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RECALLS 2010 ~ Infant and Children's products (excluding toys)

 
 December 23, 2010 ~ BabyLegs Recalls Baby Socks and Leg Warmers with Heart Appliqué Due to Choking Hazard: BabyUnited LLC dba BabyLegs of Seattle, Wash. is recalling about 4500 baby leg warmers and socks. The leg warmers and socks have a heart appliqué that can detach, posing a choking hazard to small children. This recall involves only those BabyLegs brand leg warmers, ankle-high socks and knee-high socks adorned with a heart-shape appliqué. The recalled products are pink, white or purple cable knit socks and leg warmers. Please read this important press release from the CPSC.

 December 16, 2010 ~ Girls’ Hooded Zip Jacket and Vest Sets with Drawstrings Recalled By Splendid Due to Strangulation Hazard: Splendid (a division of VF Contemporary Brands, Inc.), of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 900 Girls’ Hooded Zip Jackets and Vest Sets. The hooded zip jackets and the vest sets have drawstrings through the hoods which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. This recall involves girl’s hooded zip jackets with style # SJ6J7831 and long sleeve t-shirt with hooded vest sets with style # SJYK7935. The zip jackets were sold in camouflage, jasmine, parfait and royal. The vest sets were sold in black, caviar, denim, electric pink, macadamia, peacock, quartz and sapphire. The style number can be found on the care label located at the inside left side seam. “Splendid” can be found on the neck label. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 December 9, 2010 ~ Toddler Girl Garments Recalled by American Eagle Outfitters Due to Choking Hazard: American Eagle Outfitters Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa. is recalling about 1200 Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts. The metal clasp at the waistband can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves toddler girl pants, jeans and shorts sold in various styles. The style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband. The garments were sold in sizes 12-18 months through 5 years. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 December 7, 2010 ~ Circo Children's Camping Combo Pack Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 1500 Circo Children's Space Camp Combo Packs. The floor of the tent failed a flammability test and poses a fire hazard. The recall involves one model of the Circo Space Combo pack, which includes a children's tent, sleeping bag, backpack and a headlamp. The tent is green and dark blue with planets, stars and figures printed on it. The packing box has the UPC number: 490911500926, DPCI: 091-15-0092. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 December 2, 2010 ~ The First Years® Recalls American Red Cross® Cabinet Swing Locks; Latches Can Fail to Prevent Access by Children: Learning Curve Brands Inc. d/b/a The First Years, of Oak Brook, Ill. is recalling about 41,300 The First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Swing Locks. The installed latches can break and children could gain access to contents of a cabinet, posing the risk of exposure to hazardous items. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 November 22, 2010 ~ Bassettbaby Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., of Bassett, Va. is recalling about 90,000 Bassettbaby drop-side cribs with external plastic hardware. The cribs' drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to detach from the crib. The recalled cribs are wood with a metal mattress support and have a drop side with external plastic hardware. The cribs were sold in a variety of finishes. A label is attached to the footboard or headboard with the names "Bassettbaby" or "Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc." as well as the model number, production date and other information. On some older models the manufacturer's name appears on a separate label. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 November 19, 2010 ~ Children’s Hooded Jackets and Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled By VOS Sports Due To Strangulation Hazard: VOS Sports Inc., City of Industry, Calif. us recalling about 11,700 Hooded jackets and sweatshirts. The children’s hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood and/or waist that can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. This recall involves all children’s hooded sweatshirts and nylon hooded jackets with drawstring sold under the brand name “VOS Sports.” The sweatshirt and jackets were sold in assorted sizes including S-M or L and in up to 14 colors. “VOS Sports” and “RN#94353” are printed on the sewn-in label. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 November 10, 2010 ~ Strangulation Death of a Child Prompts Recall of Roman Shades, Roll-Up Blinds, and Roller Blinds by Hanover Direct/Domestications: Hanover Direct Inc., (also known as Domestications, The Company Store, and Company Kids) of Weehawken, N.J. is recalling about 495,000 Roman shades and 28,500 roller/roll-up blinds. This recall involves all styles of Roman shades with inner cords, all styles of roll-up blinds, and roller blinds that do not have a tension device. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 November 4, 2010 ~ Infant Car Seats Recalled by Britax Due to Laceration and Choking Hazards: Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. is recalling about 23,000 Chaperone Infant car seats. The harness chest clip can break and pose a laceration hazard. Due to its small size it also poses a choking hazard. The recall includes Chaperone infant car seats with model numbers E9L69N9 (Moonstone), E9L69P2 (Red Mill), E9L69P3 (Savannah) and E9L69P5 (Cowmooflage) sold in the U.S. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 27, 2010 ~ Meijer Recalls Infant Shoes Due to Choking Hazard: Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich. is recalling about 2300 Falls Creek infant boy shoes. The shoe lace toggles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves Meijer Falls Creek infant boy casual shoes with bungee laces and toggles. The brown leather shoes were sold in infant sizes 5 to 10 and have 'Falls Creek' imprinted on the bottom of the shoe. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 22, 2010 ~ Victory Land Group Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Sold Exclusively at Kmart Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill. and Victory Land Group Inc., of Bartlett, Ill. is recalling about 34,000 Heritage Collection 3-in-1 drop-side cribs. The crib's drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop-side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler's body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to age-related wear and tear. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 22, 2010 ~ Angel Line Recalls to Repair Longwood Forest Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Angel Line, of Pennsville, N.J. is recalling about 3400 Drop-Side Cribs. The crib's drop-side rail hardware can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop-side rail to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler's body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents also can occur due to age-related wear and tear. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 22, 2010 ~ Ethan Allen Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Ethan Allen, of Danbury, Conn. is recalling about 3250 Drop-Side Cribs. The crib?s drop-side rail hardware can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side rail to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler's body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 20, 2010 ~ Graco Recalls QuattroTM and MetroLiteTM Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation ~ Four Infant Strangulation Deaths Reported: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Graco Children's Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is announcing the recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. Entrapment and strangulation can occur, especially to infants younger than 12 months of age, when a child is not harnessed. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller tray and seat bottom, but his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the tray. Infants who become entrapped at the neck are at risk of strangulation. This recall involves Graco Quattro Tour™ strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to November 2006 and MetroLite™ strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to July 2007. The strollers and travel systems were distributed between November 2000 and December 2007. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 19, 2010 ~ Infant's Overalls Recalled by Lollytogs Due to Choking Hazard: Lollytogs Ltd., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 8,300 Infant's Overalls in the United States and 2,000 Infant's Overalls in Canada. This recall involves infants' Carhartt® overalls with style numbers GG8500 (100% cotton canvas) and GG8501 (100% cotton knit). The overalls were sold in brown or red in infant sizes 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 months. The Carhartt logo is sewn on the front of the garment and the style numbers can be found on the sewn-in label hanging from the sleeve. The overalls have snaps that could come loose and pose a choking hazard to young children. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 7, 2010 ~ Bravo Sports Recalls Trampolines Due to Fall Hazard: Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif. is recalling about 160,000 Bravo Sports Trampolines. Incorrectly assembled trampolines can allow the top rails and legs to bend or break during normal use, resulting in partial collapse of the trampoline. This poses a fall hazard to consumers. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 7, 2010 ~ “Alexander Designs” Brand Drop-Side Cribs Sold Exclusively at JCPenney Recalled for Repair Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Jardine Enterprises Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan is recalling about 11,400 Alexander Designs Ltd. brand drop-side cribs. The drop-side rail hardware on the cribs can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a hazardous gap is created between the drop-side rail and the crib mattress in which infants and toddlers can become wedged or entrapped, posing risks of suffocation and strangulation. In addition, children can fall out of the crib when the drop-side rail falls unexpectedly or detaches from the crib. Drop-side rail failures also can occur due to incorrect assembly or with age-related wear and tear. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 6, 2010 ~ Valco Baby Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard: Unique Baby Products USA LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y. is recalling about 12,000 Valco Baby Tri Mode Single and Twin Jogging Strollers. The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck by the grab bar, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 October 6, 2010 ~ Tike Tech Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard: Tike Tech Ltd., of Toronto, Ontario is recalling about 800 Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport Jogging Strollers. The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck by the grab bar, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 September 30, 2010 ~ Fisher-Price Recalls Healthy Care, Easy Clean and Close to Me High Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y. is recalling about 950,000 Healthy Care, Easy Clean and Close to Me High Chairs in the U.S. and 125,000 in Canada. Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair resulting in injuries or lacerations. The pegs are used for high chair tray storage. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 September 29, 2010 ~ Deaths prompt CPSC, FDA warning on infant sleep positioners: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today warned consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners. Over the past 13 years, CPSC and the FDA have received 12 reports of infants between the ages of 1 month and 4 four months who died when they suffocated in sleep positioners or became trapped and suffocated between a sleep positioner and the side of a crib or bassinet. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 September 16, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Jackets and Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled By Burlington Coat Factory Due to Strangulation Hazard: Burlington Coat Factory, of Burlington, N.J. is recalling about 10,000 Hooded Jackets and Sweatshirts. The hooded jackets and sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood and/or waist which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 14, 2010 ~ Albee Baby Recalls C & T International/Sorelle Brand "Prescott" Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Re-labeled Simplicity Cribs Contain Recalled Mattress Support Frames. Albee Baby, of East Rutherford, N.J. is recalling about 130 Sorelle brand "Prescott" fixed-sided cribs. These cribs are re-labeled fixed-sided Simplicity cribs that contain tubular metal mattress-support frames recalled in April 2010. The mattress support frames can bend or detach, causing part of the mattress to drop, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged, entrapped or fall out of the crib. This recall is limited to Sorelle "Prescott" cribs sold online by AlbeeBaby.com between July 2009 and October 2009 for between $180 and $210. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 24, 2010 ~ Baby Hammocks Recalled by MamaLittleHelper Due to Suffocation Hazard: MamaLittleHelper LLC, of Frisco, Texas is recalling about 500 Infant and Toddler Hammocks. The side-to-side shifting or tilting of the hammock can cause the infant to roll and become entrapped or wedged against the hammock's fabric and/or mattress pad, resulting in a suffocation hazard. This recall includes MamaLittleHelper Hammocks with model numbers 1010, 1020 and BL222. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 24, 2010 ~ Williams-Sonoma Recalls Baby Bottle Warmers Due to Burn Hazard: Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 11,000 Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmers. The bottle warmers can overheat liquids and baby food, posing a burn hazard to adults and babies. This recall involves the Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmer which uses steam to heat baby bottles or baby food. The bottle warmer is green with an orange temperature dial. "Beaba" is printed on the base and model number 9602 is printed on the underside of the warmer. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 19, 2010 ~ Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Tango Double Strollers Due to Collapse Hazard: Lan Enterprises LLC of Hillsboro, Ore., and formerly of Beaverton, Ore. is recalling about 3700 Double strollers. The stroller's frame latch above the front wheels can fail when the stroller hits an object, causing the stroller to unexpectedly collapse. This can result in minor scrapes, cuts and bruises. This recall involves 2007 and 2008 Zooper Tango double strollers with a model number of SL808B and SL808F. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 12, 2010 ~ Circus World Recalls Wireless Video Baby Monitors Due to Overheating Hazard: Circus World Displays Limited (CWD), of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada is recalling about 800 Levana Wireless Video Baby Monitors. Wiring in the baby monitor camera can overheat and emit smoke, posing a burn hazard to consumers. This recall involves Levana wireless baby monitors with model number LV-TW300. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 3, 2010 ~ Pottery Barn Kids Recalls to Repair Madeline Bunk Beds Due to Entrapment Hazard: Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 405 bunk beds. This recall involves Madeline bunk beds. The bed is white and is made of wood and medium-density fiberboard. It has guardrails on either side of the top bunk and a ladder that attaches to the side of the beds. The end structure of the bunk bed can pose an entrapment hazard to young children, a violation of the Safety Standard for Entrapment Hazards in Bunk Beds, 16 C.F.R. Part 1513. Children can get their necks caught in the opening between the post and the decorative molding. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 26, 2010 ~ Baby Matters Recalls Nap Nanny® Recliners Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards; One Infant Death Reported: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Baby Matters LLC, of Berwyn, Pa., is announcing the voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap Nanny® portable baby recliners. CPSC is investigating a report of a 4-month-old girl from Royal Oak, Mich. who died in a Nap Nanny® that was being used in a crib. Infants can partially fall or hang over the side of the Nap Nanny® even while the harness is in use. This situation can be worse if the Velcrostraps, located inside the Nap Nanny® cover are not properly attached to the "D"-rings located on the foam, or if consumers are using the first generation model Nap Nanny® that was sold without "D"-rings. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 20, 2010 ~ Pacifiers Recalled by Antonio Flores Due to Choking Hazard: Antonio Flores, of San Ysidro, Calif. is recalling about 44,900 Kariño Baby Pacifiers. The pacifier fails to meet federal safety standards. The nipple can separate from the base easily, the pacifier handle is too long, the mouth guard is too small and there are no ventilation holes on the mouth guard. The pacifier could pose a choking and aspiration hazard to young children. The pacifier has a ring-shaped handle and a round-shaped mouth guard. "Kariño" is printed on the handle side of the mouth guard, and "Mygra" is printed on one side of the handle. The nipple is filled with corn syrup. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 15, 2010 ~ Child’s Death Prompts Recall to Repair Portable Playard Tent by Tots in Mind Due to Strangulation Hazard: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), in cooperation with Tots in Mind Inc., of Salem, N.H., is announcing the voluntary recall today of about 20,000 (and 85 in Canada) Cozy Indoor Outdoor Portable Playard Tents Plus Cabana Kits. Clips that attach the tent to the top of the playard can break or be removed by a child. A child can lift the tent and become entrapped at the neck between the rigid playard frame and the metal base rod of the tent, posing a strangulation hazard. The cribs were made in China and sold at Walmart, Amazon.com and various baby and children’s stores nationwide from January 2005 through February 2010 for about $60. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 14, 2010 ~ Pottery Barn Kids Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 82000 Pottery Barn Kids drop-side cribs. The cribs’ drop-sides can detach when hardware breaks, creating a space into which a young child can become entrapped, which can lead to suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop side incidents also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. This recall involves all Pottery Barn Kids drop-side cribs regardless of the model number. Pottery Barn Kids is printed on a label attached to the crib headboard or footboard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Simmons Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Simmons Juvenile Products, of New London, Wis. is recalling about 50,000 Simmons drop-side cribs. This recall includes Simmons Easy Side Drop-side cribs. The cribs’ drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Million Dollar Baby Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Bexco Enterprises, Inc., d.b.a. Million Dollar Baby of Montebello, Calif. is recalling about 156,000 Drop-Side cribs. The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ LaJobi Recalls to Repair Bonavita, Babi Italia and ISSI Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: LaJobi Inc., of Cranbury, N.J. is recalling about 306,000 Bonavita, Babi Italia and ISSI Drop-Side Cribs. This recall involves all models of Bonavita, Babi Italia and ISSI drop-side cribs manufactured by LaJobi. The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Jardine Enterprise Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan is recalling about 130,000 Jardine drop-side cribs. The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Evenflo Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 750,000 Jenny Lind Cribs. The cribs’ drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Delta Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Delta Enterprise, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 747,000 drop-side cribs; and all fixed and drop-side cribs using wooden stabilizer bars. This recall involves Delta drop-side cribs with three different types of drop-side hardware and Delta cribs with wooden stabilizer bars that support the mattress platform. The cribs’ drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear. In addition, the wooden stabilizer bars on some Delta drop-side and fixed-side cribs can be installed upside down, which puts extra stress on the crib and can cause the mattress platform to collapse, creating a gap in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and posing a risk of strangulation or suffocation. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ Child Craft Drop-Side Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Child Craft Industries, Inc. is recalling drop-side Child Craft brand cribs using the style of drop-side hardware shown below. “Child Craft” appears on a label on the crib’s frame and identifies the place of manufacture as Salem, Indiana or New Salisbury, Indiana. The drop-side hardware can fail, causing the drop-side to detach from the crib or fall to the dropped position. When the drop side detaches, even partially, it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle. Drop side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age related wear and tear. Additionally, when drop-side hardware fails and/or disengages, an infant or toddler can be injured by falling out of the crib. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 24, 2010 ~ CPSC Announces Recall to Repair Child Craft Brand Stationary-Side Cribs with Dowel Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards: Child Craft Industries, Inc is recalling between 40,000 and 50,000 Child Craft brand "Crib ‘N' Double Bed" full size stationary-side cribs with dowel. The cribs' stationary side can be assembled upside-down but still appear to be assembled correctly. If assembled upside-down, the crib side contains a hazardous five-inch gap at the top of the crib. Infants or toddlers can become entrapped in this gap (as depicted in the photo below), which can lead to entrapment, strangulation or other injuries. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 22, 2010 ~ Baby Walkers Recalled by Suntech Enterprises Due to Fall Hazard: Suntech Enterprises Inc., of Commerce, Calif. is recalling about 8400 baby walkers. The recalled walkers can fit through a standard doorway and fail to have sufficient stair-fall protection to prevent falls down stairs. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed if they fall down stairs. The baby walkers have a plastic frame supported by four wheels and eight brake pads. The walkers were sold in blue, pink, and green with a white activity tray and patterned, vinyl seat. Item number WK110 or WK112 is printed on the side of the packaging. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 17, 2010 ~ Target Recalls Children’s Belts Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 105,150 Boys’ and girls’ belts. The belt buckles contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. This recall involves two types of belts: The Cherokee boys’ belts and Circo girls’ belts. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 17, 2010 ~ Regal Lager Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling about 2,700 in the United States and 400 in Canada, CYBEX 2.GO Infant Carriers. This recall involves CYBEX 2.GO infant carriers which were sold at baby furniture and baby product stores nationwide, and on various websites, from August 2009 through April 2010 for about $100. A shoulder strap slider buckle can break, posing a fall hazard to babies. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 17, 2010 ~ Infant Apparel Recalled by Kiwi Industries Due to Choking Hazard: Holtrop & McIndoo LLC dba Kiwi Industries, of Albuquerque, N.M. is recalling about 450 infant bodysuits and rompers. The infant bodysuits and rompers were sold in eight colors and prints and were sold at Children's specialty stores nationwide from March 2010 through May 2010 for between $24 and $28. Snaps on the infant bodysuits and rompers can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 8, 2010 ~ Bayside Furnishings Recalls to Repair Youth Beds Sold at Costco Due to Entrapment Hazard: Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen), of San Diego, Calif. is recalling about 2000 "Pirates of the Caribbean" Twin Trundle Beds. This recall involves the Bayside youth bed: the Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Bed. The headboard has a storage bin that poses an entrapment hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 4, 2010 ~ McDonald’s Recalls Movie Themed Drinking Glasses Due to Potential Cadmium Risk: McDonald's Corp., Oakbrook, Ill. is recalling about 12 million "Shrek Forever After 3D" Collectable Drinking Glasses. The "Shrek Forever After 3D" collectable drinking glass are 16 ounce glasses that came in four designs, Shrek, Fiona, Puss n' Boots, and Donkey. The designs on the glasses contain cadmium. Long term exposure to cadmium can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 2, 2010 ~ Infant Death Prompts Recall of Ring Slings Made by Sprout Stuff Due to Suffocation Risk: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Sprout Stuff, of Austin, Texas, is announcing the recall of about 40 Sprout Stuff infant ring slings. CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using these slings due to a risk of suffocation to infants. The Sprout Stuff infant ring sling is fabric/natural muslin and comes with or without a shoulder pad. The sling is worn by parents and caregivers to carry a child up to two years of age. "Sprout Stuff" is printed on the back side of the tail’s hem. he Sprout Stuff infant ring sling is fabric/natural muslin and comes with or without a shoulder pad. The sling is worn by parents and caregivers to carry a child up to two years of age. "Sprout Stuff" is printed on the back side of the tail’s hem. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 27, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Lollytogs Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards: Lollytogs Ltd., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 23,000 Rim Rocka Boys' Hooded Jackets and Pelle Pelle Girls' Hooded Jackets. This recall involves boys' Rim Rocka hooded sweatshirts that are black or navy blue with red and white trim or gray and white trim and have a large number embroidered on the front of the sweatshirt. These were sold at Burlington Coat Factory stores and at various small retailers nationwide from February 2008 through September 2009 for about $14. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood and the vests have a drawstring through the waist which can pose strangulation and entanglement hazards to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 27, 2010 ~ S. Rothschild & Co. Recalls Girls' Coats with Strings Due to Strangulation Hazard: S. Rothschild & Company Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 13,500 girls' coats. This recall involves S. Rothschild girls' wool coats with a detachable cape. The coats were sold in pink, red, blue and vanilla with a faux fur cape and in charcoal and vanilla with a faux fur trimmed cape. Two faux pompoms are attached to the end of strings that hang from the cape. The sewn-in neck tag reads, "ROTHSCHILD SINCE 1881." Strings on the detachable cape can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 27, 2010 ~ Boys' Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Hind Fashions Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: Hind Fashions, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 200 Boys' Hooded Jackets. This recall involves boys' hooded jackets with drawstrings that are blue suede on the outside and have fur lining on the inside. "Hind Leather" is printed on the tag on the back of the neck. They were sold exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide January 2006 through September 2009 for between $30 and $90. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 13, 2010 ~ Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 400 in the U.S., and 1,300 in Canada Tommy Hilfiger Sweatshirts. This recall involves Tommy Hilfiger brand children's sweatshirts sold in sizes 4 to 16. The sweatshirts have the letters "N.Y.C." and "Hilfiger College" printed on the front. The sweatshirts fail to meet federal flammability standards for wearing apparel, posing a risk of burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 13, 2010 ~ Junk Food Clothing Co. Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Junk Food Clothing Co., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 24,000 Children's hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings. This recall involves all children's pullover and zippered hooded sweat shirts with drawstrings sold under the "Junk Food" brand name. The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring at the neck which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 7, 2010 ~ Girls’ Vests with Drawstrings Recalled by MIM-PI USA Due to Strangulation Hazard: MIM-PI USA LLC, of Orlando, Fla. is recalling about 80 Girls’ hooded sleeveless vests. This recall involves girls’ hooded sleeveless vests with drawstrings sold in sizes 2 through 10. 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 6, 2010 ~ C&T International/Sorelle Recalls Cribs Due to Strangulation and Suffocation Hazards: C&T International/Sorelle, of East Rutherford, New Jersey is recalling about 170,000 Drop-Side Cribs. This recall involves C&T International, Sorelle and Golden Baby wood cribs. The cribs’ drop-side hardware can disengage from the tracks, causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side partially detaches, it creates space between the drop side and the crib mattress. The bodies of infants and toddlers can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. Complete detachment of the drop sides can lead to falls from the crib. In addition, slats can detach from the sides of the cribs. Infants and toddlers can then become entrapped, strangle or fall out of the crib. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 5, 2010 ~ Roberta Roller Rabbit Recalls Children’s Kimono Robes, Lounge and Slumber Short Sets Due To Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freymann, of New York, N.Y. is recalling abou 9200 Roberta Roller Rabbit Children’s Kimono Robe, Lounge Sets and Slumber Short Sets. The recalled sleepwear fails to meet the federal children’s sleepwear flammability standard, posing a burn hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 4, 2010 ~ JD Fine & Company Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: JD Fine & Company, of Concord, Calif. is recalling about 1700 Children's Hooded Velour Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. This recall involves hooded sweatshirts sold under the "Sweet Tart" brand name. The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring at the neck which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 30, 2010 ~ Gap Recalls Baby Swimsuits Due to Strangulation Hazard: Gap Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 6,500 in the U.S. and about 480 in Canada baby swimsuits. The baby swimsuits were sold in two styles: number 706260 is blue and white and number 700452 is red and white. The swimsuits have halter straps that were manufactured too short causing the plastic ring located at the neck of the swimsuit to press against the child’s throat and obstruct the airway. This poses a strangulation hazard to the child. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2010 ~ Graco®-Branded Drop Side Cribs Made by LaJobi Recalled Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards: LaJobi Inc., of Cranbury, N.J. is recalling about 217,000 Graco®-branded drop side cribs made by LaJobi. The drop side hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a hazardous gap is created between the drop side and the crib mattress in which infants and toddlers can become wedged or entrapped, posing a risk of suffocation and strangulation. In addition, children can fall from the cribs when the drop side detaches or fails to lock. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2010 ~ Simplicity Cribs Recalled by Retailers; Mattress-Support Collapse Can Cause Suffocation and Strangulation: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is announcing the recall of all Simplicity full-size cribs with tubular metal mattress-support frames. This recall includes fixed-side and drop-side cribs. These cribs pose a risk of serious injury or death due to entrapment, strangulation, suffocation and fall hazards to infants and toddlers. The crib's tubular metal mattress-support frame can bend or detach and cause part of the mattress to collapse, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged, entrapped or fall out of the crib. CPSC staff urges parents and caregivers to stop using these cribs immediately and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for their baby. Do not attempt to fix these cribs. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 28, 2010 ~ Gogo Sports Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Gogo Sports Inc., of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 2400 Children’s hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings. These sweatshirts were sold at clothing retail stores in California, Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico from January 2008 through December 2009 for between $14 and $27. The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood that can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 26, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Polar Bear Gift Shop Due to Strangulation Hazard: Polar Bear Gift Shop, of Anchorage, Alaska is recalling about 300 children's hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings. The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. These were sold exclusively at: Polar Bear Gift Shop in Anchorage, Alaska from February 2008 through August 2009 for about $15. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 21, 2010 ~ Trendset Originals LLC Recalls Girls’ Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards: Trendset Originals LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 2,400 of the Shampoo brand and an unknown number of the Marci & Me brand Girls' hooded jackets. The hooded jackets have a drawstring through the hood that can pose a strangulation hazard to children. These were sold exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide from September 2007 through September 2009 for between $11 and $13. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 15, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by GJC International of Florida Due to Strangulation Hazard: GJC International of Florida Inc., of Plantation, Fla. is recalling about 3200 Children's Hooded Sweatshirts. This recall involves children's Niko brand hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings through the hood. The garment-dyed sweatshirts were sold in mango, kiwi, rust, denim, pink, brown and periwinkle and in sized 2T through 5T. A tag that reads, "Niko's SPORTSLINE" is sewn on the back neck of the garment. The children's jackets have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 15, 2010 ~ Le Hing Inc. Announces Recall of Baby Walkers Due to Fall Hazard: Le Hing Inc., of South El Monte, Calif. is recalling about 200 Baby Walkers. The recalled walkers are intended for babies 6 months and older. The item number L-0809EN is printed on the side of the box. The walkers are blue or pink with a white tray. The walkers 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.

 April 13, 2010 ~ Deux par Deux Minimome Recalls Children's Snowsuits and Coats with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Deux par Deux Minimome Inc. located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is recalling about 4500 Children's Snowsuits and Coats. This recall involves children's snowsuits and coats sold in sizes 2 through 12. The snowsuits and coats were sold in various colors and prints. The brand name "Deux par Deux" and the style number is printed on the neck tag. The snowsuits and coats have drawstrings through the hood that can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 8, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by 5 Star Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard: 5 Star Apparel LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 11500 Mecca Children’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings. The jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 31, 2010 ~ Boys’ Vests and Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by North-Sportif Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: North-Sportif Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling 360 Jackets and 360 Vests - North-Sportif Hooded Jackets and Reversible Vests. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood and the vests have a drawstring through the waist which can pose strangulation and entanglement hazards to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 30, 2010 ~ Sport Obermeyer Ltd. Voluntarily Recalls Girls' Jackets with Drawstrings at the Waist Due to Entrapment Hazard: Sport Obermeyer, Ltd., of Aspen, Colo. is recalling about 3900 Posey, Lily, Rose and Daisy Girls' Ski Jackets. The jackets have a drawstring at the waist which can pose an entrapment hazard to children. The recalled girls' jackets have drawstrings at the waist, sold in sizes 1 to 8 and the names and corresponding style numbers are: Lily #91549, Rose # 91552, Daisy #91555, Posey #91558. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 25, 2010 ~ Evenflo Recalls Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates Due to Fall Hazard: Evenflo Co. Inc. of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 150,000 in the United States and 33,000 in Canada Evenflo Top-of-Stair™ Plus Wood Gates. The slats on the gate can break or detach, posing a fall hazard to children. The recall involves Evenflo models 10502 and 10512 Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates made from October 2007 through July 2009. The model number can be found on the bottom rail. No other Evenflo model numbers or gates are affected by this recall. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 24, 2010 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweaters with Drawstrings Recalled by Children’s Apparel Network Due Strangulation Hazard: Children’s Apparel Network, Ltd. of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 9700 Girls’ Hooded Sweaters with Drawstrings. The hooded sweaters were sold as part of a 3-piece set with knit shirt and corduroy pants. The hooded sweaters have a drawstring at the neck which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 24, 2010 ~ Girls’ Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Bubblegum USA Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: Bubblegum USA, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 900 Girls’ Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings. This recall involves girls’ hooded jackets sold in a camouflage design with a grey hood. "Bubblegum USA" and style number GS9548N-521G HZZ is printed on a tag inside the jacket. The jackets 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 24, 2010 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Liberty Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard: Liberty Apparel Company, Inc., New York, N.Y. is recalling about 2300 Jewel Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. This recall involves the Jewel girls’ zippered, hooded sweatshirts with style number J2184SK. The sweatshirts 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 24, 2010 ~ Infantino Recalls to Replace SlingRider Baby Slings; Three Infant Deaths Reported: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), in cooperation with Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. are announcing a free replacement program for the Infantino "SlingRider" and "Wendy Bellissimo" infant slings. One million of these infant slings are being recalled in the United States and 15,000 are being recalled in Canada. CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using these slings for infants younger than four months of age due to a risk of suffocation and contact Infantino for a free replacement product. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 18, 2010 ~ Graco Recalls HarmonyTM High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard: Graco Children's Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 1.2 million Graco HarmonyTM High Chairs. The screws holding the front legs of the high chair can loosen and fall out and/or the plastic bracket on the rear legs can crack causing the high chair to become unstable and tip over unexpectedly. This poses a fall hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 17, 2010 ~ Haselson International Trading Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: Haselson International Trading Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 23,000 Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. This recall involves children’s sweatshirts sold in sizes 4 through 7 and S (8) and M (10-12). The sweatshirts were sold in various colors and prints. The brand name Kani Gold or Road Block is printed inside of the garment on the neck tag and were sold at Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide. The sweatshirts 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 10, 2010 ~ Byer California Recalls Girls’ Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Byer California DBA Amy Byer, Philly, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 600 Girls’ Cargo Pocket Jackets. This recall involves girls’ brown cargo pocket jackets sold in sizes small through extra-large. Style number 2029G1J is printed on the tag inside the jacket. The drawstrings on the neck and waist of the jacket can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 10, 2010 ~ Girl’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Regaliti Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: Regaliti Inc., of New York, N.Y. are recalling about 3600 Girl’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings. This recall involves girl’s cropped jackets in a velvet-like material with a hoodie that has a drawstring. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 10, 2010 ~ Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Brand Evolution Due to Strangulation Hazard: Locks All Over and All Over Skater by Timex, of China; Rock Mask Hoody by Bordados, of Peru are recalling about 2800 Locks All Over Boys’ Hoody, All Over Skaters Boy’s Hoody and Rock Mask Boy’s Hoody. The hoodies have drawstrings through the hoods that pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 4, 2010 ~ LELE & Company Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirt Sets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: LELE & Company Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 2700 Children’s hooded sweatshirt sets with drawstrings. This recall involves hooded sweatshirts sold under the "Maria Elena" and "Eddie" brand names. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 3, 2010 ~ Children’s Bracelets Recalled by Chandigarh Fashion Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Chandigarh Fashion Inc., of Flushing, N.Y. is recalling about 1200 Children’s Bangles. This recall involves children’s bangle bracelets. The bracelets which were sold in packets of 24, are gold with stripes of either red, maroon, black, orange or green and were sold at Chandigarh Fashion stores in Flushing, N.Y. and Sonia Selections stores in Chicago, Ill. from May 2007 through August 2008 for about $2. The surface coating on the bracelets contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 3, 2010 ~ Boys’ Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Ten West Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold at Burlington Coat Factory: Ten West Apparel, of New York, N.Y. are recalling about 75 Boys’ Hooded Jackets. This recall involves Ten 1 West boys’ jackets with a drawstring through the hood. They were sold in size 10/12 and are black cotton with a white fleece lining. "TEN 1 WEST" is printed on a hang tag on the center of the back neck. The children’s jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 2, 2010 ~ Children's Fork and Spoon Sets Recalled by Peachtree Playthings Due to Choking Hazard; Sold at Dollar Tree and Deals: Peachtree Playthings, of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 127,000 Scooby Doo, Tweety and Batman Fork and Spoon Sets. The middle two prongs of the plastic fork can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 18, 2010 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Baycreek Due to Strangulation Hazard: Baycreek Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 1900 Hooded Sweatshirts. This recall involves Attitude Gold children’s hooded sweatshirts in sizes small, medium, large and extra large. The sweatshirts 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.

 February 18, 2010 ~ Children’s Hooded Jackets Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory Recalled by Franshaw Due to Strangulation Hazard: Franshaw Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 2400 Children’s Hooded Jackets. This recall involves Blue Heart and Just a Girl brand children’s sweatshirts. The jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 18, 2010 ~ Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Weeplay Kids Due to Strangulation Hazard: Weeplay Kids LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 11,800 Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. This recall involves girl’s sweatshirts sold under the Candy Queen and Akademiks brand names. The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 18, 2010 ~ Bobens Trading Recalls Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts With Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory: Bobens Trading Co. Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y. is recalling about 3900 Girl’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. The recall involves "Old Skool" girls’ hoodie sweatshirts with long and short sleeves in sizes S – XL and in a variety of colors and designs. The hooded zip sweatshirts 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.

 February 17, 2010 ~ Allreds Design Recalls Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Allreds Design (doing business as Hidden Hollow Beads), of Fort Duchesne, Utah is recalling about 900 Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips. The bracelets are sold in sizes 0-6 months, 1-4 years, and 4-8 years of age. The baby bracelets and pacifier clips have crystal and plastic beads in various colors with a metal clasp. The recalled bracelets and pacifier clip clasps contain 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.

 February 10, 2010 ~ Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Risk of Fingertip Amputations and Lacerations: Britax Child Safety, Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. is recalling about 14,000 in the United States and 900 in Canada Britax "Blink" Umbrella Strollers. This recall involves all Britax "Blink" single umbrella strollers. The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 9, 2010 ~ Innovage LLC Recalls Discovery Kids Lamps Due to Fire and Burn Hazards: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif. is recalling 360,000 Discovery KidsTM Animated Marine and Safari Lamps. This recall involves the Discovery KidsTM Animated Marine Lamp with model number 1627121 or 1628626 and the Animated Safari Lamp with model number 1627124 or 1628626. A defect in the lamp’s printed circuit board can cause an electrical short, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 9, 2010 ~ Generation 2 Worldwide and "ChildESIGNS" Drop Side Crib Brands Recalled; Three Infant Deaths Reported: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing the recall of all Generation 2 Worldwide and "ChildESIGNS" drop side cribs. CPSC is warning parents and caregivers who own these drop side cribs that infants and toddlers are at risk of serious injury or death due to strangulation and suffocation hazards presented by the cribs. CPSC staff urges parents and caregivers to stop using these cribs immediately and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for their baby. Do not attempt to fix these cribs. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 2, 2010 ~ Children’s Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by GTM Sportswear Due to Strangulation Hazard: GTM Sportswear Inc., of Manhattan, Kan. is recalling about 210,000 Children’s Jackets with Drawstrings. This recall involves children’s hooded nylon jackets in sizes XXS-XL (2T-16) and in various colors. "GTM Sportswear" is printed on a label sewn in the neck of the garments. The children’s jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 2, 2010 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by New Mode Sportswear Due to Strangulation Hazard: New Mode Sportswear, of Garden Grove, Calif. is recalling about 7200 21 Pro USA Children’s Pullovers and Hoodies. This recall involves children’s hooded pullover and zip hooded sweatshirts in sizes S-XL. They were sold in black, navy blue and heather gray. Brand name "21 Pro USA" Sportswear and RN#92952 are printed on a label sewn into the neck of the sweatshirts. The children’s sweatshirts 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 27, 2010 ~ Regal Lager Announces Recall to Repair CYBEX Strollers; Risk of Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. is recalling about 1,100 in the United States and 90 in Canada CYBEX Strollers. This recall involves Ruby, Onyx and Topaz models of CYBEX umbrella strollers. "CYBEX" is printed on the side of the strollers. The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 26, 2010 ~ Boy's Three-Piece Santa Sets Recalled by Macy’s Due to Choking Hazard: Macy’s Merchandising Group, Inc, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 9600 First Impressions Boy’s Three-Piece Santa Sets. This recall includes First Impressions boy’s three-piece Santa Sets in sizes 0-24 months, including a jacket, pants and hat. Loose buttons on the suit’s jacket may easily detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 20, 2010 ~ Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling 1.5 million Graco’s PassageTM, AlanoTM and SpreeTM Strollers and Travel Systems. The hinges on the stroller’s canopy pose a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is opening or closing the canopy. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 19, 2010 ~ Dorel Asia Recalls To Replace Cribs; Pose Strangulation and Suffocation Hazards: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados, is announcing a voluntary recall to replace drop side and non-drop side cribs that pose suffocation and strangulation hazards to infants and toddlers. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs until replacement kits are obtained and installed. The drop side hardware can fail causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle. In addition, the recalled cribs can pose a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard when a slat is damaged. This can occur while the crib is in use, in storage, being put together, taken apart or reassembled; or during shipping and handling. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 14, 2010 ~ Drop Side Cribs Recalled by Caramia Furniture Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards: Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard's Cupboards, of Ontario, Canada is recalling about 1000 Diana Cribs. The slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from the top and bottom rails, posing fall and entrapment hazards to the child. This recall involves Caramia "Diana" drop-side cribs. The cribs were manufactured between September 2002 and June 2004. A label affixed to the inside of the headboard or footboard lists the manufacturing dates. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 8, 2010 ~ Children’s "Big Rex and Friends" Cloth Books Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: St. Martin’s Press LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 204,000 "Big Rex and Friends" Cloth Books. These were sold at Barnes & Noble, Toys "R" Us, Amazon, Borders and other bookstores and retailers nationwide from May 2004 through October 2009 for about $9. A red plastic dot sewn in the book 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.

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

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