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RECALLS 2011 ~ Infant and Children's products (excluding toys)

 
 December 23, 2011 ~ Petit Lem Children’s Pajamas Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Group Lemur Inc., of Montréal, Québec is recalling about 1750 Children’s pajamas. The pajamas are a Petit Lem-brand, two-piece, cotton shorts and short-sleeved sleepwear set sold in sizes 2 to 12. They were sold at specialty children’s stores and websites from January 2009 to November 2009 for about $30. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 December 23, 2011 ~ Children’s Robes Recalled by Hanna Andersson Due to Violation of the Federal Flammability Standard: Hanna Andersson, of Portland, Ore. is recalling about 1000 Children’s fleece robes. These children’s robes fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children. The robes are fluffy white fleece robes with large multi-color dots. The 100% polyester fleece robes were sold with Euro children’s sizes 80-150 cm (24 months through size 14) printed on the hangtag of the garments. “Style 38310 Hanna Andersson” is printed on the neck tag of the robes. These were sold at Hanna Andersson retail stores, catalogs nationwide and the Hanna Andersson website from September 2011 through November 2011 for about $50. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 December 22, 2011 ~ Bugaboo Car Seat Adapter Recalled Due to Fall Hazard: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif. is recalling about 64,000 Car Seat Adapters. When the adapter is used on a stroller that also has a wheeled board accessory attached for transporting a standing toddler, and the car seat is positioned so the child faces forward, the car seat can disconnect from the adapter and fall. This recall involves the Bugaboo car seat adapter models 80400GC01 and 80401GC02. The adapters are devices designed to attach car seats to stroller frames. They were sold at Babies "R" Us, Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, other department stores and independent juvenile stores, Bugaboo.com and other online retailers nationwide from December 2005 to July 2011 for about $45. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 December 22, 2011 ~ Bugaboo Bee Strollers Recalled by Bugaboo Americas Due to Fall Hazard: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif. is recalling about 7,000 in the United States and 260 in Canada Bugaboo Bee Strollers. The front swivel wheels can lock while the stroller is in motion, causing the stroller to tip and posing a fall hazard. The recalled strollers are made for newborns and toddlers up to 37 pounds. They are sold in two frame colors: silver and all black. They were sold at Toys R Us, Buy Buy Baby and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers between February 2011 and September 2011 for about $650. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 December 22, 2011 ~ Target Recalls Circo Childrens’ Travel Cases Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 139,000 Circo 17" Children’s Travel Cases. The surface coating on the travel cases contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. The Circo brand label is found on the fabric handle attached to the top of the travel case. These were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide and Target.com from April 2011 through August 2011 for approximately $21. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 December 8, 2011 ~ Children's Pajamas Recalled by Bella Bliss Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Bliss Collection LLC dba Bella Bliss of Lexington, Ky. is recalling about 2300 Children's Henley Pima Cotton Pajamas. The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear posing a risk of burn injury to children. The pajamas are a two-piece, cotton sleepwear set sold in sizes 2 to 12. The pajamas are white, blue, pink or red. "Bella Bliss" is written on the neck tag. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 November 16, 2011 ~ Collective Brands Recalls KEDS Girls' Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard: Collective Brands, Inc., of Topeka, Kan. is recalling about 45,000 KEDS® "Know It All" Girls' Shoes. Ornamental stars on the heel of the shoe can loosen, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves KEDS® girls' rubber soled shoes. The shoes are black and pink with white trim and a pink loop on the heel. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 November 16, 2011 ~ Children's Animal Slippers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores: Family Dollar Services Inc., of Matthews, N.C. is recalling about 160,000 Kidgets® Animal Sock Top Slippers. The animal's eyes can detach from the slippers, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recalled children's slippers have brown or tan dog faces, yellow duck faces and tan lion faces. The name "Kidgets" and the size appear inside the slippers on the soles. "FD9619108020690611" is printed inside the slippers on the side and were sold exclusively at Dollar Stores. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 November 3, 2011 ~ Boy Scouts of America Recalls Cub Scout Wind Tech Jackets Due to Strangulation Hazard: Boy Scouts of America, Charlotte, N.C. is recalling about 5400 Cub Scout Wind Tech jackets. The jackets have retractable cords with toggles at the hood/neck area and at the waist, which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. This recall includes the blue Cub Scout Wind Tech jacket sold in youth sizes. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 November 2, 2011 ~ Dutailier Group Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment and Fall Hazards: Dutailier Group Inc., of Quebec, Canada is recalling about 440 Drop-side cribs. The slats on the drop side can detach from the top and bottom rails creating a space between the slats. 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. This recall involves full-size, drop-side wooden cribs with part numbers that begin with E1230C2, E3500C2, E3540C2, E5100C2, E5140C2, E5530C2, E9000C2 and E9100C2. The Dutailier logo and the part number can be found on labels on the inside of the end panels. They were sold at Children’s products stores and other baby specialty stores from January 2009 through February 2010 for between $425 and $775. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 October 20, 2011 ~ LittleLife Baby Carriers Recalled by Lifemarque Due to Fall Hazard: Lifemarque, of United Kingdom is recalling about 40 in the United States and 10 in Canada LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers. The carriers were sold without bolts that attach the carrier’s main frame to the metal stand. Missing bolts cause the carrier to disconnect from the stand and fall backwards, posing a fall hazard to a child in the carrier. This recall involves LittleLife Discoverer child carriers. "LittleLife" is printed on the back of the carriers. Number LS55060 is printed on a tab sewn underneath the care label. These were sold at outdoor stores nationwide, Champaign Surplus in Champaign, Ill., Skinny Skis in Jackson, Wy., Base Camp stores in Montana, and online at www.amazon.com, www.skinnyskis.com, www.thebasecamp.com, and www.MadAthlete.com from January 2011 through July 2011 for about $200. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 October 11, 2011 ~ Jogging Strollers Recalled by B.O.B. Trailers Due to Choking Hazard: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho is recalling about 411,700 in the United States and 27,000 in Canada B.O.B.® single and double strollers. The stroller canopy's embroidered logo's backing patch can detach, posing a choking hazard to babies and young children. The firm has received six reports of children mouthing the detached patch. Gagging and choking were reported in two incidents. The backing was removed from the children's mouth without injury. In each of the reported incidents, the children were seated in an infant car seat attached to the stroller. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 October 5, 2011 ~ Yu Wei Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Sold Exclusively at jcpenney Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards: J. C. Penney Purchasing Corp., of Plano, Texas is recalling about 8000 Drop-Side Cribs. The drop-side rails on the crib can malfunction, detach or unexpectedly fall down, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position. When this happens, a space is created 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 due to age-related wear and tear. This recall involves Yu Wei full-size cribs sold under the Scroll and Lauren model names. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 September 29, 2011 ~ Shermag Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Shermag Inc., of Quebec, Canada is recalling about 2,300; about 800 in Canada 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 can also occur due to incorrect assembly or with age-related wear and tear. This recall involves wooden drop-side cribs with hidden drop-side hardware. The cribs were sold in various colors. Model numbers 202647, 211047 and 272547 are included in this recall. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 September 20, 2011 ~ American Woodcrafters Recalls to Repair Bunk Beds Due To Fall Hazard: American Woodcrafters, of High Point, N.C. is recalling about 180 Wood Twin Bunk Beds and Loft Bunk Beds. The guard rails on upper bunks can crack and cause the mattress and its support rails to collapse, posing a fall hazard. This recall involves upper guardrails on twin-over-twin bunk beds and twin-over -double bed loft designs. The beds have a permanent label attached to the headboard or the footboard with the American Woodcrafters logo; SKU numbers, 1800-977 or 1800-969; PO Numbers: 103276, 103432, or 300038; and the manufacturing date. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 September 13, 2011 ~ Weehoo Recalls Bike Trailers Due to Fall and Crash Hazards: Weehoo Inc., of Golden, Colo. is recalling about 2700 Weehoo iGo Bicycle Pedal Trailers. The receiver on the trailer's seat post hitch can crack and cause the trailer to detach, posing fall and crash hazards to the child in the seat. This recall involves 2011 Weehoo iGo bicycle trailers manufactured between April 2011 and July 2011. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 August 17, 2011 ~ Table-Top Clip-on Chair Recalled by phil&teds USA Due to Fall and Amputation Hazards: phil&teds USA Inc, of Fort Collins, Co. is recalling about 54,000 "metoo" Clip-on Chairs. Missing or worn clamp pads allow the chairs to detach from a variety of different table surfaces, posing a fall hazard. In addition, when the chair detaches, children's fingers can be caught between the bar and clamping mechanism, posing an amputation hazard. Also, user instructions for the chairs are inadequate, increasing the likelihood of consumer misuse. The product is an infant/toddler chair with a nylon fabric seat and a metal frame that clamps onto tables using two metal vise clamps. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 July 28, 2011 ~ Strollers Recalled by phil&teds USA Due to Risk of Injury from Brake Failure: phil&teds USA Inc, of Fort Collins, Colo. is recalling Explorer and Hammerhead Strollers: 7,400 in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada of the Explorer and 160 in the U.S. and 65 in Canada of the Hammerhead Stroller. The brake mechanism on the strollers can fail, posing an injury hazard. The recalled strollers have metal frames and were sold as single strollers or with a doubles kit to make them double strollers. The Explorer has three wheels and the Hammerhead has four. These were sold at online at philandteds.com, pishposhbaby.com, and albeebaby.com; and at Babies R Us and specialty juvenile retailers in the United States and Canada from August 2010 through June 2011 for between $475 and $500. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 July 27, 2011 ~ Prime-Line Products Recalls Child Bathtub Non-Slip Pads Due To Fall Hazard: Prime-Line Products Company Inc., of Redlands, Calif. is recalling about 8000 Bathtub Non-Slip Pads. Some pads do not stick to the bathtub surface, posing a fall hazard to consumers. These were sold at Ace Hardware & Menards nationwide between May 24, 2010 and June 13, 2011 for about $6. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 July 27, 2011 ~ Child Safety Latches and Outlet Covers Recalled by Prime-Line; Screw Breaks Can Allow Unintended Access: Prime-Line, of Redlands, Calif. is recalling about 37,000 Safety Latches and Outlet Covers. The screws on the safety latches and outlet covers can loosen and/or break. When this happens, young children can gain access to electrical outlets and other potentially hazardous items. This recall involves Prime-Line child safety drawer and cabinet latches and outlet covers with rotating receptacle covers. These products were sold under the brand name Child Safe. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 July 20, 2011 ~ Target Recalls Children's Task Lamps Due to Laceration and Fire Hazards: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 13,000 Circo Children's Task Lamps. Lamps can overheat, causing the adhesive inside the lamp socket to melt and migrate into the bulb area of the socket. The cooled glue can adhere to the light bulb base and make the bulb difficult to remove which can result in a broken light bulb, posing a risk of laceration to consumers. Melted flammable glue that migrates onto the electrical components of the lamp poses a risk of fire. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 30, 2011 ~ Children's Sleepwear Recalled by Sage Creek Organics Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Sage Creek Organics, of Tarzana, Calif. is recalling about 600 Sage Creek Organics children’s sleepwear. The garments fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear posing a risk of burn injury to children. The garments are being recalled because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This recall involves long sleeve boys’ and girls’ pajama sets that were part of the Enchanted Forest Collection, Forest Friends Collection or Golden Dragonfly Collection. The sets were sold in sizes 6 months to 4T in the following colors: cream and green; dark blue and light blue; and, pink and lilac. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 23, 2011 ~ Rugby Children's Pain & Fever Concentrated Drops Recalled Due To Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement: Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., of Aquebogue, N.Y is recalling about 898,000 Children's Pain & Fever Concentrated Drops. This over the counter medicine contains acetaminophen which calls for child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. Although the original bottle has child-resistant packaging, a separate dropper unit provided for dispensing the drug to children does not. When in use, a child can access the medicine, posing serious health problems or death if more than the recommended dosage is consumed. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 23, 2011 ~ Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking Hazard: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 51,700 Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals. The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard. They were sold exclusively at Target stores and Target.com nationwide from January 2011 to May 2011 for about $10. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 23, 2011 ~ Britax Recalls B-Nimble Strollers Due to Risk of Brake Failure: Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C. is recalling about 20,000 in the United States and 800 in Canada B-Nimble strollers. An audible click heard when the brake pedal is pressed can give a false impression that the brake is fully engaged when it is not. When the brake is not engaged, the stroller can move unexpectedly posing a risk of injury to the child occupant. This recall involves B-Nimble umbrella strollers manufactured on or after August 1, 2010. Strollers included in the recall have model numbers U311771, U311773, U311775 and U311780. They were sold at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide and online retailers between September 2010 and June 2011 for about $200. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 16, 2011 ~ In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 metal futon bunk beds. Children behind the futon or in the ladder area of the bunk bed can get entrapped when the futon and its metal frame are lowered from the seated to the flat position. The recall involves metal futon bunk beds with model number BFB1008 located on a label on the upper bunk support rail. The recalled metal futon bunk beds were sold exclusively by Big Lots stores nationwide from January 2009 through April 2010 for about $200. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 15, 2011 ~ Emma's Garden Polka-Dot Girls' Dresses Recalled by TJX Due to Choking Hazard: The TJX Companies, Inc., of Framingham, Mass. is recalling about 21,000 in the U.S.; 2,600 in Canada Emma's Garden® Polka-Dot girls' dresses. The decorative buttons on the front of the dress can detach, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves the Emma's Garden® polka-dot dresses. The girls' dresses in sizes 12 months to 5T were sold in black and white and pink and white. T.J. Maxx sold the pink and white design and Marshalls sold the black and white design in the United States from February 2011 through May 2011 for about $13. Winners stores sold both designs in Canada, from March 2011 through April 2011 for about $17. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 June 15, 2011 ~ Target Expands Recall of Child Booster Seats Following Additional Reports of Falls: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling about 375,000 (43,000 additional booster seats were recalled in August 2009) Circo Child Booster Seats. The booster seat’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured. The expanded recall involves all Circo Booster Seats, including those sold as early as 2005. The plastic booster seats are blue with green trim and a white plastic restraint buckle. They attach to an adult chair to boost a child to a table. “Circo” and “Booster Seat” can be found on a green label located in the front of the booster seat. They were sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from January 2005 through June 2009 for about $13. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 27, 2011 ~ Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard: Lan Enterprises, LLC, of Hillsboro, Ore. is recalling about 2300 strollers. The opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 24, 2011 ~ Dream on Me Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation, Laceration, and Fall Hazards: Dream on Me, Inc. of Piscataway, N.J. is recalling about 22,000 Full-Size and Portable Drop-Side Cribs. The drop-side rail hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 11, 2011 ~ Meijer Recalls Infant Slipper Socks Due to Choking Hazard: Meijer Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich. is recalling about 17400 Bumble Bee and Lady Bug Infant Slipper Socks. The balls at the end of the bug’s antennae can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 6, 2011 ~ CPSC Alert: Consumers Urged To Stop Using phil&teds USA Clip-on Chairs Due To Serious Dangers Posed To Children: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns consumers that some "metoo" clip-on table top chairs, imported by phil&teds USA Inc., of Fort Collins, Colo. put young children at risk of serious injury due to multiple safety hazards. CPSC is urging consumers to stop using some metoo clip-on chairs immediately. The affected metoo chairs pose serious fall and amputation hazards to children placed in them. Children can suffer impact and head injuries when the chair detaches from the table and falls with them in it. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 5, 2011 ~ Dorel Asia Recalls to Repair Bunk Beds Due to Collapse and Fall Hazards: Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados is recalling about 445,000 in the United States and 21,700 in Canada wooden bunk beds. The wooden side rails that run from the headboard to the footboard and hold the bunk bed’s mattress in place can split and cause the bunk bed to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 May 3, 2011 ~ Girl's Hooded Sweater Recalled by El Gringo Imports Due to Strangulation Hazard: El Gringo Imports of Seattle is recalling about 300 Girl's Hooded Sweaters with Drawstring. The hooded sweaters have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. These were sold Pike Place Market in Seattle from November 2009 to August 2010 for between $20 and $25. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 April 16, 2011 ~ Wrist Rattles and Baby Booties Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard: Midwest-CBK Inc., of Union City, Tenn. is recalling about 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs of baby booties in the United States and 600 wrist rattles and 700 pairs of baby booties in Canada. This recall involves the Monkeez & FriendsTM wrist rattles and baby booties. The wrist rattles and the booties are made of knitted yarn and have a monkey head and a pom-pom attached. Both come in multiple color combinations. The pom-poms attached to the wrist rattles and booties can detach, posing a choking hazard. These were sold at gift stores, drug stores, décor outlets and variety stores nationwide from June 2009 through March 2011. The wrist rattles sold for about $5 and the booties sold for about $13. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 April 12, 2011 ~ Girl's Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: My Michelle, of New York, NY is recalling about 90,000 Girl's Tops. The jewelry and decorative trim attached to the girl's garments contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. This recall involves girl's tops and dresses sold in sizes small to extra large and 7 to 16. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 April 7, 2011 ~ Fashionviews Inc. Recalls P.Jamas Children's Sleepwear Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard: Fashionviews Inc., of New Rochelle, NY. is recalling about 4000 P.Jamas children's sleepwear sets. The garments fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 April 5, 2011 ~ Pampers® Natural Stages Pacifiers Recalled by Key Baby Due to Choking Hazard: Key Baby LLC, of Lutz, Fla. (Note: Pampers® licensed their brand name to Key Baby) is recalling about 29,000 Pampers® Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers. The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 April 5, 2011 ~ Arm's Reach Concepts Recalls Infant Bed-Side Sleepers Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Arm's Reach Concepts Inc., of Oxnard, Calif. is recalling about 76,000 Infant Bed-Side Sleepers. When the fabric liner is not used or is not securely attached, infants can fall from the raised mattress into the loose fabric at the bottom of the bed-side sleeper or can become entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the sleeper, posing risks of suffocation. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC.

 March 22, 2011 ~ Second Infant Death Prompts Re-Announcement of Delta Enterprise "Safety Peg" Drop-Side Crib Recall to Repair Missing Safety Pegs Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. are re-announcing the 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with "Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg" hardware. In January 2011, CPSC and Delta learned of a 2009 death in which 7-month-old girl from Colorado Springs, Colo. became entrapped and suffocated between the detached drop-side and mattress of her recalled crib. The crib was purchased secondhand and re-assembled without safety pegs in the bottom tracks. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 16, 2011 ~ Girls' Jeans for Toddlers Recalled by Parigi Due to Choking Hazard: Parigi Group, Ltd., of New York, NY is recalling about 1600 Girls' Jeans for Toddlers. Decorative rhinestones and sequins on the jeans' pockets can pose a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves "Baby Phat" branded jeans for toddlers in sizes 2T to 4T. Style number BM02545 can be found on a label sewn in the rear waistband. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 15, 2011 ~ Matilda Jane Recalls Girl's Chelsa Dress Due to Choking Hazard: Matilda Jane LLC of Fort Wayne, Ind. is recalling about 1500 Girl's Dresses. The buttons can come off, posing a choking hazard. The Chelsa dress is a girl's sleeveless sundress in sizes 2, 4, and 6. The top is white with green polka dots; the bottom is printed with a green and yellow floral design and has a multi-colored floral border at the hem. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 10, 2011 ~ Atico International USA Recalls Holiday Rattle Baby Slippers Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walgreens: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is recalling about 57000 Holiday rattle baby slippers. The internal stuffing and rattle inside the slippers decorative figures can be pulled out, posing a choking hazard to young children. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 10, 2011 ~ Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Sunsations Due to Strangulation Hazard: Sunsations Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va. is recalling about 3600 Children’s hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings. The hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 3, 2011 ~ AOSOM Recalls Wooden Playpens Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards: AOSOM LLC, of Tualatin, Ore. is recalling about 5000 wooden playpens. The wooden playpen can break, split and/or crack at points where screws and other hardware are located. Small, broken wood pieces and hardware from the playpen can pose a risk of choking and laceration hazards to children. In addition, an unstable playpen can fall over onto a child, posing an entrapment hazard. These were sold online at: AOSOM.com, Amazon.com, eBay.com and other online retailers from October 2008 through November 2010 for between $30 and $150. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 1, 2011 ~ FAB/Starpoint Recalls Circo Beaded Door Curtains Due to Risk of Strangulation; Sold Exclusively at Target: FAB/Starpoint LLC, of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 79,000 Circo beaded door curtains. Strangulations can occur when a child plays with the beaded strands by wrapping them around their necks or by creating loops in which they can insert their heads. Also, children can get entangled in the strands, which are prone to entangle, just by running through the doorway. These were sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and target.com from January 2009 through May 2010 for between $13 (at target.com) and $15 in stores. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 March 1, 2011 ~ Baby Jogger LLC Recalls Baby Jogger Jump Seats Due to Fall Hazard: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va. is recalling about 1,545 (U.S.) and about 450 (Canada) Baby Jogger Jump Seats. If the Jump Seat does not properly lock into place, the Jump Seat could disengage from the stroller allowing the child to fall out. For more information, read this press release from the CPSC!

 February 23, 2011 ~ Jogging Strollers Recalled by B.O.B. Trailers Due to Strangulation Hazard: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho is recalling about 337,000 in the United States and 20,000 in Canada B.O.B.® single and double strollers. A drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child’s neck, posing a strangulation hazard. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 17, 2011 ~ IKEA Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Mattress Support Collapse; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa. is recalling about 20,000 in the United States and 6,000 in Canada SNIGLAR cribs. The four bolts provided with some SNIGLAR cribs to secure the mattress support are not long enough. This can cause the mattress support to detach and collapse, creating a risk of entrapment and suffocation to a child in the crib. This recall involves SNIGLAR non-drop-side, full-size cribs with model number 60091931. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 16, 2011 ~ Kristi G, SwimWays Corporation Recall Child Chairs Due To Fall Hazard: Kristi G Company, of Atlanta, and SwimWays Corp., of Virginia Beach, Va. is recalling about 5200 Kristi G Go & Grow Chairs. The recalled product is a lightweight, polyester chair for children three months and older, up to 75 pounds. The chair can tip over, posing a fall hazard. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 16, 2011 ~ Bassinets Recalled by Burlington Basket Company Due to Fall Hazard; New Instructions and Warning Labels to be Provided to Consumers: Burlington Basket Company, of Burlington, Iowa is recalling about 500,000 bassinets. This recall involves all Burlington Basket bassinets manufactured before June 2010. If the cross-bracing rails are not fully locked into position, the bassinets can collapse causing the infant to fall to the floor or fall within the bassinet and suffer injuries. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 11, 2011 ~ Two Strangulation Deaths Prompt Summer Infant to Recall Video Baby Monitors with Cords; Firm to Provide New On-Product Label & Instructions: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Summer Infant Inc., of Woonsocket, R.I., is announcing the voluntary recall to provide new on product label and instructions for about 1.7 million video baby monitors with electrical cords. The cords can present a strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers if placed too close to a crib. Because of this serious strangulation risk, parents and caregivers should never place these and other corded cameras within three feet of a crib. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 11, 2011 ~ Rechargeable Batteries in Video Baby Monitors Recalled to Replace by Summer Infant Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Babies R Us: Summer Infant, of Woonsocket, R.I. is recalling about 58,000 Rechargeable batteries sold with certain Slim and Secure™ Video Monitors. The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 February 3, 2011 ~ Generation 2 Worldwide "SafetyCraft" Brand Drop-Side Cribs Pose Risks of Strangulation, Suffocation. Hardware Linked to Deaths and Injuries: This hardware found on SafetyCraft drop-side cribs can fail and place infants and toddlers at risk of strangulation and suffocation. 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. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 31, 2011 ~ Sassy Inc. Recalls Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles Due to an Ingestion Hazard: Sassy Inc., of Kentwood, Mich. is recalling about 37,000 Refreshing Rings Infant Teethers/Rattles. Small pieces of the plastic ball can detach as a result of children chewing on the teether/rattle, posing an ingestion hazard. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 26, 2011 ~ The Land of Nod Recalls Status Furniture “Rosebud” Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards: Status Furniture, of Quebec, Canada (out of business) is recalling about 300 Rosebud 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. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 21, 2011 ~ Strollers Recalled to Repair by phil&teds USA Due to Amputation and Laceration Hazards: phil&teds USA Inc., of Fort Collins, CO is recalling about 22,000 in the United States and 7,200 in Canada jogging strollers. When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 13, 2011 ~ Alpha Industries Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard: Alpha Industries, of Chantilly, Va. is recalling about 900 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts. The hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hoods which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 13, 2011 ~ Prairie Mountain Inc. Recalls Youth Jackets Due to Strangulation Hazard: Prairie Mountain Inc., of Lockwood, Missouri is recalling about 6200 Youth hooded wind/rain jackets. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 12, 2011 ~ Teething Rings Recalled by Calisson Due to Ingestion Hazard: Calisson Inc., of Dana Point, Calif. is recalling about 7000 Cool-it Soother by Vulli. The Cool-it Soother teething ring is clear and is attached to a green plastic handle in the shape of the character "Gnon." If the teething ring is punctured, bacteria and mold can grow inside the teether’s untreated liquid. This poses an ingestion hazard to infants and can lead to diarrhea and vomiting. Please read this important press release from the CPSC!

 January 11, 2011 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets With Drawstrings Recalled by Hot Kids Due to Strangulation Hazard: Mejoong Corp. dba Hot Kids is recalling about 18000 Children's hooded sweatshirts and jackets. The children's hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood and/or waist that can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. Please read this important press release from the CPSC.

 January 11, 2011 ~ Infant and Toddler Footed Pajamas Recalled by Pajamagram Due to Choking Hazard: The Vermont Teddy Bear Co. Inc., dba Pajamagram, of Shelburne, Vt. is recalling about 800 Hoodie FootieTM Infant and Toddler Footed Pajamas. The metal snaps that attach the hood to pajamas can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Please read this important press release from the CPSC.

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

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