Name of Product: Wooden animal drum
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Cost Plus Inc. of Oakland, Calif.
Hazard: The paint used on the drum is in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Description: The recalled toy is a wooden hexagon drum with [...]
Name of Product: Sage Creek Organics children’s sleepwear
Units: About 600
Importer: Sage Creek Organics, of Tarzana, Calif.
Hazard: The garments fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear posing a risk of burn injury to children. The garments are being recalled because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements.
Name of Product: Roman shades
Units: About 45,000 Roman shades
Manufacturer: The Shade Store, of Port Chester, N.Y.
Hazard: Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around [...]
Name of Product: Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets
Units: Approximately 240,000; a number of these products were recalled in November 2009 for a similar hazard, which listed 275,000 playsets in the U.S. and 6,800 in Canada.
Manufacturer: Adventure Playsets, of Pittsburg, KS
Hazard: The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the [...]
Now that it’s official, I am reposting this just in case you missed it the first time I posted it on 6/17/11.
CPSC votes to grant extension of time to comply with new rules to crib rental companies
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In less than two weeks, a new generation of safer cribs will [...]
Contact: Consumer: Eagle Produce, LLC 480-323-6177
Media: Paul Fleming Eagle Produce, LLC 480-323-6177 email@example.com
Eagle Produce, LLC of Scottsdale, Arizona has announced a limited recall of certain cantaloupes shipped from Arizona to upstate New York in late May, due to their potential to be contaminated with salmonella. Although no illnesses have been reported, Eagle Produce [...]
Name of Product: Children’s Pain & Fever Concentrated Drops
Units: About 898,000
Manufacturer: Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., of Aquebogue, N.Y
Distributed by: Rugby Laboratories, Inc., of Duluth, Georgia
Hazard: This over the counter medicine contains acetaminophen which calls for child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. Although the original bottle has child-resistant [...]
Name of Product: Quick Kids Junior Tennis Racquets
Units: About 2,000
Manufacturer: GAMMA Sports, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hazard: The orange grip tape on the tennis racket’s handle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves Quick [...]
Name of Product: Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals
Units: About 51,700
Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received eight reports of the decorative flowers detaching from the sandals. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled infant girls sandals are white [...]
Name of Product: B-Nimble Strollers
Units: About 20,000 in the United States and 800 in Canada
Importer: Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Hazard: An audible click heard when the brake pedal is pressed can give a false impression that the brake is fully engaged when it is not. When the brake is [...]