Hazard: Vehicle Accident
Recall Date: 2008-09-25
Recall: 4488 – 08410
Product Name: Razor Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles
Description: Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2008 Release #08-410 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 813-3155 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: (866) 266-8007 Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Razor® Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles Units: About 30,000 Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif. Hazard: The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander. Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly surging forward, including two reports of injuries. Description: This recall involves Razor® Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or 103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging. Product ID numbers beginning with 103110-03 or later are not included in this recall. Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007 for about $400. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor for a free replacement controller. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-3155 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.razor.com/recall
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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|CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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