Toys R Us, working in cooperation the CPSC, is voluntarily recalling remote-controlled 3 channel toy helicopters because the inclusive rechargeable battery can overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard to consumers.
To this date, the company has received 11 reports of the batteries overheating but there have been no injuries reported.
The recall involves the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger with model number 5F5F2F5. Photos of the recalled items can be viewed on the CPSC Website for consumer reference.
Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled toy helicopters and to return them to the store of purchase or to contact Toys R Us by calling (800) 869 – 7787.
You can report an incident involving this product or any other product to the CPSC by following the link provided.
This recall was also issued in Canada. You can read the recall notice here.