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McDonald’s Recalls “Step-iT” Activity Wristbands Due to Risk of Skin Irritation or Burns

Recall Date: August 23, 2016 Recall Number: 16-247                                                                   Recall Summary Name of Product: “Step-iT” Activity Wristbands Hazard: The recalled wristbands can cause skin irritation or burns to children. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately take the recalled wristbands from children and return them to any McDonald’s for a free replacement toy and…

Bernhardt Recalls Marquesa Dressers and Nightstands

Recall Date: July 12, 2016 Recall Number: 16-222                Bernhardt Recalls Dressers and Nightstands Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Bernhardt-Recalls-Dressers-and-Nightstands/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Marquesa dressers and nightstands Hazard: The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death…

Jogging Stroller Recalls (Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and more)

Pacific Cycle Recalls Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Due to Crash and Fall Hazards http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Pacific-Cycle-Recalls-Swivel-Wheel-Jogging-Strollers/ Recall Date: July 7, 2016 Recall Number: 16-219 Recall Summary  Name of Product: Instep and Schwinn swivel wheel jogging strollers Hazard: The front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the…

Hoverboards Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

10 new recalls were announced today in light of the recent fire complaints associated with Hoverboards.  I can’t say that this surprises me! 1. Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by 10 Firms Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Self-Balancing-Scooters-Hoverboards-Recalled-by-10-Firms/ 2. PTX Performance Products Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2016/PTX-Performance-Products-Recalls-Self-Balancing-Scooters-Hoverboards/ 3. Yuka Clothing Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard…

Children’s Nightgowns Recalled by Saro Trading

Recall Date: June 29, 2016 Recall Number:  16-205 Children’s Nightgowns Recalled by Saro Trading Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Childrens-Nightgowns-Recalled-by-Saro-Trading/   Recall Summary  Name of Product: Children’s nightgowns Hazard: The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately…

IKEA Recalls 29 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard

Recall Date: June 28, 2016 Recall Number: 16-204   Following an Additional Child Fatality, IKEA Recalls 29 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious   Tip-Over Hazard; Consumers Urged to Anchor Chests and Dressers or Return for Refund http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/IKEA-Recalls-29-Million-MALM-and-Other-Models-of-Chests-and-Dressers/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Children*s and adult chests and dressers Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers…

HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Date: June 23, 2016 Recall Number: 16-202                                                                HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/HP-Recalls-Batteries-for-HP-and-Compaq-Notebook-Computers/ Recall Summary Name of Product: HP lithium-ion batteries Hazard: The battery packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled batteries, remove…

Update on Lumber Liquidators Chinese-Made Laminate Flooring (Recalls)

This update pertains to me and may pertain to many of you with Lumber Liquidators products. Recall Date: June 16, 2016 Recall Number: 16-198 Lumber Liquidators Agrees To Not Resume Sales of Inventory of Chinese-Made Laminate Flooring, Continue Comprehensive Testing Program As Part of a Recall to Test http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Lumber-Liquidators-Laminate-Flooring Floors from 1,300 homes tested to date were below remediation…

The Land of Nod Recalls Octopus Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Date: June 21, 2016 Recall Number: 16-200 The Land of Nod Recalls Octopus Rattles Due to Choking Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/The-Land-of-Nod-Recalls-Octopus-Rattles/  Recall Summary Name of Product: Octo-rattles Hazard: The fabric discs on the tentacles of the octopus rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles…

Tommee Tippee Electric Bottle and Food Warmers Recalled

Recall Date: June 21, 2016 Recall Number: 16-199 Tommee Tippee Electric Bottle and Food Warmers Recalled by Mayborn USA Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Tommee-Tippee-Electric-Bottle-and-Food-Warmers-Recalled-by-Mayborn-USA/  Recall Summary Name of Product: Electric bottle and food warmers Hazard: The warmers can overheat and catch on fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately unplug…

Auldey Toys Recalls Sky Rover Toys Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: June 10, 2016 Recall Number: 16-194 Auldey Toys Recalls Sky Rover Toys Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Auldey-Toys-Recalls-Sky-Rover-Toys/ Recall Summary  Name of Product: Sky Rover toys Hazard: The USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately stop using the USB cords and…

Far East Brokers Recalls Children’s Chairs and Swings

Recall Date: June 9, 2016 Recall Number: 16-188 Far East Brokers Recalls Children’s Chairs and Swings Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Standard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Far-East-Brokers-Recalls-Childrens-Chairs-and-Swings/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Chairs and swings Hazard: The screen-printing on the fabric of the chairs and swings contains excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal…

Traxxas Recalls X-Maxx Monster Trucks and Electronic Speed Controls Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: June 1, 2016 Recall Number: 16-185 Traxxas Recalls X-Maxx Monster Trucks and Electronic Speed Controls Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Traxxas-Recalls-X-Maxx-Monster-Trucks-and-Electronic-Speed-Controls/ Recall Summary Name of Product: X-Maxx Monster Trucks and VXL-6 electronic speed controls Hazard: Vehicle modification or electronic failure can result in a short circuit, posing a fire hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trucks and…

TJX Recalls Foldable Lounge Chairs Due to Risk of Injury; Sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores

Recall Date: May 25, 2016 Recall Number: 16-174  TJX Recalls Foldable Lounge Chairs Due to Risk of Injury; Sold at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Stores http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/TJX-Recalls-Foldable-Lounge-Chairs Recall Summary Name of Product: Foldable lounge chairs Hazard: The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall and injury hazard. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled foldable…

phil and teds Recalls Dash Strollers Due to Risk of Injury

Recall Date: May 18, 2016 Recall Number: 16-163 phil&teds Recalls Dash Strollers Due to Risk of Injury http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/philandteds-recalls-dash-strollers/  Recall Summary Name of Product: phil&teds dash strollers Hazard: The hinge used to fold the dash v5 stroller can become damaged while opening and closing the stroller, posing a pinch hazard to the consumer. Remedy: Repair Consumers…

Hobby Lobby Recalls Infant Pacifier Holders Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Date: May 12, 2016 Recall Number: 16-160 Hobby Lobby Recalls Infant Pacifier Holders Due to Choking Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Hobby-Lobby-Recalls-Infant-Pacifier-Holders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Pacifier holders Hazard: The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder, posing a choking hazard. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately stop using the…

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