LEGO Systems Remote Controls Recalled

Date:
July 21, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
LEGO Systems Inc.
The Danger:
The batteries in the remote controls can overheat, posing a burn hazard to users.
Description:
This recall involves about 1,600 Power Functions IR Speed remote controls sold separately and as a part of the Emerald Night Train kit (Item K10194) and Power Functions kit (Item K8882). The gray plastic remote controls have two large orange dials and the word LEGO printed on the front.
Sold At:
LEGO catalogs and online at LEGO.com from April 2009 through May 2009 for about $13.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled remote controls, and contact LEGO Systems Inc. to determine if the unit needs to be replaced. Those with defective remote controls will receive a replacement product. LEGO Systems Inc. is directly contacting those who purchased this product. For more information, contact LEGO Systems Inc. at (800) 718-1858 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or visit www.LEGO.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09753.html

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