The tank's controller can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
This recalled product is the Authentic Heroes Target Practice Tank play set.
It's a remote-controlled green toy tank attached by a cable to a grey battery-powered controller.
The controller requires three AAA batteries.
The controller is marked "Target Practice Tank Play Set."
They were sold exclusively at Family Dollar stores nationwide from September 2010 through December 2010 for about $5.
Consumers should take the toy away from children, remove batteries and return the toy to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.familydollar.com