Hazard: The toy truck’s remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy vehicles away from children and contact Dollar General for a full refund.
Recall Date: 2016-02-04
Recall: 6645 – 16092
Units: About 27,000
Incidents/Injuries: Dollar General has received five reports of the toy’s remote control overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Product Name: Toy trucks
Description: This recall involves a toy excavator and a shovel loader. The remote controlled plastic toys are orange with black and orange wheels. Both have tracking code 90RWE15 marked on the back of the battery compartment. UPC number 00430000549030 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. Power, Shovel Loader and Super Power are printed on stickers located on the side of the excavator. UPC 00400001622537 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. 6000Kg Peakload, FL-330 Deluxe Crane, and Crane Super Truck are printed on stickers located on the side of the shovel loader.
Consumer Contact: Dollar General at 800-678-9258 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.dollargeneral.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page under the Help section for more information.
Retailer: Dollar General stores nationwide and online at www.dollargeneral.com from July 2015 through December 2015 for about $10.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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|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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