February 26,2013

Dynacraft Recalls Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters

Name of product: Motor Scooters with Hello Kitty graphics

Units: About 5,200

Description: This recall involves electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are pink and black with Hello Kitty graphics on the front panel, footboard and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between September 10, 2012 and December 3, 2012. Model number "8801-03" and the date of manufacture, formatted as "YYYY/MM/DD," are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter's center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters "QYCEI" followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 000001 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter's center platform near the data label.

Hazard: The scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores and Toysrus.com nationwide from October 2012 to January 2013 for about $279.

Distributor: Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Qunying Vehicle Co. Ltd., of China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the City Scooter, disconnect the battery and return it to the nearest Toys R Us store to receive a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: Dynacraft; at (800) 551-0032, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or online at www.dynacraftbike.com, and click on Owners, then select Warnings/Recalls.