Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled by Midwest Trading Group Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Company Midwest Trading Group, Inc., Addison, Ill.
Alert Type Recall
Date 04/02/2013
Description This recall involves the Radio Controlled Banshee Helicopter with lights, series 3CH-777. The series number is printed on the product packaging. The plastic helicopters were sold in black and red or black and yellow color combinations and measure about 19 inches long and 6 inches high. The helicopters have a rounded front yellow cockpit with bee decals and a narrow black plastic tail assembly. They were sold with a remote-control unit and a separate charger. "Fly Dragonfly" and SKU #51727 are printed on the product packaging. "Date of Production: June 2011," "Manufacturer Ultimate Products (HK) Ltd.," and "Distributor MTG Inc." is printed on a white label on the back of the helicopter remote control.
Problem The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat and ignite the helicopter, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.
Find Out More http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Remote-Controlled-Helicopters-Recalled-by-Midwest-Trading-Group/

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