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Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles

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.

Name of Product: Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles

Units: About 1,400

Distributor: Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Hazard: The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: Redcat Racing has received about 15 reports of remote control malfunctions. There have been no injuries reported.

Description: The recalled remote controls were included in the remote cars as shown below. These cars were sold in a variety of colors. The model name and numbers are located on the body of the vehicle or on the retail packaging:

Model | Description | Model Number

    Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) | Green/Flame | HURRICANEXP-GF
    Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) | Orange/Black | HURRICANEXP-OB
    Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) | Orange/Flame | HURRICANEXP-OF
    Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) | Yellow/Flame | HURRICANEXP-YF
    Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy) | Green/Flame-Blue Aluminum | HURRICANPRO-GF
    Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy) | Silver-Blue Aluminum | URRICANPRO-SB
    Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy) | Yellow/Flame-Blue Aluminum | HURRICANPRO-YF
    Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck) | Blue/Yellow | AVALANCHEXP-94087-BY
    Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck) | Red/Green | AVALANCHEXP-94087-RG
    Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck) | Red | AVALANCHEXP-94087-R
    Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy) | Blue/Yellow | MONSOONXP-94085-BY
    Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy) | Red/White/Blue | MONSOONXP-94085-RWB
    Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy) | Red/Yellow | MONSOONXP-94085-RY
    Tsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy) | Blue/Flame | TSUNAMIUW-BF-94110W
    Tsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy) | Red/Flame | TSUNAMIUW-RF-94110W
Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from March 2007 through April 2008 for between $260 and $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Redcat Racing for a replacement remote control.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Redcat Racing Co. collect at (602) 454-6445 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or at www.redcatracing.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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