Spin Master Radio-Controlled
Toy Airplanes Sold at Toys R Us Recalled for Burn
August 22, 2006
The U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary
recall of Air Hogs RC Skywinder Radio-Controlled
Airplanes. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed.The
rechargeable battery pack inside the toy airplane
can overheat posing a burn hazard.
Spin Master has received 15 reports
of the toy airplane’s rechargeable battery
pack overheating including two reports of minor
radio-controlled toy airplane is lightweight,
made of silver or black Styrofoam, and measures
19 inches from wingtip to wingtip. “Air
Hogs Skywinder” is printed on the plane’s
wings. “©2003 Spin Master Ltd”
is printed on the right propeller mount. The airplane
comes with a controller unit and a charger. Rechargeable
batteries are preinstalled in the plane’s
fuselage. A date code beginning with 06XXXXHM
is located under the plane’s propeller,
on the outside of the controller unit and inside
the controller’s battery compartment, and
on the charger unit’s stand.
Consumers should immediately stop
using the airplanes and contact Spin Master to
receive a free replacement product.
For more information, call Spin
Master at (800) 622-8339 between 9 a.m. and 6
p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s
Web site at www.spinmaster.com.