Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Sold Exclusively in Walgreens Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the “Sky Champion” Wireless Indoor Helicopters due to fire and burn hazards. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

The helicopter is made of foam and plastic and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. The transmitter measures about 6 inches by 4 inches. “BH26047” is printed on the tail of the helicopter. “WIC 551777” and the UPC code is 630990006005 are printed on the packaging. These items were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $20.

Consumers should immediately stop playing with the recalled helicopters and contact TWIE for a full refund. Returns will be accepted by TWIE. Walgreens will not accept returns or provide a refund. For additional information, contact TWIE toll free at (888) 583-4908 anytime or send an email to returncopters@aol.com.


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