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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2009
Release # 10-015
 

 
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 678-6701
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


 
Off-Road Utility Vehicles Recalled by Bad Boy Enterprises Due To Crash Hazard
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Classic Buggies

Units: About 3,900

Manufacturer: Bad Boy Enterprises LLC, of Natchez, Miss.

Hazard: The off-road vehicles can accelerate without warning, posing a risk of injury to the user and/or bystander.

Incidents/Injuries: Bad Boy Enterprises has received 32 reports of unexpected acceleration, including reports of injuries such as a fractured toe, rotator cuff injury and sore muscles.

Description: This recall involves Bad Boy Buggy Standard model off-road utility vehicles. The Bad Boy Buggy Standard model has one row seat that allows two persons (the driver and passenger) to sit side-by-side while the vehicle is operated. The Standard has an open air design (no doors or windows), but has a roof. The Bad Boy Buggy Standard models come in Realtree camouflage pattern, Hardwoods camouflage pattern, hunter green, red and black colors. The affected models have serial numbers between 85004828 and 95010404. The serial number is located on a sticker in a cubby on the driverís side.

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from June 2007 through July 2009 for about $10,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the buggies and contact their Bad Boy Buggy dealer for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bad Boy Enterprises toll-free at (866) 678-6701 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firmís Web site at www.badboyenterprises.com

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

 

 


 
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