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Toys R Us Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Date: 
July 3, 2013
Brand: 
Toys R Us
Sold At: 

Authorized Specialized dealers nationwide from July 2011 through January 2013 for between $990 to $11,000.

Problem:

The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 6,500 in the U.S. and 900 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the remote-controlled helicopter and return all components to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: 

Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sundays, or online at www.toysrus.com and click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

Toys R Us has received 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
China

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