Razor® PowerWing™ Three-Wheeled Scooters
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.
Names of Products: Razor® PowerWing™ Three-Wheeled Scooters
Units: About 103,000
Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.
Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.
Description:The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The
recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with:
Y708 Y709 Y710 Y711 Y712
Y801 Y802 Y803 Y804 Y805
Y806 Y807 Y808
The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a “V” followed by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.
Sold by: Bicycle stores and retailers nationwide from January 2007 through August 2007 for between $80 and $120.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy:Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.razor.com/recall.