The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled product unless otherwise instructed.
Manufacturer: JAKKS Pacific Inc., of Malibu, Calif.
Hazard: The lithium-ion polymer batteries used to charge the toy vehicles can ignite while charging, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/injuries: JAKKS Pacific has received 33 reports of the batteries melting or catching fire while charging, including three reports of minor burns and 23 reports of property damage.
Description: This recall involves battery packs used with FLY WHEELS XPV toy vehicles. The battery packs were sold with a charger (item number 73904) and with the radio-controlled XPV toy (item number 73906). The batteries are marked “Fly Wheelz,” “XPV” and“JAKKS Pacific,” “Lithium-ion Polymer battery(LiPo).”
Sold at: Toy stores, discount department stores and Internet retailers nationwide from August 2006 through January 2007 for about $30. Battery packs and toy vehicles packaged together sold for $80 to $90.
Remedy: Stop using the battery packs and contact JAKKS Pacific to receive a free replacement battery pack.
Contact: Call 877-875-2557 or e-mail email@example.com.