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Spin Master Helix Remote Control Micro Helicopter

Código SIAR: 19657
Categoría: Juegos/juguetes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2007/Remote-Control-Helix-Micro-Helicopter-Toys-Recalled-for-Burn-Hazard-
Fecha de Publicación: 09 nov, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Spin Master
Descripción del Defecto: Remote-Control Helix Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled for Burn Hazard
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2006
Release #07-031 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 622-8339 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Remote-Control Helix Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled for Burn 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Helix Remote Control Micro Helicopter
Units: About 46,200
Manufacturer: Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada
Hazard: The power supply controller can overheat posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Spin Master has received 11 reports of the toy overheating, including two fires and one report of a consumer receiving minor skin burns.
Description and Models: The recalled remote control toy helicopters are lightweight, made of plastic, and measure 7 inches from end-to-end. Designs are printed on the helicopter's body. The helicopter comes with a control unit and a charger and rechargeable batteries are pre-installed in the fuselage. This recall involves toys one of the following date codes: 06XXXXHM2, 06XXXXHM8, 06XXXXHM186. The date codes are located on a sticker on the bottom of the helicopter's body and on the inside of the controller's battery compartment. Toys currently on retail shelves or having a date code ending in 386 are not included in this recall.
Sold at: National retailers from July 2006 through early November 2006 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy helicopters and contact Spin Master to receive a free replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For more information, call Spin Master at (800) 622-8339 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.spinmaster.com