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August 2012 Product Safety Recalls

CPSC 8/30/2012 - Summer Infant voluntarily recalls baby bathers due to fall and injury hazard.

CPSC  8/23/2012 - IDM Group voluntarily recalls CareBears Pacifier due to choking hazard.

CPSC 8/22/2012 -  Energizer voluntarily recalls Energizer Rotating Night Lights due to burn hazard; sold exclusively at Target.

FDA 8/21/2012 -  American Licorice Company voluntarily recalls 16 oz. Red Vines® Black Licorice Twists due to elevated levels of lead.

CPSC 8/21/2012 - Kickboard USA voluntarily recalls children's scooter due to laceration hazard.

CPSC 8/16/2012  - PBteen voluntarily recalls bunk beds due to risk of injury.

CPSC 8/16/2012 - Babylicious voluntarily recalls Cloth Crib Fringe, a decorative fabric for around a crib, due to strangulation hazard.

CPSC 08/15/2012 - Bumbo International voluntarily recalls (for repair) its Bumbo Baby Seat because of a fall hazard.

CPSC 08/14/2012 - Toysmith voluntarily recalls its Animal Snap Bracelet because of a laceration hazard. 

FDA 08/13/2012 - Clif Bar & Company voluntarily recallis a small amount of 12-pack Blueberry Crisp CLIF® Cookie Bars and individual mislabeled Blueberry Crisp CLIF Bars in Chocolate Chip CLIF Bar Wrappers.

CPSC 08/07/2012 - My Clothes Inc. voluntarily recallis children’s pajamas because of violation of the federal flammability standard.

FDA 08/06/2012 - Reichel Foods, Inc. of Rochester, Minnesota voluntarily recalls a limited amount of Dippin’ Stix Sliced Apples & Caramel with Peanuts and Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza Lunch Kits because of listeria risk.

URGENT CPSC 08/01/2012 - Midwest Folding Products voluntarily recalls its “stage and riser caddies” due to risks of fall, injury and death.  “Caddies” are used to store collapsible stages when they are not being used. At a Greenville, SC church, a 3-year-old girl died from severe head trauma when a portion of a portable stage fell out of the caddy and onto her.

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These agencies issue recalls for children's products. For details on how they issue recalls and detailed recall listings, visit their website.

CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission

FDA – Food and Drug Administration

NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration