Hazard: The one-piece plastic platform that covers the front wheel base can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Remedy: Consumers should take this product away from children and contact Kickboard USA for a free replacement product.
Recall Date: 2012-08-21
Recall: 1118 – 12252
Units: About 5,600
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Product Name: Scooter
Description: This recall is for the three-wheeled Mini Micro scooter for children ages 3-5. The scooter was sold in the following colors: blue, orange, pink and aqua. “Micro” is written in black and blue letters on the metal handlebar and is imprinted on the black hand grips. “Mini Micro” is written on the front plastic covering. The following recalled model numbers and serial numbers are on a sticker on the bottom of the scooter:
Model NumberSerial Number
00061617 to 00064364 and00064767 to 00065762
00066371 to 00666401 and00097291 to 00098286
00093571 to 00093870
00067871 to 00068370
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Kickboard USA toll-free at (888) 236-5657 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail to email@example.com or visit the firm’s website at http://www.kickboardusa.com
Retailer: Independent toy stores, Amazon.com and Kickboardusa.com for about $85 from May 2012 to July 2012.
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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