News | Published December 30, 2013

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: Wearever Girl’s Hooded Jacket and Pant Set

Hazard: The jackets sold with the set have drawstrings through the hood, which pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall includes Wearever Girl brand girl’s long sleeve zip-up, 100% cotton hooded jackets sold as a set with brown pants. The brown hooded jackets have thin aqua, light pink and light green horizontal stripes and are sold in girl’s sizes 7 to 16. There is a brown, flat drawstring around the neck of the jackets. “Wearever Girl” is printed on a label on the back inside neck of the jackets and on the pants.

Sold exclusively at: Burlington Coat Factory in August 2013 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the jackets away from children, and remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can also contact David’s Place to obtain a return address label and instructions for returning the garment for a full refund. 

Consumer contact:Call David’s Place Off Price Clothing toll-free at 888.394.1398 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm PT Monday through Friday, or e-mail at dania@ymijeans.com for more information.

 

Name of product: Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattle

Hazard: The colored arches can break, creating a small part that poses a choking hazard to small children.

Incidents/Injuries: Manhattan Group has received four reports of the rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall includes the Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattle. The plastic rattles have four, colored arches (red, orange, green and blue) with sliding beads on each of the arches. The arches are held together by a single string of red, white and blue elastic.The rattle arches measure about 5 inches in diameter. The product was sold with or without a box. “Manhattan Toy” is printed on one of the arches. 

Sold at: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada and online atmanhattantoy.com from September 2011 through October 2013 for about $15

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children, and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer contact:Call Manhattan Group at 800.541.1345 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT Monday through Friday, or go online atmanhattantoy.com and click on RECALLS at the bottom of the home page for more information.

 

Name of product: K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters

Hazard: The front assembly of the kickboards/scooters can break and the handle can detach or partially detach, causing loss of control or loss of balance. This poses a fall hazard to the rider.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves K2 Revo Kick kickboards/scooters with the item code I10700100. Revo Kick and the item code are printed on a sticker on the underside of the deck. The kickboard/scooter is made of aluminum, and has three wheels, a wooden deck and a vertical handle with a round grip. The kickboards/scooters measure about 32 inches long and 40 inches high. The deck has a red, white and blue design with K2 printed on it.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at K2skates.com from March 2010 through September 2013 for about $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kickboards/scooters and contact K2 Sports for a full refund.

Consumer contact:Call K2 Sports toll-free at 866.302.9996 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm PT Monday through Friday, email the firm atkickboard@k2sports.com or go online atk2sports.com and click on Important Safety Information for more information.

 

Name of product: American Boy and Girl Infant “Susan” Sandals

Hazard: The top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves infant girl sandals sold under the Falls Creek Baby brand. The “Susan” style was sold in infant sizes 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months and 9 to 12 months. The white leather sandals have three pink, purple and yellow flowers on the top, and a top strap that attaches to a hook and loop fastener on each side of the shoe. “Falls Creek Baby” and the size are printed on the inside of the shoe.

Sold exclusively at: Meijer Stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio from April 2013 to July 2013 for between $6 and $9.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from children, and contact American Boy and Girl for a refund or replacement.

Consumer contact:Call American Boy and Girl at 800.689.9237 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm ET Monday through Friday, or go online at abgnyc.com, and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

 

Name of product: Little Willy’s Hooded Sweatshirts

Hazard: The hoodies have drawstrings through the hood or neck, which pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Little Willy’s brand children’s hooded sweatshirts sold in sizes XS (2 years), S (3 years), M (4-5 years), L (6-7 years), XL (8-9 years) and XXL (10 years). The cotton fleece sweatshirts were sold in two color patterns: dark grey with light grey stripes and a red hood, and purple with navy blue stripes and a green hood. The sweatshirt has an elbow patch on the right arm and the Little Willy logo on the front. 

Sold at: Online at Zulily.com and Gilt.com from January 2012 to May 2012 for about $20.

Manufactured in: Peru

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the garments away from children. Consumers can remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard, or return the garments to Little Willy’s to have the drawstring removed.

Consumer contact:Call Little Willy’s collect at 212.680.0107 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm ET Tuesday through Saturday, or go online at littlewillys.com. In addition, consumers can email mr.wilcox@lordwillys.com for more information.

 

Name of product: Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors

Hazard: The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses a strangulation risk if the child pulls the cord into the crib and it becomes wrapped around the neck.

Incidents/Injuries: Angelcare and CPSC have received reports of two infant cord strangulation deaths. In addition, there have been two reports of infants who became entangled in cords of Angelcare baby monitor models, which did not result in fatalities. In these incidents, it could not be determined if the “sensor pad cord” or the “monitor cord” was involved in the incident.

Description: This design of baby monitor includes a unique sensor pad placed inside the crib, under the mattress, to monitor movement of the baby. An electrical cord that is about 11 feet long is permanently connected from the sensor pad to the nursery monitor unit. The hazard is created by a cord within reach of a baby inside the crib. The cord can be pulled into the crib and can wrap around the child’s neck. The recall involves all versions of Angelcare sensor monitors including model numbers: AC1100, AC201, AC300, AC401, AC601 and 49255 that did not include rigid cord covers, offered in the remedy. The model number is located on the back of the nursery monitor unit. The monitors were manufactured between 1999 and 2013.

Sold at: The recalled baby monitors were sold at Babies R Us/Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Meijer, Sears, Walmart, Amazon.com, Target.com, Overstock.com, and nearly 70 small baby specialty stores, from October 1999 through September 2013 for about $100 to $300. 

Manufactured in: Canada

Remedy: Consumers should immediately make sure cords are placed out of reach of the child. Angelcare is providing consumers with a repair kit that includes rigid protective cord covers through which the sensor pad cords can be threaded with a new, permanent electric cord warning label about the strangulation risk, and revised instructions.

Consumer contact:Contact Angelcare toll-free at 855.355.2643 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website atangelcarebaby.com to order the free repair kit.

 

Name of product: The Bailey Boys Boy’s Loungewear Pants

Hazard: The pajama pants fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves The Bailey Boys’ children’s 100% cotton loungewear pants, sold in sizes toddler 2 through boys’ 12. All of the pajama pants have an elastic waistband with a white drawstring and a garment label that states “J.Bailey clothing for young men.” The pajama pants were sold in multiple prints including Chad-Ball red baseball print, Chad-Base two-colored red baseball print, Chad-Boat light blue boat print, Chad-Crab grey crab print, Chad-Golf light gray golf print, Chad-Santa green Santa Clause print, Chad-Sea grey-blue seahorse print,Chad-Turtle dark blue turtle print and Chad-Turtle light blue turtle print. The website “www.jbaileyclothing.com” is printed on a hangtag that is attached to the garment.

Sold at: Children’s boutiques nationwide from September 2012 through August 2013 for about $25.

Manufactured in: El Salvador

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajama pants away from children, and return them to The Bailey Boys, Inc. for a full refund.

Consumer contact:Call The Bailey Boys, Inc. toll-free at 855.809.4400 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Friday, or go online atbaileyboys.com and click on the Product Recall link on the bottom of the page for more information.

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