JAKKS Pacific Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo with Y Handlebar recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
November 17, 2020
Posting date:
November 17, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74337

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: JAKKS Pacific Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo with "Y" shaped handlebar.
  • Issue: The "Y" handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooter away from children, and contact JAKKS Pacific to receive a free replacement "T" handlebar.

Affected products

JAKKS Pacific Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo with "Y" shaped handlebar

Product description

This recall involves JAKKS Pacific Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combos which were sold in a variety of colours, including blue, yellow, red and green. The affected scooters have "Y" shaped handlebars and may be identified by the date code 0878VE01, 0328VE01 or 3628VE01, which is located on the bottom side of each skate deck.

Hazard identified

The "Y" handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall hazard.

As of November 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 18 reports of the "Y" handlebars breaking, and 1 report of minor injury.

Number sold

The company reported that 1,824 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 162,300 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from February, 2018 to August 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
JAKKS Pacific (Canada), Inc.
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
JAKKS Pacific Inc.
Malibu
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact JAKKS Pacific for a free replacement "T" handlebar.

For more information, consumers should go to the JAKKS website or call JAKKS Pacific at 855-602-5464 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PT Monday through Friday.

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.