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GLOPO Recalls Children’s Scooters Due to Fall Hazard


Recall Date: December 29, 2016

Recall Number: 17-062

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Joyrider three-wheeled scooters

Hazard: The front wheels of the scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled scooters and contact GLOPO for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: GLOPO toll-free at 855-965-1704 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Online Form” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 520

Description: This recall involves Joyrider three-wheeled scooters for children. They have a low, foot-gripping deck, multicolored handgrips, and an adjustable metal T-bar handle. The scooters are made of metal and plastic and come in a variety of colors. The tracking label sticker can be found on the back of the scooter, with batch PO number of G20140423. Recalled model numbers are: GT5048R, GT5110R, GT5121R, GT5124R, GT5125R, GT5122R, GT5117R, GT5123R. Model numbers can be found on the bottom of the scooter base, on the receipt and on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: GLOPO has received one report of the front wheels detaching from the scooter, resulting in an injury to a child who fell off the scooter.

Sold at: Online at from October 2014 through January 2016 for about $80 and at from June 2014 through July 2015 for about $50.

Manufacturer: Glopo Inc, South El Monte, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.