Spin Master Radio-Controlled Toy Airplanes Recalled

Date:
August 22, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Spin Master Toys
The Danger:
The rechargeable battery pack inside the toy airplane can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Description:
This recall involves about 7,500 Spin Master toy airplanes. The radio-controlled toy airplane is lightweight, made of silver or black Styrofoam, and measures 19 inches from wingtip to wingtip. "Air Hogs Skywinder" is printed on the plane's wings. "©2003 Spin Master Ltd" is printed on the right propeller mount. The airplane comes with a controller unit and a charger. Rechargeable batteries are preinstalled in the plane's fuselage. A date code beginning with 06XXXXHM is located under the plane's propeller, on the outside of the controller unit and inside the controller's battery compartment, and on the charger unit's stand.
Sold At:
Toys R Us exclusively from April 2006 through June 2006 for about $40.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled radio-controlled toy airplanes 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/prhtml06/06241.html

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