The “Y” handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall hazard.
The company has received 18 reports of the “Y” handlebars breaking with one injury when a child fell resulting in a bloody nose.
This recall involves Morfboard skate & scoot combo scooters with “Y” handlebars.
The skateboard system has interchangeable parts that convert into a scooter. The scooter is created by inserting the '‘Y” handlebar into the base board.
The scooters were sold in a variety of colors, including cyan (blue), chartreuse (yellow), lava (red), and mint (green).
An 8-character alphanumeric manufacturing date code is located on the bottom side of each skate deck that is sold as part of the skate & scoot combo.
Only scooters with the following manufacturing date codes are included in the recall: 0049VE01, 0128VE01, 0238VE01, 0328VE01, 0598VE01, 0718VE01, 0878VE01, 1068VE01, 1168VE01, 1278VE01, 1458VE01, 1508VE01,1598VE01, 1858VE01, 2068VE01, 2328VE01, 2398VE01, 2478VE01, 2548VE01, 2508VE01, 2568VE01, 2958VE01, 3198VE01, 3258VE01, 3537VE01, 3628VE01.
The scooters were sold at Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Meijer, and BJ’s Wholesale Club stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and morfboard.com from February 2018 through August 2020. The cost was about $100.
Consumers should immediately take these recalled scooters with the “Y” handlebars away from children and contact Jakks Pacific to receive a free replacement “T” handlebar, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.
For more information, visit Jakks Pacific online at www.jakks.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page or call 855-602-5464 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.