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    Family Dollar Store Remote-Controlled Toy Tanks Recalled

    Brand: Family Dollar Stores
    Family Dollar Store Remote-Controlled Toy Tanks Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    January 25, 2011

    Danger

    The tank's controller can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

    Description

    This recall involves about 67,000 the Authentic Heroes Target Practice Tank play sets. The product is a remote-controlled green toy tank attached by a cable to a grey battery-powered controller. The controller requires three AAA batteries to power the tank to move forward and backward and the tank turret to rotate and shoot projectiles. The controller is marked "Target Practice Tank Play Set."

    Sold At

    Family Dollar stores nationwide exclusively from September 2010 through December 2010 for about $5.

    What To Do

    Take the toy away from children, remove batteries and return the toy to a Family Dollar store for a full refund. Call Family Dollar toll-free at 800-547-0359 or visit familydollar.com.

    Who To Contact

    For additional information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.familydollar.com

    Recent Recalls

    Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.