Westminster Inc. Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Due to Risk of Fire

Company Westminster Inc., Atlanta, GA
Alert Type Recall
Date 06/26/2008
Description The "Thunder Wolf" remote-controlled indoor helicopter is made of foam and plastic, and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. "TW0996" is printed on the tail of the helicopter and was sold in multiple accent colors. The helicopter comes with a controller and a separate charger. Only helicopters that do not have "Made in China" stamped on the underside of the helicopter are subject to the recall.
Problem The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter's body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers.
Find Out More http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08315.html

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