Children's Scooters Recalled by Kiddieland Due to Laceration Hazard

A child's finger can get caught in the hinge mechanism between the steering column and the platform.

Recall date: April 21, 2011
Recall number: 11206

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Lights and Sounds Children's Scooters

Hazard:

A child's finger can get caught in the hinge mechanism between the steering column and the platform, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Kiddieland toll-free at (800) 430-5307 or visit the firm's website at www.kiddieland.com.hk

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Recall Details

Units

About 16,000 in the United States and 700 in Canada

Description

This recall involves three models of Kiddieland "Lights and Sounds" three-wheeled scooters including a red Spiderman, a blue Thomas & Friends™ and a pink girl's scooter. The scooters have buttons on the handle that play music and sounds. "Kiddieland" is molded on the back of the steering mechanism. Spiderman or Thomas & Friends™ are found on the steering mechanism and platform. The girl's model has butterflies on the platform.

Incidents/Injuries

CPSC and Kiddieland have received two reports of children whose fingers got caught in the hinge mechanism and required stitches.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Kiddieland for a free repair kit.

Sold at

Toys R Us and JCPenney from January 2009 through February 2011 for about $40

Manufacturer(s)

Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass.

Manufactured in

China