Sky Champion Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled

Date:
May 29, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises
The Danger:
The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can catch fire, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials and posing a burn or fire hazard.
Description:
The recall involves about 152,000 Sky Champion wireless indoor helicopters. The toys come with a transmitter that controls and recharges the helicopter. The helicopter is made of foam and plastic and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. The transmitter measures about 6 inches by 4 inches. "BH26047" is printed on the tail of the helicopter. "WIC 551777" and the UPC code 630990006005 are printed on the packaging.
Sold At:
Walgreens stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $20.
What To Do:
Stop playing with the recalled helicopters immediately and contact TWIE for a full refund. Returns will be accepted by TWIE. Walgreens will not accept returns or provide a refund. For additional information, contact TWIE toll free at (888) 583-4908 anytime or send an e-mail to returncopters@aol.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08293.html

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