Dynacraft Recalls Monster High City Motor Scooters Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart, 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: 13-126
Name of product: Motor Scooters with Monster High 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 Walmart 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 5,500
Description: This recall involves electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are purple and black with Monster High graphics on the front panels, seat and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between October 5, 2012 and November 7, 2012. Model number "8801-14" 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: 003125 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: Walmart stores and Walmart.com nationwide from November 2012 to January 2013 for about $249.
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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