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. [...]
Sold Exclusively at Kohl’s
Name of Product: Toy truck gifts with boy’s t-shirts
Units: About 9,000
Importer/Distributor: Happy Shirts, of Honolulu, Hawaii
Hazard: Connections in the toy trucks battery compartment can smolder or catch the trucks on fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Happy Shirts has received one report of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Name of Product: Halloween Projection Flashlights
Units: About 10,000
Importer: Nygala Corp., of Teterboro, N.J.
Hazard: The flashlights can overheat, blister and melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one reported incident involving a flashlight that overheated, blistered and melted.
Description: The black and orange plastic flashlight is [...]
Name of Product: Circo Children’s Task Lamps
Units Sold: Approximately 13,000
Importer: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: Lamps can overheat, causing the adhesive inside the lamp socket to melt and migrate into the bulb area of the socket. The cooled glue can adhere to the light bulb base and make the bulb difficult [...]
Name of Product: Animated Safari and Aquarium Lamps
Units: About 35,000
Importer: Nantucket Distributing Co. Inc., of Middleboro, Mass.
Retailer: Christmas Tree Shops, of Union, NJ
Hazard: Defective wiring in the lamps can cause an electrical short, posing fire and shock hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops has received three reports of sparking. [...]
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: Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters
Units: About 18,500 (previously recalled in January 2010)
Distributor: UJ Trading, of Houston, Texas
Hazard: The battery housing under the helicopter canopy can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported by UJ Trading.
Description: This recall involves Danbar Toys Knight Hawk remote control [...]
Name of Product: Circo Children’s Space Camp Combo Pack
Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The floor of the tent failed a flammability test and poses a fire hazard.
Description: The recall involves one model of the Circo Space Combo pack, which includes a children’s tent, sleeping bag, backpack [...]