2014 Recalls

OCTOBER 2014 RECALLS

Arctic Cat Recalls Single-Rider and 2UP ATVs Due T Components in the front gear case can fo Crash Hazard. Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard.

Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard. The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges and posing a choking hazard.

Visonic Recalls Amber Personal Emergency Response Pendants and Kits Due to Pendant Battery Failure. An accelerated circuit drain of the pendant battery can result in a decreased battery life and shorter than expected “low battery” warning period, from 30 days down to a nine day warning period.

Cane Creek Recalls Bicycle Shocks Due to Risk of Injury.  The shock absorber is marked with graphics that incorrectly identify the adjustment directions for High Speed Rebound (HSR) damping. Following these directions will cause unexpected behavior by a bike’s suspension and pose a fall hazard to a rider.

The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user. The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user.

Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard.  The butterfly wings on the children’s sandals can rip and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
 
Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard. In cold temperatures, the helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries.
 

SEPTEMBER 2014 RECALLS

Trimfoot Recalls Children's Soft-Soled Sneakers Due to Choking Hazard; Sold exclusively at Macy's. A small metal eyelet can detach from the inside of the sneaker, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Active Apparel Recalls Boys Fission Zipper Hooded Sweatshirts Due to Strangulation Hazard. The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children.

Pure Baby Organics Boys Hoodie Recalled by Chantique’s Corp. Due To Strangulation Hazard. The sweaters have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Cabrinha Recalls Kiteboarding Control System Due to Risk of Injury. The RecoilTM spring on the control mechanism can jam, leading to a loss of control, which poses a risk of injury.

IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard.The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.

Livie & Luca Recalls Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard,  “Carta” and “Cotton” Children’s Shoes. A metal thread inside the interior shoe liner can loosen and poke through the shoe lining, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
 
 
Benetton Recalls United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets; Waist Drawstring Poses Entanglement Hazard.  The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children.
 
Tray Vous Recalls Snack and Activity Trays for Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard. The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to pass through but could trap a child’s head, posing a strangulation hazard.
 
Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard. The bicycle front fork can crack, posing a fall hazard.
 
FGX International Recalls Children’s Sunglasses Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

 

AUGUST 2014 RECALLS

 

Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards. The zippers on the bean bag chairs can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads.
 
NRS Recalls Water Sports Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury. The rivets holding the chin strap to the helmet can fail and cause the helmet to fall off in an incident, posing a risk of head injury.
 
BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard. The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard.
 
Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazard. The crib front can separate from the side panels and create a hazardous gap that can allow a child to fall out or become entrapped between the front and side panels.

 

JULY 2014 RECALLS

Cycling Sports Group Recalls GT Brand Mountain Bicycles Due to Crash, Injury Hazards. The brake system on 2014 Fury Expert and Fury Team downhill mountain bicycles can fail.

Oeuf Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard. The slats/spindles and top rail on four models of Sparrow cribs can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.

Dream On Me Recalls High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards. The leg or side opening of the chair can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck or fall from the chair.

East Coast Cycle Supply Recalls Trayl TRN Mountain Bikes Due to Crash Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sports Authority (Recall Alert). The brakes on the bikes can fail to stop riders within the distances required by federal regulation.

Mayborn USA Recalls to Repair Baby Monitors Due to Strangulation Hazard. Child can pull cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

Dynacraft Recalls Avigo Youth Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys “R” Us. The front wheel on the 20-inch Avigo youth bicycle can detach, posing a fall hazard.

JUNE 2014 RECALLS

2014 SCOTT® Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycles.  The steering tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

phil&teds Recalls Infant Car Seat Adapters for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard. The plastic adapters used to connect an infant car seat to a stroller can crack, become unstable and break during use, posing a fall hazard to infants.

Scott, Trek Recall Bicycles with SR Suntour Front Forks Due to Crash Hazard. The front fork can break, posing a crash hazard.
 
Stile Products Recalls Tern Folding Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Frames Can Crack. The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.
 

MAY 2014 RECALLS

Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard. Use of the slicing/shredding disc with the motor shaft adapter can cause the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid to loosen and fall into processed food.

Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Empress Arts Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards. The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Nest Labs Recalls to Repair Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms Due to Failure to Sound Alert. Activity near the product during a fire can prevent the alarm from immediately sounding when the Nest Wave feature is enabled.

Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard. The base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

H&M Recalls Girls’ Leggings Due to Choking Hazard. A metal part on the belt can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Nantucket Distributing Recalls Felt Easter Baskets Due to Choking Hazard. Decorative beads on the felt Easter baskets can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children.

BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Bicycle Forks Can Break. The bicycle forks can crack or break above the brake mount posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Gree Reannounces Dehumidifier Recall Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; More Fires and Property Damage Reported. The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

RMP Athletic Locker Recalls Boys’ Hooded Jackets; Drawstrings Pose Strangulation Hazard. The jackets have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school- bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children.

Cycling Sports Group Recalls Cannondale Tandem Road Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury.The bicycle fork can break and cause the riders to lose control, posing a risk of injury.

Discount School Supply Recalls Sorting Boards Due to Magnet Ingestion Risk and Excessive Lead Levels (Recall Alert). The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls that are sandwiched between the board and a clear plastic cover. These pose choking and serious internal injury risks associated with ingestion of a magnet and metal ball. The surface paint on the metal balls contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard.

J. Crew Recalls Baby Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert). Snaps on the baby coveralls in sizes newborn to 3T can detach.

 

April 2014 Recalls

FXR Factory Racing Recalls Children’s Outerwear Due to Strangulation Hazard. A child can strangle if the drawstring in the jacket's hood gets caught on the playground slide, school bus door or elsewhere.

IKEA Reannounces and Expands Recall of Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps Due to Strangulation Hazard. Children can get tangled and strangle in the lamp’s cord.

GE Brand Dehumidifiers by Midea Recalled for Repair Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart. A component in the dehumidifier's compressor can short circuit. One fire reported.

Felt Bicycles Recalls Triathlon Bicycles Due to Risk of Injury. THE S22 AND S32 MODEL ROAD BIKES HAVE FORKS THAT CAN BREAK.

Runway Global Recalls Sugarfly Girls’ Coats; Waist Drawstring Poses Entanglement Hazard. The coats have a drawstring tie at the waist that can get snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors.

PetSmart Recalls Fish Bowls Due to Laceration Hazard. The 1.75 gallon glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling. Four consumers had to have stitches for cuts, one had surgery.

Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard. The batteries used in the video baby monitors can overheat and rupture.

BedHead Pajamas Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard. The two-piece pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's clothing.

J.P. Boden Recalls Boys’ Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert). The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear.

Snowboard Bindings Recalled by K2 Sports Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert). The Kwicker bindings can release unexpectedly.

 

March 2014 Recalls

Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard. The circuit board in the chest of the electronic my sweet love/ my sweet baby cuddle care dolls can overheat, causing the doll to get hot.

IKEA Recalls Children’s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard. A child can get tangled at the neck in the canopy's 7-foot long mesh fabric.

Bedz King Recalls Bunk Beds with Side Ladder Due To Entrapment Hazard.  A protruding corner post on the bunk bed exceeds the 5mm allowed by industry standard. The beds were sold at BunkBedKing.com.

Minga Fair Trade Imports Recalls Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead.

Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys Due to Choking Hazard. The eyes on the recalled lying and sitting Grumpy Cat plush toys and on a Grumpy Cat key chain can detach.

Vera Bradley Recalls Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard. The pom-pom tail can detach from the body of the bear rattle and the bunny.

ZLP Manufacturing Recalls Hornet Zip Line Trolleys Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert). The retaining pin can release and cause the two side plates of the trolley to separate and fall off the zip line.

Tektro USA and TRP Recall Bicycle Mechanical Disc Brake Calipers Due to Crash Hazard. The Spyre and Spyre SLC calipers were sold as original and aftermarket equipment on bicycles.

Design Ideas Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion.The small magnet can easily detach from the office and refrigerator magnets. If swallowed, the magnets can link together inside the intestines and can cause perforations, sepsis and death.

February 2014 Recalls

Rowe Fine Furniture Recalls Ottomans Due to Risk of Suffocation (Recall Alert). Young children can become trapped inside the ottoman's storage compartment.

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled by A Harvest Company Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at StorkStack.com. Small pieces of cork can break off the stackable blocks.

Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazard. The mounting holes in the boot and frame of the high performance training or racing skates can be misaligned and can separate.

Eastman Footwear Recalls Coleman Runestone Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods. The metal rivets surrounding the holes where the shoestring is secured on the shoes can have sharp edges.

U.S. Polo Assn. Recalls Girl’s Jacket Due to Strangulation Hazard. The jackets have a band that wraps around the neck.

Infantino Recalls Teething Toys Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target. Infantino has received reports of infants choking or gagging on the monkey's tail.

BebeLove Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Also, a child's head can get trapped in the leg openings.

3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aduro Aero Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury. On 2012 and 2013 Cervélo P5 bicycles, the forward extension mounts can detach from the base bar and cause the rider to lose control.

Lion Force Recalls Boys’ Puffer Coats Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory. The children's jackets have a drawstring through the hood.

Runway Global Recalls Girls’ Sugarfly Hooded Jackets Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory. The jackets were sold with drawstrings through the hood or neck. These drawstrings pose a hazard to young children.

 

January 2014 Recalls

Strollers Recalled by Britax
The hinge on the folding mechanism on B-Agile single and double strollers and BOB Motion strollers can injure consumers when consumers fold the strollers.

Fred and Friends Recalls Infant Pacifiers
The Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards.

West Marine Recalls Folding Bicycles
West Marine Jetty Express 2 and Port Runner 2 bicycle frames can break. Bikes are used in and around docks and marinas.

Gree Expands Dehumidifier Recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers
The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire. Fires reported.

IKEA Expands Recall of Junior Beds that Pose Laceration Hazard
The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed can break in use.

Reebok-CCM Recalls Senior Hockey Elbow Pads
Foam padding inside the elbow pads can crack, fracture or split.

Horizon Hobby Recalls Remote Controlled Model Helicopters
The tail rotor grip that secures the tail rotor blade to the tail rotor hub can separate and release from the helicopter, causing it to crash.

Nationwide Industries Recalls Trident Pool Gate Latches
The magnet on the gate latches can loosen and fail to secure the gate properly.

Playtex Recalls Pacifier Holder Clips
The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off. The binky clips were sold from July 2010 through October 2013.

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The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off. The binky clips were sold from July 2010 through October 2013.

Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK
The head on the bear, monkey and lion rattles can detach.

Under Armour Recalls Infant Sports Jersey Kits
The shoulder snaps on the shirt can detach.

SRAM Recalls Hydraulic Bicycle Brakes
The road bike brake systems can fail to work.

CPSC Approves New Federal Safety Standard for Infant Bedside Sleepers
The new regulation improves the safety of bedside sleepers, a bassinet-type infant product that is secured to an adult bed.

Norwood Furniture Recalls Science Tables
The wooden legs can split causing instability which poses an injury hazard to those using the table.