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Children's Product Recalls April 2015
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May 1, 2015 CPSC: IKEA is voluntarily recalling its Sultan and Vyssa crib mattresses because the gap between the mattress and crib ends is larger than allowed by federal regulation, which poses an entrapment hazard to infants. Unites 344,000 in the US and Canada.
Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass. This is a Class I recall, meaning " there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death." The recall concerns four-ounce jars of Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken. The problem was discovered after the firm received a complaint from a consumer who found a small piece of glass in the product. The company has received a report of an oral injury associated with consumption of these products. You can read more about the recall here.
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May 1, 2015 CPSC:Felt Bicycles is voluntarily recalling its Cruiser model bicycles as brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard. Units: 200.
April 30, 2015 CPSC: Branded LLC is voluntarily recalling its H-E-Buddy Kaleidoscope toy because of choking and laceration hazards to children. Units: 35,000.
April 29, 2015 CPSC: Pedego is voluntarily recalling its Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries for electric bikes because of an issue with batteries overheating and posing a fire hazard. Units: 5,000.
April 23, 2015 CPSC: Roberta Roller Rabbit is voluntarily recalling its children’s pajama sets because of violation of federal flammability standards for children, posing a risk of burn injury. Units: 32,000
April 22, 2015 CPSC: Euro-Pro is voluntarily recalling its Shark Powered Rotator Lift-Away vacuum cleaners because of risk of electric shock when aluminum wand disconnects from vacuum cleaners handle while still energized. Units: 142,650 in the US and Canada.
April 22, 2015 CPSC: J. Crew is voluntarily recalling its baby coveralls for newborns to T2 because of choking hazard to young children if snaps on coveralls detach. Units: 20,000
April 21, 2015 CPSC: AG Hair is voluntarily recalling its Sweet Heat Hair Dryers because of lack of immersion protection device which poses electrocution hazard. Units: 3,100
April 21, 2015 CPSC: Lenovo is voluntarily recalling its battery packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers as they can overheat and pose a fire hazard. Units: 166,500 in the US and Canada
April 21, 2015 CPSC: Gorsuch is voluntarily recalling its ERTLRENZ Ski Boot Heat Liners because of a fire hazard as liner can overheat. Units: 300
April 16, 2015 CPSC: OWT Industries is voluntarily recalling its electric Expert Gardner blower vacuums because of fire and burn hazards if the vacuum overheats. Units: 225,000
April 16, 2015 CPSC: Homelite is voluntarily recalling its Homelite electric blower vacuums because of fire and burn hazards if the vacuum overheats. Units: 864,000 in the US and Canada.
April 16, 2015 CPSC: Goochie Goo Garbs is voluntarily recalling its Children’s Sensory Grab Garb Blankets because wire-edge ribbon can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children. Units: 125
April 16, 2015 CPSC: Civia Cycles is voluntarily recalling its Hyland Bicycles and Aluminum Civia fenders because mounting bracket can break or bend, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Units: 1,000
April 15, 2015 FSIS: B&R Meat Processing Inc is recalling cured ham, bacon and jowls produced between July 1, 2014 and to July 25, 2014 because nitrate levels exceed regulatory limits.
April 15, 2015 CPSC: Husky Securelock is voluntarily recalling its Vertical Bike Hooks as they can unexpectedly detach, allowing the bike to fall which poses a risk of injury to bystanders. Sold exclusively at Home Depot. Units: 120,000 in the US and Canada.
April 15, 2015 CPSC: Cycle Gear is voluntarily recalling its Wheelies Semi Truck and motorcycle toys because of excessive levels of lead, which are in violation of the federal standard for lead content. Units: 155
April 14, 2015 CPSC: Yamaha is voluntarily recalling its Viking VI vehicle because of a crash hazard when rear wheels loosen. Units: 3,50
April 14, 2015 CPSC: San Pedro Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling its Renovated Mattresses because of failure to meet mandatory federal open flame standards, posing a fire hazard. Units: 4,800.
April 8, 2015 CPSC: Smooth Industries is voluntarily recalling its children’s pajamas because of failure to meet federal flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children. Units: 7,600.
April 8, 2015 CPSC: Dimension Industries is voluntarily recalling its outdoor Hampton Bay-branded Niles Park Collection patio set because the patio sets rocking chairs can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard. Product sold exclusively at Home Depot. Units: 25,000.