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Pulse Performance Recalls Children’s Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard


Recall Date: January 24, 2017

Recall Number: 17-072

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children’s electric scooters

Hazard: The knuckle that joins the wheel to the axle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately take the recalled scooters away from children and contact Pulse Performance Products for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Pulse Performance Products toll-free at 844-287-8711 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on “CPSC Safety Recalls” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 8,900

Description: This recall involves Pulse Safe Start Transform electric scooters for children with manufacturing date codes between September 10, 2016 and October 11, 2016. The date code is printed on a label located under the platform in format XX(month)/XX(day)/2016 – 066QY. The scooters were sold in blue and have two wheels in front and one in the rear.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2016 for about $100.

Manufacturer: Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Importer/Distributor: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in: China is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.