Recall issued for Razor RipStik motorized caster boards after consumer complaints of fall hazard

A recall has been issued for the Razor RipStik motorized caster boards due to a fall hazard.

The rear wheel of the Razor RipStik electric motorized caster board can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing  a fall hazard, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

Razor has received more than 700 reports of the rear wheel locking up. Four injuries have been reported, including a mouth injury, scrapes and bruises, according to the recall summary. 

The RipStik motorized caster board has been sold at Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Razor.com, Target.com, toysrus.com and Walmart.com and other websites from February 2016 to April 2017 for about $180.

It is recommended consumers stop using the recalled caster boards and receive a free repair kit.

For information about the recall, call Razor toll-free at (866) 467-2967 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time Monday through Friday or go online at www.Razor.com and click on "Recall Information" for more information. 

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