Recall: GLOPO Joyrider Three-wheeled Scooters
On 2016-12-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding GLOPO Joyrider Three-wheeled Scooters due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2014 for about $50 to $80.
About 500 units are involved in this Glopo scooter 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 Ride-on Toys (w/out motors) category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The front wheels of the scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Joyrider three-wheeled scooters for children. They have a low, foot-gripping deck, multicolored handgrips, and an adjustable metal T-bar handle. The scooters are made of metal and plastic and come in a variety of colors. The tracking label sticker can be found on the back of the scooter, with batch PO number of G20140423. Recalled model numbers are: GT5048R, GT5110R, GT5121R, GT5124R, GT5125R, GT5122R, GT5117R, GT5123R. Model numbers can be found on the bottom of the scooter base, on the receipt and on the packaging.
These items were sold new+ Online at Amazon.com from October 2014 through January 2016 for about $80 and at Zulily.com from June 2014 through July 2015 for about $50.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled scooters and contact GLOPO for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.
GLOPO toll-free at 855-965-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.GlopoUsa.comand click on "Online Form" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
GLOPO has received one report of the front wheels detaching from the scooter, resulting in an injury to a child who fell off the scooter.
+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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