CPSC: Hauck Fun For Kids Hauck Nerf Battle Racer Go-karts
On 2018-05-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Hauck Fun For Kids Hauck Nerf Battle Racer Go-karts due to a potential Laceration and Collision hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $200 to $300.
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 Toy Vehicles, Including RC category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 7 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The steering wheel on the go-kart can detach, break or crack while in use, posing a laceration and/or collision hazard to young children.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Nerf Battle Racers, a four-wheel pedal powered go-kart for children ages 4 to 10. The "Nerf" logo can be found on each side of the go-kart and is etched into the black seat. The wheels are black and orange. It measures approximately 50 inches long by 27 inches high by 24 inches wide. The model number T91869, and the date of manufacture is printed on a white sticker located on the underside of the seat. Only go-karts with a date of manufacture between 01/2016 and 03/2017 are being recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Orsheln Farm, Shopko, Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Fingerhut.com between January 2016 and March 2017 for between $200 and $300.
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:
Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled go-karts and contact Hauck for a new steering wheel.
Hauck toll -fre e a t 877-428-2545 fr om 9 a .m. to 5 p.m. ET Mond a y th r o u g h F r id a y o r online at www.hauck-toys.com and click on "Product Recall" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Hauck has received 639 reports in the United States of the steering wheel detaching, breaking or cracking with one resulting in a laceration to a child's face requiring stitches and one resulting in a minor scrape to a child's chest.
+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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