Name of Product: Bassettbaby drop-side cribs with external plastic hardware
Units: About 90,000
Manufacturer: Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., of Bassett, Va.
Hazard: The cribs’ drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to detach from the crib. When a drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between [...]
Name of Product: Hooded jackets and sweatshirts
Units: About 11,700
Distributor: VOS Sports Inc., City of Industry, Calif.
Hazard: The children’s hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood and/or waist that can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) , which were incorporated into an [...]
Name of Product: Rocking Horses
Units: About 1,200
Importer: Rocking Horse Depot, of Buckeye, Ariz.
Hazard: The reins on the rocking horse bridle are long enough to form a loop around a child’s head and neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received one report of a near strangulation [...]
Name of Product: Horse-on-a-Stick Toys
Units: About 8,800
Importer: Big Ideas Marketing, of Owings Mills, Md.
Hazard: The reins on horse-on-a-stick toy’s bridle are long enough to form a loop around a child’s head and neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received one report of a near strangulation involving [...]
Name of Product: Chaperone Infant car seats
Units: About 23,000
Importer: Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Hazard: The harness chest clip can break and pose a laceration hazard. Due to its small size it also poses a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the chest clip breaking. Injuries [...]