Recall: Surge and Tonka battery operated ride-on toys
On 2017-05-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Surge and Tonka battery operated ride-on toys due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $$300.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif. ride on toy 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 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The acceleration pedal on the ride-on toys can stick, posing fall and crash hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves three models of 12V battery-operated ride-on toys, including Surge 12V Camo 4X4, Surge 12V XL Quad and Tonka 12V Mighty Dump trucks. The recalled ride-on toys have model numbers and date codes listed in the table below. The model number, batch number, serial number and the date code , formatted as "MMDDYYYY," are printed on a label on the bottom of the ride-on toy.
|Product Name and Color||Model Number||Date Codes||BatchNumber||Serial Numbers|
|Surge 12V Camo 4X4
Color: Camouflage and black with orange Surge graphic and accents
|8803-31||06082016 06152016 06302016 07142016 07192016 07202016 07262016 07282016 08032016 08092016 08162016||302119 302247 302248 302249 302255 302256 302257 302292 302296 302298 302299||DA0331IF00001-DA0331IF01650
|Surge 12V XL Quad
Color: Camouflage and black with neon green Surge graphic and accents
|8803-38||07222016 08192016 08242016||3101735 3101741 3101743 3101748 3101749 3101750||DA0338IG00001-DA0338IG01250
|Tonka 12V Mighty Dump Truck
Color: yellow and black with red and white Tonka graphic
|8801-96U||05182016 06022016 06162016 06302016 07132016||302203 302205 302207 302209 302211||DA0196IE00141-DA0196IE05500
Information on where these items sold new+: The Surge 12V Camo 4X4 was sold at Walmart nationwide between June 2016 and March 2017 for about $300. The Surge 12V XL Quad sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide from September 2016 through March 2017 for between $150 and $200. The Tonka 12V Might Dump Truck was sold at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com from July 2016 through November 2016 for about $350.
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 take the recalled ride-on toys away from children and contact Dynacraft to receive a free replacement foot pedal with installation instructions. Consumers in need of assistance with the repair, can bring the ride-on toy to an authorized service center for a free repair.
Dynacraft at 800-551-0032 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.dynacraftwheels.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Dynacraft has received 19 reports of pedals sticking, including seven reports of minor injuries; abrasions, cuts and bruises.
+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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