Toys "R" Us Children's Radios Recalled

Date:
November 13, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Cobra Electronics
The Danger:
The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak, posing a chemical burn hazard.
Description:
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.
Sold At:
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.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09044.html

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