Dragonfly Helicopter Recall

On May 12, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Imagine Nation Books Ltd./Books Are Fun announced a safety recall of approximately 46,000 "Fly Dragonfly" and "Queen Bee" remote-controlled helicopters, after receiving almost 50 reports of the helicopters overheating, igniting, or producing flames. The company received one report of minor property damage from the helicopter toy overheating.

The recall affects the black and yellow plastic "Fly Dragonfly" or "Queen Bee" remote-controlled helicopters measuring 19 inches long and 6.5 inches high. "Fly Dragonfly" and SKU #51727 can be found on product packaging, and the toys were sold through book/gift fairs in schools, hospitals, and office buildings nationwide from August 2009 through January 2010.

Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled toys immediately and contact the company at 800-917-0213 to receive a full refund.

 

Sources:

  1. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10228.html