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CHILDREN'S PRODUCT RECALLS - May 2021
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. 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. This recall report includes strollers and children’s jackets which can pose a choking hazard, and swing sets that can break and pose an injury hazard.
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May 27, 2021 CPSC; Williams Advanced Materials & Chemicals recalled its Sodium Hydroxide, Heptane and Naphtha products because their packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and their labeling omits mandatory information in violation of the Federal Hazardous Substance Act. Units: About 780.
May 27, 2021 CPSC; Umbrosa recalled its umbrellas equipped with Umbrosa Evolution Arm/Holder because the umbrella arm can break at the elbow while in use, posing an injury hazard. Units: About 250.
May 26, 2021 CPSC; Trek recalled its Bontrager Satellite City Bicycle Pedals because they can fall off the crank arm of the bicycle if installed incorrectly, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider. Units: About 316,500 (an additional 28,650 sold in Canada).
May 26, 2021 CPSC; Target recalled its Room Essentials Shower Stools because they can become unstable or slippery while in use, causing the stools to tip over, posing a fall hazard. Units: About 58,500.
May 26, 2021 CPSC; JCPenny recalled its Arizona Jean Co. Girls Midweight Puffer Jackets because their drawstring can become entangled or caught on an object, posing an entanglement hazard to children. Units: About 3,700.
May 26, 2021 CPSC; Ergobaby recalled its METROUS1, METROUS2 and METROUS4 Compact City Strollers because the button that releases the harness can break or detach when pressed by the user while a child is in the stroller, making it difficult to release and posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: About 2,800.
May 26, 2021 CPSC; HSN recalled its Joy/JM-branded My Little Steamer and My Little Steamer Go Mini because they can expel, spray or leak hot water during use, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers. Units: About 5.4 million (an additional 14,300 sold in Canada).
May 20, 2021 CPSC; Pro Supply Outlet recalled its Sodium and Potassium Hydroxide products because their packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes. Units: About 2,600.
May 19, 2021 CPSC; IKEA recalled its HEROISK and TALRIKA bowls, plates and mugs because they can become brittle and break, causing hot food or liquid to leak out, posing a burn hazard. Units: About 148,000 (an additional 11,400 sold in Canada).
May 19, 2021 CPSC; Cheyenne Products recalled its Mainstay folding metal padded chairs and barstools because the weld attaching the legs to the seat bottom can break, posing a fall hazard. Units: About 795,000.
May 13, 2021 CPSC; Leisure Time Products recalled its Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus metal A-frame swing sets because the attachment connecting the swing hangar to the top tube can fail, posing an injury hazard. Units: About 9,000 (an additional 270 sold in Canada).
May 13, 2021 CPSC; The Lye Guy recalled its Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Hydroxide products because their packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes. Units: About 32,000.
May 12, 2021, CPSC; K&M International recalled its Wild Republic Slap Watches because their coin cell batteries can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards to young children. Units: About 463,000 (an additional 75,000 sold in Canada).
May 6, 2021, CPSC; Kidde recalled its TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms because they can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Unit: About 226,000.
May 5, 2021, CPSC; Peloton recalled its Peloton Tread treadmills because the touchscreen on the treadmill can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers. Units: About 1,050 (an additional 5,400 sold in Canada).
May 5, 2021, CPSC; Peloton recalled its Peloton Tread+ treadmills because adult users, children, pets and objects can be pulled underneath the rear of the treadmill, posing a risk of injury or death. The product has been associated with at least 29 reports of child injuries and one child death. Units: About 125,000.
May 5, 2021, CPSC; TJX recalled its Outdoor Wooden Folding Chairs because they can break, posing fall and injury hazards to the user. Units: About 92,000.
May 5, 2021, CPSC; Signature Hardware recalled its Pickens Flip Up Towel Grab Bars because they can break if the towel bar is used to provide bodily support, posing fall and injury hazards. Units: About 330.
May 5, 2021 CPSC; Kolcraft reannounced the recall of inclined sleeper accessories included with the Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleepers and the Preferred Position 2-in-1 Bassinet & Inclined Sleepers. Infant fatalities have been reported with inclined sleep products after infants rolled onto their stomach or side or under other circumstances. Units: About 51,000.
May 5, 2021 CPSC; TJX recalled its Infant Sleep Bags because their neck opening is too large for infants 0 to 6 months, allowing an infant’s head to slip into and be covered by the sleep bag, posing a suffocation risk. Units: About 3,600 (an additional 33,250 sold in Canada).