Name of Product: Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles
Units: About 37,000
Importer: Sassy Inc., of Kentwood, Mich.
Hazard: Small pieces of the plastic ball can detach as a result of children chewing on the teether/rattle, posing an ingestion hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of pieces of the black plastic from the polka [...]
Keebler® is recalling a limited quantity of 8-count cartons of Fudge Shoppe® Jumbo Fudge Sticks sold at convenience stores. This recall was initiated because the cartons contain individually wrapped Jumbo Peanut Butter Sticks. The individually wrapped cookie sticks are correctly labeled.
People who have allergies to peanut run the risk of serious or [...]
Name of Product: Rosebud drop-side cribs
Units: About 300
Manufacturer: Status Furniture, of Quebec, Canada (out of business)
Distributor/Retailer: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill.
Hazard: The drop-side rail hardware on the cribs can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a hazardous [...]
Name of Product: Butterfly Push Toy
Units: About 1,440
Distributor: Kang Sheng Group, of Lexington, N.C.
Hazard: The plastic balls on the butterfly’s wings can break, causing small metal balls inside to come free. These metal balls pose choking and aspiration hazards to young children.
Description: The recalled toy is plastic. It [...]
Name of Product: Remote-controlled toy tanks
Units: About 67,000
Retailer: Family Dollar Stores Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Importer: Family Dollar Services Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Hazard: The tank’s controller can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Family Dollar has received five reports of the controllers overheating and melting. No injuries [...]
Name of Product: Jogging Strollers
Units: About 22,000 in the United States and 7,200 in Canada
Importer: phil&teds USA Inc., of Fort Collins, CO
Hazard: When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer’s finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: phil&teds has received three reports of incidents [...]
Barry Callebaut USA LLC is conducting a voluntary recall on its product sold by Kroger Stores under the brand “Kroger Value Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips”, 12 oz., UPC Code is 11110–86603 as the product may contain undeclared milk protein.
The following “Best By” dates are affected by this voluntary recall:
November 20, 2012 December [...]
Name of Product: Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts
Units: About 900
Importer: Alpha Industries, of Chantilly, Va.
Hazard: The hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hoods which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf), which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997, to help prevent [...]
Name of Product: Youth hooded wind/rain jackets
Units: About 6,200
Manufacturer: Prairie Mountain Inc., of Lockwood, Missouri
Hazard: The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist [...]
Name of Product: Cool-it Soother by Vulli
Units: About 7,000
Importer: Calisson Inc., of Dana Point, Calif.
Hazard: If the teething ring is punctured, bacteria and mold can grow inside the teether’s untreated liquid. This poses an ingestion hazard to infants and can lead to diarrhea and vomiting.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The Cool-it [...]