WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/GLOPO-Recalls-Childrens-Scooters
Name of Product: Joyrider three-wheeled scooters
Hazard: The front wheels of the scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled scooters and contact GLOPO for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: GLOPO toll-free at 855-965-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.GlopoUsa.com and click on "Online Form" for more information.
Units: About 520
Description: This recall involves Joyrider three-wheeled scooters for children. They have a low, foot-gripping deck, multicolored handgrips, and an adjustable metal T-bar handle. The scooters are made of metal and plastic and come in a variety of colors. The tracking label sticker can be found on the back of the scooter, with batch PO number of G20140423. Recalled model numbers are: GT5048R, GT5110R, GT5121R, GT5124R, GT5125R, GT5122R, GT5117R, GT5123R. Model numbers can be found on the bottom of the scooter base, on the receipt and on the packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: GLOPO has received one report of the front wheels detaching from the scooter, resulting in an injury to a child who fell off the scooter.
Sold at: Online at Amazon.com from October 2014 through January 2016 for about $80 and at Zulily.com from June 2014 through July 2015 for about $50.
Manufacturer: Glopo Inc, South El Monte, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission