WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Auldey-Toys-Recalls-Sky-Rover-Toys/
Name of Product: Sky Rover toys
Hazard: The USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the USB cords and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord.
Consumer Contact: Auldey Toys toll-free at 844-303-8936 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at http://www.AuldeyToys.us and click on "Safety Recall" at the bottom of the page banner for more information.
Units: About 325,000
Description: This recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. The toy is shaped like ball with two blades on top, wings on the side and measures about 3 ½ inches tall by 5 inches wide. They are operated by a small one-channel remote control unit. The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6 or TTYW859110-5. The item number is printed on a white sticker on the toy's packaging. They were sold in red, orange and citron green. Only yellow USB charging cords are included in this recall.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 35 reports of charging cords overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Walmart and other mass merchandisers and independent toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2015 through January 2016 for between $11 and $15.
Importer: Auldey Toys North America, of Quincy, Mass.
Manufactured in: China
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