Child Products Defective & Recalled in 2018
Consumer Child Products Recalled for Defects & Safety Risks
April 2018 Child Products & Consumer Recalls:
- HD Supply recalled 144, 000 Seasons 52’’ five-blade ceiling fans. The brackets connected to fan blades can break and allow the blades to fall, posing an impact hazard.
- Base Brands recalled 2,000 Reduce Hydro Pro water bottles. The pink paint on the outside of the bear water bottle contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard.
- Wild & Wolf recalled 2,900 Petit Collage jumbo wooden xylophones. The ball on the end of the xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard.
- Polaris recalled 5,600 Phoenix 200 all-terrain vehicles, which are posing a crash hazard.
- Jo-Ann recalled 3,000 battery-operated Maker’s Holiday 10-count LED string light sets because glass parts can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.
- Group Rossignol recalled almost 7,000 LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings. The heel piece on the ski binding can come loose, posing a fall hazard to the skier.
- L.L. Bean recalled 600 Allagash fixed blade hunting knives with sheaths. The knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard.
- BRP recalled 6,500 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The dynamic power steering shaft can break, posing a crash hazard.
- Mizco International recalled 6,000 Re-fuel power bank charging stations. When the unit is charged, it can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
March 2018 Child Products & Consumer Recalls:
- Kidde recalled 452,000 dual-sensor smoke alarms because a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of a fire.
- Handi-Craft recalled 590,000 Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders. The snap can detach from the pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard.
- First Aid Research recalled 500,000 Maximum Strength Bacitraycin Plus Ointment with Lidocaine because the packaging is not child-resistant as required by federal law, posing a poisoning hazard.
- Graco recalled 36,000 Table2Table 6-in-1 Highchairs because the highchair’s rear legs can pivot out of position making the chair unstable, posing a fall hazard.
- H-E-B recalled 2.5 million GTC halogen lightbulbs. The bulbs can shatter while in use, posing laceration, fire and burn hazards.
- eheat recalled 35,000 Envi high-efficiency electric panel heaters. Improper wire crimping by the manufacturer can cause the unit to overheat, posing a burn hazard.
- Louis Garneau recalled 650 bicycle helmets because they do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets.
- Amazon recalled 260,000 portable power banks because the power bank’s battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
- Double Insight recalled 104,000 Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers sold exclusively at Walmart because the multicooker can overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard.
February 2018 Child Products & Consumer Recalls:
- Allen Sports recalled 150 UltraX and Ultra1 Folding Bicycles. The bike’s frame can break during use causing the bicycle to collapse, posing a fall hazard.
- Monster Moto recalled 1,800 255cc off-road mini bikes. The fuel tank venting system can leak, posing a fire hazard.
- Yamaha recalled 161,000 golf carts and personal transportation vehicles because the brake cables can fail, posing a crash hazard.
- Home Depot recalled 58,000 Hampton Bay and Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters. The bowl base of the fire pits lacks a heat shield, posing a burn hazard.
- Whirlpool recalled over 40,000 KitchenAid 1.7 Liter Electric Kettles. The handle can loosen and separate from the kettle, causing hot contents to spill, posing a burn hazard.
- The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed a lawsuit against Britax Child Safety based on defect involving B.O.B. jogging strollers. The wheel can detach, causing a fall hazard.
- Specialized Bicycle Components recalled 5,500 Specialized Allez (Base), Allez Sport, and Allez Elite road racing bicycles. The fork on the bicycle can break and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
- Fujitsu recalled 5,800 lithium-ion battery packs because they can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
- Kohler recalled 24,000 gasoline engines with a faulty fuel cap, which can allow over-pressurization in the fuel tank, posing a risk of a fuel leak and fire hazard.
- Sun Rise Trading recalled over 48,000 Kobalt cordless electric chainsaws. The chain brake guard can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard.
- Hunter Douglas recalled 550 Luminette privacy sheer blinds. The cord restraints on the combination wand/cord of the sheer blinds can break, posing a strangulation hazard.
January 2018 Child Products & Consumer Recalls:
- Vornado Air recalled 5,000 Sunny CS (cribside) nursery space heaters. Broken motor mounts can allow the electric heating element to come in contact with the interior plastic materials and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
- VTech recalled 37,000 Lights & Lullabies travel mobiles. The clamp attaching the mobile to the crib rail can break causing the mobile to fall, posing an injury hazard.
- Fashion Accessory Bazaar recalled 20,000 Pokémon fidget spinner keychains. The center post on the fidget spinner can become loose or fall out, posing a choking hazard.
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