August 16, 2011: Riding Toy Recalled by Radio Flyer
About 165,000 riding toys have been recalled to due to fall hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Radio Flyer of Chicago, Illinois, has recalled about 165,000 Scoot ‘n Zoom children’s riding toys. 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 10 incidents with six injuries, including three where teeth were loosened or removed, and three with chin lacerations requiring stitches.
Do You Own This Product?
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. The toys sold at Wal-Mart and other retailers, and online at Amazon.com and Target.com from August 2010 through August 2011 for about $20.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and contact Radio Flyer to receive a free replacement unit or refund. For additional information, contact Radio Flyer at (800) 621-7613 between 9 AM and 5 PM CST, Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.radioflyer.com.
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