Recall date: April 21, 2011
Recall number: 11-206

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.
Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 16,000 in the United States and 700 in Canada
Description:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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.

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