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Children's Product Recalls - February 2017
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February 23, 2017 CPSC; Little Tikes recalls its Snug ‘n Secure Pink toddler swings because the plastic seat can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the child. Units: 540,000.
February 22, 2017 CPSC; Moose Toys recalls its brightly colored plastic Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys because the button battery’s cap can become a projectile and the battery’s chemicals can leak, posing chemical exposure and injury hazards. Units: 427,000 (an additional 17,800 were sold in Canada)
February 17, 2017 CPSC; Britax recalls its B-Agile and BOB motion strollers because a damaged mounting mechanism on the stroller can cause the car seat to disengage unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to infants in the car seat. Units: 676,000 (an additional 36,400 were sold in Canada and 4,600 were sold in Mexico.)
March 2, 2017 CPSC; Polaris recalls its RZR Turbo and RZR 900 and 1000 off highway vehicles (ROVs) because the engine can misfire and nearby components can get too hot and melt, and/or a contaminated brake master cylinder may cause unintended brake drag, posing burn and fire hazards. Units: 13,500.
March 1, 2017 CPSC; Phillips Lighting expands recall of its Energy Advantage Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps model CDM330 because the outer bulbs can shatter resulting in hot internal pieces of glass falling from the lamps, posing fire and laceration hazards. Units: 256,000 (an additional 87,000 were previously recalled on May 24, 2016).
March 1, 2017 CPSC; Pier 1 Imports recalls 26 different styles of glass knobs commonly used with dressers, cabinets and small drawers because the glass knobs can break during normal use, posing a risk of laceration to users from broken pieces. Units: 363,000 (an additional 41,000 units were sold in Canada.)
February 28, 2017 CPSC; Dillard’s recalls the Starting Out Baby Girls 3-24 Months Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coat because the snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Units: 1,800.
February 28, 2017 CPSC; S.R. Smith recalls its Helix residential pool slides because a child can fall off the slide before reaching the pool entry point, posing a fall hazard that can result in serious injury. Units: 800.
February 23, 2017 CPSC; Carrier expands the recall of its Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps because the power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Units: 94,000 (an additional 470,000 units were recalled previously).
February 23, 2017 CPSC; STIHL recalls its MS 461 gas-powered chain saws and the MS 461 R chain saw with a wrap handle because the fuel line can leak, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 100,000.
February 22, 2017 CPSC; Calphalon recalls its Contemporary Cutlery knives because the blade can break during use, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 2 million.
February 21, 2017 CPSC; SodaStream recalls its one liter, blue tinted plastic carbonating bottles because the bottles can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystanders. Units: 51,000.
February 21, 2017 CPSC; Yamaha Corporation of America recalls piano bench model number 3 I PM / PAW sold with one model of Yamaha grand piano GB1K PM / PAW because the bench’s interior compartment contains an excessive level of lead, posing a lead ingestion hazard. Units: 900.
February 13, 2017 CPSC; Target recalls Threshold Aluminum Top/Steel X Base patio benches because the benches can collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Units: 1,300.
February 10, 2017 CPSC; Restoration Hardware recalls its Railroad Tie & Parsons Railroad Tie dining tables because the table’s metal top may contain lead, posing a risk of lead exposure to children. Lead is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects. Units: 2,700.
February 9, 2017 CPSC; Feld Entertainment recalls light spinner wands, which have a brightly colored plastic handle with a power switch and a metal bar that is capped with another plastic piece with a Disney character on top. Sold exclusively at Disney on Ice and Disney Live Shows. The wands were recalled because the top component can detach and expose the eight-inch metal rod, posing an injury hazard to young children. Units: 30,100.
February 8, 2017 CPSC; La-Z-Boy recalls power supplies sold with five different models of lift chairs and as conversion kits because the power supply cover can crack within the screw housing and break, causing the cover to detach and exposing the power supply’s electrical components, posing a shock hazard to users. Units: 2,500 (an additional 210 were sold in Canada.)
February 7, 2017 CPSC; Sony expands recall of VAIO laptop computer battery packs because the lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 700 (an additional 1,700 units were previously recalled on June 15, 2016).
February 2, 2017 CPSC; Restoration Hardware recalls 18th Century Venetian style glass beveled mirrors because the mirrors are not properly glued to the backing and the mirror can fall, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 1,400.
February 2, 2017 CPSC; Walt Disney Parks and Resorts recalls Happy Holidays! Mickey Mouse Nightlights because liquid from the nightlight can leak into the electrical outlet, posing a fire hazard. Units: 3,000.
February 1, 2017 CPSC; Barnes & Noble recalls power adapters sold with the NOOK Tablet 7” because the power adapter casing can break while plugged into an outlet, posing a shock hazard. Units: 147,000.