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RECALLS 2007 ~ Infant and Children's products (excluding toys)

 
 December 27, 2007 ~ Gap Outlet Recalls Boys’ Jackets; Drawstring at Waist Poses Entrapment Hazard: Gap Outlet, operated by Gap Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 16,200 “Warmest Jacket” Boys’ Jackets. The jackets have a waist drawstring with a toggle that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or doorways, which can pose an entrapment hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 21, 2007 ~ Teething Rings Recalled by Empire Silver Due to Choking Hazard: Empire Silver Company, of Brooklyn, N.Y. is recalling about 1000 Sterling Silver Teething Rings. The recalled sterling silver teething rings were sold in three styles: single ring with ball, single ring with heart and ball, and three rings with ball. The hollow ring has small beads inside that make a rattling sound and a ball soldered between the rings. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 21, 2007 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Liberty Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard: Liberty Apparel Co. Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 12,000 Jewel brand girls’ hooded sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

 December 13, 2007 ~ Infantino® Recalls Infant Teethers Due to Choking Hazard: Infantino® LLC, of San Diego, Calif. is recalling about 28000 Infantino® Lion Teethers. The plastic nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 13, 2007 ~ Hooker Furniture Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Strangulation Hazard: Hooker Furniture Corporation, of Martinsville, Va. is recalling about 1300 bunk beds. The bunk beds have gaps between parts of the upper bunk that could allow a child’s body to pass through but not a child’s head. This poses an entrapment or strangulation hazard to children and exceeds the space allowed by the federal bunk bed safety standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 11, 2007 ~ Stokke Announces Recall of Certain Xplory® Strollers Due to Front Wheel Detachment: Stokke LLC, of Kennesaw, Ga is recalling about 2000 Xplory® Baby Strollers. A bolt that attaches each front wheel to the stroller can loosen, causing one of the front wheels to fall off, posing a fall hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 7, 2007 ~ Children’s Sunglasses Recalled by FGX International Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: FGX International Inc., of Smithfield, R.I. is recalling about 260000 children's sunglasses. Surface paint on the sunglasses can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Scope Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard: Scope Apparel L.P., of Houston, Texas is recalling about 72,000 Boys’ hooded sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ RC2 Recalls The First Years Children’s Feeding Seats Due to Fall Hazard: RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill. is recalling about 100,000 The First Years Newborn-to-Toddler Reclining Feeding Seats. The restraining straps can pull out of the waist strap slots, posing a fall hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ RC2 Recalls Potty Training Seats Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill. is recalling about 160000 The First Years 3-in-1 Flush and Sounds Potty Seats. Decorative plaque inserted into the back of the potty seat could have orange paint that contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ Personal Identity Children’s Sweaters with Drawstrings Recalled by Sears Due to Strangulation Hazard: A & R Knitwear, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 5200 Personal Identity-brand V-neck sweaters with hood. The recalled sweaters have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard: Millennium Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 13000 Basic Editions-brand girls' clothing sets. The recalled pants have a drawstring at the waist that can pose an entrapment or entanglement hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 6, 2007 ~ TKS Children’s Pants Recalled by Sears; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard: E.S. Sutton Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 6100 TKS-brand children’s pants. The recalled pants have a ribbon belt at the waist that can pose an entrapment or entanglement hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 5, 2007 ~ Child’s Death Leads to Recall of Entertainment Centers by Ameriwood; Units Can Collapse: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ameriwood Industries Inc., of Tiffin, Ohio is voluntarily recalling about 138,000 entertainment centers. The entertainment centers can collapse if the back panel is not secure, posing a risk of death or serious injury to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 3, 2007 ~ Old Navy Recalls Boys’ Jackets; Drawstring at Waist Poses Entrapment Hazard: Old Navy LLC, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 17200 Performance Fleece-Lined boys’ jackets. The jackets have a waist drawstring with a toggle that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or doorways, which can pose an entrapment hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 27, 2007 ~ Children’s Full Zip Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled for Strangulation Hazard By Bon-Ton: The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc., of York, Pa. is recalling about 3240 Children’s fleece hooded zip-up jackets with neck drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 21, 2007 ~ Flashing Pacifiers Recalled By Sailing (U.S.) International Corp. Due to Choking Hazard: Sailing (U.S.) International Corp., of Hackensack, N.J. is recalling about 8000 Flashing Pacifiers or 2-in-1 Flashing Pacifiers with Whistle Necklaces. The nipple can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 21, 2007 ~ Slipcovers Used With Boppy Pillows Recalled Due to Choking Hazard and Risk of Lead Exposure: The Boppy Company, of Golden, Colo. is recalling about 38000 Boppy® Slipcovers. The zipper pull on the slipcovers can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, paint on the zippers contains excess levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 16, 2007 ~ Children’s Wooden Storage Rack Recalled By Jetmax International Following Child’s Death: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jetmax International Ltd., of Irving, Texas is voluntarily recalling about 36,000 boy’s and girl’s storage racks with canvas totes. The storage rack can tip over, posing an entrapment and suffocation hazard to young children. CPSC has received one report of a death involving an 8-month-old boy who was asphyxiated after he pulled on the storage rack and it fell over on him. The top rail landed on the infant’s neck. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 9, 2007 ~ Children's Sunglasses Recalled by Dollar General Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Dolgencorp Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn. is recalling about 51,000 Children’s Fashion Sunglasses. The yellow surface paint on the sunglasses may contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 8, 2007 ~ Cribs Sold By Bassettbaby Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard: Sold Exclusively at Babies R Us Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va. is recalling about 8900 Wendy Bellissimo Collection Convertible Cribs. The bolts connecting the top corners of the crib can come loose, creating a gap and posing a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 25, 2007 ~ Serious Head Injuries Prompt Recall of Bumbo Baby Sitter Seats - New Warnings and Instructions to Be Provided To Consumers: Bumbo International, of South Africa is recalling about 1 million Bumbo “Baby Sitter” Seats. If the seat is placed on a table, countertop, chair, or other elevated surface, young children can arch their backs, flip out of the Bumbo seat, and fall onto the floor, posing a risk of serious head injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 18, 2007 ~ Payless ShoeSource Recalls Girls’ Boots Due to Fall Hazard: Payless ShoeSource Inc., of Topeka, KS is recalling about 90000 girls' boots. The guitar-shaped zipper pulls on each boot can interlock while a child is walking, causing the child to trip and fall. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 9, 2007 ~ Kahoot Products Inc. Recalls Cub Scouts Totem Badges Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Kahoot Products Inc., of Roswell, Ga. is recalling about 1.6 million Cub Scouts Totem Badges. The surface paints on the badges contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 9, 2007 ~ Starbucks Recalls Children's Plastic Cups Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards: Starbucks Coffee Co., of Seattle, Wash. is recalling about 250,000 Starbucks Children’s Plastic Cups. If the cup is dropped, the colorful face on the cup can break off and leave small parts or sharp exposed edges that can pose a choking or laceration hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 4, 2007 ~ Dollar General Recalls Tumblers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Dollar General Merchandising Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn. is recalling about 63,000 Frankenstein Tumblers. Surface paint on the center of the eyes of some of the cups can contain high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 27, 2007 ~ Kolcraft Recalls Play Yards After the Death of a 10-Month-Old Child: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 425,000 infant play yards following the death of a child. CPSC received a report of a 10-month old boy who strangled on the changing table’s restraint strap that was hanging down into Kolcraft’s “Sesame Beginnings” Travel Play Yard where the child was located. In addition to the strangulation hazard with the changing table restraint strap, one play yard also has a raised cradle that rocks back and forth. A child can roll and get trapped against the side of the cradle in the Contours 3-in-1 Play Yard. If that happens, a child can suffocate. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 21, 2007 ~ About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing today a voluntary recall with Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., of about 1 million cribs. The drop-side can detach from the crib, which can create a dangerous gap and lead to the entrapment and suffocation of infants. CPSC is aware of two deaths in Simplicity manufactured cribs with older style hardware, including a 9-month-old child and a 6-month-old child, where the drop-side was installed upside down. CPSC is also aware of seven infant entrapments and 55 incidents in these cribs. CPSC is also investigating the death of a 1-year-old child in a Simplicity crib with newer style hardware, in which the drop-side was installed upside down. CPSC is warning parents and caregivers to check all Simplicity cribs to make sure the drop-side is installed right side up. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 4, 2007 ~ NettoCollection Recalls Cribs Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard: NettoCollection LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 400 "Moderne" and "Loft" Cribs. The crib slats can separate from the side rails, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 29, 2007 ~ Paramount Apparel International Recalls Youth Hats Due to Strangulation Hazard; Product Sold Exclusively at Bass Pro Shops: Paramount Apparel International Inc., of Bourbon, Mo. is recalling about 500 Toddler and Youth Nylon Bucket Hats. The hat has a drawstring, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 23, 2007 ~ CPSC, Stokke Announce Recall of Sleepi Crib Foam Mattresses Due to Entrapment Hazard: Stokke, of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling about 1000 Sleepi Crib Foam Mattresses. The crib mattresses are not properly sized, creating a gap, posing an entrapment hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 23, 2007 ~ Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard: Millennium Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 4700 Basic Editions-brand Girls' Clothing Sets. The recalled shirts have drawstrings at the waist. Children can get entangled or caught in a vehicle door and can be dragged, posing a serious risk of injury or death. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 3, 2007 ~ Window Blinds Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Stores Recalled for Repair by Springs Window Fashions Due to Strangulation Hazard: Springs Window Fashions LLC, of Middleton, Wis. is recalling about 140,000 Basic Blindz® Window Blinds. The window blinds have a pull cord that is looped, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 26, 2007 ~ Pacifiers Decorated with Crystals Recalled Due to Aspiration and Ingestion Hazards: Dara Linda's Baby Bling and Jewelry Design, of Davie, Fla.; Bling Toes, of Cherry Valley, Ill.; Baby Bling Things, of Appleton, Wis.; PeaNaPod Bling and Accessories, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and MJM Crystal Designs, of Boca Raton, Fla. are recalling about 1000 pacifiers. These pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The pacifiers' crystals can separate easily, posing an aspiration and ingestion hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 24, 2007 ~ Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Crib Bumpers Due to Entanglement Hazard: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling 31,000 Matelassé Crib Bumpers. The decorative stitching on the bumper's edge can come loose, posing an entanglement hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 19, 2007 ~ CVS/pharmacy Announces Recall of Playskool Sippy Cups; Poses Choking Hazard To Young Children: CVS/pharmacy, of Woonsocket, R.I. is recalling about 84000 Playskool Toddler "NoSpill" Sippy Cups. Young children can chew through the plastic spout of the sippy cup, which can pose a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 17, 2007 ~ Payless ShoeSource Expands Recall of Children's Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard: Payless ShoeSource, Inc., of Topeka, Kan. is recalling about 270,000 Toddler Clog Shoes. Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 14, 2007 ~ Choking Hazard Prompts Nordstrom Recall of Children’s Jackets: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash. is recalling about 1900 Pine Peak Blues Children’s Jackets. The zipper pull can detach from the jacket’s zipper, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 14, 2007 ~ Children’s Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled Due to Choking Hazard: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash. is recalling about 1800 Calypso Sandals. The jewel decorations on the shoes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 7, 2007 ~ First Birthday Party Hats Recalled by Creative Expressions Due to Choking Hazard: Creative Expressions, of Indianapolis, Ind. is recalling about 43,100 Children’s Party Hats. The paper party hats involved in this recall measure 6.5-inches high by 4.5-inches wide and are cone shaped. The blue paper hats have “1st” printed on the front and blue foil fringe glued to the bottom. Foil fringe glued to the bottom edge of the party hats can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 6, 2007 ~ Simplicity Recalls Cribs Due to Fall, Entrapment and Choking Hazards: Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa. is recalling about 40,000 Nursery-in-a-Box Cribs. The assembly instructions provided with the cribs incorrectly instruct consumers how to attach the crib’s drop side. If improperly installed, the drop side can disengage from the crib, posing fall and entrapment hazards for the child. Additionally, the metal locking pins on the drop side can pop off, presenting a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 31, 2007 ~ Song Lin Industrial Inc. Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard: Song Lin Industrial Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla. is recalling about 180 Sleigh Round Cribs. The assembly instructions included with the crib direct consumers to assemble the crib with the mattress support in the highest position and do not indicate that the mattress support can be moved to a lower position. This poses a fall hazard to children who are able to sit or stand up in the crib. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 30, 2007 ~ Fisher-Price Rainforest Infant Swings Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY is recalling about 112,000 (an additional 15,000 were sold worldwide) Rainforest Open Top Take-AlongTM Swings. Infants can shift to one side of the swing and become caught between the frame and seat, posing an entrapment hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 17, 2007 ~ Mervyns Recalls Children’s Capri Pants Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Mervyn’s Stores: Mervyns, of Hayward, Calif. is recalling about 228,000 Little Girls Capri Pants with Snap Roll Cuff. The buttons inside the waistband of the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 10, 2007 ~ Fall Hazard Prompts NHTSA, CPSC and Evenflo to Announce Recall of EmbraceTM Infant Car Seat/Carriers: Evenflo Company Inc., of Vandalia, Ohio is recalling about 450,000 Evenflo EmbraceTM Infant Car Seat/Carriers. When used as an infant carrier, the handle can unexpectedly release, causing the seat to rotate forward. When this happens, an infant inside the carrier can fall to the ground and suffer serious injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 2, 2007 ~ Graco Children’s Products Recalls to Replace Soft Blocks Towers on Activity Centers Due to Choking Hazard: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Exton, Pa. is recalling about 40,000 Soft Blocks Tower Toys (on Graco® Baby Einstein® discover and playTM Activity Centers). The plastic covering on the soft block towers can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 2, 2007 ~ Payless ShoeSource Recalls Children’s Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard: Payless ShoeSource, Inc., of Topeka, Kan. is recalling about 690,000 Children’s Airwalk® Compel Shoes. Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 18, 2007 ~ Infant Bouncer Seats Recalled Due to Frame Failure: Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y. is recalling about 1400 Infant Bouncer Seats. The tubular metal frame can break, posing a fall hazard to infants in the seat. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 17, 2007 ~ Life is good® Children’s Sweatshirts Recalled by RedEnvelope; Garments Have Drawstrings, Pose Strangulation Hazard: Independent Trading Co. of San Clemente, California is recalling about 1200 Life is good® Children’s Sweatshirts. 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.

 April 17, 2007 ~ Disney Store Recalls Children’s Footed Pajamas Due to Burn Hazard: Disney Stores North America, of Pasadena, Calif., which is owned, and under a licensing agreement operated, by a subsidiary of The Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc. of Secaucus, N.J. is recalling about 200 Baby Einstein Caterpillar Sleepwear and Baby Einstein Duck Sleepwear. This sleepwear fails to meet the children’s flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injury to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 27, 2007 ~ Baby Trend Recalls Back Pack Carriers Due to Fall Hazard: Baby Trend Inc., of Ontario, California is recalling about 4,000 Baby Trend Back Pack Carriers. The stitching on the strap of the carrier can loosen or detach, causing the carrier to shift, posing a fall hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 22, 2007 ~ Infantino Recalls Infant Sling Carriers Due to Fall Hazard: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, California is recalling about 100,000 SlingRider Infant Carriers. The plastic slider on the fabric strap can break. This can cause the strap supporting the carrier to release and infants to fall out of the carrier. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 8, 2007 ~ Cobmex Inc. Recalls Youth Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Cobmex Inc., of Lakewood, California is recalling about 16,000 Cobmex Youth Jackets with Drawstrings. The recalled jackets have drawstrings in the hood and waist, or only at the waist. Children can get entangled and strangle in drawstrings that can catch on playground equipment, fences or tree branches. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 8, 2007 ~ H & M Recalls Boy’s Jackets Due to Choking, Poisoning Hazards: H & M, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 2700 Boy’s Jackets with an attached compass. The attached compass on these jackets can break, posing a choking hazard for young children. Additionally, the liquid mineral oil, inside the compass can be harmful if swallowed. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 13, 2007 ~ Basix U.S.A. Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Windbreakers with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Vacation Clothing, doing business as Basix U.S.A., of Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. is recalling about 20,000 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Windbreakers with Drawstrings. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 13, 2007 ~ Samara Brothers Recalls Boys’ Jackets Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard: Samara Brothers LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 8000 Heavyweight Outerwear Jackets. The snap closures on the outerwear jackets contain excessive amounts of lead, which poses a lead poisoning hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 8, 2007 ~ Toddler Pants Sets Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores Recalled for Choking Hazard: G & W Industries Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1800 Toddler Pant Sets. The zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 18, 2007 ~ Graco Children’s Products Inc. Recalls to Repair ContempoTM Highchairs Due to Collapse Hazard: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Exton, Pa. is recalling about 100,000 Graco® ContempoTM Highchairs. The highchair can collapse if it is not fully opened and locked into place from the storage position prior to use. If the highchair collapses, a child occupying the highchair can be injured. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 18, 2007 ~ Target Recalls Baby Rattles and Ornaments for Choking Hazard: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling 460,000 Plush Baby Rattles and Photo Frame Ornaments. Small parts on the plush rattles and frame ornaments can break or detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, the rattles’ plastic ring can break and expose sharp points. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 17, 2007 ~ Kids II Inc. Recalls Teethers Due to Choking Hazard: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga. is recalling about 375,000 Bright Starts Star Teether Beads and Bright Starts Teether Beads. The flexible plastic ring that holds the teether beads in place can crack or break, and the beads can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 10, 2007 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Seena International for Strangulation Hazard: Seena International, of Yaphank, N.Y. is recalling about 45,000 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.

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



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