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Redcat Racing recalls remote controlled toy vehicles

 

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

Description

Model Number

Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy)

Green/Flame

HURRICANEXP-GF

Orange/Black

HURRICANEXP-OB

Orange/Flame

HURRICANEXP-OF

Yellow/Flame

HURRICANEXP-YF

Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy)

Green/Flame-Blue Aluminum

HURRICANPRO-GF

Silver-Blue Aluminum

HURRICANPRO-SB

Yellow/Flame-Blue Aluminum

HURRICANPRO-YF

Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck)

Blue/Yellow

AVALANCHEXP-94087-BY

Red/Green

AVALANCHEXP-94087-RG

Red

AVALANCHEXP-94087-R

Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy)

Blue/Yellow

MONSOONXP-94085-BY

Red/White/Blue

MONSOONXP-94085-RWB

Red/Yellow

MONSOONXP-94085-RY

Tsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy)

Blue/Flame

TSUNAMIUW-BF-94110W

Red/Flame

TSUNAMIUW-RF-94110W

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

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