EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Fisher-Price is recalling thousands of toy vehicles due to a risk of injury to children.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers can continue to accelerate after the foot pedal is released.
The recall affects around 44,000 vehicles that were sold for about $400 in Walmart stores and on the retailer’s website.
The CPSC says there have been 17 reports of the pedals malfunctioning but no injuries have been reported to date.
Parents are advised to immediately take the vehicles away from children and contact Fisher-Price for a free repair.
The company can be reached at 800-348-0751 during standard business hours. Visit Fisher-Price’s website for more information.
Two models of DeWALT drills are also being recalled because they could pose a shock hazard to users.
The recall includes approximately 122,000 DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills, which were sold for $60-$70 at hardware stores nationwide such as The Home Depot and Lowe’s from Sept. 2017 through Nov. 2018.
The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, which could result in a shock, according to the CPSC.
No injuries have been reported to date.
Consumers can contact DeWALT to schedule free inspection and repair. The company can be reached toll-free at 855-752-5259 during standard business hours or by email at email@example.com. Visit DeWALT’s website for more information.
Earlier this week, Fiat Chrysler recalled more than 660,000 trucks worldwide because the steering can fail due to a loose nut.
The recall includes Ram 35000 pickups from the 2013-2017 model years, as well as 2500 pickups and 3500 Chassis Cabs from 2014-2017.
Fiat Chrysler said it’s aware of eight crashes and one injury that may be related to the issue.
In addition, the company is also recalling 222,000 Ram 1500 trucks from the 2019 model year because the brake pedals can fall off.
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