Hauck Fun for Kids Recalls Nerf Battle Racer Go-Karts Due to Laceration and Collision Hazards
The go-karts were sold at Orsheln Farm, Shopko, Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart stores nationwide, as well as online through Amazon
Approximately 28,000 Nerf Battle Racer go-karts for children are being recalled by their manufacturer, Hauck Fun for Kids Ltd.
The steering wheel on the recalled go-karts can detach, break, or crack while in use, posing a laceration and/or collision hazard.
This recall involves the Nerf Battle Racers, a four-wheel pedal powered go-kart for children ages 4 to 10. The Nerf logo can be found on each side of the go-kart and is etched into the black seat. The wheels are black and orange. The go-kart measures approximately 50 inches long by 27 inches high by 24 inches wide.
The model number T91869 and the date of manufacture is printed on a white sticker located on the underside of the seat. Only go-karts with a date of manufacture between 01/2016 and 03/2017 are included in this recall.
When and where were they sold?
The affected Nerf Battle Racer go-karts were sold at Orsheln Farm, Shopko, Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart stores nationwide, as well as online at Amazon.com and Fingerhut.com between January 2016 and March 2017.
Incidents and Injuries
To date, Hauck has received 639 reports in the United States of the steering wheel on these go-karts detaching, breaking, or cracking—with one incident resulting in a laceration to a child's face requiring stitches and another resulting in a minor scrape to a child's chest.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled go-karts and contact Hauck at (877) 428-2545 for a new steering wheel.