R/C Formula 1 Recall

03 May 2011

Risk

The product poses a risk of fire because the transformer does not have adequate overload protection. If the output circuit of the transformer short-circuits, the transformer can overheat and the enclosure can catch fire. In addition, the dimensions of the pins are incorrect which can cause electric shock.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 61558.

Description

R/C battery operated toy car with battery operated transmitter (batteries included) and AC/DC Adaptor for recharging battery. Product packaging consists of printed cardboard with images of product and text. Radio Control High Performance Rally Car Series.

What To Do

Withdrawal from the market and destruction ordered by the authorities.

The manufacturer may not have provided a way to exchange your product. Read our product recall advice to find out what to do next.

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

 

Model numbers

Item Number: 6643 AC/DC Adaptor Model: YT35V0720250 Input: AC220-240V 50/60Hz. Output: 7.2V 250mA No Bar Code.

Recall date 03 May 2011
Categories Toys
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