Recalls 9/25

1. Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08412.html)

2. Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08410.html)

3. Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08409.html)

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1. Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-412

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 674-5497
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Toy Police Cars

Units: About 3,000

Importer: TCB Imports, of Vernon, California

Hazard: The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves toy police cars with a friction function. When the toy car is pushed forward, the car builds momentum. When released, the car moves forward on its own. The cars were sold in red/white and purple/white color combinations. The cars measure 8 inches by 4 inches by 4 ½ inches. Item number TF820 is printed on the product’s packaging.

Sold at: Dollar and discount stores nationwide from May 2008 through August 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this toy away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TCB Imports, Inc. at (888) 674-5497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.tcbimports.com

To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08412.html

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2. Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-410

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 813-3155
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm’s Media Contact: (866) 266-8007

Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Razor® Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles

Units: About 30,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly surging forward, including two reports of injuries.

Description: This recall involves Razor® Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or 103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging. Product ID numbers beginning with 103110-03 or later are not included in this recall.

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007 for about $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor for a free replacement controller.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-3155 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.razor.com/recall

To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08410.html

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3. Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-409

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 314-9870
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm’s Media Contact: (866) 266-8007

Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Razor® PowerWing(tm) Three-Wheeled Scooters

Units: About 103,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.

Description: The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with:

Y0708 | Y0709 | Y0710 | Y0711 | Y0712
Y0801 | Y0802 | Y0803 | Y0804 | Y0805
Y0806 | Y0807 | Y0808

The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a “V” followed by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.

Sold by: Authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through September 2008 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.razor.com/recall

To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08409.html

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