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Target F Forward Firestreet Scooters

Código SIAR: 19726
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Target-Recalls-Scooters---Various-Breaking-Parts-Present-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 17 ago, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Target; Triple Win Sports
Descripción del Defecto: Target Recalls Scooters - Various Breaking Parts Present Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2006 Release #06-238 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Target Recalls Scooters - Various Breaking Parts Present Fall 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: Firestreet Scooters Units: About 185,000 Importer/Distributor: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. Manufacturer: Triple Win Sports, of Taiwan Hazard: The handlebars, wheels and wheel brakes can break and detach, causing the rider to lose control, fall and possibly suffer injuries. Incidents/Injuries: Target has received five reports of incidents and injuries resulting from breaking or collapsing parts. Injuries resulting from falls include: a fractured arm, cracked teeth, bruises to the head, face and arm, a report of a lacerated toe, and scratches. Description: This recall involves F Forward Firestreet scooters. The red or blue aluminum scooters have a fold-down frame and model number BZ 020 SP. The "F Forward" logo is noted on the stem, wheel or base deck of the scooter. Sold at: Target stores nationwide from February 2004 through July 2006 for about $24. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should take these scooters away from children immediately and return the scooter to the nearest Target store for a $24 gift card, plus applicable sales tax. Consumer Contact: : For more information, consumers can contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or log on to the firm's Web site at www.target.com