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Children's Product Recalls - October 2017
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes more 500,000 Diono car seats, over 30,000 Wiggle Balls sold at Toys “R” US and Whole Foods Raisin Bran. 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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October 24, 2017 CPSC; Fisher Price recalls Soothing Motion Seats because the motor housing can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 63,000 (an additional 2,000 were sold in Canada).
October 19, 2017 CPSC; Kids Preferred recalls wind-up musical plush toys because the metal post and/or handle of the wind-up mechanism can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recall involves the following brands: Carter’s®, Child of Mine®, Guess How Much I Love You® and Just One You®. Units: 587,000 (in addition, about 1,000 were sold in Canada).
October 27, 2017 CPSC; Textron Specialized Vehicles recalls its Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Recalled because heat from the exhaust can melt the plastic panels behind the operator and passenger seat, posing a fire and burn hazard.
October 25, 2017 CPSC; PlanToys Inc. recalls its baby gyms with hanging mobiles sold at Diapers.com, Target.com and other websites because infants can strangle on the side rope crossbars. Units: 500
October 20, 2017 CPSC; BSH Home Appliances expands recall of Bosch, Gaggenau, Jenn-Air and Thermador brand dishwashers because the dishwasher power cord can overheat and catch fire. Units: 408,000 (an additional 61,000 were recalled in Canada). 149,000 were previously recalled in October 2015.
October 17, 2017 CPSC; Herman Miller recalls Eames fiberglass rocking chairs because the rocker’s base can separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard. Units: 1,600 (an additional 190 were sold in Canada).
October 17, 2017 CPSC; Target recalls Room Essentials leather pouf ottomans because children can open the zippers on the ottomans and suffocate or choke on the polystyrene filling beads. Units: 7,500.
October 17, 2017 CPSC; Polaris recalls its ACE 325 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) because the exhaust header pipe can crack and release hot exhaust gases into the engine compartment, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 6,300.
October 13, 2017 CPSC; Macy’s recalls Martha Stewart Collection Whiteware cake knife and server sets because the plastic handles can break during use, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 18,900.
October 10, 2017 CPSC; Cost Plus World Market recalls Girona outdoor dining chairs because the seat base can separate from the chair back causing the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Units: 2,600.
October 10, 2017 CPSC; Ningbo Litesun Electric with Home Depot recall 15 amp triplex outlet converters because the front outlet prongs are wired incorrectly, posing shock and fire hazards. Units: 42,000.
October 5, 2017 CPSC; Toys “R” Us recalls Bruin infant wiggle balls because the rubber knobs and plastic back can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Units: 29,700 (an additional 3,000 were sold in Canada).
October 4, 2017 CPSC; Suunto recalls its Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs because the exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard. Units: 35,500 (an additional 4,000 were sold in Canada).
October 4, 2017 CPSC; SRAM recalls its Avid SD7 bicycle mechanical rim brake because the brake assembly can loosen or disengage, resulting in brake failure, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. Units: 7,000.
October 3, 2017 CPSC; Playtex recalls children’s plates and bowls because the clear plastic layer over the graphics can peel or bubble from the surface of the plates and bowls, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: 3.6 million (an additional 1.9 million were sold in Canada).