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Remote-controlled toy tanks

Description: This recalled product is the Authentic Heroes Target Practice Tank play set, a remote-controlled green toy tank attached by a cable to a grey battery-powered controller. The controller requires three AAA batteries to power the tank to move forward and backward and the tank turret to rotate and shoot projectiles. The controller is marked "Target Practice Tank Play Set." [Learn More]

About 67,000 units were affected by this recall.

Remote-controlled toy tanks
Family Dollar Stores Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Tanks Due to Burn Hazard


Remote-controlled toy tanks Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date01/25/2011
Recall ID573
Recall Number11107
Product TypeToy Vehicles (Not Riding Toys)
HazardThe tank's controller can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
InjuriesFamily Dollar has received five reports of the controllers overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should take the toy away from children, remove batteries and return the toy to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactFor additional information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
Last Updated07/05/2016
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