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Children's Product Recalls - April 2017
April 20, 2017 CPSC; Osprey recalls its Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium child backpack carriers because a child sitting in the carrier can slip through the leg openings, posing a fall hazard to children. Units: 82,000 (an additional 5,732 we sold in Canada).
April 20, 2017 CPSC; Razor recalls RipStik lithium battery powered hybrid hoverboard (“caster boards”) because the rear wheel can stop rotating and lock up while in use, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Units: 158,000.
April 13, 2017 CPSC; Target recalls Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino Toys because if the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening. Units: 560,000.
March 31, 2017 FDA; Mylan recalls its EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. Auto Injectors because a potential defect may prevent the device from activating and dispensing medication properly. These auto injectors are used to reverse the life-threatening symptoms of anaphylactic shock due to environmental or food allergies. Units: 15,000.
April 26, 2017 CPSC; Chromag recalls bicycle stems because the bolt holding it together with the handlebars can break, posing fall and injury hazards. Units: 100.
April 26, 2017 CPSC; FatFace recalls two styles of women’s sweaters because they do not meet the federal flammability standard for clothing, posing a risk of burn injuries. Units: 400.
April 25, 2017 CPSC; Zutano recalls its infant Cozie booties because the non-slip rubber grips on the bottom of the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard. Units: 38,000.
April 25, 2017 CPSC; Horizon Hobby recalls its ECX Circuit, Ruckus, and Torment remote-controlled toy vehicles because the vehicle’s electronic speed control can fail and short circuit, posing a fire hazard. Units: 18,600 (an additional 540 were sold in Canada).
April 20, 2017 CPSC; Greenfield World Trade recalls EZDRY Food Dehydrators because they can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 14,000.
April 19, 2017 CPSC; Cost Plus World Market recalls wooden Stafford-Style Windsor-style dining chairs because the legs on the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard to users. Units: 4,700.
April 12, 2017 CPSC; Customatic recalls its adjustable beds because the bed’s side-mounted AC outlets can be incorrectly wired, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers. Units: 50,000.
April 11, 2017 CPSC; John Deere recalls its Gator Utility Vehicles because the dust boot on the throttle can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping, posing a crash hazard. Units: 8,500.
April 11, 2017 CPSC; Anaheim and Moen recall their 3/4 and 1 horsepower disposals because a metal component inside the disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use, posing an impact injury hazard. Units: 146,000 (an additional 2,700 were sold in Canada).
April 11, 2017 CPSC; Starbucks recalls Teavana flip tumblers because the tumblers can leak hot liquid, posing a burn hazard to users. Units: 23,600 (an additional 1,600 were sold in Canada).
April 10, 2017 CPSC; Vanguard Furniture recalls its Bow Front chests of drawers from its Vanguard Furniture Compendium Collection because the chests are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards. Units: 170.
April 6, 2017 CPSC; Xooter recalls its adult kick scooters with the QuickClick push-button latching mechanism because the steer support can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 3,000.
April 6, 2017 CPSC; Marin Mountain Bikes recalls its Pike Mountain bicycles because the front forks can bend or break during use or while jumping, causing the rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards to the user. Units: 370.
April 4, 2017 CPSC; Safavieh recalls its Audrey chests because the chests are unstable if they are not anchored to a wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in deaths and injuries in children. Units: 500.
April 4, 2017 CPSC; Fred Meyer recalls Kids Korner brand fleece hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets because the zipper pull can detach from the sweatshirt, posing choking and laceration hazards to children. Units: 48,000.