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Children's Product Recalls - November 2016
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November 29, 2016 CPSC; The Gree recall of its dehumidifiers was reannounced following 450 fires and $19 million in property damage because the dehumidifiers can overheat, posing serious fire and burn hazards. Units: 2.5 million.
November 24, 2016 FDA; Raritan Pharmaceuticals Inc. recalls children’s homeopathic products containing belladonna extract because testing revealed the products contained varying levels of the extract compared to what was declared on the labels.
November 10, 2016 CPSC; Kidde recalls Nighthawk combination smoke/CO alarms because the alarms will fail to continue to chirp after the end of their seven-year life cycle if the batteries are replaced, leading consumers to believe they are still working. Units: 3.6 million (an additional 1.5 million were sold in Canada).
November 2, 2016 CPSC; Midea recalls dehumidifiers sold under 45 different brand names because the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing serious burn and fire hazards. Units: 3.4 million (an additional 850,000 were sold in Canada).
November 30, 2016 CPSC; Biolite Inc. recalls BioLite BaseLantern and BaseLantern XL model LED lanterns because the lithium-ion battery can overheat while charging, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 5900.
November 30, 2016 CPSC; Summit Treestands Inc. recalls Explorer SD climbing treestands because a weld in the treestand’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard. Units: 250.
November 30, 2016 CPSC; IMUSA USA, LLC, recalls espresso makers because the filler cap at the top of the unit can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a burn risk. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup, posing an impact injury risk to a bystander. Units: 17,500.
November 29, 2016 CPSC; Johnson Health Tech recalls Matrix ClimbMills because the stop/pause controls can malfunction, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 10,500.
November 23, 2016 CPSC; Milliken & Company recalls Arm & Hammer, Capture, Healthy Home, Oreck, Resista and Riccar brands of dry carpet cleaners because the dry cleaner can contain harmful bacteria, posing a risk of infection in immuno-compromised individuals. Kids are particularly vulnerable. Units: 550,000.
November 23, 2016 CPSC; Human Touch recalls its Human Touch Perfect Chair because the chair’s joystick reclining mechanism can malfunction and allow the chair to continue moving, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Units: 1,100.
November 23, 2016 CPSC; Work ‘N Leisure recalls Practi-VALVE training valves because the valve’s end-cap can detach during training, posing a choking hazard. Units: 10,000.
November 16, 2016 CPSC; Skidders Footwear recalls children’s canvas shoes sold exclusively at Meijer stores because the rivets on the shoes have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 5,500.
November 15, 2016 CPSC; LTD Commodities recalls LED projection night lights because they can short circuit, posing shock, fire and burn hazards. Units: 39,000.
November 15, 2016 CPSC; Gates recalls G-Force CVT clutches used in ATV and UTV vehicles because the clutch can break into sharp pieces during operation, posing a laceration hazard to the rider. Units: 500.
November 14, 2016 CPSC; Hammerhead Off-Road recalls GL 150, GTS 150 and GTS Platinum fun-karts because the fuel tank can crack allowing fuel to leak out, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 9,900.
November 9, 2016 CPSC; Trane recalls furnaces because the ground wire in the furnace’s junction box can fail causing the unit to short circuit, posing a shock hazard. Units: 17,700.
November 8, 2016 CPSC; Country Home Products recalls Premier, Pro and Pro-XL models of the tow-behind DR leaf and lawn vacuums because the muffler can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 3,900.
November 8, 2016 CPSC; Lithonia recalls BLT series commercial LED luminaires because the plastic lens on the luminaires can detach, posing a risk of injury from impact. Units: 398,000.
November 4, 2016 CPSC; Samsung recalls top-load washing machines because the lid may detach from the chassis of the laundry machine, posing an impact injury risk. Units: 2.8 Million.
November 3, 2016 CPSC; KTM North America/Husqvarna Motorcycles recalls closed course/competition motorcycles because the front brake master cylinder can malfunction, posing crash and injury hazards. Units: 1,200
November 2, 2016 CPSC; Pier 1 Imports recalls Basic, Kira and Facets glass nobs commonly used on dressers because the nobs can break when in use, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 140,000.
November 2, 2016 CPSC; Running Trainer recalls Bionic runner bicycles because the pedals can detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard to the user. Units: 240.
November 2, 2016 CPSC; Trek recalls Trek Farley bicycles because the fork can separate from the steering tube, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Units: 2,600.
November 1, 2016 CPSC; Kikkerland Design, Inc. recalls Kikkerland and Cost Plus World market brand bamboo stand teapots because the stand can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to the user. Units: 7,300.
November 1, 2016 CPSC; Fox Factory recalls Series FLOAT X2 bike shock absorbers because the rear shock absorber’s outer sleeve can rupture, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Units: 6,100.