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Razor USA Recalls 30,000 Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles

Razor <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /??>USA has recalled about 30,000 four-wheeled ride-on vehicles due to throttle controller defect. The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the user or a bystander.Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly surging forward, including two reports of injuries.

The Razor Dirt Quad is an electrically powered ride-on vehicle. 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. The vehicles were made in China and sold by authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007 for about $400.

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor for a free replacement controller. For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-3155 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/prhtml08/08410.html

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