by: Jacob Burbrink – Digital Investigative Journalist and Producer, Nexstar Media Wire
MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WXIN) – A toy sold at Walmart stores nationwide through July is being recalled because it can be advanced as children grow.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recall includes Blue’s Clues Foot to Floor Ride-on Toys. This toy is made of luxurious light blue fabric with spots and in the shape of Nickelodeon’s iconic dog Blue.
The ride-on toy has four wheels and the handlebars are inserted behind the dog’s ears. It is intended for children aged 18 months to 3 years.
The recall was initiated after Huffy Corporation received 19 reports of children falling forward while riding on the toy. 18 facial injuries have been reported.
The recalled model number is 55061 with a date code of 15221,15921, 19921, 21021, 22321, 23721, 26821, 28821 or 29421. The date code and model number are on a label located on the bottom of the product unit body. and the battery door.
Anyone in possession of the recalled toy should be kept away from children immediately. They can contact the company for a free kit and instructions to install a new stop bar in the game.
Anyone with questions can contact Huffy Corporation at 800-872-2453 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or by emailing [email protected]