Recalled: Kiddieland Lights And Sounds Children’s Scooters Due To Laceration Hazard
After announcing the recall of their Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trikes, Kiddieland made issued yet another announcement in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, recalling 16,700 of their Lights and Sounds Children’s Scooters, due to a laceration hazard. Both CPSC and Kiddieland received two reports of children whose fingers were 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.”
All three scooters were sold from January 2009 through February 2011 for about $40 at Toys R Us and JCPenney stores across the country. It is recommended that you take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Kiddieland for a free repair kit.
For additional information, contact Kiddieland toll-free at (800) 430-5307 or visit the firm’s website at www.kiddieland.com.hk.