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Children's Product Recalls - June 2017
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes purple elephant, lion, pink bear, lady bug, blue puppy, duck, monkey, and princess cat children’s robes and nearly 90,000 baby gates in the U.S. and Canada. 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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June 29, 2017 CPSC; Burt’s Bees Baby recalls its Butterfly Garden coverall and hat sets because the snaps at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Units: 8,500.
June 7, 2017 CPSC; Madison Mill recalls Foldaway expandable baby gates because a young child’s neck can fit into the “V” shaped opening along the top edge of the gate, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards to young children. Units: 25,100 (an additional 64,800 were sold in Canada).
June 15, 2017 NHTSA; Britax recalls its B-Safe travel systems and B-Safe rear-facing infant car seats because the chest clip tag may break, posing a choking hazard to the infant the car seat. Units: 207,037.
July 5, 2017 CPSC; Lumicentro Internacional recalls Hampton Bay 3-bulb Crystal Chandeliers and Home Decorators Collection 4-bulb Crystal Chandeliers because the halogen bulbs sold with the chandelier can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 10,500.
June 29, 2017 CPSC; Design Solutions International recalls its Home Decorators Collection 3-bulb and 4-bulb fixtures because the light shades can detach, posing laceration and burn hazards. Units: 64,200.
June 28, 2017 CPSC; South Shore expands the recall of its Summer Breeze 5-drawer chests of drawers because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards to children. Units: 68,300 (this includes the 3,500 recalled in January, 2017).
June 27, 2017 CPSC; American Promotional Events recalls its TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks because the company has received three reports of the fireworks, which are designed only to release smoke, exploding unexpectedly, posing a risk of burn and injury hazards to consumers. Units: 36,100.
June 20, 2017 CPSC; Staples recalls its Hazen Mesh Task Chairs because the legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: 124,000.
June 20, 2017 CPSC; Kawasaki recalls its 2017 Mule utility vehicles, Teryx and Teryx4™ recreational OHVs, and Brute Force® 750 ATVs because the fuel gauge retainer can collapse and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard. Units: 6,600.
June 16, 2017 CPSC; Advanced Composites recalls its Wound Up Tandem Duo Disc bicycle forks because the fork leg can crack or become damaged, posing a fall hazard to riders. Units: 40.
June 15, 2017 CPSC; iFashioning recalls women’s scarves sold exclusively at Amazon.com because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers. Units: 2,000.
June 15, 2017 CPSC; Little Giraffe recalls is Luxe Satin long-sleeve children’s robes because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Units: 2,000.
June 13, 2017 CPSC; GTHI recalls its Trango Vergo belay device used to prevent climbers from descending too rapidly because the handle on the device can loosen and cause the device’s assisted braking capacity to malfunction, posing fall and injury hazards to climbers. Units: 2,600 (an additional 100 were sold in Canada).
June 13, 2017 CPSC; Noble House recalls its Kaius, Henrietta, and Fauna dining chairs because the legs can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: 3,300.
June 8, 2017 CPSC; Cycling Sports Group recalls 2017 GT mountain bicycle models: Karakoram Sport, Karakoram Comp, Aggressor Sport, Aggressor Comp and Aggressor Expert because the handlebars can crack, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Units: 1,000 (an additional 240 were sold in Canada).
June 7, 2017 CPSC; Nidec recalls swimming pool motors labeled “Emerson” or “EcoTech EZ” because the pump control can be improperly grounded, posing an electrical shock hazard. Units: 16,000 (an additional 22 were sold in Canada).
June 7, 2017 CPSC; Lithonia Lighting recalls its LBL4W lighting fixtures because the plastic diffuser lens can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing an impact injury risk. Units: 5,600.
June 6, 2017 CPSC; Arctic Cat recalls its 2017 Arctic Cat 9000 Turbo snowmobiles and model year 2018 Arctic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000, and 9000 snowmobiles because the drive clutch can fracture and cause fragments to fly towards the driver and passengers, posing an impact hazard. Units: 2,700.
June 6, 2017 CPSC; Lila + Hayes recalls its Eloise and Benton Bubble children’s playwear because the buttons can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: 600.
June 1, 2017 CPSC; Kreative Kids recalls purple elephant, lion, pink bear, lady bug, blue puppy, duck, monkey, and princess cat children’s robes because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Units: 6,700.