Recall date: June 10, 2011
Recall number: 11-243

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Military Copters
Hazard:
The plastic blades of the helicopter can detach during operation, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Excite USA toll free at (866) 791-4754 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.Excite-Limited.com

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 24,000
Description:

The recalled toy Military Copters are operated by manual rotary starters and sold as a unit with two sizes, 7 and 11 inches in length, of tan and black helicopters. The product comes in a blister pack with "Military Copter with 2 Launchers" marked on the package and "Military Copter" marked on both sides of the manual starter. The model number, #9009935 and UPC 680108044474 number are printed on the back of the package near the bar code.

Incidents/Injuries:

Three incidents were reported, two to Excite and one to CPSC. Two of these included laceration injuries.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled helicopters away from children and return the product to any Rite Aid store for a full refund.

Sold At:

Exclusively at Rite Aid Corporation stores nationwide from January 2011 through May 2011 for about $7.

Manufacturer(s):
Excite USA, of Carrollton, Texas
Manufactured In:
China