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Children's Product Recalls - March 2018
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes 30,000 pairs of Cat & Jack star-studded jeans that pose a laceration hazard, 104,000 Gem 65 multicookers that pose a fire hazard and 500,000 tubes of Maximum Strength Bacitraycin Plus Ointment (with Lidocaine) in packaging that does not meet federal child-resistance standards. 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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March 21, 2018 CPSC; Kidde recalls its PI2010 and PI9010 dual-sensor smoke alarms because a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home. Units: 452,000 (an additional 40,000 were sold in Canada).
March 15, 2018 CPSC; Handi-Craft recalls Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders because the snap can detach from the pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children. Units: 590,000 (an additional 10,500 were sold in Canada).
March 7, 2018 CPSC; First Aid Research recalls Maximum Strength Bacitraycin Plus Ointment with Lidocaine because the packaging is not child-resistant as required by federal law, posing a poisoning hazard to young children. Units: 500,000.
March 1, 2018 CPSC; Graco recalls its Table2Table 6-in-1 Highchairs because the highchair’s rear legs can pivot out of position making the chair unstable, posing a fall hazard to a child in the highchair. Units: 36,000 (an additional 3,200 were sold in Canada).
March 29, 2018 CPSC; Scotch recalls its thermal laminators because the plastic enclosures can overheat, posing a burn hazard. Units: 395,000 (an additional 130 were sold in Canada).
March 29, 2018 CPSC; Primo recalls hTrio Multi-purpose beverage dispensers because hot water can drip from the machine if used in high-altitude areas over 6,000 feet in elevation, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: 11,000.
March 29, 2018 CPSC; H-E-B recalls GTC halogen lightbulbs because the bulbs can shatter while in use in a lamp or light fixture, posing laceration, fire and burn hazards. Units: 2.5 million.
March 28, 2018 CPSC; Shop LC recalls its heated micro plush sherpa throw blankets because the blankets’ heating coils can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 1,565.
March 15, 2018 CPSC; eheat recalls Envi high-efficiency electric panel heaters because improper wire crimping by the manufacturer can cause the unit to overheat, smoke, or melt, posing a burn hazard. Units: 35,000 (an additional 700 were sold in Canada).
March 15, 2018 CPSC; Beanworthy recalls Human Creations EnergyFlux and EnergyFlux Slim model battery chargers and hand warmers sold exclusively at Amazon.com because they can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 12,700.
March 15, 2018 CPSC; Louis Garneau recalls bicycle helmets because they do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. Units: 650 (an additional 550 were sold in Canada).
March 15, 2018 CPSC; Southwire recalls WiOn Indoor, in-wall Wi-Fi Switches because they can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Units: 24,000 (an additional 6,000 were sold in Canada).
March 14, 2018 CPSC; Cameron Company recalls Playtime Pals Pop-Up Hideaway Hut children’s tents because the fiberglass rod that supports the tent can break, splinter and become sharp, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. Units: 84,000.
March 14, 2018 CPSC; Radio Flyer recalls Children’s eWagons because improper wiring can unexpectedly activate the wagon’s motor, posing an injury hazard. Units: 5,000.
March 13, 2018 CPSC; Helvetia Sports recalls SwissStop EXOTherm cycling disc brake pads because they can separate from the backplate, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 750.
March 13, 2018 CPSC; AmazonBasics recalls portable power banks because the power bank’s battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 260,000.
March 13, 2018 CPSC; MAAX Spas recalls its hot tubs and swim spas because the UV generator inside the hot tub and swim spa can ignite while in use, posing a fire hazard. Units: 550 (an additional 630 were sold in Canada).
March 8, 2018 CPSC; BDA LLC. recalls Golden State Warriors Menorahs given out for Jewish Heritage Night at an NBA game on December 17, 2017, because the glue that holds the menorah’s candleholders can melt causing the candleholders and the lit candles to fall off, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 1,800.
March 7, 2018 CPSC; Husqvarna recalls its FS 450 closed course competition motorcycles because the front brake master piston cylinder can crack, resulting in brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the user. Units: 160.
March 7, 2018 CPSC; Topson Downs recalls Cat & Jack Girls’ Star-Studded Skinny Jeans sold exclusively at Target because the metal stars can detach, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 30,000.
March 6, 2018 CPSC; Woodstream Recalls Mosquito Magnet Traps because the traps can become damaged if cleaned while powered on with the company’s Quick Clear Cartridge kits and can propel broken pieces of the regulator, posing an injury hazard to consumers. Units: 28,000.
March 1, 2018 CPSC; Double Insight recalls its Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers sold exclusively at Walmart because the multicooker can overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard. Units: 104,000.