Supermarket recalls remote control car

Sainsbury's has recalled a remote controlled car, following safety fears.

Tuesday, 8th November 2016, 1:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:09 pm

The supermarket issued a recall notice for the MacLaren 1:10 Radio Control Car after being alerted to a potential issue with the electrical circuit on the unit.

The manufacturer, Mondo, say that the affected toys are in a batch with SKU - 130251158 and Batch Code - DS160727.

Customers can identify the batch code under the car, on the battery and on the USB charger.

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Customers’ safety is an absolute priority and the manufacturer has decided to recall the toy in respect of the above mentioned batch code with immediate effect.

A company statement read: “We are asking all customers who have bought this product to return it to their nearest Sainsbury’s store, where they will receive a full refund. No other products or date codes are affected by this issue, and we apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.”