Monday, July 15, 2013

Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Toys R Us announced a recall of the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger, model number 5F5F2F5.  The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter.  The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. 

About 6,500  of the helicopters were sold in the U.S. and 900 in Canada with a remote control unit, a battery charger and a carrying case from September 2012 through January 2013 for aruond $100.

Consumers should immediately stop using the remote-controlled helicopter and return all components to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.