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Description: Cobra Electronics Recalls Children's Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys "R" Us Stores NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2008 Release #09-044 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 252-9889 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores 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: Children’s Two-Way Radios Units: About 8,000 Manufacturer: Cobra Electronics, of Chicago, Ill. Hazard: The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves two-way radios with the 300 mah “CEL” batteries. The walkie talkie style radios are made of pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The batteries are standard AAA Nickle Metal Hydride battery cells with a black wrapper with the battery name 300 mah (CEL) with the date code (TF or RF) on the battery itself. Sold by: Toys “R” Us Stores nationwide from August 2008 through September 2008 for about $30. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the two-way radios and contact the company for a free replacement and a 20% off coupon for a future purchase at www.cobra.com. If batteries have leaked on to the radio, do not touch the liquid, and contact the company for a free replacement product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Cobra Electronics toll-free at (888) 252-9889 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.cobra.com [Source]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/13/2008
Recall ID5004
Recall Number09044
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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