Hasbro Inc. Recall of Monster Rockets
September 9, 2004
Hasbro Inc. Announces Recall of Monster Rockets
Name of product:
Super Soaker Monster Rocket
Units: About 230,000
Manufacturer: Hasbro Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I.
Hazard: The cap on the water tank can unexpectedly and forcibly project
off when it is quickly unscrewed from the tank, posing a risk of impact
injuries to users or bystanders. In addition, the rocket’s tail can
strike a user or bystander on descent, if the rocket is not fully
launched, posing a risk of injury.
Description: The Super Soaker Monster Rocket is composed of a 7-foot
inflatable mylar rocket with a plastic and foam fin section. The rocket
has a blue and orange launch base with a water pressure tank attached to
one leg of the base. The tank, which has an orange cap, is connected to
the pump mechanism, which launches the rocket using pressurized air and
water. The water toy has the words “Monster Rocket” printed on the body
of the rocket.
Sold at: Toys ‘R’ Us, Wal-Mart, Target, KB Toys stores and other toy
retailers nationwide sold the rockets from January 2004 through August
2004 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the rockets immediately and contact
Hasbro to receive a replacement product of equal value.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact toll-free Hasbro Inc. at
(866) 487-4737 anytime or log on to the company’s Web site at