CPSC Recall - Issued 7/3/2013

Toys R Us Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Manufacturer: Toys R Us Inc.
Product: Remote-Controlled 3 Channel Helicopters
Hazard: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.
Injuries: Toys R Us has received 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger, model number 5F5F2F5. The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter. The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. They were sold with a remote control unit, a battery charger and a carrying case.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $100.
Units: About 6,500 in the U.S. and 900 in Canada
Consumer Contact: Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sundays, or online at www.toysrus.com and click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls for more information.
Company Website: www.toysrus.com