Consumer product recall

Battery charger sold with Kidsquad 12V Mudslinger ride-on cars recalled due to unauthorized UL certification

Starting date:
September 10, 2019
Posting date:
September 10, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70875

Last updated: 2019-09-10

Summary

  • Product:
    Battery charger sold with Kidsquad Mudslinger 12V ride-on cars.
  • Issue:
    The battery charger bears a false UL certification mark. It is unknown if this product is compliant with the appropriate safety standard.
  • What to do:
    Immediately stop using the battery charger and contact Kidsquad Customer Service for a free replacement.

Affected products

Battery Charger sold with Kidsquad Mudslinger 12V ride-on cars

Product description

The recall involves battery chargers sold with various Kidsquad Mudslinger 12V ride-on cars. The battery chargers are used to charge the ride-on cars. The chargers bear an unauthorized UL marking on the label which is found on the outside label of the charger.

The following models are affected:
Product Model Number Battery Charger Model Number
Kidsquad Mudslinger 12V KSC10 LK-DC-120100
KSCMSR

Hazard identified

The battery chargers bear an unauthorized UL certification mark. It is unknown if the battery chargers are in compliance with the applicable safety standard.

As of August 14, 2019, the company has received 2 reports of incidents of the battery overheating in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 4,524 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2018 to June 2018 and April 2019 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor

Nothing But Deals Inc (operating as NBDI Marketing)

Conestogo

Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

Changzhou Linke Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd.

Changzhou

CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charger and contact Nothing But Deals Inc. for a free replacement.

For more information, consumers may call Kidsquad customer service at 519-880-8885 from Monday to Thursday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST and on Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.