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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 , 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.

 


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