Recall: Children's riding toy vehicles
On 2016-10-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Children's riding toy vehicles due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2014 for about $500 to $600.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Peg Perego USA, of Fort Wayne, Ind. riding toy vehicles recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the ATVs & Motorized Ride-ons category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
A relay on the circuit board can fail causing the vehicle's motor to overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Peg Perego's 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on, 24-volt battery operated toy vehicles intended for children ages 5 to 7 years. The ATV-style vehicles for two people are silver, red and black and have four wheels, a flip-up backrest for the back passenger and a front and rear luggage rack. Vehicles with date codes 651016, 651017, 651020, 651021, 651022, 651023, 651024, 651027, 651028, 651029, 651030, 660304, 660305, 661123, 661124, 661125 and 661130 are included in this recall. The date code can be found underneath the vehicle seat. Sportsman Twin and 850 EFI appear on the side of the ride-on vehicle and Polaris appears on the side of the vehicle's seat.
These items were sold new+ at Online retailers including Amazon.com, Cabelas.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Wal-Mart.com from October 2014 through April 2016 for between $500 and $600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop children from using the recalled toy vehicles and contact Peg Perego to receive a free replacement circuit board with instructions, including shipping. Consumers can also access the installation instructions on the firm's website. Peg Perego is contacting known customers directly.
Peg Perego toll-free at 877-737-3464 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at http://us.pegperego.com and click on Customer Service and then on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Peg Perego has received three reports of the children's ride-on toy vehicles overheating, including one report of a burn.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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