Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control Defect, Jul 2008 by safetytime

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In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles. The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, DC 20207 Firm's Recall Hotline: (602) 454-6445 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Office of Information and Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2008 Release #08-318

Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control 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: Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles Units: About 1,400 Distributor: Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz. Hazard: The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders. Incidents/Injuries: Redcat Racing has received about 15 reports of remote control malfunctions. There have been no injuries reported. Description: The recalled remote controls were included in the remote cars as shown below. These cars were sold in a variety of colors. The model name and numbers are located on the body of the vehicle or on the retail packaging: Model Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy)       Description Green/Flame Orange/Black Orange/Flame Yellow/Flame Model Number HURRICANEXP-GF HURRICANEXP-OB HURRICANEXP-OF HURRICANEXP-YF HURRICANPRO-GF HURRICANPRO-SB

Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy) Green/Flame-Blue Aluminum     Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck)     Silver-Blue Aluminum

Yellow/Flame-Blue Aluminum HURRICANPRO-YF Blue/Yellow Red/Green Red AVALANCHEXP-94087-BY AVALANCHEXP-94087-RG AVALANCHEXP-94087-R MONSOONXP-94085-BY MONSOONXP-94085-RWB MONSOONXP-94085-RY TSUNAMIUW-BF-94110W TSUNAMIUW-RF-94110W

Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy) Blue/Yellow     Tsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy)   Red/White/Blue Red/Yellow Blue/Flame Red/Flame

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from March 2007 through April 2008 for between $260 and $400.

Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Redcat Racing for a replacement remote control. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Redcat Racing Co. collect at (602) 454-6445 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or at www.redcatracing.com

Picture of Recalled Redcat Racing Hurricane XP and Hurricane Pro FM Remote Controlled Vehicles

Picture of Recalled Redcat Racing Avalanche XP FM Remote Controlled Vehicles

Picture of Recalled Redcat Racing Monsoon XP FM Remote Controlled Vehicles

Picture of Recalled Redcat Racing Tsunamai Ultrawide FM Remote Controlled Vehicles


								
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