The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 16,600
Importer: Horizon Hobby Inc., of Champaign, Ill.
Hazard: The main blade grips and main rotor blades can release from the main rotor head and hit or cut a person.
Description: Blade ultra-micro indoor/outdoor helicopters have red and blue canopies with the name “Blade mCP X” printed on both sides. Recalled are: Bind-N-Fly Helicopter (BLH3580), Ready to Fly Helicopter (BLH3500), main blade grips with bearings replacement part (BLH3514).
Sold by: Retailers nationwide for $180 to $220 for the model helicopters and $10 for the replacement part.
Remedy: Contact Horizon Hobby for replacement of main rotor grips and instructions.
Contact: Call 877-504-0233 or visit www.bladehelis.com/MCPX.