CPSC Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Tanks

2:59 PM, Jan 26, 2011   |    comments
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BETHESDA, Md., (WUSA) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 65,000 of the Authentic Heroes Target Practice Tank play sets.

The green remote controlled toy tanks were sold exclusively at Family Dollar Stores nationwide.  It's attached by a cable to a grey-battery-powered controller.

The tank's controller overheats and melts which poses a burn hazard. 

There have been no reports of injuries.

Family Dollar Stores Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Tanks

The CPSC urges parents to take the toy away from their children, remove the batteries and return the toy to Family Dollar Stores for a full refund.

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