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CHILDREN'S PRODUCT RECALLS - May 2020
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes information about collapsing strollers that pose fall hazards, tricycles containing lead paint and multiple inclined sleepers recalled to prevent infant suffocation hazards. 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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May 21, 2020 CPSC: Herman Miller and Design Within Reach recalled their Nelson and Lauki Dressers and Cabinets because they are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards to children. Units: About 2,700 (an additional 120 sold in Canada). https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Herman-Miller-and-Design-Within-Reach-Recall-Dressers-and-Cabinets-Due-to-Tip-Over-and-Entrapment-Hazards-Remedy-May-Be-Delayed-Due-to-COVID-19-Restrictions-Keep-Product-Away-from-Children-Recall-Alert
May 20, 2020 CPSC: Stargate Apparel recalled its Bunz Kidz Children’s Sleepwear Sets because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Units: About 6,500.
May 14, 2020 CPSC: Flybar recalled its Swurfer Kiwi Baby and Toddler Swings. The plastic stopper on the bottom of the swing rope that holds the swing seat in place can detach, posing a fall hazard to the swing’s occupant. Units: about 3,000.
May 13, 2020 CPSC: Hodedah recalled its HI4DR 4-drawer chests because they are unstable if not anchored to the wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards to children. Units: About 25,600. https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Hodedah-Recalls-HI4DR-4-Drawer-Chests-Due-to-Tip-Over-and-Entrapment-Hazards-Remedies-May-Be-Delayed-Due-to-COVID-19-Restrictions-Keep-Product-Away-from-Children
May 7, 2020 CPSC: Sobeauty recalled its “Mag Cube” Magnetic Ball Sets because they contain high-powered magnets and violate the federal standard for children’s toys. If swallowed, they can link together in a child’s intestines, causing obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Such internal injuries can pose serious lifelong health effects. Units: About 600 sets.
May 7, 2020 CPSC: Noah Clothing recalled its Men’s Reverse Fleece Hoodies because they fail to meet the federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a burn risk to consumers. Units: About 1,400 (an additional 165 sold in Canada).
May 7, 2020 CPSC: Fully Popped recalled its Poppin’ Cobs 10 Pack Microwave Popcorn because their paper bags can catch fire in the microwave, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: About 4,900.
May 6, 2020 CPSC: Prepac recalled its 4-Drawer Chests because they are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to a wall, posing tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Units: About 21,000.
May 1, 2020 CPSC: Epson recalled its Power Adapters sold with Epson Scanners because they can overheat, melt and catch fire, posing burn and fire hazards. Units: About 314,000 (an additional 25,000 sold in Canada).