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January 2012 Product Safety Recalls

01/04/2012 - 2011 Forté Pro Carbon Bicycle Road Pedals manufactured by Performance, Inc due to fall hazard. Performance will provide a full refund.

01/05/2012 - Elegant Gifts Mart Inc. children’s chairs and stools due to violation of lead paint standard.

01/05/2012 - Ikea ANTILOP High Chairs due to fall hazard. Ikea will provide a free replacement

01/06/2012 - Triple Eight S/M EPS bicycle helmet for children due to risk of head injury.

01/10/2012 - Land of Nod Blake bed frames because of a gap in the construction leading to possible entrapment.

01/11/2012 - Chariot bicycle trailers and bicycle trailer conversion kits due to defect in hitch mechanism. Company is offering free repair kits.

01/23/2012 - California Innovations Expandable Lunch Boxes because of the risk of poisoning if the freezer gel packs are broken. (There were reports of at least two dogs eating through the gel packs, with one dying.)

01/24/2012 - Lee Carter Super Luchamania Action Figures due to violation of lead paint standard.

01/25/2012 - Bicycle Handlebars manufactured by Nitto, Co due to handlebar breakage leading to possible loss of control and falls.

01/25/2012 - Lee Carter infant rattles due to small size and choking hazard.

01/30/2012 - Aveeno baby lotion “Baby Calming Comfort Lotion due to suspicious bacteria.

01/30/2012 - Britax Chaperone Infant Car Seat due to harness capacity to detach. Manufacturer is providing a repair kit.

01/31/2012 - 2012 Tricross Sport and 2012 Tricross Comp model bicycles due to fall hazard

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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