Product Recall: Toys R Us Recalls Remote Controlled Helicopters


Toys R Us is recalling approximately 7,000 of its remote-controlled 3 channel helicopters.  The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.

Toys R Us received 11 reports of overheating, but fortunately no injuries were reported!

The model involved retailed for approximately $100.  Here’s the detailed description:

This recall involves the Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter with Gyro Stabilizer and Charger, model number 5F5F2F5.  The model number is printed on the front of the product packaging and on the underside of the helicopter.  The double-rotor helicopters are blue and white, approximately 9-inches high and have the Fast Lane logo on the top of the helicopter. They were sold with a remote control unit, a battery charger and a carrying case.

Consumers can contact Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 or online at and click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls for more information.

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