Thursday, January 24, 2008
Recent recalls for lead:
Collectible mini helmets by Bell Racing Co.
The First Years 3-in-1 Flush and Sounds potty seats by RC2 Corp.
Children’s sunglasses by FGX International Inc.
Fishing games by Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc.
Children’s Robbie Ducky holiday water globes by Jo-Ann Stores Inc.
Baby toys and Speed Racer cars by Greenbrier International Inc.
Recent recalls for entrapment/strangulation hazards include:
Bunk beds by Hooker Furniture Co. have gaps between parts of the upper bunk.
The following clothes contain drawstrings or waistbands that pose strangulation and/or entrapment hazards to children:
TKS-brand children’s pants by E.S. Sutton
Basic Editions-brand girls’ clothing sets by Millennium Apparel Group
Personal Identity-brand V-neck sweaters with hood by A & R
Boys’ hooded sweatshirts by Scope Apparel L.P.
Jewel brand girls’ hooded sweatshirts by Liberty Apparel Co.
Boys’ jackets by Gap Outlet
Recent recalls for choking hazards:
Infantino lion teethers by Infantino
Holiday Cosmetics stuffer bears by Victoria’s Secret
Sterling silver teething rings by Empire Silver Company
Tot Tower toy blocks by eeBoo Corp.
Other recent recalls include:
Cordless air-powered hockey tables by Gamenamics Inc. pose a burn hazard because the table’s wires can overheat or melt.
The First Years Newborn-to-Toddler reclining feeding seats by RC2 Corp. have restraining straps that can pull out of the waist strap slots.
Super magnet toys by Man’s Trading Co. have small, powerful magnets that can come loose and can be fatal if swallowed.
To report a problem with a product or to see the complete list of recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Sarah Chusid, program director
Kids in Danger