|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 536-2691
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
UJ Trading Recalls Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters Due to Fire Hazard
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters
Units: About 18,500 (previously recalled in January 2010)
Distributor: UJ Trading, of Houston, Texas
Hazard: The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported by UJ Trading.
Description: This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk logo on the front of the controller. The body of the helicopter also contains the markings: “AH-64” and “helicopter.”
Sold at: Toy, hobby and other stores, including mall kiosks, nationwide and online at www.UJToys.com from April 2010 through April 2011 for about $36.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled helicopters away from children and contact UJ Trading to receive a full refund. UJ Trading will provide consumers with a postage paid label to return the product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact UJ Trading at (800) 536-2691 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.UJToys.com
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.
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