Pediatrics | Published February 28, 2019

Recent product recalls

Here are recent product recalls announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). 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: Hot Mom bed rails

Hazard: The bed rails fail to meet the federal mandatory standard for portable bed rails, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards to young children.

Sold At: Online at amazon.com from March 2017 through August 2017 for about $60.

Description: This recall involves bed rails with model number Boom09. Hot Mom is printed on the bottom right corner of the bed rail. They measure approximately 59 inches long by 2 inches deep by 25 inches high. They have a plastic perimeter with two mesh centers and are sold with a light blue and white cover.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bed rails and contact Hot Mom to return them for a full refund. Hot Mom is contacting all known purchasers directly.  

Consumer contact: Hot Mom toll-free at 855.723.3893 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday, or email at recalls@consumersafety.online or online at hotmom-uk.com/ and click on the “Hot Mom Bed Rail Recall” link for more information.

 

Name of product: Fisher-Price Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers

Hazard: The children’s ride-on Power Wheels can continue to run after the foot pedal is released, posing an injury hazard.

Sold At: Walmart stores nationwide and online at walmart.com from July 2018 through January 2019 for about $400.

Description: This recall involves children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers with model number FRC29 with a grey foot pedal. The recalled ride-on vehicles are hot pink with blue accents and have the Barbie logo printed on the back. They are battery-operated and have a play kitchen, a fold out grill and pretend campfire. The model number is printed on a label under the hood.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled Power Wheels away from children, stop using them and contact Fisher-Price for a free repair.

Consumer contact: Fisher-Price at 800.348.0751 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm ET Monday through Friday or online at service.mattel.com and click on “Recalls & Safety Alerts” or fisher-price.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.

 

Name of product: Cat & Jack Unicorn “Chiara” Boots

Hazard: The unicorn horn on the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Sold At: Target stores nationwide, online at target.com, and on Google Express from October 2018 through November 2018 for about $27.

Description: his recall includes the Cat & Jack “Chiara” toddlers’ unicorn boots in sizes 5-13, and size 1. The boots are white with silver shimmer, include a white zipper, and white faux fur lining. The unicorn’s horn and inner ears are silver glitter and its eyelashes and nostrils are stitched and gray in color. At the base of the unicorn’s horn is pink, purple, and blue faux fur.  The back and sides of the boots contain multi-colored stripes. The model numbers are located on the inside tag of the boot. The recalled model numbers begin with TARGET0930156XX, where XX corresponds to a specific sized boot.

Item Number

Product Name

093-01-5653

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 5

093-01-5654

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 6

093-01-5655

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 7

093-01-5656

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 8

093-01-5657

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 9

093-01-5658

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 10

093-01-5659

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 11

093-01-5660

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 12

093-01-5661

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 13

093-01-5662

Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 1

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from children and return them to any Target Store for a full refund. 

Consumer contact: Target at 800.440.0680 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm CT, daily or online at target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “Clothing” for more information. Consumers can also click the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information. 

 

Name of product: Crate and Barrel Holiday Bear Acrylic Milk Bottles

Hazard: The plastic straw that comes with the milk bottle can crack or break, posing a laceration hazard.

Sold At: Crate and Barrel retail stores nationwide and online at crateandbarrel.com from August 2018 through November 2018 for about $5.

Description: This recall involves Crate and Barrel’s Holiday Bear Acrylic Milk Bottle. The clear acrylic bottle measures 5.5 inches tall and 2.75 inches wide at the base and has a removable plastic straw. A graphic of a bear in a red sweater is printed on the wide part of the bottle.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled milk bottles and contact Crate and Barrel to receive a full refund.

Consumer contact: Crate and Barrel at 800.451.8217 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm CT Monday through Friday and 8:00 am to 7:00 pm CT Saturday through Sunday or online at crateandbarrel.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.