Name of Product: Discovery Kids™ Animated Marine and Safari Lamps
Units: About 300,000
Importer: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Hazard: The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Innovage has received 11 reports of short circuiting. [...]
Name of product: Push ‘N Snap Cabinet Locks
Units: About 900,000
Importer: Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) Inc., of Columbus, Ind.
Hazard: Young children can disengage the cabinet locks, allowing access to cabinet contents and posing the risk of injury, due to dangerous or unsafe items.
Incidents/Injuries: DJG has received 200 reports of locks that [...]
The U.S. Consumer Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers that certain recalled products, originally sold at Meijer, Inc., were resold after the recall date due to an error. These recalled products were improperly disposed of by offering them for sale at discount retailers, dollar stores, liquidation firms, flea markets and thrift stores nationwide at [...]
Hmm… they may want to rethink that product name. “Fire” and “Burn” aren’t exactly what comes to mind when I hear the name “Safeto Go”.
Name of Product: LED Flashlight and Battery Set
Units: About 41,000
Importer: BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., of Westborough, Mass.
Hazard: The flashlights can heat up, smoke or [...]
Ci Sport Expandable, Insulated Lunch Box Set
Name of Product: Expandable Insulated Lunch Box with Freezer Gel Pack
Units: About 248,000
Importer: California Innovations Inc., of Toronto, Canada
Hazard: Gel that contains diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol can leak out of damaged freezer gel packs, posing a poisoning hazard if ingested by children [...]
Pay no attention to the child flying across the room…
Name of Product: Five-Light Floor Lamps
Units: About 43,700
Importer: Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio
Hazard: The wiring for the lamp’s light sockets can become exposed, posing a risk of electric shock to consumers. In addition, use of the [...]
Name of Product: Children’s Chairs and Stools
Units: About 1,600 chairs and 1,300 stools
Importer: Elegant Gifts Mart Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the metal frame of the children’s chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The [...]
Name of Product: Circo 17” Children’s Travel Cases
Units: About 139,000 units
Importer: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The surface coating on the travel cases contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The Circo brand label is found on the fabric handle attached to the [...]
Kids shouldn’t be playing with toasters anyway, but in case you’re lucky enough to have a kid who actually makes his own breakfast, you’ll want to keep them away from this one.
Name of Product: Hamilton Beach® classic chrome 2-slice toasters
Units: About 14,000
Importer: Hamilton Beach Brands Inc., of Glen [...]
These little handheld massagers are so cute, I’d be surprised if there wasn’t at least one kid who didn’t have one. Cute doesn’t always mean safe, though.
Sold Exclusively at BJ’s Wholesale Clubs
Name of Product: Handheld Massage Pets
Units: About 25,500
Distributor/Importer: Fourstar Group USA Inc., of Bedford Heights, [...]