The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall on February 26, 2013 on the Dynacraft Recalls Monster High City Motor Scooter which has been sold exclusively at Walmart nationwide. According to the CPSC, nine reports of incidents of City Scooters accelerating unintentionally, including three with minor injuries that include a bloody nose and bruises. The scooters can accelerate suddenly while in use, causing the rider to lose control and fall.
This recall involves electric, battery-operated City Scooters that are purple and black with Monster High graphics on the front panels, seat and rear fenders. The scooters were manufactured between October 5, 2012 and November 7, 2012. Model number “8801-14″ and the date of manufacture, formatted as “YYYY/MM/DD,” are printed on a data label on the underside of the scooter’s center platform. Serial numbers for the recalled scooters have the letters “QYCEI” followed by a six-digit number in the following range: 003125 through 014456. The serial number can be found etched on the underside of the scooter’s center platform near the data label. The product was distributed by Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, California.
Consumers should immediately stop using the City Scooter, disconnect the battery and return it to the nearest Walmart store to receive a full refund or store credit. Consumer contact information, more details and a link to report an incident involving this product can be found on the CPSC website
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