04/11/2013 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley // (press release)

New York, NY — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Dynacraft have voluntarily recalled Urban Shredder ride-on toys because of fall hazards posed by the defective product. The CPSC announced the nationwide product recall on April 4, 2013.

The Urban Shredder ride-on toys were recalled after discovering that the toys can unexpectedly accelerate and cause the rider to lose control, which poses a fall hazard to consumers.

“This recall involves battery-operated Hot Wheels branded Urban Shredder ride-on toys. The toys were sold in green and black (Model Nos. 8801-05 and 8801-05com) or red and black (Model No. 8801-15) and have Hot Wheels graphics. Recalled models were manufactured on September 15, 2012, October 15, 2012, or December 1, 2012. Model number 8801-15 or 8801-05 or 8801-05com and the date of manufacture, formatted as “YYYY/MM/DD,” are printed on a data label on the underside of the Urban Shredder. The serial number can be found etched or printed on the underside of the Urban Shredder near the data label,” the CPSC reported.

The serial numbers included in the recall have:

• Letters “CT-EEI” followed by a six-digit number in the range of 000001 through 003075 and 010759 through 011075;

• Or the letters “CT-EEJ” followed by a six digit number in the range of 003076 through 010758;

• Or the letters “CT-CEJ” followed by a six digit number in the range of 003000 through 005000.

Consumers are advised to disconnect the battery and return the shredder to the store where purchased for a refund or store credit.

For more information concerning the nationwide recall, consumers can contact Dynacraft at (800) 551-0032 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.dynacraftbike.com, and click on “Owners,” then select “Warnings/Recalls.”

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