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Children's Product Recalls May 2015
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May 21, 2015 CPSC: Oxo is voluntarily recalling its Nest Booster Seat because of a fall hazard when the stitching on restraint straps loosens allowing the straps to separate from the seat. Units: 25,130 in the US and Canada.
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May 28, 2015 CPSC: Great States Corp., is voluntarily recalling their cordless electric lawn mowers because the mower can start even when the key is not in starting position posing an injury hazard. Units: 1,200.
May 28, 2015 CPSC: Cycling Sports Group is voluntarily recalling its GT Fury Mountain Bicycles because of crash and injury hazards when the front wheel hub breaks. Units: 160.
May 26, 2015 CPSC: Nantucket Distributing is voluntarily recalling its Mason Jar Night Light because of a burn hazard when the light bulb melts. Units: 12,000.
May 26, 2015 CPSC: BRP is voluntarily recalling its Can-Am All-Terrain Vehicle because of violations of the federal ATV standards performance requirements for braking and unrestricted speed. Units: 12,500
May 26, 2015 CPSC: Gerber is voluntarily recalling its Cohort folding knife because of a laceration hazard when the locking mechanism fails to hold the blade in place. Units: 161,000 in the US and Canada.
May 21, 2015 CPSC: Vivint is voluntarily recalling its dimming switch modules because of a shock hazard when it is incorrectly installed. Units: 213,000
May 21, 2015 CPSC: Viking Range is voluntarily recalling its gas ovens because of a burn hazard as they can ignite by themselves. Units: 60,300 in the US and Canada.
May 20, 2015 CPSC: Hewitt is voluntarily recalling its marine chain driven winches because of an injury hazard to users and bystanders when the chain breaks. Units: 1,700
May 20, 2015 CPSC: Valor Athletics is voluntarily recalling its Olympic Weight Bench because the front leg of the frame can break posing an injury hazard. Units: 100
May 20, 2015 CPSC: Electrolux is voluntarily recalling its Kenmore Elite dual fuel ranges because of fire and burn hazards when the burner flame goes out allowing gas to escape. Product is exclusively sold at Sears. Units: 250
May 19, 2015 NHTSA: Takata is voluntarily recalling airbags used in 33.8 million cars because of airbags inflating with high force and propelling shrapnel into passengers. This is an expansion of an earlier recall. Automakers that are involved include: BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota. Owners are strongly encouraged to determine whether their car is involved and seek to have the airbag replaced. In an easy two-step process, you can find out if your vehicle is affected by using NHTSA’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) search tool. The supply of replacement airbags may require other temporary solutions. You can find more information about the recall here.
May 19, 2015 CPSC: Precision Trading is voluntarily recalling its premium espresso makers because of a risk of burns from steam when the filler cap at the top of the unit cracks. Units: 4,700.
May 19, 2015 CPSC: Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting is voluntarily recalling its cup sleeves because of a fire hazard if used in a microwave. Units: 700,000.
May 19, 2015 CPSC: Rocky Brands Inc is voluntarily recalling its hunting boots because the boot's snake guard can fail to protect wearer’s feet from a snake bite. Units: 1,800.
May 18, 2015 CPSC: TenPoint Crossbow Technologies is voluntarily recalling its TenPoint and Wicked Ridge crossbows because of an injury hazard when the crossbows fire even after the safety has been engaged. Units: 127,000
May 12, 2015 CPSC: Mountain Safety Research is voluntarily recalling its Avalanche Rescue snow shovels because the locking device can fail in securing the blade, rendering it to be unusable for its emergency purpose. Units: 4730
May 12, 2015 CPSC: Cost Plus World Market is voluntarily recalling its Twist Swivel Stools because the seat can break causing a fall hazard. Units: 125,000.
May 12, 2015 CPSC: IKEA is voluntarily recalling its pressure-mounted safety gates (Patrull Klämma and Patrull Smidig) because its design does not allow the gate to be held in its intended position, posing a fall hazard. The lower metal bar can also cause someone to trip on the gate. Units: 75,000 in the US and Canada.
May 12, 2015 CPSC: Schylling is voluntarily recalling its Police Press and Go toy vehicles because the toy&rsquo:s hat can detach posing a choking hazard for small children. Units: 15,300 in the US and Canada.
May 8, 2015 CPSC: Baby&rsquo:s Dream is voluntarily recalling its cribs, furniture and accessories because the vintage grey paint finish contains excessive lead levels. Units: 4.600
May 7, 2015 CPSC: Franklin Due is voluntarily recalling its power reclining furniture because of a fire hazard as the switch used to operate the reclining function can overheat. Units: 81,000
May 7, 2015 CPSC: Snow Peak is voluntarily recalling its Japanese Axe because the handle can crack and cause the axe to come loose causing laceration and impact hazards. Units: 220
May 1, 2015 CPSC: Felt Bicycles is voluntarily recalling its Cruiser model bikes because the brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard. Units: 200
May 1, 2015 CPSC: IKEA is voluntarily recalling its Sultan and Vyssa crib mattresses because the gap between the mattress and crib ends is larger than allowed by federal regulation, which poses an entrapment hazard to infants. This expands an earlier recall. Units: 344,000 in the US and Canada.