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Razor USA Recalls 103,000 PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters

Razor <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /??>USA has recalled about 103,000 PowerWing Three-Wheeled scooters cue to laceration hazard. The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children. Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.

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The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with:

 

Y0708 | Y0709 | Y0710 | Y0711 | Y0712

Y0801 | Y0802 | Y0803 | Y0804 | Y0805

Y0806 | Y0807 | Y0808

 

The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a "V" followed  by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall. The scooters were made in China and sold by authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through September 2008 for about $100.

 

Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall

 

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08409.html

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