Washington, DC (May 12, 2010) — 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: “Fly Dragonfly” (also called “Queen Bee”) Remote-Controlled Helicopters
Distributor: Imagine Nation Books Ltd./Books Are Fun, of Boulder, Colo.
Hazard: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, igniting the helicopter and posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 49 reports of the helicopters overheating, including six reports of flames coming from the helicopters, and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the “Fly Dragonfly” (also called “Queen Bee”) remote-controlled helicopters. The helicopters are black and yellow plastic, measure about 19 inches long by 6 _ inches high. The helicopters have a rounded front yellow cockpit with bee decals and a narrow black plastic tail assembly. They were sold with a remote-control unit and a separate charger. “Fly Dragonfly” and SKU #51727 are printed on the packaging.
Sold at: Book/gift fairs held in schools, hospitals and office buildings nationwide from August 2009 through January 2010 for about $38.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helicopters and contact Imagine Nation Books Ltd/Books Are Fun to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Imagine Nation Books Ltd./Books are Fun at (800) 917-0213 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.booksarefun.com/helicopter.php
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.gov
Health Canada www.hc-sc.gc.ca
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2010
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 860-1887
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
Washington, DC (May 12, 2010) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Push Around and Whisper Ride Buggies
Units: About 2.5 million
Manufacturer: Step2 Company, of Streetsboro, Ohio
Hazard: A pin attaching to the yellow knob on the handle of the buggy can loosen, causing the handle to detach from the buggy. This poses a serious risk of injury to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has receiv