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Children's Product Recalls - December 2018
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes 756,000 units of GNC women’s iron vitamins because they fail to meet child resistant closure requirements and children’s books because a grommet can fall off and cause a choking hazard. The Safe Kids’ recall center is a unique place where parents and caregivers can go to stay up-to-date on recalls of all child-related products.
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December 19, 2018 CPSC; GNC recalls women’s iron complete supplements because they fail to meet the federal child resistant closure requirement, posing a risk of poisoning. Units: 756,000.
December 20, 2018 FDA; Terrific Care, LLC. / Medex Supply Dist, Inc. initiated a nationwide recall of Roche CoaguChek because they indicate inaccurate results relating to blood clotting.
December 20, 2018 CPSC; Navien recalls tankless water heaters and boilers because an add-on to convert them from natural gas to propane can cause the unit to produce excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers. Units 3,400.
December 20, 2018 CPSC; Miles Industries recalls gas fireplaces because the trim around the fireplaces can leak hot exhaust air posing a burn hazard. Units: 1,000 (1,900 sold in Canada).
December 19, 2018 CPSC; Manhattan Toy recalls children’s books because a grommet can fall off and if swallowed can pose a choking hazard. Units: 1,180 (20 sold in Canada).
December 18, 2018 CPSC; TerraTrike recalls adult tricycles because a sensor can activate unexpectedly and cause the bike to power forward, posing a crash hazard. Units: 450.
December 18, 2018 CPSC; Children’s Place recalls infant snowsuits because the metal snaps can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. Units: 14,900 (750 sold in Canada).
December 13, 2018; CPSC; TJX Drawer Knobs sold at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods recalled because they can break or shatter and pose a laceration hazard. Units: 21,500 (1,700 sold in Canada).
December 13, 2018 CPSC; Lotus Foods recalls ramen noodle soup cups because directions incorrectly instruct on proper use in microwaves, posing fire and burn risks. Units: 239,000.
December 12, 2019 CPSC; White-Rodgers recalls thermostats because of a wiring defect, posing a fire hazard. Units: 135,000 (15,000 sold in Canada).
December 13, 2018 CPSC; Raj Imports recalls women’s scarves because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for clothing. Units: 300.
December 13, 2018 CPSC; The Company Store recalls children’s robes because they do not meet federal flammability standards posing a burn hazard. Units: 13,000.
December 6, 2018 CPSC; Skip Hop recalls convertible high chairs because their legs can separate from the seat posing injury and fall hazards. Units: 32,300 (8,600 sold in Canada).
December 6, 2018 CPSC; Kawasaki USA Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles because rollover protection mechanism can fail posing an injury hazard. Units: 1,000.
December 6, 2018 CPSC; Meijer recalls Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler hoodies because the zipper slider can detach posing a choking hazard. Units: 25,000.
December 4, 2018 CPSC; Signature Hardware recalls wall-mounted shower seats because the hardware can corrode posing fall and laceration hazards. Units: 7,200 (80 sold in Canada).
December 4, 2018 CPSC; Foremost recalls shower doors and panels because the pivot hinges can fail and cause doors to separate, posing injury and impact hazards. Units: 700.