Sky Rover Toys Recalled for USB Cord Fire Hazard

Auldey Toys is recalling 325,000 Sky Rover toys because the USB charging cords can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. There have been 35 reports of charging cords overheating; no injuries were reported.

This recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. They were made in China and sold at Walmart and other mass merchandisers and independent toy stores nationwide and online at from January 2015 through January 2016 for between $11 and $15. The toy is shaped like a ball with two blades on top, wings on the side and measures about 3 ½ inches tall by 5 inches wide. It is operated by a small one-channel remote control unit. Only yellow USB charging cords are included in this recall. The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6 or TTYW859110-5.

Consumers should immediately stop using the USB cords and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord.

Source: CPSC

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