Kohl's Issues Voluntary Recall of Toy Truck
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kohl's Department Store, announced a voluntary recall of a toy truck on Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kohl's Department Store, announced Monday a voluntary recall of a toy truck distributed between Februrary and March.
About 9,000 units were sold exclusively at Kohl's stores nationwide, including the Granite Run Mall location, and at www.kohls.com between February and March 2012 for about $20.
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: Toy truck gifts with boy's T-shirts
Hazard: Connections in the toy trucks battery compartment can smolder or catch the trucks on fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Happy Shirts has received one report of a toy truck catching fire and three reports of toy trucks smoldering when batteries were inserted. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy trucks from children and remove the battery. Consumers can contact Happy Shirts for instructions on returning the truck for a refund.
Description: This recall involves Big Movers Super Car toy trucks that were gifts with the purchase of Big Movers T-shirts. The 4-inch long blue trucks have oversized tires and a flashing light on top and were sold with a yellow, red and blue logo on the hood. The navy T-shirts were sold in boys' sizes S, M and L.
Manufactured In: China
Importer/Distributor: Happy Shirts, of Honolulu, Hawaii
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Happy Shirts toll-free at (855) 354-2779 between noon and 8 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.happyshirts.com.
This press release was provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Office of Information and Public Affairs.