Name of Product: Children’s Metal Pendants
Units: About 1,500 (an additional 1,500 pendants were previously recalled in September 2009)
Importer/Distributor/Retailer: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The recalled children’s pendants contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None [...]
Name of Product: Girl’s Hooded Sweatshirts
Units: About 3,700
Manufacturer: Allura Imports Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck [...]
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States [...]
Five Crowns Marketing, Brawley, California is issuing this release today voluntarily recalling cantaloupes packed under the Majesty label because of a potential health risk due to possible contamination of Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported to date, and the company is working with FDA to inform consumers of this recall.
Salmonella is an [...]
Name of Product: “Bobby Chupete” Pacifiers
Units: About 641,000
Importer: Grand World Inc., of Maspeth, N.Y.
Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The pacifier mouth guard is too small, posing a choking hazard to infants and toddlers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves “Bobby Chupete” pacifiers. The pacifiers have a [...]
ConAgra Foods, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 15 oz. tubs of Blue Bonnet Spread that were inadvertently mispackaged—the lid is for regular Blue Bonnet Spread and the tub portion describes the product as Blue Bonnet Light Spread. The product inside of the [...]
Name of Product: Maclaren Strollers
Units: About one million
Distributor: Maclaren USA, Inc., of South Norwalk, Conn.
Hazard: The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 15 reports of children placing their finger in the stroller’s [...]
Name of Product: Adventure Playsets Wooden Play Sets Units: About 275,000 in the United States and 6,800 in Canada Distributor: Adventure Playsets, of Amarillo, Texas Hazard: The plastic coated lumber on the horizontal ladder (monkey bar/swing beam) can weaken over time due to rotting of the whitewood (spruce, pine and fir [...]