This malfunction can cause a laceration or collision hazard for kids.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall includes the four-wheel pedal-powered go-kart for children ages 4 to 10 manufactured between 2016 and 2017.
The product was sold at national retailers including Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart and Amazon.com.
The distributor reported having 639 incidents of steering wheels breaking, detaching or cracking. One case resulted in a laceration to a child’s face, requiring stitches.
Consumers should stop using the go-kart and contact Hauck for a new steering wheel.
Hauck can be reached at 877-428-2545 from 9 a .m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hauck-toys.com.
You can read the full Consumer Product Safety Commission notice on the recall here.