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K2 Sports Recalls Kickboards/Scooters Due To Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON , Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters

Hazard: The front assembly of the kickboards/scooters can break and the handle can detach or partially detach, causing loss of control or loss of balance. This poses a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Refund Consumer Contact: K2 Sports toll-free at (866) 302-9996 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email the firm at kickboard@k2sports.com or online at www.k2sports.com and click on Important Safety Information for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/K2-Sports-Recalls-Kickboard-Scooters/

Recall Details

Units: About 400

Description: This recall involves K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters with item code I10700100. Revo Kick and the item code are printed on a sticker on the underside of the deck. The kickboard/scooter is made of aluminum, has three wheels, a wooden deck and a vertical handle with a round grip. The kickboards/scooters measure about 32 inches long and 40 inches high.  The deck has a red, white and blue design with K2 printed on it.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kickboards/scooters and contact K2 Sports for a full refund.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at K2skates.com from March 2010 through September 2013 for about $200.

Distributor: K2 Sports, of  Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC Consumer Information HotlineContact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytimeCall to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media ContactPlease use the phone numbers below for all media requests.Phone: (301) 504-7908Spanish: (301) 504-7800

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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