Toys R Us Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: July 03, 2013
Recall number: 13-234

Fast Lane FA-005 Radio Control 3-Channel Helicopter

Name of product:

Remote-controlled 3 channel helicopters


The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact:

Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sundays, or online at, The Official Toys"R"Us Site - Toys, Games, & More and click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls for more information.

Recall Details
In conjunction with
Fast Lane FA-005 Remote-Control Helicopters - Recalls & alerts - Healthy Canadians Website

About 6,500 in the U.S. and 900 in Canada

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.

Toys R Us has received 11 reports worldwide of the rechargeable battery overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the remote-controlled helicopter and return all components to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.
Sold exclusively at

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at, The Official Toys"R"Us Site - Toys, Games, & More from September 2012 through January 2013 for about $100.

Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Manufactured in