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Children's Product Recalls - January 2018
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes 280,000 baby rattles which have small parts that can break off, 37,000 mobiles that can detach from a child’s crib and fall and 20,000 Pokémon fidget spinner keychains. 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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January 9, 2018 CPSC; Skip Hop recalls Tuo convertible high chairs because the front legs on the high chairs can detach from the seat, posing fall and injury hazards to children. Units: 7,900 in US (an additional 2,000 were sold in Canada).
January 25, 2018 CPSC; VTech recalls Shake & Sing elephant rattles because the ears on the elephant rattles can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: 280,000.
January 31, 2018 CPSC; Ledvance recalls Slyvania recessed canister light sets because they can short circuit, posing shock and electrocution hazards when consumers try to troubleshoot flickering lights. Units: 45,000 (an additional 11,000 were sold in Canada).
January 31, 2018 CPSC; Vornado Air recalls its Sunny CS (cribside) nursery space heaters because a broken motor mount can allow the electric heating element to come in contact with the interior plastic materials and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 5,000 (an additional 100 were sold in Canada).
January 30, 2018 CPSC; Natureplex recalls pain and itch relief cream sold at Walgreens because the packaging is not child resistant as required by the federal law. The cream contains Lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children. Units: 74,000.
January 25, 2018 CPSC ; VTech recalls its Lights & Lullabies travel mobiles because the clamp attaching the mobile to the crib rail can break causing the mobile to fall, posing an injury hazard to an infant in the crib. Units: 37,000 (an additional 4,800 were sold in Canada).
January 25, 2018 CPSC; Elkay recalls Elkay and Halsey Taylor water fountains and water bottle filling stations because the internal screws of the grounding wire can break and allow the grounding wire to become loose, posing a shock hazard. Units: 31,600.
January 25, 2018 CPSC; Rockler recalls I-Semble vertical and horizontal Murphy Bed hardware kits because they do not provide sufficient bracing support, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards. Units: 2,300.
January 24, 2018 CPSC; Fashion Accessory Bazaar recalls Pokémon fidget spinner keychains because the center post on the fidget spinner can become loose or fall out, posing a choking hazard. Units: 20,000.
January 19, 2018 CPSC; Panasonic recalls its 55-inch flat screen LED/LCD televisions with tabletop swivel stands because the mounting screws that connect the swivel stand to the television can come loose and cause the television to tip over and fall off the stand unexpectedly, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards. Units: 755 (an additional 130 were sold in Canada).
January 18, 2018 CPSC; Multipro recalls Cradle N Swings bassinets because the bassinets fail to meet the mandatory federal safety standard for bassinets and cradles, posing fall and entrapment hazards to babies. Units: 1,000.
January 18, 2018 CPSC; Bed Bath and Beyond recalls Hudson comforters by UGG because mold can be present posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold. Units: 175,000 (an additional 20 were sold in Canada).
January 18, 2018 CPSC; Hillsdale furniture recalls its Polston and Colin swivel backless bar stools because the seat can loosen or break off at the base, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 500.
January 16, 2018 CPSC; Fujifilm recalls power adapter wall plugs because the plugs can crack, break or detach, while remaining in the wall and exposing live electrical contacts, posing a shock hazard. Units: 270,000 (an additional 24,000 units were sold in Canada).
January 12, 2018 CPSC; Coldwater Creek recalls its snow globes with reindeer or snowmen inside because light refraction through the snow globe can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity of the snow globe, posing a fire hazard. Units: 43.