Hazard: The knuckle that joins the wheel to the axle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Pulse Performance Products for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Pulse Performance Products toll-free at 844-287-8711 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.pulsescooters.com and click on "CPSC Safety Recalls" for more information.
Units: About 8,900
Description: This recall involves Pulse Safe Start Transform electric scooters for children with manufacturing date codes between September 10, 2016 and October 11, 2016. The date code is printed on a label located under the platform in format XX(month)/XX(day)/2016 – 066QY. The scooters were sold in blue and have two wheels in front and one in the rear.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $100.
Manufacturer: Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
Importer/Distributor: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission