WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Pulse-Performance-Products-Recalls-Krusher-Scooters
Name of Product: Krusher Push scooters
Hazard: The down tube can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scooters and contact Pulse Performance Products for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Pulse Performance Products toll-free at 844-728-9957 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.pulsescooters.com and click on "CPSC Safety Recall" for more information.
Units: About 18,700
Description: This recall involves Pulse Krusher Pro Freestyle scooters with factory code 083WY, item number 164257 and date code 10-8-2016 or earlier. The factory code, item number and date code can be found on a label printed on the underside of the scooter deck. The 30-inch high scooters were sold in blue and have the words "PULSE PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS" printed on the down tube.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 15 reports of the down tube breaking, including two reports of scrapes from falls.
Sold at: Walmart and Westminster Trading stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from June 2016 through May 2017 for about $40.
Manufacturer: Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
Importer/Distributor: Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
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