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Old 09-26-2008, 10:32 AM
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Default Two Recalls

Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller Defect (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08410.html)

2. Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08409.html)

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1. Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle
Controller Defect

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-410

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 813-3155
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: (866) 266-8007

Four-Wheeled Ride-On Vehicles Recalled by Razor USA Due to Throttle Controller
Defect

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Name of Product: Razor(r) Dirt Quad Electric Powered Ride-On Vehicles

Units: About 30,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The control module for the throttle can fail and cause the electric
ride-on vehicle to unexpectedly surge forward, posing a risk of injury to the
user or a bystander.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 60 reports of the vehicles unexpectedly
surging forward, including two reports of injuries.

Description: This recall involves Razor(r) Dirt Quad electrically powered ride-
on vehicles. Product ID numbers included in the recall begin with 103110-01 or
103110-02. The product ID numbers are located on the bar code affixed to the
right step of the vehicle, on the charger and on the retail packaging. Product
ID numbers beginning with 103110-03 or later are not included in this recall.

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through September 2007
for about $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Razor
for a free replacement controller.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 813-
3155 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled
product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08410.html


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2. Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 25, 2008
Release #08-409

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 314-9870
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: (866) 266-8007

Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Name of Product: Razor(r) PowerWing(tm) Three-Wheeled Scooters

Units: About 103,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a
laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle
lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three
who needed stitches.

Description: The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either
black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning
with:

Y0708 | Y0709 | Y0710 | Y0711 | Y0712
Y0801 | Y0802 | Y0803 | Y0804 | Y0805
Y0806 | Y0807 | Y0808

The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel.
Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a "V" followed by
any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.

Sold by: Authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through
September 2008 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not
return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement
foot platforms.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-
9870 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall

To see this release on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled
product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08409.html
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