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Safety Alert

Dollar General Recalls Construction Truck Toy Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Dollar General

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 consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Toy trucks

Hazard: The toy truck's remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Dollar General at 800-678-9258 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at custsv@dollargeneral.com or online at www.dollargeneral.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page under the Help section for more information.

Units: About 27,000

Description: This recall involves a toy excavator and a shovel loader. The remote controlled plastic toys are orange with black and orange wheels. Both have tracking code 90RWE15 marked on the back of the battery compartment. UPC number 00430000549030 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. Power, Shovel Loader and Super Power are printed on stickers located on the side of the excavator. UPC 00400001622537 can be found on the bottom of the packaging. 6000Kg Peakload, FL-330 Deluxe Crane, and Crane Super Truck are printed on stickers located on the side of the shovel loader.

Incidents/Injuries: Dollar General has received five reports of the toy's remote control overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy vehicles away from children and contact Dollar General for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Dollar General stores nationwide and online at www.dollargeneral.com from July 2015 through December 2015 for about $10.

Importer: Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Distributor: Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Manufactured in: China