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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Equity Marketing Announce Recall of Remote Controlled Toy Race Cars
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC), EQUITY MARKETING ANNOUNCE RECALL OF REMOTE CONTROLLED TOY RACE CARS
Remote Controlled Toy Race Cars - Equity Marketing Inc., of Los Angeles, California, is voluntarily recalling about 4,300 Remote Controlled Race Cars. The remote controlled race cars are black with the number 28 printed in red on the doors and roof and the Texaco logo printed on the hood of the car. The cars are about 8-inches long by 3-inches wide and 2-inches high. A black cordless remote control is sold with the cars and reads in part " FORWARD," and "REVERSE" in yellow print. Participating Texaco gas stations nationwide sold the cars.
Problems with the circuits are rendering some of the Remote Controlled Race Cars inoperable. These cars can overheat and emit smoke and may pose a potential burn hazard.
Consumers should return the remote controlled race cars to the Texaco station where purchased for a full refund. Consumers also may return the items for a full refund by obtaining a prepaid shipping label by calling Equity Marketing Inc. at (888) 747-4355. Consumers can also visit the firm's web site at www.equity-marketing.com.
The CPSC point of contact is Nychelle Fleming, release number 01-166, (301) 504-0580 Ext. 1183. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/01166.html
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