The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak, posing a chemical burn hazard.
This recall involves about 8,000 two-way radios with the 300 mah "CEL" batteries. The walkie-talkie style radios are pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The batteries are standard AAA nickel metal hydride battery cells with a black wrapper with the battery name 300 mah (CEL) with the date code (TF or RF) on the battery itself.
Toys "R" Us Stores nationwide from August 2008 through September 2008 for about $30.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the two-way radios and contact the company for a free replacement and a 20% off coupon for a future purchase at www.cobra.com. If batteries have leaked on to the radio, do not touch the liquid, and contact the company for a free replacement product. For more information, contact Cobra Electronics toll-free at (888) 252-9889 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.cobra.com.
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