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 searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 8,900
Hazard: The toys can unexpectedly speed up and cause the rider to lose control.
Description: Battery-operated Hot Wheels branded Urban Shredder ride-on toys were sold in green and black (models 8801-05 and 8801-05com) or red and black (model 8801-15) and have Hot Wheels graphics. Recalled models were manufactured on Sept. 15, 2012, Oct. 15, 2012, or Dec. 1, 2012. Model number and the date of manufacture are printed on a label on the underside of the toy. Serial numbers included in the recall have letters “CT-EEI” followed by a six-digit number in the range of 000001 through 003075 and 010759 through 011075; or the letters “CT-EEJ” followed by a six-digit number in the range of 003076 through 010758; or the letters “CT-CEJ” followed by a six-digit number in the range of 003000 through 005000.
Sold at: Target, Toys R Us and Walmart stores and at Amazon.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Walmart.com from November 2012 to February 2013 for $270 to $350.
Remedy: Disconnect the battery and return toys to the store where purchased for a refund or credit.
Contact: Call 800-551-0032 or visit www.dynacraftbike.com.