June 14, 2000Graco Recalls Tot Wheels®
Entertainer® Infant Walkers
Elverson, PA (SafetyAlerts) - Graco
Children's Products Inc., of Elverson, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 31,000 Tot
Wheels® Entertainer® Activity Center infant walkers for repair. These walkers can
collapse unexpectedly during use and injure infants.
Graco has received 27 reports of these walkers collapsing. Injuries to infants have
included a cut toe, a bump on the head, a sprained foot, and scrapes and bruises to legs
The recalled Tot Wheels® Entertainer® Activity Center infant walkers, with
"bouncing action" and five-position height adjustment, have model
numbers 4032LN or 4032BLA, located underneath the front of the walker's tray. The
walker has a removable, green play tray with 12 activities, including a steering wheel,
ball spinner and flashing lights. The multicolor walker has an animal-print fabric seat.
"Graco Lights & Sounds" is written on a label on the walker tray. "Tot
Wheels® Entertainer® Activity Center with Bounce" is written on a label on the
Mass merchandise, juvenile products and major discount department stores nationwide,
including Wal-Mart and Toys R Us, sold the walkers from September 1999 through February
2000 for about $50.
Consumers should stop using these walkers immediately, and call Graco for a free repair
kit, which includes a replacement tray, at (800) 345-4109 anytime. Consumers also can
visit the Graco web site at http://www.gracobaby.com/serv/ga3rcal8.htm,
or write to Customer Affairs, Graco Children's Products Inc., Box 100, Elverson, PA 19520.
Similar Graco products also have green play trays and print seats. Only walkers
with model number 4032LN and 4032BLA are part of this recall.
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers June 14, 2000.
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