Over 165,000 Radio Flyer Riding Toys Recalled Due To Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Radio Flyer issued a recall of around 165,000 Scoot ‘n Zoom Children’s riding toys due to a fall hazard. The riding toy can tip over allowing a child to fall forward while riding, posing a fall hazard to young children.

The firm has received reports of ten incidents with six injuries, including three where teeth were loosened or removed, and three with chin lacerations requiring stitches.

The riding toy is red molded plastic with black wheels and measures 19 inches long, 11 inches wide and 13.5 inches tall. The riding toy’s model number 711 can be found molded on the underside of the toy. Units with a yellow UPC sticker underneath the product with model #711B are not recalled.

The riding toys were sold in Walmart and other retailers, as well as online at Amazon.com and Target.com from August 2010 through August 2011 for about $20.

For more information or to receive a free replacement unit or refund, please contact Radio Flyer at (800) 621-7613 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.radioflyer.com.