Toys R Us Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopters Over Burn Hazard Risks

Post On 07-10-2013

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has stated that multiple remote-controlled helicopters have been recalled by Toys R Us after the company received 11 reports of rechargeable batteries overheating.

The federal agency has stated that the 6,500 units of these devices could pose a serious risk to users since the battery can overheat and pose a burn hazard to users. The affected products include the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopters that come with rechargeable batteries. Affected devices now being recalled were sold between September 2012 and January 2013.

The helicopters were sold at Toys R Us stores across the nation along with a remote control unity, the battery, a charger and a carrying case.

Click here to read the full recall announcement issued by the CPSC.