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RECALLS 2008 ~ Infant and Children's products (excluding toys)

 
 December 23, 2008 ~ Boys Reversible Vests Recalled by Bon-Ton Stores Due to Choking Hazard: The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc., of York, Pa. is recalling about 5000 Boy’s Reversible Vests. This recall involves the “Ruff Hewn” reversible vests for boys sold in toddler (style # F821235) and 4 through 7 sizes (style # F841235). The vests are brown and reverse to a camouflage print. “Ruff Hewn” is printed on the tag found in the left pocket of the brown side and on the price tag. The style number is printed on the price tag. The zipper tabs on these vests fail to meet the children's torques test standards, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 23, 2008 ~ Munire Recalls “Newport Rubbed Black” Cribs and Matching Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Munire Furniture Inc, of Piscataway, N.J. is recalling about 3,000 Cribs and 6,000 Matching Furniture Pieces. The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 23, 2008 ~ Foursquare Recalls Hooded Youth Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Foursquare Outerwear, of Irvine, Calif. is recalling 1300 Foursquare Hooded Jackets. This recall involves the Foursquare hooded jackets with drawstrings in boys and girls sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL. The jackets come in various colors and patterns and have a logo showing four adjacent, vertically offset squares on the sleeve, waist, breast and/or back of the jacket, depending on the specific model. The jackets have a drawstring through hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 18, 2008 ~ Evenflo Recalls MajesticTM High Chairs Due to Fall and Choking Hazards: Evenflo Company Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 95000 Evenflo MajesticTM High Chairs. The recall involves Evenflo Majestic™ high chairs made before January 23, 2007. Plastic caps and metal screws on both sides of the high chair can loosen and fall out, posing both fall and choking hazards to children. Plastic caps and screws that become loose and fall out can cause the seatback to suddenly fall back or detach from the high chair. Children can fall out or collide with objects and suffer broken bones, abrasions, cuts and bruises. Detached plastic caps and metal screws also pose a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 25, 2008 ~ JCPenney Recalls Arizona® Newborn and Infant Pants Due to Choking Hazard: JCPenney Co., of Plano, Texas is recalling about 24,000 Arizona® Newborn and Infant Denim Pants. The metal snap at the waist can detach posing a choking hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 20, 2008 ~ Near Strangulation of Child Prompts Recall to Repair Window Blinds by Green Mountain Vista: Green Mountain Vista Inc., of Williston, Vt. is recalling about 7300 Insulated Black-Out Roller Shades and Insulated Roman Shades. This recall includes all insulated black-out roller shades (colors: white, cream, harvest, light sage) and insulated Roman shades sizes 48, 60 and 72 (colors: white, natural, sage, sienna, blue, goldenrod, mahogany, terracotta). The shades have RN number 107875 printed on the care label of the shade and identify the manufacturer on the “Installation and Care Instructions.” The black-out roller shades and insulated roman shades have a continuous looped bead chain that when not attached to the wall or floor, hangs loosely by the blind, posing a fatal strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 20, 2008 ~ Strangulation Death of a Child Prompts Recall of Roman Blinds; Sold Exclusively at IKEA: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa. is recalling 670,000 IRIS and ALVINE Roman Blinds. This recall involves all sizes of IRIS and ALVINE Roman Blinds in white. The blinds have a sewn-in label at the top edge of the blind with the IKEA logotype, article name (IRIS or ALVINE), 5-digit supplier number 19799 or 21369, four digit date stamp (YYWW) and the words “Made in India”. On the bottom edge of the blind there is a sewn-in orange/white safety warning label. Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck in an exposed inner cord on the backside of the roman blinds. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 19, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by R&D International Due to Strangulation Hazard: R&D International Inc., of Salida, Colo. is recalling about 1500 Young Colors Children’s Hooded Jackets. The cotton knit and woven hooded jackets have a drawstring through the hood and waist. They were sold in sizes 12 months through size 10 in a variety of solid colors and prints. “Young Colors” is sewn into the jacket tag located at the neck. The jackets have drawstrings through the hood and at the waist. Children can get entangled in the drawstrings that can catch on playground equipment, fences or tree branches. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 21, 2008 ~ Infant Death Prompts Recall to Repair 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York., is announcing the voluntary recall to replace missing safety pegs involving 985,000 drop side cribs. Failure to use or install safety pegs can cause an entrapment and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers. When the safety pegs in the base of each leg of the crib are missing from the lower track, the crib locks can disengage and detach if lowered below the peg hole, creating a hazardous gap. This gap can lead to the entrapment and suffocation of an infant or toddler. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 21, 2008 ~ Infant Death Prompts Recall To Repair 600,000 Drop Side Cribs By Delta Enterprise: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y., is announcing the voluntary recall today of about 600,000 drop side cribs. The crib’s drop side can detach when the spring peg is not engaged, which can cause an entrapment and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers. If the spring pegs in the base of each leg of the crib are pushed back into the lower track, the pegs can become nonfunctional. This can cause the drop side to detach from the crib and create a gap that can entrap an infant or toddler. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 16, 2008 ~ Infant Death Prompts Recall of Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA; Crib Poses Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Playkids U.S.A. of Brooklyn, N.Y. is announcing a voluntary recall of about 2,000 convertible cribs. The sides of the convertible crib are made of a mesh that expands, creating a gap between the mattress and the side through which an infant can slip. This poses suffocation and entrapment hazards for young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 16, 2008 ~ My Way Corp. Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Stairway Fall Hazard: My Way Corp., of San Juan, Puerto Rico is recalling about 800 baby walkers. These were sold at Independent discount stores in Puerto Rico from November 2004 through March 2008 for between $18 and $25. The walkers violate the baby walker voluntary standard and can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 14, 2008 ~ Bar Magnets Recalled by Home Science Tools Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Home Science Tools, of Billings, Mont. is recalling about 400 Alnico Bar Magnets. This recall involves Alnico 3-inch long bar magnets. The magnets are painted red and blue, and were originally packaged as a pair or as a component of a science kit. The magnets were sold as item number MG-BAR3AL. Surface paints on the magnets contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 8, 2008 ~ Rack Room Shoes Recalls Girls’ Sandals Due to Choking Hazard: Rack Room Shoes Inc., of Charlotte. N.C. is recalling about 11,000 Girls’ Sandals. The recalled girls’ sandals are leather with attached leather flowers and were sold under the Kids Feet name. The sandals are white or white with pink soles. The sandals were sold in girls’ sizes 5 through 12. The ornamental flowers on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 7, 2008 ~ Children's Necklaces, CD and MP3 Players Sold at Limited Too and Justice Stores Recalled by Tween Brands Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Tween Brands Inc., of New Albany, Ohio is recalling about 12,000 Children’s Ball and Heart Necklaces, Portable CD and MP3 Players. This recall involves a Ball and Heart Necklace with pink beads of varying sizes and a pink heart located in the center; a Portable CD Player with flowers and dots available in blue and pink; a pink MP3 Player with purple, green, blue, yellow, and red hearts; and a light blue MP3 Player with a picture of a monkey’s face on the front. Surface coatings on these products could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 23, 2008 ~ Harry Potter Bookends Recalled By Giftco Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Giftco Inc., of Vernon Hills, Ill. is recalling about 36,000 Harry Potter Bookends. The paint on the bookends contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 17, 2008 ~ Simplicity Brand Drop Side Cribs Recalled By Various Retailers Due To Serious Entrapment And Suffocation Hazard To Infants and Toddlers: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of the approximately 600,000 Simplicity Brand Drop Side Cribs. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately. Due to sizing problems with the crib’s hardware, the drop side can come off the tracks. When the drop side detaches or partially detaches, it creates a hazardous gap, which can lead to infant entrapment and suffocation. Please visit the CPSC's press release for which models are included in this recall.

 September 16, 2008 ~ Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children's Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 20,000 Children’s Metal Water Bottles. The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 3, 2008 ~ Optave Inc. Recalls Action Baby Carriers Due to Fall Hazard: Optave Inc., of Alpena, Mich. is recalling about 250 Action Baby Carriers. The baby carrier’s chest strap can detach from the shoulder straps, posing a fall hazard to the baby. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 3, 2008 ~ Circo Children’s Bobbie Socks Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 330,000 Circo Rosette Bobbie Socks. The socks were sold in packs of six (pink, purple, plain white and three pairs with a box), ranging in size from 6- to 12-months, 12- to 24-months and 2T to 5T. The ribbon on the sock can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 2, 2008 ~ Hooded Sweaters Recalled by Empress Arts; Children Can Strangle on Drawstrings: Empress Arts Ltd., of Monterey Park, Calif. is recalling about 130 Children’s Hooded Sweaters. The sweaters have drawstrings through the hood. Children can get entangled in the drawstrings that can catch on playground equipment, fences or tree branches. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 28, 2008 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Orioxi International Due to Strangulation Hazard: Orioxi International Corp., of Brea, Calif. is recalling about 43,000 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets. The recalled garments were sold in children’s sizes small, medium and large in the following colors: white, ivory, red, black, navy, brown, green, charcoal, blue, and pink. “BAC” is printed on the sewn-in tag on some of the garments. “Breckenridge”, “Keystone”, “Jackson Hole”, “Vail”, “Steamboat”, and “Mackinac Island” is printed on the front of the garments. The sweatshirts and jackets have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 28, 2008 ~ Regal Lager Recalls to Repair Phil & Teds Strollers Due to Laceration Hazard: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling about 44,000 Phil & Teds e3 Single Buggy, e3 Twin Buggy and sport v1 Single Buggy Strollers (an additional 425 e3 Twin Buggy Strollers were recalled on May 5, 2006). The stroller’s hinge locking mechanism poses a laceration hazard to the user folding and unfolding the strollers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 27, 2008 ~ Infants Strangled to Death in Simplicity Bassinets: CPSC Urges Consumers To Stop Using Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 Convertible “Close-Sleeper” Models: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents and caregivers to stop using convertible “close-sleeper/bedside sleeper” bassinets manufactured by Simplicity Inc., of Reading, PA. Two babies have strangled in this product. CPSC is issuing this safety alert because SFCA Inc., the company which purchased all of Simplicity Inc.’s assets at public auction in April 2008, has refused to cooperate with the government and recall the products. SFCA maintains that it is not responsible for products previously manufactured by Simplicity Inc. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 26, 2008 ~ Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking Hazard: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling about 10,000 Taggies™ Strollin’ Along Stroller Activity Bars. The shiny material on the elephant’s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 12, 2008 ~ Children’s Board Skirts Recalled By Chelsea and Scott Ltd. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Chelsea & Scott Ltd., of Lake Bluff, Ill. is recalling about 600 Sun Smarties™ Children’s Board Skirts. The Sun Smarties™ board skirts are peach microfiber with an embroidered flower accent and back pocket. Item number 13926 HIBI is printed on the care label inside the back of the waistband. The skirts were sold in girls sizes 12 months to 4T. The skirts have six grommets, four on the front of the waistband and two on the back pocket. The paint on the grommets of the skirts contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 6, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Raw Blue Due to Strangulation Hazard: Raw Blue Sportswear, of Moonachie, NJ is recalling about 5740 Hooded Sweatshirts. The Raw Blue hooded sweatshirts were sold in three styles: smack print, kapow print and comic magazine print) and various colors. The sweatshirts have style numbers 7FT5655, 7FT5455, and 7FT5515. Style numbers are printed on the garment’s sales tag. The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 6, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Request Jeans Due to Strangulation Hazard: Request Jeans, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1200 Drawstring Hoodies. This recall involves the short sleeve hoodie (Item number 11188SG) and the Long sleeve hoodie (Item number 11218LG). The short sleeve hoodie has “Request” printed all over and was sold in olive green and light blue. The long sleeve hoodie has a butterfly design on the back of the hoodie and on the chest and was sold in white and olive green. The hoodies 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.

 August 6, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled By Kids with Character Due to Strangulation Hazard: Kids with Character LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1200 BongoCheetah Girls Jackets. The recalled garments are Bongo Cheetah Girls Jackets with style number 8N6003 and RN number 119132 printed on the care label. The jackets were sold in girls sizes 4 through 6X. 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.

 August 5, 2008 ~ Baby Appleseed Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard: Baby Appleseed, of City of Industry, Calif. is recalling 500 Davenport cribs. The recall includes Davenport crib models that begin with the model numbers 273-xxxx-xxxx and have manufacture dates on or before August 2007 printed on a label located on the right side of the lower inner panel of the crib. The recalled cribs have two mattress support systems-a metal one and a wooden one. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The cribs have a two mattress support system. The secondary mattress support, used for the lowest position, does not meet the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 5, 2008 ~ Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard: Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards, of Toronto, Canada is recalling about 1300 cribs. The recall includes the following wooden full-size cribs: “Enchantment” (model #210), “Hush a Bye” (model #215), “Once upon a time” (model #320) and “Rock a bye” (model #1900-350). Only date codes from 0306 through 0308 are included in this recall. “Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards”, the model number and date code are printed on a label located on the bottom inside of the right side. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards. The distance between the mattress support bracket in the lowest position and the top of the side rail in the highest position is less than the required 26 inches, posing a fall hazard to children who climb over the railing. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 24, 2008 ~ Kids II Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga. is recalling about 19,000 Bright Starts Ring Rattles. The tip of the rattle’s antenna, which is attached to a bee figure, can detach and pose a choking hazard to small children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 22, 2008 ~ It’s MY Binky Recalls Personalized Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard: It’s My Binky, of Henderson, Nev. is recalling 115,000 It’s My Binky’s Personalized Pacifiers. The pacifier button, ring handle and shield with nipple can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 3, 2008 ~ Bayside Furnishings Recalls Youth Bed Toy Chests Sold at Costco After the Death of a 22-Month-Old Child: Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen™), of San Diego, Calif. is recalling about 9350 LaJolla Boat Bed and Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Beds. The lid supports on the toy chests fail to prevent the lid from closing too quickly, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 1, 2008 ~ Infant Garments Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 6200 Taggies™ Sleep’n Play Infant Garments. The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 27, 2008 ~ Children’s Jackets and Hoodies with Drawstrings Recalled by Coolibar Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard: Coolibar Inc., of St. Louis Park, Minn. is recalling about 3000 Children’s Sun Block Jackets and Hoodies. 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.

 June 26, 2008 ~ Stanley Furniture Recalls Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard: Stanley Furniture Company Inc., of Stanleytown, Va. is recalling about 1200 2nd Nature Built to Grow Cribs. The cribs could fail to meet a federal safety standard for crib dimensions. When the mattress support is in the middle setting, the space between the mattress and the crib could be too wide, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2008 ~ Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan is recalling about 320,000 Jardine Cribs. The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2008 ~ Nordstrom Recalls Girls’ Sandals: Nordstrom Inc. of Seattle, Wash. is recalling 1500 Nordstrom’s Cadence-Lea and Trio-Lea Girl’s Sandals. The flower embellishments on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 12, 2008 ~ Children's Overalls Recalled by Sara Lynn Togs: Sara Lynn Togs, of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 1800 Infant and Toddler Shortalls. The buttons on the shoulder straps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 10, 2008 ~ The Children’s Place Recalls Camouflage Pajama Sets: The Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc., of Secaucus, N.J. is recalling about 28,000 Camouflage Pajama Sets. The screen print on the shirt contains excess levels of lead. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 5, 2008 ~ Simmons Kids Recalls Crib Mattresses: Simmons Kids, a division of The Simmons Manufacturing Co., LLC of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 20,000 Simmons Kids Crib Mattresses. Some of the crib mattresses can measure smaller than the 27 1/4 inch minimum width requirement for cribs, creating a gap between the mattress and crib side rails, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 28, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Adio Footwear: Adio Footwear, of Carlsbad, Calif. is recalling about 300 Boy’s Hooded Zip Fleece 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.

 May 22, 2008 ~ Disney Store, of Pasadena, Calif. is recalling about 4100 Pirates of the Caribbean Sleeping Bags. The surface paint on the sleeping bag’s zipper pull contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 20, 2008 ~ Douglas Co. Recalls Children’s Blankets: Douglas Co., of Keene N.H. is recalling about 74000 Lil’ Snugglers™ Children’s Blankets. The blanket’s satin edge can come loose, posing a strangulation hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 15, 2008 ~ Maran Inc. Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled: Maran Inc., of North Bergen, N.J. is recalling about 6000 Squeeze Kids Girl's Corduroy Jackets. They were sold exclusively at TJ Maxx retail stores nationwide during January 2007 for about $13. 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.

 May 8, 2008 ~ Baby Bottle and Food Warmers Recalled by Munchkin: Munchkin Inc., of North Hills, Calif. is recalling about 5000 Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmers. This recall involves the Munchkin Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmer with Pacifier Cleaning Basket 2-in-1 Design, model #13301 and lot number TP-1487. The bottle and food warmers can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 1, 2008 ~ Children’s Storage Bins Sold at Lowe’s Stores Recalled: Magus Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan is recalling about 84,000 Children’s Storage Bins. They were sold at Lowe’s retail outlets nationwide from March 2007 through February 2008 for about $6. Surface paint on the storage bins could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 22, 2008 ~ Beco Baby Carrier Recalls “Beco Butterfly” Infant Carriers: Beco Baby Carrier Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif. is recalling about 2000 Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers. The buckles on the carrier shoulder straps can unexpectedly release tension, causing the strap to slip through, posing a fall hazard to the baby. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 3, 2008 ~ Children’s ‘Main Street Drag’ Sunglasses Recalled by StyleMark Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: StyleMark Inc., of Ormond Beach, Fla. is recalling about 144,000 Children's sunglasses. The glasses were sold at Payless, Walgreen’s, Academy Sports, and CVS stores nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 for between $6 and $9. Surface paint in the orange lettering on the temples of the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 2, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Brents-Riordan Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard: Brents-Riordan Inc. LLC, of Shreveport, La. is recalling about 7400 Hooded Youth Sweatshirts and Jackets. 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.

 March 28, 2008 ~ Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by High Energy; Children Can Strangle on Drawstrings: Kidz World Inc., d/b/a High Energy USA, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 5000 Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts. The sweatshirts have a drawstring through hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 25, 2008 ~ Downeast Concepts Inc. Recalls Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine is recalling about 18,000 Backyard and Beyond Metal Water Bottles. Surface paint on the metal water bottles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 11, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Urgent Gear Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom Stores: Urgent Gear Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 700 Micros Boys’ Hooded Jackets. 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.

 March 11, 2008 ~ Ellaroo Recalls Infant Sling Carriers Due to Fall Hazard: Ellaroo LLC, of McKinney, Texas is recalling 1200 Ellaroo Ring Sling Baby Carrriers. The aluminum rings on the sling carriers can bend or break. This can cause the fabric to slip through the rings and infants to fall out of the carrier. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 5, 2008 ~ Infantino Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. is recalling 2000 Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles™. The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 5, 2008 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Rebelette International Due to Strangulation Hazard: Rebelette International Trading Corp., of South El Monte, Calif. is recalling 4800 Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts. The sweatshirt jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 28, 2008 ~ Munire Furniture Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard: Munire Furniture Inc., of Piscataway, N.J. is recalling about 24000 Majestic Curved Top and Flat Top Cribs, Essex Cribs, Brighton/Sussex Cribs and Captiva Cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The four support brackets on the mattress support spring are too long. The brackets prevent the spring from lowering to the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 19, 2008 ~ Spiderman Water Bottles Sold Exclusively at Sears Recalled by Fast Forward Due to Choking Hazard: Fast Forward LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling 6600 Spiderman® Water Bottles. Screws under the bottle’s lid can come loose and fall into the cup, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 13, 2008 ~ Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Siegfried & Parzifal Due to Strangulation Hazard: Siegfried & Parzifal Inc., of City of Industry, Calif. is recalling about Karl Kani Boys’ Fleece Hoody Sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 6, 2008 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Seventy Two Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom Stores: Seventy Two Inc., of La Puente, Calif. is recalling about 1800 Bonafide Love Hooded Children’s 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.

 January 31, 2008 ~ Baby Sterling Silver Teethers Recalled by Elegant Baby Due to Choking Hazard: Elegant Baby and Baby Needs Inc., of Burlington, N.C. is recalling about 200 Heart and Car Sterling Silver Teethers. The hearts and cars on the teethers can break off, posing a choking hazard to infants. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 31, 2008 ~ Girls' Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Sold Exclusively at Marshalls Stores Recalled by Apollo Jeans Due to Strangulation Hazard: AJBlue LLC, dba Apollo Jeans, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 14,000 Girls’ Hooded Jackets. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 16, 2008 ~ Photo Frames Recalled by The Gift Wrap Company Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: The Gift Wrap Co., of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling 600 Hanging Photo Frames. Surface paint on the photo frames contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 10, 2008 ~ Kash N’ Gold Recalls Tinker Bell Novelty Lamps Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Kash N’ Gold Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y. is recalling 60000 Tinker Bell Lamps. The surface paint on the lamps contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 10, 2008 ~ Shims Bargain Recalls Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard: Shims Bargain Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 45000 “BabyTown” Pacifiers. These pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The pacifier shield is too small and could easily enter the mouth of an infant. Also, ventilation holes are too small and not placed to allow for the insertion of a tool to remove the pacifier when lodged in the mouth of a child. Finally, the package fails to display the required warning instructing consumers not to tie a pacifier around a child’s neck, which would present a strangulation hazard. 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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