Razor USA recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters

September 25, 2008 10:20:31 AM PDT
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: Razor PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters

Units: About 103,000

Importer: Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.

Hazard: The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Razor has received 10 reports of Achilles tendon or ankle lacerations, including four consumers who required tendon surgery and three who needed stitches.

Description: The PowerWing is a three-wheeled scooter, which was sold in either black or silver. The recall includes products with serial numbers beginning with: Y0708, Y0709, Y0710, Y0711, Y0712, Y0801, Y0802, Y0803, Y0804, Y0805, Y0806, Y0807, Y0808 The serial number is located on the bottom of the scooter near the front wheel. Products with an oval sticker next to the serial number with a "V" followed by any letter (example VE, VF, VG, etc.) are not included in the recall.

Sold by: Authorized retailers nationwide and online from October 2007 through September 2008 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately stop children from using the product. Do not return the product to retailers. Contact Razor for a set of free replacement foot platforms.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Razor USA at (800) 314-9870 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.razor.com/recall


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