musical Pal
  • 34658 Elmo Stacking Rings
  • 39038 Elmo Tub Sub
  • 39054 Sesame Street Shape Sorter


  • 87946 Elmo Keyboard


  • 90267 Ernie Splashin’ Fun Trike
  • 90609 Elmo Collectible
  • 90611 Cookie Collectible
  • 90612 Zoe Collectible
  • 90613 Ernie Collectible
  • 90614 Big Bird Collectible
  • 90745 Construction Playset
  • 93068 Elmo Boom Box
  • 93107 Action Fire Engine
  • 93307 Press N Go Elmo
  • 93308 Rev & Go Cookie Monster
  • 93492 Cookie Saxophone
  • 93493 Elmo’s Guitar
  • 93615 Splash Tub Puzzle
  • 93780 Music And Lights Phone


  • B7554 Count To Beat Elmo
  • B7888 Shake, Giggle & Roll
  • B7987 Elmo In The Giggle Box
  • B7989 Silly Parts Talking Elmo
  • B9620 Dora’s Talking House


  • C6908 Dora, Backpack, Perrito Figure Pack
  • C6909 Diego Figure Pack
  • C6910 Swiper Figure Pack
  • C6911 Boots, Tico Figure Pack


  • G3825 Dora Talking Vamonos Van
  • G5112 Sing With Elmo’s Greatest Hits
  • G9717 Giggle Doodler


  • H2943 Grow With Me Elmo Sprinkler
  • H3343 Cousin Daisy
  • H3344 Birthday Dora
  • H4187 Dora Figures In Tube
  • H5569 Elmo & Pals (Elmo, Cookie, Ernie)
  • H5570 Elmo & Pals (Elmo, Zoe, Bigbird)
  • H4628 Water Fun Tote
  • H8236 Dora 3 Pack Figures In Tube
  • H8237 Blue 3 Pack Figures In Tube
  • H8238 Sponge Bob 3 Pack Figures In Tube
  • H9124 Chef Dora
  • H9125 Bedtime Dora
  • H9186 Giggle Grabber Ernie
  • H9188 Giggle Grabber Oscar The Grouch


  • J0338 Diego Talking Field Journal
  • J0343 Go Diego Go Antarctic Rescue
  • J0344 Go Diego Go Deep Sea Rescue
  • J0345 Go Diego Go Mountain Rescue
  • J0346 Go Diego Go Talking Rescue 4 X 4
  • J5935 Giggle Grabber Soccer Elmo
  • J5936 Giggle Grabber Chef Cookie Monster
  • J6537 Sesame Street Giggle Toolbelt
  • J6762 Queen Mami
  • J6763 Royal Boots And Tico
  • J6765 Prince Diego
  • J7983 Sesame Street Tub Pots & Pans
  • J9518 Sesame Street Giggle Drill
  • J9692 Dora’s Talking Pony Place


  • K0617 Twins Nursery
  • K3414 Diego – Talking Gadget Belt
  • K3571 Go Diego Go Mobile Rescue Unit
  • K3580 Fairytale Adventure Dora
  • K4139 Go Diego Go Dinosaur Rescue
  • K4140 Toucan Motorcycle Rescue


  • L0305 Dora Figure
  • L3194 Surprise Inside Diego Eggs
  • L3215 Sesame Street Elmo Jack-In-The-Box
  • L3488 Sesame Street Birthday Figure Pack
  • L3507 Sesame Street – Super Boom Box
  • L5202 Birthday Dora
  • L5813 Diego Tub Trike
  • L8905 Pablo & Pals


  • M0351 Dora Figures Dora & Kitty
  • M0352 Dora Figures Diego & Bear
  • M0524 Go Diego Go Talking Gadget
  • M0527 Sesame Street Giggle Doodler
  • M0732 Dora’s Talking House
  • M2051 Lets Go Rescue Center
  • M2052 Fairytale Castle

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