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Description: Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled by Imagine Nation Books Due to Fire and Burn Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2010 Release #10-228 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 917-0213 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled by Imagine Nation Books Due to Fire and Burn Hazards 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: “Fly Dragonfly” (also called “Queen Bee”) Remote-Controlled Helicopters Units: 46,000 Distributor: Imagine Nation Books Ltd./Books Are Fun, of Boulder, Colo. Hazard: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, igniting the helicopter and posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 49 reports of the helicopters overheating, including six reports of flames coming from the helicopters, and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves the “Fly Dragonfly” (also called “Queen Bee”) remote-controlled helicopters. The helicopters are black and yellow plastic, measure about 19 inches long by 6 ½ inches high. The helicopters have a rounded front yellow cockpit with bee decals and a narrow black plastic tail assembly. They were sold with a remote-control unit and a separate charger. “Fly Dragonfly” and SKU #51727 are printed on the packaging. Sold at: Book/gift fairs held in schools, hospitals and office buildings nationwide from August 2009 through January 2010 for about $38. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helicopters and contact Imagine Nation Books Ltd/Books Are Fun to receive a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Imagine Nation Books Ltd./Books are Fun at (800) 917-0213 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.booksarefun.com/helicopter.php [Source]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date05/12/2010
Recall ID225
Recall Number10228
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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