Auldey Toys Recalls Sky Rover Toys Due to Fire Hazard
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Sky Rover toys
The USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
June 10, 2016
This recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. The toy is shaped like ball with two blades on top, wings on the side and measures about 3 ½ inches tall by 5 inches wide. They are operated by a small one-channel remote control unit. The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6 or TTYW859110-5. The item number is printed on a white sticker on the toy’s packaging. They were sold in red, orange and citron green. Only yellow USB charging cords are included in this recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the USB cords and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord.
The firm has received 35 reports of charging cords overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Walmart and other mass merchandisers and independent toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2015 through January 2016 for between $11 and $15.
Auldey Toys North America, of Quincy, Mass.
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