K2 Sports Recalls Kickboards/Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

           K2 Sports Recalls Kickboards/Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013

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 Hotline
Contact 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 anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe
products.

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

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Website: http://www.cpsc.gov