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:
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.