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Helix Remote-Control Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled

Date:
November 9, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Spin Master Toys
The Danger:
The power supply controller can overheat, posing a burn hazard to users.
Description:
This recall involves about 46,200 remote-control toy helicopters. The toys helicopters are lightweight plastic and measure 7 inches from end to end. Designs are printed on the helicopter's body. The helicopter comes with a control unit and a charger and rechargeable batteries are pre-installed in the fuselage. This recall involves toys with one of the following date codes, which are located on a sticker on the bottom of the helicopter's body and on the inside of the controller's battery compartment:
  • 06XXXXHM2
  • 06XXXXHM8
  • 06XXXXHM186
Toys currently on retail shelves or having a date code ending in 386 are not included in this recall.
Sold At:
National retailers from July 2006 through early November 2006 for about $100.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled toy helicopters and contact Spin Master to receive a free replacement product. For more information, call Spin Master at (800) 622-8339 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.spinmaster.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07031.html