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.