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It is a remote controlled car that apparently can spin and move 360 degrees and possibly right itself. We don't know what it really does as it never worked.
Toys & Children
Toy Vehicles (Excluding Riding Toys) (5021)
Thunder Tumbler Radio Control 306 degree Rally Car
Thunder Tumbler Radio Control 360 Radio car
This product was Xmas gift to my son from his Aunt and Uncle. Upon putting it together and putting the batteries in as per description my husband turned the toy on and immediately smoke began coming out of the remote. Obviously he turned it off immediately and put the remote in a safe place so to minimize the chance of it catching fire. This product is a danger. When I went to look this company up online it seems this Blue Hat Toy Company is notorious for products that don't work or malfunction. I hope that this hasn't happened to anyone else?
Incident, No Injury
My Spouse
48 years
We will try and call the company if we can get through but finding a web address has not been easy and I lack superior computer skills. We kept the toy so we could return it if need be.
Comment from MERCHSOURCE LLC 1/9/2012
This comment is in response to report No: 20111230-18F31-2147471877 provided to MerchSource on January 9, 2012.

MerchSource takes all product safety and customer satisfaction issues very seriously. We investigate all incident reports thoroughly. Improper battery installation is the suspected root cause of this incident. MerchSource anticipated battery misuse and included a warning against such misuses in the materials for this product. We do not believe this is a widespread or dangerous problem; nevertheless, MerchSource will perform additional laboratory analysis related to the issue described in the report and, if necessary, will integrate reasonable safety modifications.

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