June 9, 2004          

 

Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc. Announce Recall of Kiddie Car Cruisers Sold Exclusively at Big Y Stores

 

Name of Product: Kiddie Car Cruisers

 

Units: About 500

 

Manufacturer/Importer: Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc. (FEBC), of Jacksonville, Fla.

 

Hazard: The Kiddie Car Cruiser can continue to run when the accelerator is no longer depressed, which could result in the rider losing control of the car.

 

Description: The Kiddie Car Cruiser is a battery-operated ride-on toy car that measures about 27 inches high by 30 inches wide and 44 inches long. “Turbo” and “Cruiser” are printed on labels on the side of the ride-on toys.

 

Sold at: Big Y Stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut from May 6 to May 13, 2004 for about $100 with a Big Y Express savings card and about $300 without a savings card.

 

Manufactured In: China.

 

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled car immediately and return it to a Big Y store to receive a refund.

 

Consumer Contact: For additional questions, call Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc. at (877) 332-9006 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Known purchasers are being sent direct mail notification of this recall.