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Scoot ‘n Zoom Plastic Riding Toy Recalled

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This riding toy has been recalled by the CPSC. (Photo credit: Radio Flyer, Inc.)

This riding toy has been recalled by the CPSC. (Photo credit: Radio Flyer, Inc.)

DETAILS: Scoot ‘n Zoom children’s four-wheel plastic riding toy distributed by Radio Flyer of Chicago, Ill.; sold at retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Target.com from August 2010 through August 2011. The toys were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The riding toys can tip over, allowing a child to fall forward while riding and posing a fall hazard to young children.

INCIDENTS: The firm received reports of 10 incidents with six injuries, including three where teeth were loosened or removed, and three with chin lacerations requiring stitches.

HOW MANY: About 165,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Radio Flyer at 800-621-7613 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or visit the company’s website at www.radioflyer.com.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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