Tuesday, August 16, 2011
RECALL: 165,000 Radio Flyer Scoot ‘n Zoom Riding Toys Due to Fall Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Radio Flyer, today announced a voluntary recall of about 165,000 Scoot ‘n Zoom children’s riding toy because the riding toy can tip over allowing a child to fall forward while riding, posing a fall hazard to young children.
The firm received reports of ten incidents with six injuries, including three where teeth were loosened or removed, and three with chin lacerations requiring stitches.
The riding toy is red molded plastic with black wheels and measures 19 inches long, 11 inches wide and 13.5 inches tall. The riding toy’s model number 711 can be found molded on the underside of the toy. Units with a yellow UPC sticker underneath the product with model #711B are not recalled.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and contact Radio Flyer at (800) 621-7613 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.radioflyer.com to receive a free replacement unit or refund.
posted by Growing Your Baby at 8/16/2011 01:32:00 am