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Helicopter Toys Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

About 30,000 "Fun2Fly Microcopter" Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys by Soft Air USA Inc., of Grapevine, Texas have been recalled. The helicopter's rechargeable battery can catch fire while charging, posing a burn or fire hazard. The company has received six reports of the helicopters catching fire and one minor injury.

The recall involves the "Fun2Fly Microcopter" with item number 91001 printed aboce the UPC label. The recalled toy is made of foam and plastic, measuring about 6 1/2 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The toy helicopter comes with a transmitter that controls and recharges the helicopter, measuring about 4 1/2 inches by 5 inches. "Fun2Fly" and "Microcopter" are printed on the packaging.

The recalled "Fun2Fly Microcopter" toys were made in China and sold in sporting goods stores and other stores nationwide from May to December 2007 for $30.

Parents should immediately take the toys away from children and return to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information, call Soft Air USA collect at (817) 210-4181 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday to Friday or email Bhook@softairusa.com

To view this entire recall, including pictures of the recalled toy, visit
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08190.html

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