Toys R Us Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The rechargeable battery inside the Fast Lane FA-005 radio control 3-channel helicopter can overheat.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Bảy 03, 2013
Recall number: 13-234
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  • Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

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    Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

  • Packaged Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

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    Packaged Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Remote-controlled 3 channel helicopters

Hazard:

The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.

Consumer Contact:

Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sundays, or online at www.toysrus.com and click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/34363r-eng.php
Units

About 6,500 in the U.S. and 900 in Canada

Description

This recall involves the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger, model number 5F5F2F5.  The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter.  The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. They were sold with a remote control unit, a battery charger and a carrying case.

Incidents/Injuries

Toys R Us has received 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the remote-controlled helicopter and return all components to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.

Sold exclusively at

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $100.

Importer

Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufactured in

China

  • Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

  • Packaged Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter