The ride-on toy can unexpectedly move when connecting the battery after recharging, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves Huffy-branded Torex 24-volt ride-on toy UTVs (model number 17249). The toy UTVs measure 53 inches long, 43 inches wide and 27 inches tall when assembled. They are black with red trim, and “Torex” labels are on the front and side of the ride-on toy. The recalled toy UTVs were manufactured between June 2019 and November 2019 with date codes: 16919, 17119, 18019, 19019, 20019, 20219, 20519, 24819, 24919, 25019, 25219, 25319, 25419, 32219, 32319 and 33719. The model number and date code are located under left rear wheel well above left rear wheel.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toy UTV and contact Huffy for a free replacement controller.
Huffy has received 36 reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.
Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from August 2019 through September 2020 for about $500.
Huffy Corporation, of Miamisburg, Ohio
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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