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RECALLS 2006 ~ Infant and Children's products (not including toys)

 
 December 27, 2006 ~ Regal Lager Inc. Recall to Repair Strollers Due to Abrasion Hazard: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling about 14,300 Phil & Teds e3 Strollers with doubles seats. Children can touch the rear tires when in the stroller’s add-on seat. This can pose an abrasion hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 21, 2006 ~ BabySwede LLC Recalls BABYBJÕRN® Feeding Spoons Due to Choking Hazard: BabySwede LLC, of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling about 33,000 BABYBJÕRN® Feeding Spoons. After extended use, the soft plastic tip on the feeding spoon can loosen and break off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 14, 2006 ~ Macy’s Recalls Infant Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard: Macy’s Merchandising Group Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 500 Baby greendog® girl’s knit coveralls. The snaps on the legs of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 13, 2006 ~ "See Kai Run" Brand Children’s Boots Recalled, Snaps Pose Choking Hazard: See Kai Run, of Woodinville, Washington is recalling about 6500 children's boots. Metals snaps on the side closure of the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 9, 2006 ~ "Cars" Toy Chests Sold at Toys "R" Us Recalled by Delta Enterprise Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: Delta Enterprise Corp., New York, N.Y. is recalling 3000 "Cars" Toy Storage Benches. The red paint on the partition panels of the toy box 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.

 October 31, 2006 ~ Family Dollar Recalls “Creepy Cape” Costumes Due to Flammability Hazard: Family Dollar Inc., of Matthews, N.C is recalling 120,000 "Creepy Cape" Halloween Costumes. These vinyl capes fail to meet the standard for the flammability of vinyl plastic film, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 25, 2006 ~ Wal-Mart Recalls Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets Due to Strangulation Hazard: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark is recalling 14000 Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets. If the cardigan is buttoned, the ribbon woven around the neckline poses a strangulation hazard for children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 27, 2006 ~ Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards: Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY is recalling about 11,000 Suave Kids Bath Sets. Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 22, 2006 ~ Playskool Voluntarily Recalls Toy Tool Benches after the Death of Two Toddlers: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playskool, of Pawtucket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 255,000 Team Talkin’ Tool Bench toys following the deaths of two young children. Playskool received reports that a 19-month-old boy from Martinsburg, W.V., and a 2-year-old boy from League City, Texas, suffocated when oversized, plastic toy nails sold with the tool bench toys became forcefully lodged in their throats. Though the toy nails are not considered a small-part, and the toys are intended for children age 3 and older, Playskool is voluntarily conducting a recall as a precaution to prevent additional incidents. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 20, 2006 ~ Gildan Activewear Recalls Youth Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings for Strangulation Hazard: Gildan Activewear SRL, of Barbados is recalling about 114,000 Youth Hooded Sweatshirts. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 20, 2006 ~ The Cayre Group Recalls Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold at Kohl’s for Strangulation Hazard: The Cayre Group, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 4500 “Candie’s” Brand Children’s Hoodie Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 19, 2006 ~ Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots Due to Choking Hazard: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, GA is recalling about 1000 “phil & teds” T2 Travel Cots. The plastic cap on the corner connectors can come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 19, 2006 ~ Children’s Bathrobes Sold at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Burn Hazard: Roden Industries Inc., Hollywood, FL is recalling about 740 “Que Cute” Children’s Bathrobes. These bathrobes fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standard, and pose a burn hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 22, 2006 ~ School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children’s Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard: School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio is recalling about 43,000 “Ideal” and “Brighter Child” Brand Science Kits. The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 9, 2006 ~ Quiksilver Recalls Children’s Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard: Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif. is recalling about 48000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. The recalled loungewear was sold in girls and boys sizes 7 through 14 in plaid, camouflage, floral and heart print patterns with elastic or drawstring waistbands. Girls’ items are labeled “ROXY GIRL” and boys’ items are labeled “QUIKSILVER”. These lounge pants fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children’s loungewear, they must meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standards. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 2, 2006 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstring Recalled for Strangulation Hazard: Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif. is recalling about 9700 Hide & Seek Hooded Sweatshirts. The recalled hood sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood. The sweatshirts are pink, white, brown, navy or green with a beaded heart logo and embroidered flowers on the front above the left pocket. They were sold in girls’ sizes SML to XL. “ROXY GIRL” is printed on the collar label. The style number 484241 (some with an M, N or NN after the number) is located on the garment’s hangtag and/or the individual packaging label. A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 25, 2006 ~ Children’s Lamp Sold at The Home Depot® Recalled for Laceration Hazard: Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pa. is recalling about 9500 Hampton Bay® Transitional Collection Fire Truck and Bulldozer Accent Lamp with Night Lights. The recalled children’s lamps have a red toy fire truck or yellow toy bulldozer base that sits on a 6-inch wide by 9.75-inch long hand-painted wood base. SKU No. 167-367 is printed on the bottom of the base of the fire truck lamp and SKU No. 167-939 is printed on the bottom of the bulldozer lamp. The glass window of the fire truck and bulldozer night light can become dislodged, fall and shatter into small pieces. This poses a laceration hazard and a serious risk of injury if ingested by a small child. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 22, 2006 ~ Adjmi Apparel Group Recalls Reebok Children’s Windsuits for Choking Hazard: Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children’s apparel products of Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass.) is recalling about 55,000 Reebok Children’s Windsuits. The recalled Reebok children’s windsuits are full-zip boys polyester jacket and pants sets with a cotton lining and the name “Reebok” and/or Reebok’s Vector logo embroidered on the chest of the jacket. The Reebok logo appliqué on the clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 15, 2006 ~ Nine West Footwear Corporation Recalls Sandals for Laceration Hazard: Nine West Footwear Corp. of White Plains, N.Y. is recalling about 6700 pairs of Sam & Libby Girl’s Thong Sandals. The recalled models are the Fish, Starfish and Angelfish. The sandals’ metal tacks, which help to hold down the sides of the strap to the sole, can detach or be pulled out, posing a laceration hazard.Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 15, 2006 ~ Children’s Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 9000 Curious Buddies Children’s Books. This recall involves Curious Buddies cloth books titled “Hello, Curious Buddies!” Pictured on the cover of the books are the Curious Buddies’ characters. Inside the book are two plush pop-up toy characters. The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 13, 2006 ~ H&M Announces Recall of Girl’s Water Shoes for Fall Hazard: H&M USA, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1900 pairs of H&M Girl’s Water Shoes. These are pink and blue shoes with a multi-colored trim. The shoes have a pink rubber sole with silver glitter incased within it. A butterfly appliqué is attached to the top and flower emblems are on the back and sides. A label inside the shoes reads “364430” and “MADE IN CHINA.” Though these shoes are marketed for use around water for traction, they become extremely slippery when wet. This poses a risk of slipping and falling on smooth, hard surfaces such as tile. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 25, 2006 ~ “Baby 2 Pack” Pacifiers Recalled for Choking Hazard: KI, also known as Kole Imports, of Carson, Calif. is recalling about 3,600 packages of two pacifiers. The recalled pacifiers are rubber nipples attached to a white or light blue plastic guard. The cardboard packaging has a picture of a baby, some toy blocks, a toy train engine and a diaper pin with a bear on it. The pacifiers are sold in packs of two. Writing on the front of the packaging includes, “Baby,” “2 pack Pacifiers” and “BI194.” The back of the packaging has an American flag and the writing, “AN AMERICAN COMPANY.” The pacifier’s nipple can easily detach from the guard, posing a serious choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 9, 2006 ~ Bicycle Child Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard: PTI Sports Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. is recalling about 14,000 Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers. The carrier is a seat for a child that is attached to the back of an adult bicycle. The carrier is gray plastic with a blue rubber back and seat pad, a gray head rest, and black straps. Model number SW571T is printed on the carrier’s packaging and in the owner’s manual. “PTI” is printed on a yellow warning sticker on the back of the carrier seat. If the seat is not fully seated on the rack, the plastic guide tabs on the carrier can break. If these tabs break, it could cause the seat to fall off. This poses a risk of serious injury to a child seated in the carrier. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 4, 2006 ~ Regal Lager Inc. Recall to Repair Phil & Teds Twin Strollers: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling 425 Phil & Teds e3 Twin Buggies. The plastic hinge on the handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to detach while in use. This poses a risk of injury to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 25, 2006 ~ Sycamore Kids Inc. Expands Recall Again of Mountain Buggy Jogging Strollers: Sycamore Kids Inc., of Fort Collins, Colo. is recalling about 4000 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.

 April 13, 2006 ~ CPSC, Memcorp Inc. Recall Disney®-Brand Personal DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard: Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Fla. is recalling about 102,000 Battery Packs Sold with Disney®-Brand DVD Players. The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 13, 2006 ~ Trendset Originals Recalls Girls’ Sweaters with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Trendset Originals, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1700 “Who’s That Girl!” Sweaters. The recalled girls’ hooded sweaters are pink, blue and white and have a label that reads “Who’s That Girl!” The R/N number is 48829 printed on the inside neck tag of the garment. A drawstring is threaded through the hood of the garment, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 16, 2006 ~ CPSC, Inverness Medical Nutritionals Group Announce Recall of Iron Supplements: Inverness Medical Nutritionals Group, of Freehold, N.J. is recalling about 64,000 Walgreens High Potency Iron Supplement bottles. The iron supplements are not in child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. Ingesting multiple iron supplements at once can cause serious injury or death to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 15, 2006 ~ Jordache Ltd. Recalls Youth Hooded Sweatshirt with Drawstring for Strangulation Hazard: Jordache Ltd., of New York, N.Y. is recalling 30,000 "U.S. Polo Association” Youth Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstring. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 24, 2006 ~ Next Marketing Inc. Recalls Youth Hooded Fleece with Drawstring for Strangulation Hazard: Next Marketing Inc., of Wabash, Indiana is recalling about 22,000 Youth Hooded Fleece with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 15, 2006 ~ Black Dog Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled for Strangulation Hazard: The Black Dog Tavern Company Inc., of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts is recalling about 9700 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 26, 2006 ~ Steve & Barry’s University Recalls Children’s Outerwear with Drawstring Strangulation Hazard: Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear, of Port Washington, N.Y. is recalling about 334,000 Children’s Upper Outerwear with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 12, 2006 ~ CPSC, Hurley International Announce Recall of Boy’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings: Hurley International, of Costa Mesa, California is recalling about 330 Boy’s Windbreaker Jackets with Drawstrings. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. The recalled jackets are black or gray, and were sold in youth sizes up to size 20. “HurleyCo” is stitched on the upper left outside of the jacket. The style number BJ06GS is printed on a label sewn inside the left side seam of the jacket. Click here for more details from the 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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