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Dollar General Recalls Construction Truck Toy Vehicles

Dollar General remote control toy excavator
Dollar General remote control shovel loader
Dollar General remote control toy excavator

Dollar General remote control toy excavator

Dollar General remote control shovel loader

Dollar General remote control shovel loader

Name of Product:
Toy trucks
Hazard:
The toy truck's remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
February 04, 2016
Units:
About 27,000
Consumer Contact

Dollar General at 800-678-9258 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at custsv@dollargeneral.com or online at www.dollargeneral.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page under the Help section for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a toy excavator and a shovel loader. The remote controlled plastic toys are orange with black and orange wheels. Both have tracking code 90RWE15 marked on the back of the battery compartment. UPC number 00430000549030 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. Power, Shovel Loader and Super Power are printed on stickers located on the side of the excavator. UPC 00400001622537 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. 6000Kg Peakload, FL-330 Deluxe Crane, and Crane Super Truck are printed on stickers located on the side of the shovel loader.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy vehicles away from children and contact Dollar General for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Dollar General has received five reports of the toy's remote control overheating. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold Exclusively At

Dollar General stores nationwide and online at www.dollargeneral.com from July 2015 through December 2015 for about $10.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Distributor(s):

Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Recall number:
16-092
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