News | Published April 12, 2012

Current child-related recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Name of product: Tumblekins Toys

Hazard: The toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and laceration hazards to children.

Incidents/injuries: The firm has received one report of a toy breaking into small pieces. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves all Tumblekins toy vehicles and play sets, including the farm play set, fire station, police car, roadster, off-roader, fire truck and school bus. The toys are wooden, painted in bright colors. The toys range from 6 to 12 inches long and 4 to 9 1/2 inches tall. "Tumblekins," "Made in China" and manufacturing code 171111461502 or 346101461502 are printed on the toys. The item number and the UPC are printed on the toy's packaging. For the list of specific item numbers and UPCs, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12111.html

Sold by: Juvenile product stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide and on various websites from March 2011 through December 2011.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumer should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and contact International Playthings to recieve a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact International Playthings at 800.445.8347 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm ET Monday-Friday, or email the firm at recall@intplay.com


Name of product: Carter's Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep 'n Play Garments

Hazard: The snaps can detach from the fabric of the garment, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.

Incidents/injuries: The firm has received approximately 30 reports of snaps detaching from the garments. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves H.W. Carter & Sons/Carter's Watch the Wear bodysuits and sleep 'n play one-piece garments. "Carter's Watch the Wear" is printed on the front of the package and on the inside neckline. The garments are pastel blue, pink and yellow, and packaged as solids, stripes and patterns. They are sold in packages of two, three or five. The style numbers are located on the rear of the packaging. for a list of affected style numbers, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12103.html

Sold by: Big Lots, Century 21, Conway, Cookies, Cost Mart, DD's Discount, Edison Childrenswear, Gabriel Brothers, Kiddy Time, Kids Place, Kidstown, National Stores, Pamida Stores, Real Value, Regine's, R.H. Reny, Ross, Shoppers World, Valley Wholesale, Variety Wholesalers and Youngland stores nationwide. Recalled garments sold from November 2010 through August 2011.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately discontinue use of garments and contact Weeplay to receive free replacement garments.

Consumer contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Weeplay toll-free at 888.226.2200 between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET Monday-Friday or by email at info@weeplaykids.com

Name of product: Infants' TYLENOL Oral Suspension, 1 oz. Grape

Hazard: The flow restrictor has been pushed into the bottle in some cases when the syringe is inserted.

Incidents/injuries: "A small number of complaints from consumers" reported difficulty with a system intended to provide precise dosing of the product. the system uses a dosing syringe that is supposed to be inserted into a flow-restricting cover on top of the bottle. No adverse events associated with this action have been reported to date and the risk of a serious adverse medical event is remote.

Description: The system uses a dosing syringe that is supposed to be inserted into a flow-restricting cover on top of the bottle. Lot numbers include BIL0U00, BIL0V00, BIL3500, BJL2D00, BJL2E00, BJL2T00, BJL2U00. For more information, visit www.fda.gov/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm292566.htm

Product UPC (serial number): 300450122308

Sold at: Infant Tylenol dealers throughout the United States

Manufactured in: Latina, Italy

Remedy: If the flow restrictor is pushed into the bottle, the parent or caregiver should not use the product. Consumers can request a refund by visiting www.tylenol.com or contacting McNeil at 1.888.222.6036 Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm ET and Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET.

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