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Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled

Date:
February 12, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Soft Air USA
The Danger:
The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire during charging, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers.
Description:
The recall involves about 30,000 remote-controlled "Fun2Fly Microcopter" helicopter toys with item number 91001. The helicopter comes with a transmitter that controls and recharges the helicopter. The helicopter is made of foam and plastic and measures about 6 1/2 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The transmitter measures about 4 1/2 inches by 5 inches. "Fun2Fly" and "Microcopter" are printed on the packaging. The item number is printed above the UPC label.
Sold At:
Sporting goods stores and other retailers nationwide from May 2007 through December 2007 for about $30.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled toy helicopter immediately and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, call Soft Air USA collect at (817) 210-4181 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or e-mail Bhook@softairusa.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08190.html