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    Remote-Control Helicopter Toys Recalled

    Brand: ThinkGeek
    Remote-Control Helicopter Toys Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    December 18, 2006

    Danger

    The helicopter battery can overheat and catch fire, posing a burn hazard.

    Description

    This recall involves about 1,600 remote-controlled lightweight plastic toy helicopters. The helicopter is sold with a control unit, a charger, and rechargeable batteries in the body of the toy. The body of the helicopter measures about 13 inches long and the rotor diameter is about 10 inches. The helicopter is yellow and red with green rotors. A label on the front of the helicopter reads "Champion HX242 Electric Power Helicopter."

    Sold At

    ThinkGeek.com during November 2006 for about $40.

    What To Do

    Stop using the recalled toy helicopters and contact ThinkGeek to receive a refund or a replacement product. For more information, contact ThinkGeek at (888) 433-5788 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail recall@thinkgeek.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.