June 19, 2001
CPSC, Firms Announce Recall of Remote Controlled Toy Race Cars and Galileo Weather Thermometers
Equity Marketing Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 4,300 Remote Controlled Race Cars. These cars can overheat and emit smoke and may pose a potential burn hazard. Nantucket Distributing Co. Inc., of South Yarmouth, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 28,000 Galileo thermometers. The thermometers contain a liquid that is flammable and a hazardous substance that could be harmful or fatal if swallowed.