Hauck Fun For Kids, Inc. recalls Nerf® Battle Racers

Starting date:
May 8, 2018
Posting date:
May 8, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66296

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Hauck Fun For Kids, Inc.

Affected products

Nerf® Battle Racers

Product description

This recall involves a four-wheel pedal powered go-kart intended to be used by children ages 4 to 10. The product is sold as the Nerf® Battle Racer, and is marked with the Nerf® logo on the body of the go-kart. The go-kart is approximately 125 cm deep, 69 cm high and 59.5 cm wide.

The recalled product can be identified with:
Model Number UPC Date of Manufacture
T91869 621328918695 01-2016 to 03-2017

The model number and date code can be found on a sticker located on the back of the frame below the seat.

This recall does not include Nerf® Battle Racers with a date of manufacture after 03-2017 as these products involve a new steering wheel design.

Hazard identified

The Nerf® Battle Racer's steering wheel can detach, break or crack when put under extreme stress or constant pressure, posing a risk of laceration or bruising.

As of May 3, 2018, the company has received no reports of injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of injuries: one report of an incident involving a laceration injury and one report of a minor scrape.

Number sold

Approximately 2,100 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 26,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2016 to December 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Hauck Fun For Kids, Inc.
Vaughan
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Ningbo Mybaby & Children’s Products Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Province
Cixi City
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and contact Hauck Fun For Kids, Inc. for a replacement steering wheel.

For more information, consumers may contact Hauck Fun For Kids, Inc. toll free at 1-877-428-2545 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, by email, or through their website to request a replacement steering wheel and receive instructions regarding the disposal of the recalled steering wheel.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.