Costco Road Warrior RC Toy Truck Recall [Canada]


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Costco Road Warrior RC Toy Truck Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd, a Nepean, Ontario establishment and subsidiary of Costco Wholesale of Issaquah, Washington, recalls an estimated 769 of Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Toy Trucks from the Canadian marketplace due to possible overheating and consequential risks of fire, burns and injury, all serious safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/ZrwD30qg15z

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/72249r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Toy Trucks sold at Costco Wholesale Canada, as follows:

  • Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Toy Trucks, sold in a red, yellow and orange striped design, with the word “Warrior” printed across the sides of the Truck with large black wheels. The battery compartment is secured by a screw and latch on the underside of the Truck.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Truck Toys can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, these Truck Toys may overheat during normal use. If this defect occurs, it could cause fire, burn and property damage. As of January 31st 2020, the company has received twelve (12) reports of the Toys overheating and/or catching fire. No reports of injury are known at the time of this recall notification.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Road Warrior Remote Control Racing Toy Trucks, please do not use them nor let your child play with or near them. Instead, kindly remove the batteries from the battery compartment at the bottom of the Toy and return it to a Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. location for a full refund.

For more information and tips to help you choose safe toys and to help you keep children safe when playing with toys, please consult Health Canada’s Toy safety tips Web page at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/toy-safety/toy-safety-tips.html.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Amax Group USA LLC toll-free at 1-866-360-1510, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company by e-mail at customercare@amaxbrands.com.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-72249
Recalls Direct RIN: 12634-2020
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