CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
RECALL ALERTS for CHILDREN ITEMS ONLY
October 17, 2017
Target recalls leather Pouf Ottoman due to suffocation and choking hazard. The name of the product is sold as Room Essentials Leather Pouf Ottoman. The zippers apparently can be opened by children who can then suffocate of choke on the pouf's polystyrene beads. Consumers should stop using the ottoman immediately and place it out of reach for children and return it to any Target store for a full refund. Consumers can get more details at 800-440-0680 or online at www.target.com and click on recalls at the bottom of the page then click on "Furniture".
October 5, 2017
Toys "R" Us recalls infant Wiggle Balls due to choking hazard. The name of the product is Bruin infant wiggle ball toys. It has been reported that the ball's rubber knobs can detach and thereby pose as a choking hazard to infants. Consumers should stop using the recalled balls and take them away from babies and return them to Toys "R" Us or Babies "R" Us for a full refund. Consumers can get more detailed information at 800-869-7787 or online at www.toysrus.com and click on product recall. There have been several complaints from consumers after finding knobs in babies mouths. The item was sold exclusively at Babies "R" Us and Toys "R" Us nationwide from June 2016 through January 2017 for about $13.00.
October 3, 2017
Playtex recalls children's plates and bowls due to choking hazard. It has been reported that the clear plastic layer over the graphics can peel or bubble from the surface of the plates and bowls, which could pose a choking hazard for young children. Consumers should not use the recalled plates and bowls and take them away from young children. Consumers should then contact Playtex for a full refund at 888-220-2075 or online for more information at www.playtexproducts.com Playtex has received 372 reports of the plastic bubbling and peeling. The company also has 11 reports of detached plastic pieces that have been found in children's mouths and 4 reports of children choking on the detached plastic.
The product was sold at Babies R Us, Wal-Mart and other stores nationwide, as well as Amazon.com from October 2009 through August 2017.
September 25, 2017
Delta recalls strollers due to fall hazard. The name of the product is J is for Jeep brand cross-country all-terrain jogging strollers. The stroller's leg bracket has been found to possibly break, and this of course could cause a fall accident, thereby injuring the infant in the stroller. Consumers can contact the manufacturer at Delta for a free repair. Consumer should contact Delta at 800-377-3777 of email at email@example.com or online at www.deltachildren.com and click on Help Center and then Recall Center for description and information.
September 20, 2017
DEMDACO recalls infant bib and bootie sets due to choking hazard. The name of the product is Infant Bib and Bootie set. There seems to be a problem with the rattles that are sewn into the booties can detach and this would cause a choking hazard. Consumers should remove this item from children and return them to any store that sells DEMDACO's products for a full refund. You can contact DEMDACO toll-free at 888-336-3226 or online www.demdaco.com and click on Product recall for more information.
September 13, 2017
Target recalls Room Essentials 4-Drawer Dressers due to tip-over and entrapment hazards. The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. Consumers should stop using the dressers immediately and should remove them to an area where children cannot climb on them or otherwise play near them. Consumers can return them to Target for a full refund. Target can be reached at 800-440-0680 or online at www.target.com and then click on furniture for more information and look for product recalls.
September 7, 2017
Studio Fun International recalls Slap Bracelets sold with Children's Storybooks to laceration hazard. The problem surrounds the metal band that can wear through the fabric covering of the bracelet, posing a laceration hazard. The items were sold at book and other retail stores nationwide, book fairs and clubs, and online at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers. Consumers should call Studio Fun International at 800-489-3402 or online at www.studiofun.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
September 6, 2017
Ameriwood Home recalls Mainstays Chests of Drawers due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazard. The recalled chests of drawers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). The product was sold at Wal-Mart stores and other retailers nationwide and online at Walmart.com from April 2009 through May 2016 for about $60.00.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Contact Ameriwood for a free repair kit that includes wall anchors and feet for the unit. Consumers can contact Ameriwood toll free at 877-222-7460 during regular business hours CT or online at www.ameriwood.com and click on Support for more information.
August 31, 2017
Hallmark recalls Plush Baby Stacking Toys due to choking hazard. The toys have fabric hats and bows that can detach, posing a choking hazard. The name of the product is itty bittys baby plush stacking toys. Consumers should immediately stop letting children use the recalled toys and contact Hallmark to receive a prepaid shopping label for returning the toy and for a $40 Hallmark Gold Crown gift card.
Consumers can contact Hallmark at 800-425-5627 or online at www.hallmark.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Hallmark Gold Crown stores nationwide and online from June 2016 through July 2017 for about $30.
August 4, 2017
Belle Investment recalls Richie House Girls' and have been recalled due to the robes do not meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear. The recall involves Richie House Girls' branded children's 100% Polyester Bathrobes. They were sold in youth sizes 4/5 through 12/14 and in four different color print combinations. The robes were sold exclusively online at Amazaon.com from December 2015 through March 2017 for between $20 and $22.
Consumers should contact Richie House for a full refund. You can contact them at 844-742-1303 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. pacific time or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.richiehouse.com and click on recall information.
June 29, 2017
Burt's Bees Baby recalls infant coveralls due to choking hazard. The snap at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard for infants. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coveralls and contact Burt's Bees Baby to receive a prepaid envelope to return the garment for a $20 e-gift card to be used at www.burtsbeesbaby.com Consumers can call Burt's Bees Baby at 877-907-7511 or at the website and click on Recall at the top of the page for detailed information. The firm has received 11 complaints of the snap coming off, but no injuries were reported.
June 28, 2017
South Shore expands recall of Chest of Drawers due to serious Tip-Over and entrapment hazards. The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).
Consumers should stop using the chests immediately and contact the company for full refund or anchoring tip-over restraint kit. Contact South Shore at 800-290-0465, or email to email@example.com or online at www.southshorefurniture.com and click on recall information. The chests were sold online at Walmart.com, Wayfair.com and other online retailers from February 2005 through December 2016 for about $160.00.
June 1, 2017
Lila + Hayes recalls children's playwear due to choking hazard. The name of the product is Eloise and Benton Bubble children's playwear. The buttons can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. The company has received 8 complaints of buttons coming detached, but no injuries have been reported. The clothes were sold at Layette (Dallas, TX) HIP HIP Hooray (Dallas, TX) and Born Children's (Montgomery, Alabama) stores and online at www.lilaandhayes.com for details. Or at 855-850-1308 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT.
May 19, 2017
Osprey recalls child backpack carriers due to fall hazard. The name of the product is Poco Child Carriers. A child seated in the carrier can slip through the leg openings, posing a fall hazard to children. Osprey has received four reports of children falling through the openings resulting in one report of skull fracture and one report of scratches to the head. Consumers can contact the company for a free Seat Pad insert. Consumers can call 866-951-5197 for further details.
March 29, 2017
Bricolo and Janod by Janod is recalling Toy Trolleys due to impact injury issues. The toy trolleys can tip backwards and possibly cause injury to small children. The recall involves several products and consumers should call or visit the company's website; 877-277-1663 or www.janod.com and click on "Product Recalls" under the tab at the top of the page for more details.
March 29, 2017
Target has recalled Magnetic Tic Tac Toe games due to choking and possible magnet swallowing. The magnets can come off the tic tac toe game pieces which could be swallowed by a small child. In addition, when two or more magnets are ingested, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis, and in worse cases, death. Consumers should stop and take away from children immediately and file for a full refund at any Target store. Consumers can also call the store at 800-440-0680 or at www.target.com and click on recalls at the bottom of the page, then click on School/Stationary/Seasonal.
March 14, 2017
LIVLY recalls children's sleepwear due to violation of the federal flammability standard. The name of the product Children's robes and two-piece pajama sets. The children's robes and pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Consumers should immediately take the recalled clothing away from children and contact LIVLY for a full refund. Consumers can contact LIVLY toll-free at 844-350-7728 or online at www.livlyclothing.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
March 2, 2017
Little Tikes recalls Toddler Swings due to fall hazard. The name of the product is Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug'n'Secure Pink toddler swing. The plastic seat can crack or break, posing a fall hazard. Consumers should stop using the recalled swings immediately and contact Little Tikes for a refund in the form of a credit towards purchase of another Little Tikes product. Contact the company toll-free at 855-284-1903 or at www.littletikes.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the main page.
Dillard's recalls baby jackets due to choking hazard. The name of the product is Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats. The metal snaps on the jacket can come off posing a choking hazard to small children. Consumers can contact the company directly at 800-345-5273 or online at www.dillards.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the main page. Consumers can file for a full refund at the nearest store.