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Tech 4 Kids OUTER EDGE Snow MX - Ski-doo® and Snow MX-X Games®

Starting date:
January 21, 2011
Posting date:
January 21, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002495

Affected products

Tech 4 Kids OUTER EDGE Snow MX - Ski-doo® and Snow MX-X Games®

Product description

This recall involves Tech 4 Kids OUTER EDGE Snow MX - Ski-doo® and Snow MX-X Games® snow bikes. The snow bikes have either a yellow Ski-doo® or blue X Games® emblem on the unit's steel frame and front ski.

Hazard identified

The front ski is defective and can crack or break when in use causing the Snow MX® to suddenly stop. This can create a fall hazard to consumers.

Tech 4 Kids has received 3 reports of consumers falling off the product and getting injured as a result of the defective front ski cracking or breaking.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 22,000 of the recalled Snow MX® bikes were sold in Canada at Canadian Tire, Wal-Mart, Sears, and Toys R Us stores. The product was also available through Bombardier Recreational Product dealers.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2010 to January 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Tech 4 Kids
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Tel: 1-866-287-4761

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the Snow MX® bike and contact Tech 4 Kids to arrange for a free replacement front ski and complimentary gift.

Alternatively, consumers may also return the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Tech 4 Kids at 1-866-287-4761 or visit their recall website.