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Jakks Pacific Recalls to Repair Morfboard® Skate & Scoot Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

Recalled MorfBoard Skate & Scoot Combo scooter with “Y” handlebar
Location of manufacturing date code on the bottom of the scooter
Recalled MorfBoard Skate & Scoot Combo scooter with “Y” handlebar

Recalled MorfBoard Skate & Scoot Combo scooter with “Y” handlebar

Location of manufacturing date code on the bottom of the scooter

Location of manufacturing date code on the bottom of the scooter

Name of Product:
MorfBoard Skate & Scoot Combo scooters with “Y” handlebars
Hazard:

The “Y” handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 21, 2020
Units:

About 162,300

Consumer Contact

Jakks Pacific online at www.jakks.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page or toll-free at 855-602-5464 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo scooters with “Y” handlebars.  The skateboard system has interchangeable parts that convert into a scooter.  The scooter is created by inserting the “Y” handlebar into the base board.  The scooters were sold in a variety of colors, including cyan (blue), chartreuse (yellow), lava (red) and mint (green).  An 8-character alphanumeric manufacturing date code is located on the bottom side of each skate deck that is sold as part of the Skate & Scoot Combo.  Only scooters with the following manufacturing date codes are included in the recall:  0049VE01, 0128VE01, 0238VE01, 0328VE01, 0598VE01, 0718VE01, 0878VE01, 1068VE01, 1168VE01, 1278VE01, 1458VE01, 1508VE01,1598VE01, 1858VE01, 2068VE01, 2328VE01, 2398VE01, 2478VE01, 2548VE01, 2508VE01, 2568VE01, 2958VE01, 3198VE01, 3258VE01, 3537VE01, 3628VE01.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take these recalled scooters with the “Y” handlebars away from children and contact Jakks Pacific to receive a free replacement “T” handlebar.

Incidents/Injuries:

The company has received 18 reports of the “Y” handlebars breaking with one injury when a child fell resulting in a bloody nose.

Sold At

Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Meijer, BJ’s Wholesale Club stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and morfboard.com from February 2018 through August 2020 for about $100.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

 Jakks Pacific Inc., of Santa Monica, Calif.

Recall number:
21-010
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