Dynacraft Recalls Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us, Sold Exclusively at Cabela's Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: February 26, 2013
Recall number: 13-125
Name of product: Motor Scooters with Hello Kitty graphics
Hazard: The scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the City Scooter, disconnect the battery and return it to the nearest Toys R Us store to receive a full refund or store credit.
Consumer Contact: Dynacraft; at (800) 551-0032, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or online at www.dynacraftbike.com, and click on Owners, then select Warnings/Recalls.
Units: About 5,200
Description: This recall involves electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are pink and black with Hello Kitty graphics on the front panel, footboard and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between September 10, 2012 and December 3, 2012. Model number "8801-03" and the date of manufacture, formatted as "YYYY/MM/DD," are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter's center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters "QYCEI" followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 000001 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter's center platform near the data label.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received nine reports of incidents of City Scooters accelerating unintentionally, including three with minor injuries that include a bloody nose and bruises.
Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores and Toysrus.com nationwide from October 2012 to January 2013 for about $279.
Distributor: Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.
Manufacturer: Zhejiang Qunying Vehicle Co. Ltd., of China
Manufactured in: China
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's Web site.
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