Name of Product: Flexible Flyer Swing Sets
Units: About 100,500 in the United States and 4,900 in Canada
Manufacturer: The Troxel Company, of Moscow, Tenn.
Hazard: The see saw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use, posing a fall hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm received 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking [...]
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Walmart recalled its eight-count packages of Cruller bakery pastries because the common name of milk was not listed following sodium caseinate, a milk derivative, on the ingredient label. People who have milk allergies that do not recognize sodium caseinate as a milk derivative run the risk [...]
Name of Product: Scoot ‘n Zoom children’s riding toy
Units: About 165,000
Distributor: Radio Flyer, of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: The riding toy can tip over allowing a child to fall forward while riding, posing a fall hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm received reports of ten incidents with six injuries, including three where [...]
Name of Product: Mini Stars building sets
Units: About 18,000 (additional star building sets were recalled in September 2010)
Distributor: Edushape Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y.
Hazard: Plastic knobs can break from the center of the stars, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Edushape have received two reports of the [...]
Since my kids don’t play baseball or softball, I don’t know if the following post is applicable to kids, but it doesn’t hurt to include it, right? I always prefer to air on the side of caution when it comes to kids.
Name of Product: Mizuno Supreme Series and Ballpark Pro baseball and [...]
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 [...]
Name of Product: Full-face bicycle helmets
Units: About 31,100 in the United States, and about 2,500 in Canada
Importer: Bell Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Hazard: The plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer’s head. This poses a head injury hazard to riders in [...]
Okay, I know that technically food processors aren’t children’s products, but I know a lot of kids help out in the kitchen, so I thought it was appropriate to list.
Name of Product: General Electric® Food Processors
Units: About 255,000
Importer: Walmart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Hazard: The safety interlock system on the [...]
Name of Product: Toy Story 3 Bowling Game
Units: About 600
Importer: G.A. Gertmenian and Sons, LLC, of Los Angeles
Hazard: The red paint used on some bowling pins has been measured to be in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: G.A. [...]