Dynacraft Recalls Urban Shredder Ride-On Toys Due to Fall Hazard

The battery-operated Hot Wheels-branded Urban Shredder can unexpectedly accelerate and cause the rider to lose control.

Recall date: April 04, 2013
Recall number: 13-162
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  • Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model number 8801-15

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    Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model number 8801-15

  • Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model numbers 8801-05, and 8801-05com

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    Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model numbers 8801-05, and 8801-05com

  • The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of each model of the Urban Shredder.

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    The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of each model of the Urban Shredder.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Urban Shredder Ride-On Toys

Hazard:

The Urban Shredder ride-on toys can unexpectedly accelerate and cause the rider to lose control, posing a fall hazard.

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.”

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Recall Details

Units

About 8,900

Description

This recall involves battery-operated Hot Wheels branded Urban Shredder ride-on toys. The toys were sold in green and black (Model Nos. 8801-05 and 8801-05com) or red and black (Model No. 8801-15) and have Hot Wheels graphics. Recalled models were manufactured on September 15, 2012, October 15, 2012, or December 1, 2012.  Model number 8801-15 or 8801-05 or 8801-05com and the date of manufacture, formatted as “YYYY/MM/DD,” are printed on a data label on the underside of the Urban Shredder. The serial number can be found etched or printed on the underside of the Urban Shredder near the data label. Serial numbers included in the recall have:

    a. letters “CT-EEI” followed by a six-digit number in the range of 000001 through 003075 and 010759 through 011075;

    b. or the letters “CT-EEJ” followed by a six digit number in the range of 003076 through 010758;

    c. or the letters “CT-CEJ” followed by a six digit number in the range of 003000 through 005000. 

Incidents/Injuries

Dynacraft has received 17 reports of the Urban Shredder toys accelerating. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy, disconnect the battery and return the shredder to the store where purchased for a refund or store credit.

Sold at

Target, Toys R Us and Walmart stores and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Walmart.com from November 2012 to February 2013 for between $270 and $350. 

Distributor

Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.

Manufacturer

Heshan Congtin Technological Development Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in

China

  • Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model number 8801-15

  • Urban Shredder with Hot Wheels graphics, model numbers 8801-05, and 8801-05com

  • The model number and the manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of each model of the Urban Shredder.