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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-410
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 813-3155
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm’s Media Contact: (866) 266-8007

Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect

Razor
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Razor® Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles

Units: About 30,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly surging forward, including two reports of injuries.

Description: This recall involves Razor® Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or 103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging.

Product ID numbers beginning with 103110-03 or later are not included in this recall.

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007 for about $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor for a free replacement controller.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-3155 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.razor.com/recall


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