Note: The company is out of business; please do not use the recalled go-cart if it has not been repaired.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2005
Release # 05-205
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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.
Name of Product: Yerf-Dog Go-Karts.
Units: About 10,000.
Manufacturer: FF Acquisition Wheeled Goods Corp. of West Point, Miss.
Hazard: The suspension assembly can crack causing the rider to lose control of the go-kart.
Incidents/Injuries: The manufacturer has received five reports of the suspension assembly cracking and causing the rider to lose control, including reports of bruises and head and back injuries.
Description: This recall involves one- and two-seater model Yerf-Dog Spiderbox series go-karts. The go-karts have full suspension and 150cc engines. Date codes and model numbers are located on a plate attached to the engine casing. Date codes and model numbers included in this recall are:
|3206||July 20, 2004 through March 4, 2005|
|4209||July 20, 2004 through February 18, 2005|
|42092||July 20, 2004 through November 22, 2004|
|42093||August 9, 2004 through November 19, 2004|
|42101||July 28, 2004 through October 12, 2004|
Sold At: Yerf-Dog dealers nationwide from July 2004 through May 2005 for between $1,500 and $1,800.
Manufactured in: United States.
Remedy: The company is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Please do not use the recalled go-cart if it has not been repaired.
Consumer Contact: The company is out of business and contact information is no longer available.