Fall and Crash Hazards Prompt Dynacraft to Recall Battery-Operated Ride-On Toys
The acceleration pedal on the toys may stick, posing fall and crash hazards
Dynacraft has issued a recall for 20,000 battery-operated ride-on toys due to a fall and crash hazard.
The acceleration pedal on the toys may stick, posing a risk of falling and crashing.
The affected toys inclue three models of 12-volt ride-on toys, including Surge 12V Camo 4X4, Surge 12V XL Quad, and Tonka 12V Mighty Dump trucks. The model number, batch number, serial number, and the date code—which is formatted as MMDDYYYY—can be found on a label on the bottom of the toy. For the affected model numbers, batch numbers, serial numbers, and date codes, see the official CPSC release.
The Surge 12V Camo 4X4 was sold at Wal-Mart stores across the U.S. between June 2016 and March 2017 for $300. The Surge 12V XL Quad was sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores across the country from September 2016 until March 2017 for between $150 and $200. The Tonka 12V Mighty Dump were sold at Toys R Us locations nationwide and online at the official ToysRUs website from July 2016 until November 2016 for $350.
To date, the company has gotten 19 reports of pedals sticking, including seven reports of minor injuries such as abrasions, cuts, and bruises. For this reason, consumers are urged to take the toys away from children immediately and to contact Dynacraft for a free replacement pedal with installation instructions. Anyone who needs help with the repair can take the toy to an authorized service center for a free repair.
For more information, consumers can reach Dynacraft at (800) 551-0032.