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GLOPO Recalls Children’s Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled Scooters
  • Tracking Label
Name of Product:
Children’s scooter
Hazard:

The front wheels of the children’s scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 29, 2016
Units:
About 520
Consumer Contact

GLOPO toll-free at 855-965-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.GlopoUsa.com and click on “Online Form” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Joyrider three-wheeled scooters for children. They have a low, foot-gripping deck, multicolored handgrips, and an adjustable metal T-bar handle. The scooters are made of metal and plastic and come in a variety of colors. The tracking label sticker can be found on the back of the scooter, with batch PO number of G20140423. Recalled model numbers are: GT5048R, GT5110R, GT5121R, GT5124R, GT5125R, GT5122R, GT5117R, GT5123R.  Model numbers can be found on the bottom of the scooter base, on the receipt and on the packaging.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled scooters and contact GLOPO for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

GLOPO has received one report of the front wheels detaching from the scooter, resulting in an injury to a child who fell off the scooter. 

Sold At

Online at Amazon.com from October 2014 through January 2016 for about $80 and at Zulily.com from June 2014 through July 2015 for about $50.

Manufacturer(s):

Glopo Inc, South El Monte, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-062
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