Kid scooters being recalled

(Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)
(Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

WAHINGTON, DC (KAIT) – The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled the Lights and Sounds Children's Scooters because they could pose a laceration hazard.

According to the CPSC, almost 17,000 Lights and Sounds Children's Scooters have been recalled because a child's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism between the steering column and platform. This poses a laceration hazard.

The CPSC and Kiddieland Toys Limited have received 2 reports of children whose fingers got caught in the hinge mechanism and required stitches.

The scooters have been sold at popular kid stores like, Toys R Us and JC Penny from January 2009 through February 2011.

For more details on this recall including model numbers, click here.

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