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10,000 City Scooters Sold at Wal-Mart and Toys-R-Us Recalled

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Washington, DC: Dynacraft is recalling 10,000 motor scooters sold at Wal-Mart and Toys-R-Us, because the scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall. The firm has received nine reports of incidents of City Scooters accelerating unintentionally, including three with minor injuries that include a bloody nose and bruises

The recall involves two different model scooters:

1. About 5,2000 electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are pink and black with Hello Kitty graphics on the front panel, footboard and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between September 9, 2012 and December 3, 2012. Model number "8801-03" and the date of manufacture, formatted as "YYYY/MM/DD," are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter's center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters "QYCEI" followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 000001 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter's center platform near the data label. These scooters were sold exclusively at Toys R Us stores and Toysrus.com nationwide from October 2012 to January 2013 for about $279.

2. About 5,500 electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are purple and black with Monster High graphics on the front panels, seat and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between October 5, 2012 and November 7, 2012. Model number "8801-14" and the date of manufacture, formatted as "YYYY/MM/DD," are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter's center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters "QYCEI" followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 003125 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter's center platform near the data label. These scooters were sold exclusively at Walmart stores and Walmart.com nationwide from November 2012 to January 2013 for about $249.



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