Recalls: Amateur Two-Way Radios

November 13, 2008 Cobra Electronics Recalls Children's Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys "R" Us Stores

The recall involves two-way radios with the 300 mah “CEL” batteries. The walkie talkie style radios are made of pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The batteries are standard AAA Nickle Metal Hydride battery cells with a black wrapper with the battery name 300 mah (CEL) with the date code (TF or RF) on the battery itself. Read more.

January 13, 2005 Climb High Inc. Recall of Avalanche Transceivers

The recalled Barryvoxes are 2004/2005 model Opto 3000 Avalanche Transceivers. The words, "Mammut" and "Barryvox" are printed on the front of the red and black transceivers. The serial numbers on the recalled units, which can be found in the battery compartment under the UPC code, include: M0080000 through M0088419, M0089616 through M0089800 and M0090000 through M0090419. The recalled units were shipped with an instructional CD and the box marked "Bonus CD Included." Units containing safe replacement transceivers have a red triangular label reading "New Casing" on the box. Read more.