WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 15, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Wheelies semi-truck with six motorcycles and push-along motorcycle with rider.
Hazard: The toys contain excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal standard for lead content.
Consumer Contact: Cycle Gear at (800) 292-5343 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cyclegear.com and click on “Recall Notices” at the bottom for more recall information.
Units: About 155
Description: This recall involves plastic Wheelies semi-truck with six motorcycles toy and Wheelies push-along motorcycle toys. The semi-truck has a dual-level trailer that carries six motorcycles and comes in red and purple with multi-colored motorcycles. The truck with the trailer attached measures 18 inches long by 7 inches tall. The truck has the item number Item # TAG66767 and SKU# 752249 printed on the packaging. The Wheelies push-along motorcycle is red with a rider in black with silver accents. The product has item # TBG04323 and SKU# 752251 printed on the package.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take away from children and stop using the recalled toys and contact Cycle Gear Inc. for a full refund. Cycle Gear Inc. is contacting consumers directly.
Sold at: Cycle Gear stores and online at http://www.cyclegear.com from November 2014 through December 2014 for about $10 for Push Along Motorcycle and $20 for Semi-Truck with six motorcycles.
Manufacturer(s): ShanTou MeiTian Trading Co, Ltd, AmerEuro Trading Limited
Importer(s): Cycle Gear Inc., of Benicia, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
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