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Razor USA recalls PowerWing three-wheeled scooters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: RazorĀ® PowerWingTM Three-Wheeled Scooters

Units: About 103,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.

Description: The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with:

Y0708

Y0709

Y0710

Y0711

Y0712

Y0801

Y0802

Y0803

Y0804

Y0805

Y0806

Y0807

Y0808

The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a "V" followed by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.

Sold by: Authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through September 2008 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall

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