News | Published July 24, 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: 2014 SCOTT® Speedster 30 and 40, and Contessa Speedster 25 and 35 road bicycles

Hazard: The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Scott USA has received one report of a fork breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves model year 2014 SCOTT men’s and women’s road bicycles, models Speedster 30, Speedster 40, Contessa Speedster 25 and Contessa Speedster 35. The bikes have the brand name “SCOTT” and the model name “Speedster” on the frame. They were sold in black and white with blue, green, purple or teal accents. The following serial number ranges are included in the recall: AS30500001–AS30504930, AS30700001–AS30704651, AS30900001–AS30903278, AS31100001–AS31103744 and AS40101604–AS40105463. The serial number is printed on a white sticker and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals.

Sold at: Authorized SCOTT dealers nationwide at retail and online from about August 2013 through May 2014 for between $1,000 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Cambodia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized SCOTT dealer. Consumers with a recalled bicycle will receive a free replacement fork and have it installed at no cost.

Consumer contact: Scott USA toll-free at 888.607.8365 ext. 2012 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CT, Monday through Friday, email recall@scott-sports.com, or online at scott-sports.com and click on “Safety and Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Name of product: Brooks Furniture Glider Rockers

Hazard: The spindles in the glider base can separate while rocking, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 29 reports of the chair’s spindles separating or loosening on the base of the glider rockers. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall includes two styles of Brooks Furniture glider rockers 1529P and 1529V-LM.  The 1529P glider rocker has a maple wood frame with blue fabric upholstery. The 1529V-LM glider rocker has a maple wood frame with beige vinyl upholstery and a locking mechanism to disengage the glider. Both recalled chairs have the style number and manufacture date between 1/1/2011 and 12/31/2012 printed under the chair’s seat. Brooks Furniture is printed on a label attached to the seat cushions.

Sold at: Kaplan Early Learning Co. nationwide from October 2011 to December 2012 for about $390 to $540 depending on style.

Manufactured in: USA

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the glider rocker and contact Brooks Furniture to receive a free replacement base.

Consumer contact: Brooks Furniture at 800.427.6657 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET, Monday through Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm ET or online at brooksfurnitureonline.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

 

Name of product: Reebok TCPRE Senior and Junior Goalie Throat Collars

Hazard: Throat collars have been decertified by BNQ in Canada due to the risk that a skate blade could penetrate the collar, posing a laceration hazard to the throat.

Incidents/Injuries: Reebok-CCM has received no reports of product-related injuries or complaints from consumers or retailers.

Description: The recalled Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Goalie Throat Collars are black with white trim and the word “Reebok” is embroidered at the base of the collar. They have the BNQ certification mark screen-printed and the words "Ballistic Nylon Ballistique", "TCPRE SR or JR" and sizing information on the right side of the collar base. Affected products have the model number K101SR TCPRE or K101JR TCPRE located on the label sewn on the inside of each throat collar pad and on the outside of a polybag in which the product may have been sold at retail stores.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from April 2012 through May 2014, for about $50 for the SR model and $40 for the JR model.

Manufactured in: Sport Maska Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled throat collars and contact their local hockey dealer to return the product for a full refund or replacement, or contact Reebok-CCM for information on how to return the product directly to Reebok-CCM for a replacement or full refund.

Consumer contact: Reebok-CCM at 800.451.4600 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday, or online at reebokccm.com and click on Goalie Throat Collar Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Name of product: Tern Folding Bicycles

Hazard: The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries reported in the U.S. The firm has received 11 reports of the bicycle frames cracking including five reports of minor scrapes and bruises from outside of the U.S.

Description: The recall involves Link Uno, Link D7i, Link D8, Link P9, Link P7i, and Link P24h models of Tern brand adult folding bikes. These six models were sold in black/blue, black/green, black/grey, black/red dark grey/light grey, grey/orange and white/pink color combinations. “Tern” is printed on the front end of the top tube and on other portions of the frame. The model name is printed on the middle of the top tube. Recalled bicycles have a 10-character alphanumeric serial number that begin with either AI1133 through AI1137 or AI1151 through AI1213 stamped on the bottom bracket shell of the bike. An alphanumeric service tag number is located on the front of the seat tube and this number can be used to determine if the bicycle is affected by going to the firm’s website.

Sold at: Authorized Stile/Tern dealers nationwide from November 2011 to April 2014 for between $600 and $1,250.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and contact Stile Products or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free replacement frame and have it installed at no cost or they can upgrade their bike to one of three designated models at an additional cost.

Consumer contact: Stile Products toll-free at 888.570.8376 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PT, Monday through Friday, or online at ternbicycles.com and click on “Product Recall Information” for more information.

 

Name of product: SR Suntour forks on model year 2011 through 2013 Scott and Trek bicycles

Hazard: The front fork can break, posing a crash hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Scott has received one report of a broken SR Suntour fork. No injuries were reported. Trek has received 28 reports of broken forks. Five injuries have been reported, including minor bruises, a separated shoulder and broken bones.

Description: This recall involves SR Suntour front forks on 13 models of Scott and 11 models of Trek 2011, 2012 and 2013 bicycles. 

Recalled Scott bicycles have 700c wheels, disc brakes and one of the following Suntour front fork models: NEX or NCX. Bicycle model names and numbers are on the main frame of each bicycle in a location that varies by model. The model year can be identified by the color scheme of the bicycle frame. The fork’s model name is printed on the outer sides of the fork. 

The following Scott bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled:

Model Name(s)

Model Year(s) and Color

SR Suntour Fork

Sportster 10 Men

2011 (black/white/gold)

NCX

Sportster 10 Solution

2011 (black/white/gold)

NCX

Sportster 25 Men

2011 (white/brown/black)

NCX

Sportster 25 Solution

2011 (white/red/orange)

NCX

Sportster 30 Men

2011 (grey/white)

2012 (white/black/grey/gold)

NEX

Sportster 30 Solution

2011 (black/white/grey)

NEX

Sportster 55 Lady 

2011 (black/white/gold) 2012 (white/purple)

NEX

Sportster 55 Men

2011 (black/white/orange)

NEX

Sportster X30 Men

2013 (black/white/grey/red)

NEX

Sportster X30 Solution

2013 (black/blue/grey)

NEX

Sportster X40 Men

2013 (black/white/blue)

NEX

Sportster X50 Men

2013 (grey/white/black)

NEX

Sportster X50 Lady

2013 (white/grey)

NEX

Recalled Trek bicycles have disc brakes and one of the following Suntour front fork models: NEX, NRX (with IS mounts), XCM (on bicycles with 29-inch wheels) or XCT (on bicycles with 29-inch wheels). Bicycle model names and numbers are on the top tube near the seat tube or near the head tube. Bicycles with a serial number ending in F, G or H should be taken to the dealer for inspection. The serial number is on the frame of the bicycle under the bottom bracket. The fork’s model name is printed on the outer sides of the fork. 

The following Trek bicycles with Suntour forks are being recalled: 

Model Name(s)

Model Year(s)

SR Suntour Fork

8.3 DS

2012 and 2013

NEX

8.4 DS

2012 and 2013

NRX

8.5 DS

2012 and 2013

NRX

8.6 DS

2013

NRX

Cali

2013

XCM

Marlin and Marlin SS

2011

XCT

Marlin

2012 and 2013

XCM

Marlin SS

2012

XCM

Montare

2011

NRX

Neko SL

2012 and 2013

NRX

Utopia

2011

NRX

Wahoo

2011

XCM

Wahoo

2012 and 2013

XCT

 

Sold at: Bicycle stores nationwide from October 2010 to November 2013 for between $450 and $1,100 for Scott bicycles and from May 2010 to June 2014 for between $600 and $1,370 for Trek bicycles.

Manufactured in: China and Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles. Consumers with recalled Scott bicycles should take them to an authorized Scott dealer for a free repair of the NEX model or a free replacement lower fork for the NCX model. Consumers with recalled Trek bicycles should take them to an authorized Trek dealer for a free repair of NEX, XCM and XCT models or a free replacement of the NRX model.

Consumer contact: Scott USA toll-free at 888.607.8365, ext. 2012, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CT, Monday through Friday, or online at scott-sports.com and click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Trek at 800.373.4594 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CT, Monday through Friday, or online at trekbikes.com and click on the Get Support button at the bottom of the page, then click on Safety & Recalls under Owner Resources for more information.

 

Name of product: Panadol Advance® 100 count caplets

Hazard: The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. These products contain acetaminophen which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves bottles of 100ct Panadol Advance pain relievers. The medicine was sold in white containers with a blue label, inside a blue box. “Panadol” and “Advance” are printed on the label. Lot numbers and dates codes are located on the left side panel of the box and on the left side of the label on the bottle, near the bar code. Lot numbers and date codes included in the recall are:

  • Lot number: 14241, expiration date: 02/2015
  • Lot number: 14002, expiration date: 10/2014
  • Lot number: 13881, expiration date: 09/2014
  • Lot number: 13801, expiration date: 09/2014

Sold at: Drug, grocery and mass merchandise stores in Puerto Rico from November 2012 through February 2014 for about $10.

Manufactured in: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), of Moon Township, Penn.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately place the product out of a child’s sight and reach, and contact GSK for a refund.

Consumer contact: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) toll-free at 888.912.8455 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday, or online at us.gsk.com and click on “Media & news” in the upper left and, if not listed with current releases, click on “Press release archive” on the left side for more information.

 

Name of product: Sparrow Cribs

Hazard: The slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.

Incidents/Injuries: Oeuf received four reports of the slats/spindles and the top rail detaching from the crib. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recall includes four models of Oeuf Sparrow cribs. The cribs were sold in the colors birch, grey, walnut and white. The recalled cribs were manufactured between July 2007 and January 2014 and have one of the following model numbers: 1SPCR, 2SPCR, 4SPCR or 5SPCR. The manufacture date, in the MM-YYYY format, and the model number are located on the warning label attached to the crib's mattress support.

Sold at: Independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online for about $800.

Manufactured in: Latvia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the cribs and contact Oeuf to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer contact: Oeuf toll-free at 844.653.8527 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday or online at oeufnyc.com and click on Sparrow Recall for more information.

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