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CHILDREN'S PRODUCT RECALLS - MARCH 2019
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report contains heating pads that can overheat and pain creams with Lidocaine recalled because they do not meet federal child-resistant packaging requirements. 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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February 27, 2019 CPSC; Harbor Freight Tools recalls its 80 Lumen 12V rechargeable flashlights because they can overheat while charging, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: 500,000.
March 28, 2019 CPSC; Midwest-CBK recalls its Baby Rattle Socks because small ornaments can detach from the socks, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: About 22,600 (an additional 2,600 were sold in Canada).
March 21, 2019 CPSC; Bulk Unlimited recalls its Little Experimenter children’s globes because their internal wires can short out and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: About 3,000.
March 21, 2019 CPSC; Alpha Guardian recalls its Stack-On Sentinel gun safes because a bolt malfunction can cause the safe to open without use of a key or combination, allowing access to any firearms stored inside and posing an injury hazard. Units: About 1,250.
March 21, 2019 CPSC; Air King America recalls its Valencia Wall-Mounted Range Hoods because the wall mounting anchors provided with the range hoods do not adequately secure the hood to the wall, posing an injury hazard to the consumer. Units: About 5,000 (an additional 3,240 were sold in Canada).
March 20, 2019 CPSC; American Honda recalls several models of its portable generators because they can leak gasoline from the fuel valve, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: About 200,000.
March 20, 2019 CPSC; Kubota Tractor Corp recalls its Kubota Zero Turn Mowers because the throttle cable can make contact with internal electric wiring, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 3,850.
March 19, 2019 CPSC; myStromer recalls its Stromer ST5 electric bicycles because their stem can break, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. Units: 195.
March 19, 2019 CPSC; Weatherbeeta USA recalls its Collegiate riding saddles because they were manufactured with screws that were too short, causing parts of the saddle to detach and posing a fall hazard to riders. Units: About 1,600 (an additional 70 were sold in Canada).
March 14, 2019 CPSC; Tech Gear 5.7 recalls its Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks because the lithium-ion battery can overheat, melt or ignite when charged with a charger other than the one provided with the product, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 4,000.
March 14, 2019 CPSC; O’Brien Watersports recalls its Performer Pro Combo water skis because the skis can detach from the binding during a fall, allowing the ski to break and posing an injury hazard to the user. Units: About 3,560 (an additional 700 were sold in Canada).
March 14, 2019 CPSC; Brush Art recalls its WIC Nutrition Plates because they are incorrectly labeled as microwave-safe despite containing aluminum, which poses a fire hazard if microwaved. Units: About 98,000.
March 14, 2019 CPSC; Kawasaki USA recalls its Mule Pro-MX off-highway utility vehicles because the vehicle’s oil cooler hoses can separate and the fuel tank cap gasket can crack allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 2,600.
March 13, 2019 CPSC; H-E-B recalls its Ktichen & Table 5.5 Quart Saute Pan with glass lid because the lid can crack or shatter during normal use, posing a laceration hazard. Units: About 12,000.
March 12, 2019 CPSC; HP expands recall of its lithium-ion batteries for HP commercial notebook computers and mobile workstations because the batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 78,500 (an additional 50,000 were recalled in January 2018). (This recall expansion was announced independently by the manufacturer during the government shutdown).
March 12, 2019 Manufacturer; Igloo Products voluntarily recalls its Marine Elite model ice coolers following reports that a 5-year-old child climbed into one and closed the lid. According to the manufacturer, “It is possible that the stainless-steel latch could inadvertently close where a person could potentially become locked inside.” This was a voluntary recall announced by the company.
March 8, 2019 CPSC; TJX Companies Inc. recalls its Aroma Home USB Heated Hottie heating pads sold exclusively at TJ Maxx and Marshalls stores because the heating pads can overheat during use, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 5,600 (an additional 3,600 were sold in Canada).
February 28, 2019 CPSC; Biotouch recalls its EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel because it fails to meet child-resistant packaging requirements of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The product contains lidocaine, posing a poisoning hazard to children. Units: 8500.
February 28, 2019 CPSC; Clinical Resolution Laboratory recalls its Numb 100 topical anesthetic cream because it fails to meet child-resistant packaging requirements of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The product contains lidocaine, posing a poisoning hazard to children. Units: 26,500.
February 26, 2019 CPSC; JumpSport recalls its half-fold mini-trampolines because the trampoline frame can forcefully hit the user, posing an injury risk. Units: 11,300 (an additional 1,200 were sold in Canada).
February 26, 2019 CPSC; D & D Futon Furniture recalls its Sleeper Chair Folding Foam Beds because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard. Units: 800
February 21, 2019 CPSC; SRAM recalls its i-Motion 3 internal gear hubs for bicycles because they can fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. Units: 7,000 (an additional 700 were sold in Canada). (This recall was announced independently by the manufacturer during the government shutdown).