February 24, 2005

Remote Control Flying Saucers Sold by QVC Recalled for Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Pro Flying Saucer (Radio Control)

Units: About 180,000

Importer/Distributor: Creative Innovations & Sourcing LLC, of Pittsfield, Mass.

Retailer: QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa.

Hazard: The battery charger cord sold with these flying saucers can overcharge and cause the toy to overheat, posing a risk of fire.

Description: The Pro Flying Saucer is about 13 inches in diameter and comes in blue or yellow. It is made of Styrofoam and has a plastic propeller. The Pro Flying Saucer comes with a controller unit, launch pad and a battery charger cord. The item number of the recalled product, M12037, is found on the productís packaging.

Sold by: QVC Inc. exclusively nationwide from November 2005 through December 2005 for $27 or $30.

Manufactured In: China.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the product immediately. QVC will notify all purchasers of the product about the recall, and instruct them to return the battery charger cord to receive a new battery charger cord.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC Inc., toll-free at (800) 367-9444 anytime or log on to the companyís Web site at http://www.qvc.com/asp/frameset.asp?nest=/recalls.html?tmp=hp&cont=cr&cm_re=HP-_-COPYRIGHT-_-PRODUCTRECALL under the product recall section.