10 May 2016

Safe Kids - Product Recalls

https://www.safekids.org/childrens-product-recalls-april-2016

Safekids.org keeps an up to date listinf of any recalls made monthly.  If you are purchasing new items for your family, check here first to make sure there aren't any safety issues before you start shopping.

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CHILDREN'S PRODUCT RECALLS APRIL 2016

SafeKids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes infant cradles, “Lattjo” bat cape costumes and trapeze rings. There are several products recalled for violating flammability standards. 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. 

Top Recalls

April 14, 2016 CPSC; Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling its infant Cradle n’ Swings because if the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child. Units: Approximately 34,000.

April 7, 2016 CPSC; Rainbow Play Systems has reannounced its voluntarily recall of its plastic trapeze rings because the rings can unexpectedly crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard to children. Units: Approximately 133,000 in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

April 7, 2016 CPSC; IKEA is voluntarily recalling its children’s LATTJO bat cape costumes because the fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the bat cape can fail to detach readily during use, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Units: Approximately 11,750 in the U.S. and Canada.

Recalls

April 26, 2016 CPSC; Stile Products is voluntarily recalling its Eclipse and Verge tern folding bicycles because the bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard. Units: Approximately 395.

April 26, 2016 CPSC; One World Technologies is voluntarily recalling its Ryobi brushless snow blowers because the snow blowers can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard. Units: Approximately 670.

April 26, 2016 CPSC; Alltrade Tools is voluntarily recalling its Snap-on ratcheting tie downs because the ratchet handle can fail during use, releasing the secured load, posing an injury hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 129,000.  

April 21, 2016 CPSC; SouvNear is voluntarily recalling its women’s scarves because the scarves do not meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a burn hazard to the consumer. Units: Approximately 650.

April 19, 2016 CPSC; Flying Tiger Copenhagen is voluntarily recalling its wooden toy blocks and giraffes because parts of the wooden toys can detach as small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: Approximately 1,000.

April 19, 2016 CPSC; Polaris is voluntarily recalling its RZR recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) because the ROVs can catch fire while consumers are driving, posing fire and burn hazards to drivers and passengers. Units: Approximately 133,000.

April 19, 2016 CPSC; Brunton Outdoors is voluntarily recalling its rechargeable battery packs because the power packs’ lithium ion polymer batteries can overheat and catch on fire during charging, posing a fire hazard. Units: Approximately 1,090 in the U.S. and Canada.

April 15, 2015 CPSC; Miniland Educational is voluntarily recalling its Moogy plush toy because the button on the toy’s left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: Approximately 2,100 in the U.S. and Canada.

April 14, 2015 CPSC; Staples is voluntarily recalling its Back in Motion office chairs because the chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard. Units: 2,000.

April 14, 2015 CPSC; Academy Sports + Outdoors is voluntarily recalling its Outdoor Gourmet marinade injectors because injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process. The metal shavings can be deposited into the marinade during use and ingested by consumers. Units: 3,500.

April 13, 2016 CPSC; Yamaha is voluntarily recalling its Yamaha recreational off-highway vehicles because water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle, causing the rider to lose control and posing crash and injury hazards. Units: Approximately 7,000.

April 13, 2016 CPSC; Rollerblade USA is voluntarily recalling its rollerblade inline skating helmets because the helmet’s plastic shell can crack where the straps attach, causing the helmet to shift and move on the wearer’s head, posing a head injury hazard to the user in the event of a fall. Units: Approximately 500.

April 12, 2016 CPSC; Coleman is voluntarily recalling its Coleman CTAC lithium-ion flashlights because the lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 9,000 in the U.S. and Canada.

April 7, 2016 CPSC; Deca International is voluntarily recalling its GolfBuddy golf GPS bands because the band charging ports can produce an electrical charge to exposed skin, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 3,000.

April 6, 2016 CPSC; Nipoamerican is voluntarily recalling its mattresses because all Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standards for mattresses, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 325.

April 6, 2016 CPSC; GBG Accessories Group is voluntarily recalling its Ivanka Trump scarves because they fail to meet the federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 20,000.

April 5, 2016 CPSC; Givenchy is voluntarily recalling its men’s silk T-shirts because the T-shirts fail to meet the federal flammability standards for wearing apparel, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Units: Approximately 60.

April 4, 2016 CPSC; Eleanor Rose is voluntarily recalling its children’s loungewear because the loungewear fails to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a burn hazard to children. Units: Approximately 5,900.

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