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CHILDREN'S PRODUCT RECALLS - February 2020
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes information about collapsing strollers that pose fall hazards, tricycles containing lead paint and multiple inclined sleepers recalled to prevent infant suffocation hazards. 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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February 19, 2020; CPSC; Contigo reannounces the recall of its Kids Water Bottles with black spout base and black spout cover because the water bottles’ clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. These bottles were previously recalled in August 2019, and incidents have occurred with replacement lids provided in that recall. Units: 5.7 million (In addition, about 157,000 were sold in Canada and about 28,000 sold in Mexico).
February 27, 2020 CPSC; Whalen LLC recalls its Bayside Furnishings Lawler 9-Piece Dining Sets because the dining chairs can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: About 8,650.
February 27, 2020 CPSC; Step2 recalls its Little Helper’s children’s grocery shopping carts because the cart’s basket and break into sharp pieces, posing a laceration hazard. If sufficiently small pieces break off, this could also pose a choking hazard for small children. Units: About 17,000 (an additional 3,500 sold in Canada).
February 27, 2020 CPSC; Ishtex Textile Products recalls its Just Blanks Children’s Nightgowns because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a burn injury risk to children. Units: About 450.
February 26, 2020 CPSC; Safavieh recalls its Aura and Silas 3-Drawer Chests because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Units: About 760.
February 26, 2020 CPSC; Home Depot Recalls its Home Decorators Collection Print Block 4-Drawer Whitewash Chest because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Units: About 200.
February 20, 2020 CPSC; Browning recalls its Leather Pistol Holsters because the holster design can change the position of the safety switch on the firearm without the user knowing it. When this occurs, if the trigger is accidentally pulled, the firearm could fire unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and bystanders. Units: About 1,265.
February 20, 2020 CPSC; Kolcraft recalls inclined sleeper accessories included with its Kolcraft Cuddle ‘n Care 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleepers and Preferred Position 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleepers because infant fatalities have been reported with other manufacturers’ inclined sleep products, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side, or under other circumstances, causing a suffocation risk. Units: About 51,000.
February 13, 2020 CPSC; Yamaha recalls its Golf Cars because the front wheel hubs can crack causing the front wheels to detach, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander. Units: About 1,350.
February 13, 2020 CPSC; Textron Specialized Vehicles recalls its gas-powered golf, PTV utility and shuttle off-road vehicles because the starter generator wire can be improperly secured, allowing it to come into contact with the vehicle’s exhaust, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 20,573.
February 13, 2020 CPSC; Fanim Industries recalls its Harbor Breeze 48-inch Santa Ana Ceiling Fan because the fan’s blade holders can break allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers. Units: About 70,000.
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Rooms To Go recalls its Patmos Chaise Lounge Chairs because the paint contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard, posing a risk of adverse health effects to children. Units: About 385.
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Rawlings recalls its CHMACH-SR Senior Catchers helmets because the back plate of the catcher’s helmet can fail to protect the player, posing a risk of head injury. Units: About 1,400 (an additional 70 sold in Canada).
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Infantino recalls its Go Forward 4-in-1 Evolved Ergonomic, Flip Front2back and Up Close Newborn infant carriers because the buckles on the infant carriers can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: About 14,000
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Country Home Products recalls its DR PREMIER 1200 Walk-Behind Leaf Blowers because the blades inside the leaf blower can break off and discharge from the units, posing a projectile hazard to the user or bystanders. Units: About 100.
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Juratoys recalls its Sophie la Giraffe Bead Maze because the wooden triangle shape piece fails to meet the mandatory federal standard for small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: About 980
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Star Water Systems recalls Sump Pumps sold under Utilitech, Do It and Star Water System brands because the sump pumps can overheat, posing a risk of fire. Units: About 33,000.
February 6, 2020 CPSC; Sun Organic recalls its Wintergreen Essential Oils due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirements, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children. Units: About 16,000.