According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall was spurred by a relay on the toy vehicle’s circuit board failing, causing the toy to overheat and ignite.
Peg Perego received three reports of the toy vehicles overheating, including a report of a burn injury.
Consumers are urged to stop children from using the recalled products immediately. Owners can contact Peg Perego for a replacement circuit board with installation instructions, free of charge. Peg Perego will also contact known customers of the recalled toy vehicles.
The recall includes the Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman toy vehicle. The ride-on toy vehicle is operated by a 24-volt battery and is colored silver, red, and black. Sportsman Twin and 850 EFI appear on the sides of the toy vehicle. Polaris is located on the side of the seat. The ATV-style toy vehicles with the following date codes are included in the recall:
The date code is located under the vehicle’s seat.
The recalled toys were sold online at Amazon, Cabela’s, Target, Toys ‘R’ Us, and Walmart between October 2014 and May 2015.