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Children's Product Recalls - June 2018
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes mom’s scarves that don’t meet federal flammability standards and Lorex video monitors with batteries that pose a burn hazard. 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 12, 2018 CPSC; Lorex recalls its video monitors because the video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand, causing the battery cover to come off and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: 22,000.
June 29, 2018 CPSC; Helmets R Us recalls Rollerblade branded helmets, because the helmets do not meet federal safety standards. These helmets are used in school physical education programs. Units: About 9,700.
June 29, 2018 CPSC; Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) recalls All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) because of a potential leak that causes fuel to spray from the fuel tank when the gas cap is opened. The gas leakage poses a fire hazard to users and bystanders. Units: About 13,300.
June 26, 2018 CPSC; Baccus recalls Stanley Workbench LED light and Power Stations due to incorrect wiring that causes reverse polarity and poses a shock and electrocution hazard. Units: About 20,000.
June 26, 2018 CPSC; Huish Outdoors recalls scuba diving regulators because they can restrict airflow and present a drowning risk to divers. Units: About 4,500 (330 in Canada)
June 20, 2018 CPSC; Werner recalls multi-purpose telescoping ladders because the ladders can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 78,000.
June 19, 2018 CPSC; Yangtze Store recalls women’s scarves because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a burn hazard. Units: 640.
June 12, 2018 CPSC; Ashley Furniture recalls Amnon floor lamps because the incorrect label on the lamp states that consumers can use 40 watt bulbs in the sockets. However, the socket is only designed to support 25 watt lightbulbs. Use of incorrect wattage lightbulbs can melt the power switch, posing a burn hazard. Units: 900 (an additional 100 were sold in Canada).
June 12, 2018 CPSC; Uttermost recalls mirrors, art and wall décor because the hanging hardware can break and allow the décor to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders. Units: 17,000.
Jun 8, 2018 CPSC; Amerisun recalls PowerSmart snow blowers because the pulley bolt can loosen and cause the snow blower to get stuck in drive mode, posing an injury hazard. Units: 34,600 (an additional 11,800 were sold in Canada).
June 6, 2018 CPSC; Vernier recalls the Vernier Circuit Board 2 because there are two switches on the VCB2 that can get stuck between positions and short out and overheat. If the switches overheat, the metal case of the switch can become hot, posing a burn hazard. Units: 4,200.
June 6, 2018 CPSC; GE recalls Cool White Universal T8/T12 LED tube lamps because the pins on one end of the lamp can be energized during installation/removal, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards. Units: 46,000 packages of two tube lamps.