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Riding Toy Recalled by Radio Flyer Due to Fall Hazard

  • Picture showing the difference between recalled model #711 and model #711B, which was not recalled
  • Recalled riding toy
Name of Product:
Riding Toy
Hazard:

The riding toy can tip over allowing a child to fall forward while riding, posing a fall hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 16, 2011
Units:
About 165,000
Consumer Contact

 For additional information, contact Radio Flyer at (800) 621-7613 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.radioflyer.com

Recall Details

Description:

The riding toy is red molded plastic with black wheels and measures 19 inches long, 11 inches wide and 13.5 inches tall. The riding toy's model number 711 can be found molded on the underside of the toy. Units with a yellow UPC sticker underneath the product with model #711B are not recalled.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and contact Radio Flyer to receive a free replacement unit or refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received reports of ten incidents with six injuries, including three where teeth were loosened or removed, and three with chin lacerations requiring stitches.

Sold At

Walmart and other retailers, and online at Amazon.com and Target.com from August 2010 through August 2011 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
United States
Distributor(s):

Radio Flyer, of Chicago, Ill.

Recall number:
11-305
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