WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters
Units: About 18,500 (previously recalled in January 2010).
Distributor: UJ Trading, of Houston, Texas
Hazard: The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported by UJ Trading.
Description: This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk logo on the front of the controller. The body of the helicopter also contains the markings: "AH-64" and "helicopter."
Sold at: Toy, hobby and other stores, including mall kiosks, nationwide and online at www.UJToys.com from April 2010 through April 2011 for about $36.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled helicopters away from children and contact UJ Trading to receive a full refund. UJ Trading will provide consumers with a postage paid label to return the product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact UJ Trading at (800) 536-2691 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.UJToys.com.
Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11221.html.
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 536-2691
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission