The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC, has issued a press release announcing a voluntary recall of approximately 9,000 units of Happy Shirts Toy Truck Gifts sold exclusively at Kohl’s in Grand Rapids and across the country due to fire hazard.
According to the press release, connections in the toy trucks battery compartment can smolder or catch the trucks on fire, posing a fire or burn hazard to consumers.
The distributor of the toy truck gifts with boy’s t-shirts, Happy Shirts of Honolulu, Hawaii, has received one report of a toy truck catching fire and three reports of toy trucks smoldering when batteries were inserted. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Big Movers Super Car toy trucks that were gifts with the purchase of Big Movers t-shirts. The 4-inch long blue trucks have oversized tires and a flashing light on top and were sold with a yellow, red and blue logo on the hood. The navy t-shirts were sold in boys’ sizes S, M, and L.
The shirts were sold exclusively at Kohl’s stores nationwide and on their website between February 2012 and March 2012 for about $20.
Consumers of this product are advised to immediately take the toy trucks away from children and remove the battery. You can contact Happy Shirts for information on returning the truck for a refund. Happy Shirts may be reached toll-free at 855-354-2779 or visit their website.
CPSC recall announcement
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