Toys ‘R’ Us recalls remote-controlled helicopters due to fire, burn hazards

Posted: 07/08/2013 Last Updated: 10 hours ago Toys’R’Us has issued a voluntary recall for a remote-controlled helicopter sold at its stores after it was determined that the rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items. The recall involves the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger, model number 5F5F2F5. The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter. The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. They were sold with a remote control unit, a battery charger and a carrying case. Toys’R’Us said it has received 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported. On its website , the Consumer Product Safety Commission said about 6,500 of the toy helicopters were sold in the U.S. and 900 in Canada, from September 2012 through January Eugene, Oregon toy store 2013 for about $100.
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CdM Again Has Toy Store With Wee Loft’s Opening

Owner Annette Garcia said the shop opened its doors briefly Monday and was open again today, making a few sales and working out last-minute details with lights, credit card machines and toy shipments. The shop will be open all week, she said, including a short day on Thursday July 4. A grand opening event will take place later this summer. The shop replaces Toy Boat, which closed in March when the shops owners said aggressive vendors and other creditors left them no choice but to close its doors forever . The shop had struggled for months and nearly closed last summer; read our story here . A KFI radio talk show host held a cash mob event at the store, which infused the shop with cash, but ultimately it was not enough; read our story here . The Wee Loft also has a Dana Point location. The shop sells board games, dolls, musical instruments, books, Magna Tiles sets, toy trucks and more. A block away, the Eva Varro womens clothing boutique also opened its doors today at 3435 East Coast Highway; read more about that shop here .
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