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Dec 29, 2016   //   by admin   //   News  //  No Comments

 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

 

Recall Date: December 29, 2016

Recall Number: 17                                                           

GLOPO Recalls Children’s Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Joyrider three- wheeled scooter

Hazard: The front wheels of the scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled scooter and contact GLOPO for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: GLOPO toll-free at 855-965-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST Monday through Friday or online at www.GlopoUsa.com and click on “Online Form” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 520

Description: This recall involves Joyrider three- wheeled scooters for children. They have a low, foot-gripping deck, multicolored hand-grips, and an adjustable metal T-bar handle. The scooters are made of metal and plastic and come in a variety of colors. The tracking label sticker can be found on the back of the scooter, with batch PO number of G20140423. Recalled model numbers are: GT5048R, GT5110R, GT5121R, GT5124R, GT5125R, GT5122R, GT5117R, GT5123R.  Model numbers can be found on the bottom of the scooter base, on the receipt and on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: GLOPO has received one report of the front wheels detaching from the scooter, resulting in an injury to a child who fell off the scooter.

Sold at: Online at Amazon.com from October 2014 through January 2016 for about $80 and at Zulily.com from June 2014 through July 2015 for about $50.

Manufacturer: Glopo Inc, South El Monte, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

Photos

Photo 1: Recalled Scooters

 

 

 

Photo 2: Tracking Label

 

 

 

 

About U.S. CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: 301-504-7908

Spanish: 301-504-7800

 

 

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