Name of Products: Microfiber Glider Recliners with Ottomans and Leather Glider Recliners with Ottomans
Units: About 375,000
Retailer: Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio.
Hazard: An exposed gap between the moving parts of the chair and the base framework can allow access to toddlers and infants, posing an entrapment hazard. In addition, other exposed moving [...]
Okay, I’m no expert, but even I could have figured this one out. There aren’t any nose openings, so how exactly are you supposed to breathe while wearing one of these?
Name of Product: Children’s Frog Masks
Units: About 3,400
Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The plush frog masks [...]
Name of Product: Twist and Sort Toys
Units: About 760
Manufacturer: Guidecraft Inc., of Winthrop, Minn.
Hazard: The small pegs on three of the four posts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Twist ‘n Sort wooden toys. The toy has a square base, four [...]
Name of Product: LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers
Units: About 40 in the United States and 10 in Canada
Manufacturer: Lifemarque, of United Kingdom
Importer: Rock Gear, of Canada
Hazard: The carriers were sold without bolts that attach the carrier’s main frame to the metal stand. Missing bolts cause the carrier to disconnect from the [...]
This is for those families who use carbon monoxide detectors …
Name of Product: CO 1224T Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors
Units: About 20,000
Manufacturer: Sensor System, of St. Charles, Ill.
Distributor: ADT Security Services Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla.
Hazard: When the CO detectors reach the end of their useful life, [...]
Name of Product: “Innovations” and “At Home with Meijer” Roman shades and roll-up blinds
Units: About 3,200 units (240,000 originally recalled in March 2010)
Importer/Retailer: Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Manufacturer: Whole Space Industries LTD, of Centereach, N.Y.
Roman Shades – Strangulation can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed [...]
Recall Release CLASS I RECALL FSIS-RC-080-2011 HEALTH RISK: HIGH
Congressional and Public Affairs (202) 720-9113 Adam Tarr
WASHINGTON, Oct 11, 2011 – Commercial Meat Co., a Los Angeles, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 377,775 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food [...]
Name of Product: B.O.B.® single and double strollers
Units: About 411,700 in the United States and 27,000 in Canada (357,000 units were recalled in February 2011 due to strangulation hazard posed by canopy drawstring)
Importer: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho
Hazard: The stroller canopy’s embroidered logo’s backing patch can detach, posing a choking [...]