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Thunder Wolf Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled

Date:
June 26, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Westminster
The Danger:
The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat, causing the toy to melt and the risk of fire or burns to kids.
Description:
This recall involves about 102,000 "Thunder Wolf" remote-controlled indoor helicopters. The toy is made of foam and plastic, and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. "TW0996" is printed on the tail of the helicopter The helicopter comes with a controller and a separate charger, and was sold in multiple accent colors. Only helicopters that do not have "Made in China" stamped on the underside of the helicopter are subject to the recall.
Sold At:
Retail stores nationwide from June 2007 through December 2007 for about $20.
What To Do:
Stop playing with the recalled helicopters immediately and contact Westminster Inc. for a refund. For more information, contact Westminster Inc. at (800) 618-0023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET Friday; visit their Web site at www.thunderwolfhelicopter.com; or e-mail info@thunderwolfhelicopter.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08315.html