UNITED STATES (CBSDFW.COM) – Hauck Fun for Kids, Inc. is recalling all Nerf Battle Racers, after 639 reports in the U.S. of the steering wheel detaching, breaking or cracking with one resulting in a laceration to a child’s face requiring stitches and one resulting in a minor scrape to a child’s chest.
The four-wheel pedal powered go-karts for children ages four through 10 were sold at Orsheln Farm, Shopko, Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Fingerhut.com between January 2016 and March 2017 for between $200 and $300.READ MORE: Dallas Police Make Arrest In New Year's Day Bus Stop Murder Of 49-Year-Old Man
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the “Nerf” logo is found on each side of the go-kart and is etched into the black seat. It measures about 50 inches long and 27 inches high by 24 inches wide. The wheels are black and orange.READ MORE: 50K Veterans Impacted By 2-Week Closure Of Fort Worth VA Clinic Due To Burst Pipe Damage
The model number, T91869, and the date of manufacture can be found on a white sticker on the underside of the seat. Only go-karts with a date of manufacture between 01/2016 and 03/2017 are being recalled.
Consumer should immediately stop using the go-kart and contact Hauck for a new steering wheel. The company can be reached at (877) 428.2545 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or online at hauck-toys.com and clicking on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page.MORE NEWS: FEMA COVID-19 Vaccine Site Opens At Globe Life Field In Arlington
The go-karts were made in China.