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Children's Product Recalls January 2016
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January 21, 2016 CPSC/NHTSA: Britax is voluntarily recalling its B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seats and travel systems because the car seat carry handle can crack and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the infant. The defect in the handle does not affect the performance of the car seat in a crash. Units: 75,890 in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Register here to receive a repair kit.
February 1, 2016: Graco is voluntarily recalling its convertible car seats because of mislabeling, meaning that the car seats do not include a statement on the product labels identifying the location of the printed instruction manual. This does not affect the safety of the car seat, the statement is, however, required by law. Affected models are: Extend2Fit, Graco ComfortSport, Ready Ride and Classic Ride. Graco will mail new labels to owners of registered car seats. Extend2Fit owners can click here for more information. ComfortSport, Ready Ride and Classic Ride owners click here for more information. Units: 47,000.
January 28, 2016 CPSC: Tristar Products is voluntarily recalling its AquaRug shower rugs because the suction cups on the underside of the rugs can fail to prevent one from slipping, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: Approximately 1.5 million in the U.S. and Canada.
January 28, 2016 CPSC: I Play is voluntarily recalling its Green Sprouts glass food storage cubes because the glass containers can break unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury. Units: 68,300 in the U.S. and Canada.
January 28, 2016 CPSC: H-E-B is voluntarily recalling its stainless steel cookware because metal discs that cover the cookware’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard. Units: 41,000.
January 21, 2016 CPSC: Chillafish is voluntarily recalling its children’s bikes because overinflated tires can cause the wheel rims to crack and send pieces of plastic rim flying, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. Units: 29,268 in the U.S. and Canada.
January 21, 2016 CPSC: Britax is voluntarily recalling its B-Ready strollers and replacement top seats because foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar can come off in fragments if the child chews on the arm bar, posing a choking hazard. Units: 60,000 in the U.S. and Canada.
January 20, 2016 FDA: Master Herb, Inc, is voluntarily recalling its licorice cough syrup because the product may contain morphine, an opioid, which is not declared on the label.
January 20, 2016 CPSC: Cheryl & Co. is voluntarily recalling Cheryl’s Jingle Bells because the decorative cutouts on the ornament have sharp metal edges that pose a laceration hazard to consumers. Units: 25,000 box sets.
January 19, 2016 CPSC: Seasonal Specialties is voluntarily recalling its synchronized music and lighting system because the product can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Units: 2,000.
January 19, 2016 CPSC: West Elm is voluntarily recalling its bar stools because the legs on the stools can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: 6,100 in the U.S. and Canada.
January 19, 2016 CPSC: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is voluntarily recalling its Darth Vader and Disneyland 60th Anniversary infant bodysuits because the snaps/button closures on the bodysuits can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: 10,000.
January 14, 2016 CPSC: School Specialty is expanding its voluntarily recall of its Classroom Select NeoRok Stools because the stool can break during use, posing a fall hazard. Units; 6,800 in the US and Canada. 1,350 stools of the same model were recalled in June 2015.
January 14, 2016 CPSC: KTM North America is voluntarily recalling Husqvarna KTM brand motocross competition off-road motorcycles because the front wheel can fail causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash. Units: 3,700.
January 14, 2016 CPSC: IKEA is voluntarily recalling its Lattjo tongue drums and drumstick sets because the rubber ball on the drumsticks can detach or become unscrewed, posing a choking hazard. Units: 2,000 drums and 1,300 drumstick sets.
January 14, 2016 CPSC: Altar’d State is voluntarily recalling its monogrammed coffee mugs because the mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard. Units: 14,000.
January 13, 2016 CPSC: QBP is voluntarily recalling its Stolen series BMX bicycles because the bicycle’s front wheel can detach, posing a fall hazard. Units: 1,000.
January 12, 2016 CPSC: Cost Plus World Market is voluntarily recalling its Tovin chairs because the legs on the chair can bend or break, posing a fall hazard. Units: 1,880.
January 12, 2016 CPSC: Walmart is voluntarily recalling its Rival brand of griddles because the heating element can crack allowing water to get inside the product, posing a shock hazard. Units: 330,000.
January 12, 2016 CPSC: Pier 1 Imports is voluntarily recalling its Swingasan chairs and stands because the suspension hardware on the chair and stand can break. The stand can also become unstable during use, posing a fall hazard. Units 276,000 in the US and Canada.
January 11, 2016 FDA: Perrigo Initiates is voluntarily recalling its children’s cold and cough remedy Guaifenesin Grape Liquid and Guaifenesin DM Cherry Liquid because of a potential defect with the dosage cup. The product has been sold under the store brands of Care One, CVS, Dollar General, GoodSense, H.E.B., Kroger, Rite-Aide, Sunmark and Topcare.
January 7, 2016 CPSC: Zulily is voluntarily recalling children’s pajamas because the pajamas do not meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries. Units: 450
January 5, 2016 CPSC: KTM North America is voluntarily recalling its off-road motocross motorcycles because the fuel hose can leak fuel if it molds, posing a fire hazard. Units: 1,800