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RECALLS 2005 ~ Infant and Children's products (not including toys)

 
 December 21, 2005 ~ CPSC, Simplicity Inc. Announce Recall of Graco Branded Aspen Cribs for Suffocation Risk: Simplicity Inc., of Reading, PA is recalling about 104,000 Aspen 3 in 1 Cribs, sold under the Graco Trademark. The screws on the wooden mattress support can come loose allowing a portion of the mattress to fall, posing a suffocation hazard to young children. A death has been reported. The recalled cribs are made of wood and have a wooden mattress support. Only cribs with wooden mattress supports and with model number 8740KCW SC and serial number 2803 SC to 1605 are included in this recall. The model and serial number are printed on the envelope attached to the mattress support. They were sold at department stores, and children’s product stores from August 2003 through May 2005 for about $130. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 8, 2005 ~ CPSC, J & F Design Inc. Announce Recall of Girl’s Sleepwear Sold at J.C. Penney Stores: J & F Design, Inc., of Bell, California is recalling about 18,800 sets of Bobby JackTM pajama sets. These pajamas sets fail to meet the federal mandatory standard for flammability of children's sleepwear under the Flammable Fabrics Act. This poses a risk of burn injuries to children. The recalled pajama sets include a tank top and a pair of shorts. Made of a polyester and cotton blend, the pajamas were sold in four colors: green, fuchsia, light blue and light pink in sizes extra small through extra large. The pajama tops have a large, rubber decal of one or more monkeys on the front, and the bottoms have a monkey print on them. A label on the inside of the garment reads, "Bobby by BobbyJack." Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 1, 2005 ~ CPSC, Ideal Distributors Inc. Announce Recall of Pacifiers: Ideal Distributors Inc., of Chicago, Ill. is recalling about 1000 Cachito Pacifiers. The recalled pacifiers are blue, white, yellow or pink plastic with a yellow nipple and a circular or clove-shaped handle. The nipples are filled with honey or a sugary substance. The pacifiers measure about 3-inches long and 1 1/2-inches wide and were sold at various independent Mexican supermarkets and drug stores in the Chicago, Ill. area from July 2005 through September 2005 for about $1. The nipples can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 30, 2005 ~ CPSC, Stravina Operating Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Metal Necklaces and Zipper Pulls: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stravina Operating Co., LLC, of Chatsworth, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6 million children’s metal necklaces and zipper pulls. The recalled metal jewelry contains high levels of accessible lead in the metal and/or the paint, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Lead is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects. The recalled zipper pulls are silver-colored with individual names that come in various colors. The zipper pull hangs from a silver-colored metal clip designed to attach to a backpack, a keyring, and zippers on clothing. Printed on the zipper pull’s packaging is “Personalized Zipper Pull,” “Great for Backpacks and Keyrings too” and “Stravina.” UPC Code 0-35203-00038-0 is written on the package. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Delta Enterprise Corp. Announce Recall of Certain Cribs Sold at Toys R Us Stores: Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling 335 Lov’s “Europa” Natural Color Cribs. The crib's paint contains high levels of lead. Lead poisoning in children is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, Sycamore Kids Inc. Expands Recall of Mountain Buggy Jogging Strollers: Sycamore Kids Inc., of Fort Collins, Colorado is recalling 3200 Mountain Buggy Urban Single and Urban Double, Breeze Strollers. The handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to detach while in use, posing a risk of injury to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 18, 2005 ~ CPSC, Target Announce Recall of Jumbo Pencils with Sharpeners: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 176,000 jumbo pencils with sharpeners. The jumbo pencil has a red eraser on the end and comes with a pencil sharpener. Pencils are either short, 8 ½ inches long and one inch wide, or long, 15 inches long and ½ inch wide. The pencils are blue, red or striped. The sharpeners are pink or blue and come in a clear plastic pouch. Model number 70505 is printed on the pouch. The sharpener’s razor blade is exposed when the cover is removed. Also, the pencil sharpener hole is large enough to allow a finger to fit inside. This poses a laceration hazard to children and adults. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 11, 2005 ~ CPSC, Design Ideas Ltd. Announce Recall of Bean Bag Furniture Sets: Design Ideas Ltd., of Springfield, Ill. is recalling 1,100 Lily Chair and Lily Ottoman Bean Bag Sets. The chair and ottoman do not have locking zippers or warning labels. CPSC is aware of children who have died from suffocation when they unzipped, inhaled and ingested small pellets in similar bean bag furniture. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 6, 2005 ~ CPSC, Adjmi Apparel Group Announce Recall of Reebok Children’s Fleece Pullover/Pant Sets: Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children’s apparel products of Reebok, of Canton, Mass.) is recalling about 61,000 Reebok Children’s Fleece Quarter-Zip Pullover/Pant Sets. The zipper slider and pull on the fleece pullovers can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 15, 2005 ~ CPSC, Bradshaw International Inc. Announce Recall of Bottle Sipper Caps: Bradshaw International Inc., of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. is recalling about 500,000 “Bottle Sippers” Pull-Up Bottle Caps. The pull-up valve can detach from the cap, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 8, 2005 ~ CPSC, Pottery Barn Kids Announce Recall of Spindle Cribs: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 7600 Spindle Cribs. The spindles on the crib’s front rail can loosen and detach from the rail. This can allow the child to fall from the crib and poses a risk of entrapment. This recall involves the Spindle Crib, model number 4825402. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 1, 2005 ~ CPSC, American Greetings Corp. Announce Recall of Sesame Street Sunglasses: American Greetings Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling about 120,000 Sesame Street Toy Sunglasses. This recall involves DesignWare child-size sunglasses with Sesame Street character decals. Sold in quantities of four, each package contains a yellow, blue, red and green pair of sunglasses. The bright green cardboard backer has the Sesame Street and DesignWare logo on the front, and model number SUN-1219 on the back. The lens in the sunglasses can separate from frames, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 1, 2005 ~ CPSC, Walt Disney World Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Red Sunglasses: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, LLC of Lake Buena Vista, Florida is recalling about 12,900 Red Sunglasses/Toddler Cap Sets. The recalled sunglasses are a solid red color and have dark plastic lenses. They were sold with either a navy blue toddler cap featuring the character Mickey Mouse or a light blue toddler cap featuring the character Stitch. Both toddler caps have red bills. The recalled sunglasses are attached to the bills of the caps by a red strap with a hook and loop fastener. The paint on the red sunglasses contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 31, 2005 ~ CPSC, Target Announce Recall of Back Trails Jr. Bicycle Helmets: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 494,000 Back Trails Jr. Toddler, Youth and Child Bicycle Helmets. Some of these helmets do not meet CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets, which poses a risk of riders suffering head injuries. These were sold Target stores nationwide from April 2004 through July 2005 for about $13.Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 23, 2005 ~ CPSC, ZoloWear Announce Recall of Infant Carriers/Slings: ZoloWear Inc., of Austin, Texas is recalling about 165 ZoloWear Infant Carriers/Slings. The stitching that attaches the webbing to the carrier/sling can break, posing a fall hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, Almar Sales Co. Announce Recall of Children’s Watches: Almar Sales Co. Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about Water Watches. The band on the watch contains liquid petroleum distillates. If punctured the watch band could leak. Petroleum distillates could be harmful if ingested and cause irritation to the skin or eyes on contact. CPSC and Almar Sales Co. have received one report of a 2-year-old child who ingested the petroleum distillate after biting into the watch band. The child suffered irritation of the mouth and throat. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, The Gymboree Corp. Announce Recall of Baby Sandals: The Gymboree Corp., of San Francisco, California is recalling about 5,600 Caroline Flower Baby Sandals. A plastic flower attached to the sandals can pull or snap off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, Fourstar Group Announce Recall to Repair Kid’s Folding Chairs: Fourstar Group Inc., of Hopkinton, Massachusetts is recalling about 522,000 kid's folding chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, Meco Corp. Announce Recall of Children’s Folding Chairs: Meco Corp., of Greeneville, Tennessee is recalling about 175,000 juvenile folding chairs. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 26, 2005 ~ CPSC, H&M Announce Recall of Baby Denim and Knit Jackets: H&M, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 750 Baby Denim and Knit Jackets. The metal buttons can come loose and detach from these garments, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 14, 2005 ~ CPSC, Sycamore Kids Inc. Announce Recall of Mountain Buggy Jogging Strollers: Sycamore Kids Inc., of Fort Collins, CO is recalling 2,200 Mountain Buggy Urban Single and Urban Double Jogging Strollers. The handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to possibly detach while in use, posing a risk of injury to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, NBTY Inc. Announce Recall of Multivitamins: NBTY Inc., of Bohemia, N.Y. is recalling about 12,000 bottles of Nature’s Bounty and Natural Wealth Brand Multivitamins. The vitamins contain iron, but do not have child-resistant packaging as required by federal law. They could cause serious injury or death if ingested by a child. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 7, 2005 ~ CPSC, Graco Children’s Products Inc. Announce Recall of Duo Tandem and Certain MetroLiteTM Strollers: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Exton, Pa. is recalling about 1 million Duo Tandem and about 143,000 MetroLite strollers. These strollers can fail to latch properly and unexpectedly collapse while in use. This can result in broken bones, cuts, bumps, bruises and other injuries to young children riding in the stroller and consumers pushing the stroller. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 6, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dorel Juvenile Group Issue Alert on Safety 1st Tubside Bath Seats: This is a safety alert, not a recall. In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dorel Juvenile Group, of Columbus, Ind., issued a warning for parents and caregivers who purchased the Safety 1st Tubside Bath Seats. The bath seats are not intended and should not be used with certain non-traditional or sunken bathtubs. In these types of tubs, the bath seat can break, tip over and a child can fall into the water. . Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 23, 2005 ~ CPSC, Prestige Toy Corp. Announce Recall of Spinning Water Teethers: Prestige Toy Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1,500 Spinning Water Teethers. The plastic spinner in the center of the teether can break, causing small beads to fall out. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 24, 2005 ~ CPSC, Summit Marketing International LLC Announce Recall to Repair Children’s Folding Chairs: Summit Marketing International LLC, of Dublin, Ohio is recalling 2 million children's folding chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, Delta Enterprise Corp. Announce Recall of Lov’s Pacifiers: Delta Enterprise Corp. is recalling about 180,000 Lov’s Decorated Orthodontic Pacifiers. The pacifiers are banned under federal law. They failed federal safety tests when the nipples separated from the base. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 12, 2005 ~ CPSC, Dollar General Corp. Announce Recall of Metal Heart-Shaped Pendants: Dollar General Corp., of Goodlettsville, Tennessee is recalling 80,000 heart shaped pendants. The heart-shaped pendant is silver-colored, ribbed on the front, hollow on the back, and hangs on a pink suede cord with a silver-colored clasp. The recalled heart-shaped pendant contains high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Lead poisoning in children is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 3, 2005 ~ CPSC, Simplicity Inc. Announces Recall of Cribs: Simplicity Inc., of Reading, PA is recalling about 575 White Lancaster Cribs. The white paint on the cribs can chip, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recalled cribs are made of wood and painted white. Model numbers 8554W-PT and 8554WW are printed inside the headboard and on the envelope attached to the mattress support. The Simplicity name, address, manufacturing date and model number are written on a label found on the inside bottom of the headboard. The cribs were sold at department stores, Children’s product stores and Target.com from June 2004 through April 2006 for about $200. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2005 ~ CPSC, Atico International USA Announce Recall of Children’s Folding Chairs: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, FL is recalling about 1.5 million Children’s Folding Chairs. The chair’s safety lock can fail, allowing the chair to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Children’s fingers can become caught or entrapped in the hinge and slot areas of the chair, posing a pinch or cut hazard. This can cause severe lacerations and finger tip amputations to children’s fingers. For a picture and more information, click here.

 April 27, 2005 ~ CPSC, J.C. Penney Corp. Announce Recall of Children’s Bodysuits: J.C. Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas is recalling 228,818 (56,922 newborn-size and 171,896 infant size) Okie Dokie® Striped Bodysuits with Puffy Appliqué. The appliqué can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 21, 2005 ~ CPSC, Royal Seating Ltd. Announce Recall of Children’s Chairs: Royal Seating Ltd., of Cameron, Texas is recalling about 46,000 "Royal Seating Prima Chairs." The seat portion of the chair can detach from the leg base possibly causing a child to fall to the floor. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 20, 2005 ~ CPSC, California International Trading Announce Recall of Pacifiers and Two Electronic Toys: California International Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 5,000 "Light-up Pacifier, New Style Piano, and High Toys Choochoo Toy Trains." The pacifiers and toys can easily break apart, exposing small parts. This poses a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 19, 2005 ~ CPSC, Carter’s® Announce Recall of Carter’s Brand Children’s Overalls: Carter’s®, of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 31,000 Carter’s® Infant and Children’s Overalls. The recalled overalls are pink corduroy with decorative snap fasteners at the waist and shoulder straps. The light pink overalls (style 435-092) have a floral embroidery design on the chest. The dark pink overalls (style 435-646) have a single patch pocket on the chest. “Carter’s” is printed on a tag sewn into the back of the garment. Carter’s has received 14 reports of snap centers detaching. No injuries have been reported. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 24, 2005 ~ CPSC, Reebok, and Adjmi Announce Recall of Children’s Reebok Jacket and Pant Sets: Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children’s apparel products of Reebok, of Canton, Mass.) is recalling about 8,000 Reebok Children’s Windwear and Fleece Jacket and Pant Sets. The zipper slider and pull on the jackets can detach, if pulled when the jacket is open. The detached zipper slider and pull can pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Graco Children’s Products Announce Recall of Toddler Beds: Graco Children’s Products Inc. of Exton, PA is recalling about 1.2 Million Graco Toddler Beds. A child’s arm, leg or foot can become entrapped between the slats in the guard rails or footboard. This can result in broken bones, sprains and other injuries to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 9, 2005 ~ CPSC, Delta Enterprise Corp. Announce Recall to Repair Portable Cribs: Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 10,000 portable cribs. The crib slats can separate from the headboard, posing an entrapment risk to young children. In addition, children can fall through the slat opening. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

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 March 4, 2005 ~ CPSC, J.C. Penney Corp. Announce Recall of Infant and Toddler Sweaters: J.C. Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas is recalling 57,000 (42,000 toddler-size and 15,000 infant size) Arizona® Boys’ Zip-Up Cardigan Sweaters. The zipper-pull mechanism can detach from the zipper, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 3, 2005 ~ CPSC, Hirschberg Schutz & Co. Inc. Announce Recall of Metal Charms: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hirschberg Schutz & Co. Inc., of Warren, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 2.8 million metal charms. The recalled metal charms contain high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 4, 2005 ~ CPSC, The Elegant Kids 2000 Inc. Announce Recall of Pacifiers: The Elegant Kids 2000 Inc., of Los Angeles, CA is recalling about 34,500 "Soother Baby Pacifiers." The pacifiers are banned under federal law. They failed federal safety tests when the nipples separated from the base and can pose a choking hazard to infants and small children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 22, 2005 ~ CPSC, Playtex Products Inc., Announce Recall of Hip Hammock Child Carriers: Playtex Products Inc., of Westport, CT is recalling about 32,000 Playtex Hip Hammocks. The shoulder strap support can detach from the hammock, posing a fall hazard to the baby. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 17, 2005 ~ CPSC, Charles Products Announce Recall of Toddler Drinking Cups: Charles Products, of Bethesda, MD is recalling about 720 “Maui Ocean Center” Toddler Drinking Cups. A container inside the cup holds petroleum distillates, which can leak onto the outside of the cup and could come into contact with the user posing a poisoning hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 15, 2005 ~ CPSC, HIS International Announce Recall of Jumper Sets: HIS International, of New York, NY is recalling about 6700 denim jumper sets. The paint on the buttons contains excessive lead levels, posing a lead poisoning hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 11, 2005 ~ CPSC, Big Save International Announce Recall of Baby Walkers: Big Save International Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 12,000 baby walkers. The walkers fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Additionally, these walkers can tip-over. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 9, 2005 ~ CPSC, Todo Dollar Wholesale Announce Recall of Pacifiers: Todo Dollar Wholesale, of Los Angeles, California is recalling about 102,000 flashing pacifiers with whistle necklace and flashing pacifier shock baby necklaces. The nipple can detach from the pacifier, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 4, 2005 ~ CPSC, H & M Announce Recall of Girls’ Sweaters with Faux Fur Trim: Dubbster (H & M private label), H & M, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 470 Girls’ Cardigan Sweaters with Faux Fur Trim. The furry trim on the sweaters is dangerously flammable. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 28, 2005 ~ CPSC, Leiner Health Products Announce Recall of Multivitamins: Leiner Health Products, of Carson, California is recalling about 13,000 Long’s Central-Vite Multivitamins. The vitamins, which contain iron that can cause serious injury or death if ingested by children, do not have child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 24, 2005 ~ CPSC, Pottery Barn Kids Announce Recall of Chamois Blankets: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, California is recalling about 92,000 Chamois Blankets sold at Pottery Barn Kids’ stores nationwide, through the Pottery Barn catalog, and PotteryBarnKids.com from December 2002 through December 2004 for about $30. The decorative stitching on the blanket's edge can come loose, allowing a child to become entangled in the yarn. This poses a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

 January 11, 2005 ~ CPSC, Riviera Trading Inc. Announce Recall of Children's Costume Bracelets: Riviera Trading Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling 7,100 metallic costume bracelets. The bracelets contain high levels of lead and pose a lead poisoning hazard to children. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

 January 6, 2005 ~ CPSC, Orbelle Trade Inc. Announce Recall of Cribs: Orbelle Trade Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y. is recalling 7,700 cribs. The Amber model crib included in this recall does not comply with crib safety standards due to a gap between the side rail and the crib mattress support, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. All other model cribs included in this recall do not have proper assembly instructions and diagrams required for cribs. They are also missing cautionary and warning labels as required by federal law. If the cribs are not assembled properly they could pose an entrapment hazard to infants. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

 January 4, 2005 ~ CPSC, The Step 2 Co. Announce Recall to Repair Toddler Swings: The Step 2 Co., of Streetsboro, Ohio is recalling about 9,300 toddler swings. The straps on these swings could break, causing a child riding in the swing to fall to the ground and suffer injuries. Click here for more details from CPSC's press release.

Information gathered from the Consumer Product Safety Commission ~ for earlier recalls, visit Infant/Child Product Recalls (not including toys)



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