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K’NEX Industries Mud Bogger and Street Shredder Pump Up Racers

Description: Children's Toys Recalled by K'NEX Industries NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2004 Release # 04-065 K'NEX Recall Hotline: (800) 543-5639 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, K'NEX Industries Announce Recall of Children's Toys WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. 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: "Mud Boggers" and "Street Shredders" Pump Up Racers Units: About 14,000 Manufacturer: K'NEX Industries Inc., of Hatfield, Pa. Hazard: The air motor in the toy cars can burst while being pumped up, causing parts of the motor or car to break off. Some of these parts can have sharp points and pose a risk of eye or laceration injuries. Incidents/Injuries: K'NEX has received two reports of bursting air motors, though no injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled K'NEX Pump Up Racers come in two models: the "Mud Bogger," which has a yellow car body and the "Street Shredder," which has a red car body. Both models have a date code beginning with 7803, which is located on the bottom of the air motor, directly under the name "K'NEX Industries Inc." The toy cars come with a pump attachment that helps project the car forward. Sold at: Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, and Target stores nationwide sold the toys between November 2003 and December 2003 for about $10. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop children from using these toy cars immediately and contact the company for a free replacement air motor or alternative product. Consumer Contact: Call K'NEX Industries at (800) 543-5639 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or log on to the company's Web site at (note added 01/18/2005 - recall information is no longer on the firm's web site). [Learn More]

K’NEX Industries Mud Bogger and Street Shredder Pump Up Racers Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date01/20/2004
Recall ID2556
Recall Number04065
Product TypeToy Cars
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