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 16,000 in the United States and 700 in Canada
Manufacturer: Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass.
Hazard: A child’s finger can get caught in and cut by the hinge mechanism between the steering column and the platform.
Description: Kiddieland “Lights and Sounds” three-wheeled scooters include a red Spiderman, a blue Thomas & Friends and a pink girl’s scooter. The scooters have buttons on the handle that play music and sounds.
Sold at: Toys R Us and JCPenney from January 2009 through February 2011 for about $40.
Remedy: Contact Kiddieland for a free repair kit.
Contact: Call 800-430-5307 or visit www.kiddieland.com.hk.