Safety Alert Number 1001318

RadioShack Recalls Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters
Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 10-121
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 843-7422
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below,
today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters
Units: About 6,000
Importer: RadioShack Corp. , of Fort Worth, Texas
Hazard: The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a fire that started while a store demo toy was charging. No injuries
or property damage have been reported. Description: This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk 3D remote control helicopters. The helicopter can be
identified by model number 006047 marked on the back of the controller and the Knight Hawk 3D logo on the front of
the controller. The product was sold at RadioShack as catalog number 600-0566 (60-566) for ages 8 and up. Sold at: RadioShack stores, RadioShack dealer franchise stores nationwide and at from October
2009 through November 2009 for about $60. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the helicopters away from children and return the toy to the nearest
RadioShack store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact RadioShack at (800) 843-7422 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: