Dynacraft Recalls Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

The scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Recall date: February 26, 2013
Recall number: 13-125
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  • City Scooter with Hello Kitty graphics, model number 8801-03

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    City Scooter with Hello Kitty graphics, model number 8801-03

  • The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the scooter

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    The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the scooter

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Motor Scooters with Hello Kitty graphics

Hazard:

The scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Consumer Contact:

Dynacraft; at (800) 551-0032, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or online at www.dynacraftbike.com, and click on Owners, then select Warnings/Recalls.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 5,200

Description

This recall involves electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are pink and black with Hello Kitty graphics on the front panel, footboard and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between September 9, 2012 and December 3, 2012. Model number "8801-03" and the date of manufacture, formatted as "YYYY/MM/DD," are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter's center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters "QYCEI" followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 000001 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter's center platform near the data label.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received nine reports of incidents of City Scooters accelerating unintentionally, including three with minor injuries that include a bloody nose and bruises.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the City Scooter, disconnect the battery and return it to the nearest Toys R Us store to receive a full refund or store credit.

Sold exclusively at

Toys R Us stores and Toysrus.com nationwide from October 2012 to January 2013 for about $279.

Distributor

Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.

Manufacturer

Zhejiang Qunying Vehicle Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in

China

  • City Scooter with Hello Kitty graphics, model number 8801-03

  • The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the scooter