News | Published August 26, 2014

Recent product recalls

Here are recent product recalls announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For the most up-to-date recall information, please visit cpsc.gov and click on the Recalls tab from the home page.

 

Name of product: Dream On Me Dinah High Chairs

Hazard: The leg or side opening of the chair can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck or fall from the chair. This poses a strangulation and fall hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes Dream On Me Dinah high chairs made with a steel, powder coated tubing open-framed base with white plastic foot grips and black with white trim or red with white trim fabric seats. The chair has a white plastic tray, plastic footrest and a white fabric five-point adjustable safety strap. “Dream On Me” is printed on a label attached to the front of the tray. There is a color-coordinated black and white or red and white fabric storage bin attached to the bottom of the chair legs. The high chair can be folded for storage.                         

Sold at: Walmart.com and amazon.com from November 2012 to November 2013 for about $60.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled high chairs and contact Dream On Me to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer contact: Dream On Me toll-free at 877.201.4317 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday or online at dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.

 

Name of product: East Coast Cycle Supply Trayl TRN Mountain Bikes

Hazard: The brakes can fail to stop riders within the distances required by federal regulation, posing a crash hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: East Coast Cycle Supply has received one report of the braking system taking longer to stop than allowed by federal regulation. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves all Trayl TRN 29-inch hardtail mountain bikes. The bike has a black and green frame with a white front fork. The word Trayl is in white on the underside of the down tube and in green on the topside of the down tube. The Trayl logo appears as the “Y” in the word.                         

Sold at: Sports Authority between November 2013 and May 2014 for $650.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to Sports Authority for a free repair. East Coast Cycle Supply is contacting consumers directly.

Consumer contact: East Coast Cycle Supply toll-free at 844.322.9253 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm ET Monday through Friday, email customerservice@eccyclesupply.com, or online at eccyclesupply.com and click on News at the top or bottom of the page for more information.

 

Name of product: Mayborn USA Tommee Tippee® Monitor with Movement Sensor Pad

Hazard: Child can pull sensor pad cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves two models of the Tommee Tippee Movement and Sound Baby Monitors with Sensor Pads. The product comes in three parts; the baby unit, parent unit and the movement sensor pad. The pad is white with a 10 foot cord that runs from the pad to the baby monitor unit. Both models come with a sensor pad that fits under the baby’s crib mattress and sounds an alarm if no movement is detected for 20 seconds. There is a keypad and small screen above the keypad on both the baby unit and the parent unit. The recalled products include models 1082S and 1094S. Model 1094S includes a night-vision video camera. Model numbers are located on the bottom of the base of the recharger and also on the bottom of the camera.                         

Sold at: Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us stores and amazon.com, since September 2011 for approximately $150

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately make sure all monitor cords are out of reach of the child and contact Mayborn USA for a free cord cover kit that includes rigid protective cord covers through which the sensor pad cords can be threaded, a new, permanent electric cord warning label about the strangulation risk, and revised instructions.  

Consumer contact: Mayborn USA toll-free at 866.214.1537 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Friday, or online at tommeetippee.us and click on “Safety Recall” at the lower center area to order the free cord cover kit and for more information.

 

Name of product: Dynacraft Avigo 20 Inch Turn N’ Burn Youth Bicycles

Hazard: The front wheel on the bicycle can detach, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Dynacraft has received one report of a consumer who fell and sustained scrapes and abrasions when the front wheel detached.

Description: This recall involves 20 inch Avigo Turn N Burn youth bicycles with model number 8107-62. The model number and date of manufacture, “08202013,” are printed on a data label on the frame’s seat tube. The bicycles have a silver frame, blue handlebars and black front fork with blue accents, hand brakes and a kickstand. The serial number can be found etched on the frame on the underside of the bottom bracket shell. Serial numbers included in the recall have:

  1. letters “DJFH” followed by a six-digit number between 026588 and 027104, and between 089533 through 090562;
  2. or the letters “DJFI” followed by a six-digit number between 015107 and 015552, and between 100093 and 101193.                       

Sold at: Toys “R” Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between September 2013 and June 2014 for $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact Dynacraft to arrange for a free repair

Consumer contact: Dynacraft at 800.551.0032 from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm PT Monday through Friday or online at dynacraftbike.com and click on “Owners,” then select “Warnings/Recalls.”

 

Name of product: L.L. Bean Fisherman’s and Open Stitch Children’s Sweaters

Hazard: Spare button attached to the label on the inside seam did not pass attachment strength testing and is considered a choking hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes L.L. Bean children’s sweaters sold in two styles: Fisherman’s, and Open Stitch. The Fisherman cardigan sweaters are a cable-knit weave with five or six buttons down the front, sold in solid colors: pink, ivory, green, natural, navy, teal and red. The Fisherman sweaters have product numbers printed on the inside back of the neck tag: 283148 (toddlers), 283149 (infants), 284855 (little girls) or 289727 (little girls). The Open Stitch cardigan sweater has one button at the top of the neckline with a crocheted knit pattern sold in blue, light pink, white and yellow with product number 286158 on the back neck tag. The sweaters were sold in little girl’s sizes four to seven.                       

Sold at: L.L. Bean stores nationwide, L.L. Bean’s catalog and online at www.llbean.com from July 2013 to June 2014 for about $30-$40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the spare button attached to label located on the inside seam of the sweaters to eliminate the hazard.

Consumer contact: L.L. Bean at 800.555.9717 from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm ET daily or online at llbean.com and click on the “Recall & Safety Info” tab under the “About L.L. Bean” heading on the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Name of product: Lea Industries Lighted Night Stands

Hazard: The light fixture under the nightstand can overheat and scorch carpet, posing a burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the lighting fixtures underneath the night stands overheating and scorching carpets.  No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves lighted nightstands sold in three different styles and finishes. The nightstands are made of wood, have two drawers, a power strip on the back panel and a 20 watt halogen bulb on the underside of the bottom panel. Recalled models include: 244-421 Willow Run in a toffee finish, 245-421 Willow Run in a white finish and 237-420 Americana in a medium oak finish.  They measure about 22 inches wide, 16 inches deep and 27 inches high. “Lea” and the model number are printed on a label on the back of the nightstands. There are two touch buttons on either side of the side panels that operate the nightstand’s lamp.                             

Sold at: Furnitureland South and other major furniture stores nationwide and online at hayneedle.com and others from March 2013 through April 2014 for about $350.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug the nightstand light from the outlet and contact Lea Industries to arrange for a free repair and a $50 gift card. Only nightstands with a light fixture are included in this recall.

Consumer contact: Lea Industries toll-free at 888.770.7116 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Friday or online at leafurniture.com and click on “Safety” for more information.

 

Name of product: Brita hard-sided water filter bottle for kids

Hazard: The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard

Incidents/Injuries: Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The four recalled children’s water bottles have popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. Characters and bottle colors include Dora the Explorer®, violet; Hello Kitty®, pink; SpongeBob Square Pants®, blue; and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, green. The bottles stand six inches tall, hold 15 ounces of liquid, have white lids that screw off and have fold-up straws and filters that sit inside the straw below the lid.  Each bottle bears a Brita logo and features the image of a popular children’s cartoon character. The removable plastic wrap on the bottle at time of purchase has the model number BB07 and the following UPC codes: 60258-35883 on the Dora the Explorer, 60258-35914 on the Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 on the SpongeBob Square Pants and 60258-35882 on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.                         

Sold at: Alaska Housewares, Associated Food Stores, Bartell Drug, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Quidsi, Royal Ahold, Shopko, Target, US Navy Exchange, Walmart Stores, and online at amazon.com, drugstore.com and target.com. Hello Kitty bottles were sold from February 2014 through July 2014. Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bottles were sold from June 2013 through July 2014. The bottles sold for about $13 to $19.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.

Consumer contact: Call Brita at 800.926.2065 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Friday or go to brita.com and click “Safety Recall” for more information.

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