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Mattel Batman Batmobile Toy Vehicles

Description: Mattel, Inc. Recall of Batman Bathmobile Toy Vehicle NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2004 Release # 04-118 Mattel's Recall Hotline: (888) 271-9891 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Mattel, Inc. Announce Recall of BATMAN? BATMOBILE? Toy Vehicle WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer 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: "BATMAN? BATMOBILE?" Units: 314,000 Manufacturer/Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif. Hazard: The rear tail wings of the Batmobile are made of rigid plastic and come to a point, which pose a potential puncture or laceration hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: Mattel has received 14 reports of injuries consisting of scrapes, scratches, lacerations and punctures. Four of the injuries required medical treatment. Description: The recalled "BATMAN? BATMOBILE?" toy car is a 20-inch blue and gray plastic vehicle with a detachable motorcycle. Model number B4944 is written on the bottom of the toy vehicle. Sold at: Mass merchants and toy stores nationwide from June 2003 through February 2004 for about $27. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Parents should take these toys away from children immediately and contact the firm for information on receiving free replacement wings. Mattel is providing free repair kits containing two replacement wings without pointed ends that snap onto the toy vehicle. The repair can be done quickly and easily at home; instructions will be provided. Consumer Contact: Consumers can call Mattel at (888) 271-9891 anytime or visit to determine if their toy is among the recalled models and to order the free replacement wings if needed. [Learn More]

Mattel Batman Batmobile Toy Vehicles Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date04/14/2004
Recall ID2600
Recall Number04118
Product TypeToy Vehicles
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