The third week of April, The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Canadian Health, and Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass. recalled Lights and Sounds Children’s Scooters. A child’s finger can get caught in the hinge mechanism between the steering column and the platform, posing a laceration hazard. CPSC and Kiddieland have received two reports of children whose fingers got caught in the hinge mechanism and required stitches.
This recall involves three models of Kiddieland “Lights and Sounds” three-wheeled scooters including a red Spiderman, a blue Thomas & Friends™ and a pink girl’s scooter. The scooters have buttons on the handle that play music and sounds. “Kiddieland” is molded on the back of the steering mechanism. Spiderman or Thomas & Friends™ are found on the steering mechanism and platform. The girl’s model has butterflies on the platform. They were made in China.
The product was sold Toys R Us and JCPenney from January 2009 through February 2011 for about $40.
Consumers should Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Kiddieland for a free repair kit. Consumers can contact Kiddieland toll-free at (800) 430-5307 or visit the firm’s website at www.kiddieland.com.hk .
If you or a family member is injured by a product, you need to get immediate medical care. If there is a significant affect or injury, you should contact an attorney concerning the problem. Early investigation can include the collection of product, checking recall alerts, and the proper notifying of those who caused the problem.
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