Recall: Pulse Performance Children's Electric Scooters
On 2017-01-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Pulse Performance Children's Electric Scooters due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2016 for about $100.
About 9,000 units are involved in this Target scooters recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bikes / Bicycles & Scooters category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The knuckle that joins the wheel to the axle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Pulse Safe Start Transform electric scooters for children with manufacturing date codes between September 10, 2016 and October 11, 2016. The date code is printed on a label located under the platform in format XX(month)/XX(day)/2016 - 066QY. The scooters were sold in blue and have two wheels in front and one in the rear.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $100.
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 take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Pulse Performance Products for a full refund.
Pulse Performance Products toll-free at 844-287-8711 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.pulsescooters.com and click on "CPSC Safety Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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