Toy Helicopters Recalled

altOn May 11th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with U.J. Trading of Houston, announced a voluntary recall of their Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters due to a potential overheating and fire hazard problem.

What do you need to know about this recall?

The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk logo on the front of the controller. The body of the helicopter also contains the markings: “AH-64” and “helicopter.”

These toy helicopters were manufactured in China and sold at toy, hobby and other stores, including mall kiosks, nationwide and online at UJ Toys from April 2010 through April 2011 for about $36.

What should you do if you own one of these products?

Consumers should immediately take the recalled helicopters away from children and contact UJ Trading to receive a full refund. UJ Trading will provide consumers with a postage paid label to return the product.
For additional information, contact UJ Trading at (800) 536-2691 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website.