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October 2012 Product Safety Recalls

CPSC 10/31/2012 - Imagine Nation Books is voluntarily recalling its Double Dazzler Light Show toy because of a burn hazard when the batteries overheat.

CPSC 10/25/2012 - FLO Cycling is voluntarily recalling rim tape for bike tires, which can fail and break under pressure, because of a fall hazard.

FDA 10/26/2012 - Schoep's Ice Cream Company is voluntarily alerting customers that because of a packaging error, Kays Classic Vanilla Bean Ice Cream contains an undeclared allergen.

FDA 10/25/2012 - Tropical Valley Foods is voluntarily alerting customers that because of a label error, Dark Chocolate, Organic Dark Chocolate and Trail Mix items which were sold in bulk quantities contain undeclared allergens.

CPSC 10/24/2012 - Rivers Edge Hunters is voluntarily recalling tree stands (for bow and rifle hunting) because of a fall hazard--the snap hook assemblies can fail, causing the stand and the user to fall to the ground.

CPSC 10/23/2012 - Summit Treestands is voluntarily recalling Hunters’ tree stands. The hanging strap assembly can disengage and fail to hold properly on a tree, posing a fall hazard.

CPSC 10/23/2012 - Dorel Juvenile Group is voluntarily recalling Eddie Bauer rocking wood bassinets because of an infant suffocation hazard. The bottom locking mechanism can fail to lock properly if a spring is not installed, allowing the bassinet to tip to one side and cause infants to roll to the side of the bassinet. Dorel received 17 reports of incidents involving infants younger than three months old.

CPSC 10/23/2012 - ValcoBaby is voluntarily recalling its “Joey” toddler seats for strollers because of a fall hazard.

FDA 10/22/2012 - Rudi's Organic Bakery, Inc. is voluntarily withdrawing breads due to the possible presence of metallic foreign objects in select products or product packaging.

FDA 10/19/2012 - Energizer Holdings Inc. is voluntarily recalling continuous spray Banana Boat sun care products due to a potential risk of the product igniting on the skin if contact is made with a source of fire ignition before the product is completely dry.

FDA 10/18/2012 - Gilster-Mary Lee is voluntarily recalling its Better Valu Fruit Whirls Cereal because of undeclared almond contents.

CPSC 10/18/2012 - Dream on Me is voluntarily recalling its highchairs because of a strangulation hazard relating to openings in the seat.

CPSC 10/18/2012 - Dream on Me is voluntarily recalling its infant swings because of a strangulation hazard relating to openings in the swing set.

CPSC 10/18/2012 - Trend Lab is voluntarily recalling children’s upholstered chairs due to laceration and choking hazards. The staples in the binding on the back of the chair may come loose.

CPSC 10/16/2012 - Children’s Apparel Network is voluntarily recalling its fleece hoodies and t-shirt because of a violation of the lead paint standard, sold exclusively at Target.

NHTSA 10/13/2012 - Evenflo Big Kid is voluntarily recalling factory select booster seats due to packaging without instruction manual or registration cards; the seats were meant for retail display but were shipped for sale by accident.

FDA 10/12/2012 - Hannaford Supermarkets is voluntarily alerting customers that, because of a label printing error, Red Velvet Cake Truffle and Triple Chocolate Cake Truffle sold at its stores in the bakery department may contain undeclared allergens.

CPSC 10/09/2012 - Graco is voluntarily recalling classic wood highchairs in which the seats can become detached from the wooden base, resulting in a fall hazard. The company has received reports of bumps, bruises and scratches. There was a report of a concussion from Canada.

FDA 10/08/2012 - Kellogg's is voluntarily recalling Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size because of metal fragments in product.

CPSC 10/04/2012 - Buy Buy Baby is voluntarily recalling Pink Angel embroidered girls' denim shorts due to choking hazard; the decorative studs can detach and child could swallow.

CPSC 10/02/2012 - Haier America is voluntarily recalling 42-inch LED-TVs due to risk of injury from television tipover; TV stand’s “neck” cracking and breaking.