Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Truck recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Starting date:
February 3, 2020
Posting date:
February 3, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys, Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72249

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Truck.
  • Issue: Product may overheat during use and potentially pose a burn and fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product, remove the batteries, and return to retailer for a refund.

Affected products

Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Truck

Product description

This recall involves the Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Truck. The truck has a red, yellow, and orange striped design, with the word "Warrior" written across the sides and large black wheels.  The battery compartment is secured by a screw and latch on the underside of the truck.

Hazard identified

During use, the product may overheat which could pose a burn and fire hazard.

As of January 31st 2020, the company has received 12 reports of the product overheating or catching fire, and no report of injury.

Number sold

Approximately 769 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2019 to January 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
CANADA
Manufacturer
Amax Group USA LLC
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Customers should immediately stop using the affected product, remove the batteries from the battery compartment, and return the product to a Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. location for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Amax Group USA LLC by email or by telephone, 1-866-360-1510, Monday to Friday between 9AM and 6AM EST.

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.