Recall: Mini Micro Scooter
On 2012-08-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Mini Micro Scooter due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2012 for about $85.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Kickboard USA scooter recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Ride-on Toys (w/out motors) category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 236-5657
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What is the problem?
The one-piece plastic platform that covers the front wheel base can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall is for the three-wheeled Mini Micro scooter for children ages 3-5. The scooter was sold in the following colors: blue, orange, pink and aqua. "Micro" is written in black and blue letters on the metal handlebar and is imprinted on the black hand grips. "Mini Micro" is written on the front plastic covering. The following recalled model numbers and serial numbers are on a sticker on the bottom of the scooter:
|Model Number||Serial Number|
|MM0079||00061617 to 00064364 and|
00064767 to 00065762
|MM0080||00066371 to 00666401 and|
00097291 to 00098286
|MM0109||00093571 to 00093870|
|MM0113||00067871 to 00068370|
These items were sold new+ at Independent toy stores, Amazon.com and Kickboardusa.com for about $85 from May 2012 to July 2012.
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 take this product away from children and contact Kickboard USA for a free replacement product.
For additional information, please contact Kickboard USA toll-free at (888) 236-5657 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm's website at http://www.kickboardusa.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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