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Remote-Controlled Helicopters Recalled

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Midwest Trading Group is recalling Remote-Controlled Banshee 3 Channel helicopters because the rechargeable battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

To date, there have been no reports of consumer injury but there has been one report of the recalled item overheating and resulting in minor property damage.

The recall involves Radio Controlled Banshee Helicopters with lights, series 3CH-777. "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.

Consumers are urged to immediately discontinue using the recalled helicopters and to contact the company directly for refund instructions. The company can be reached by calling (866) 815-4714 or by visiting them online at www.mtradinggroup.com.

To report any incidents or injuries involving this product; or any other dangerous product go online to www.SaferProducts.gov.