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From Products Liability Law Daily, June 13, 2016

Overheating USB cord prompts recall of Sky Rover toys

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

Auldey Toys North America, of Quincy, Massachusetts, has recalled around 325,000 Sky Rover toys because the USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 16-194, June 10, 2016).

Incidents and injuries. The firm has received 35 reports of charging cords overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Product description. This recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. The toy is shaped like a ball with two blades on top, wings on the side, and measures about 3 1/2 inches tall by 5 inches wide. They are operated by a small one-channel remote control unit. The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6, or TTYW859110-5. The item number is printed on a white sticker on the toy’s packaging. They were sold in red, orange, and citron green. Only yellow USB charging cords are included in this recall.

The toys, which were manufactured in China, were sold at Walmart and other mass merchandisers and independent toy stores nationwideand online at Amazon.com from January 2015 through January 2016 for between $11 and $15.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the USB cords immediately and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Auldey Toys toll-free at 844-303-8936 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at aeroproducts@auldey.us, or online at http://www.AuldeyToys.us and click on "Safety Recall" at the bottom of the page banner.

Companies: Auldey Toys North America

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