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Pulse Performance Recalls Children’s Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

  • Pulse Safe Start Transform electric scooter in blue
  • Label located under the platform with the date code
Name of Product:
Children’s electric scooters
Hazard:

The knuckle that joins the wheel of the children’s electric scooters to the axle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 24, 2017
Units:
About 8,900
Consumer Contact

Pulse Performance Products toll-free at 844-287-8711 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.pulsescooters.com and click on “CPSC Safety Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Pulse Safe Start Transform electric scooters for children with manufacturing date codes between September 10, 2016 and October 11, 2016. The date code is printed on a label located under the platform in format XX(month)/XX(day)/2016 – 066QY. The scooters were sold in blue and have two wheels in front and one in the rear.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Pulse Performance Products for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At

Target stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $100.

Manufacturer(s):

Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Recall number:
17-072
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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