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RECALLS 2009 ~ Infant and Children's Toys

 
 December 30, 2009 ~ Wooden Toys Recalled by Kendamaspot Due to Violation of Lead Paint Ban: Kendamaspot LLC, of Redmond, Wash. is recalling about 300 Wooden Skill Ball Toys. This recall involves Oozora and Shin-Fuji Kendama Japanese wooden skill toys. This recall involves Oozora and Shin-Fuji Kendama Japanese wooden skill toys. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 17, 2009 ~ Child’s Asphyxiation Death Prompts Recall of Toy Dart Gun Play Set by OKK Trading: Kong Hoi Industrial Co., of Hong Kong, China and OKK Trading Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 22,000 "Action Team" Toy Dart Gun Sets. The "ACTION TEAM" play set has a toy gun with three soft rubber darts, a S.W.A.T. watch, a baton, walkie-talkie, a whistle, and a badge with a clip and an identification card. If a child places the soft, pliable plastic dart in his/her mouth, he/she is likely to choke/aspirate the dart into her/her throat impairing the child’s ability to breathe. If the dart is not immediately removed, brain damage or death can occur. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 10, 2009 ~ Toy Trucks Recalled by Variety Wholesalers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Toy Trucks Recalled by Variety Wholesalers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard is recalling about 700 Super Rigs Play Sets. This recall involves “Super Rig Transport” toy truck with trailer and vehicles. The toy truck’s surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 9, 2009 ~ Children’s Plush Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster Due to Choking Hazard: Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 142,000 Monday the Bullfrog Plush Books. The plastic eye on the frog can detach, which may pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 December 8, 2009 ~ Evenflo Recalls Cake Toys on Children’s Activity Centers Due to Choking Hazard: Evenflo Co. Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 66,000 in the United States and 13,660 in Canada, Evenflo ExerSaucer® 1-2-3 Tea for MeTM Activity Learning Centers. The tea party themed toys have a two–tier cake that is light blue, dark pink and yellow. Models included in the recall are 6161834 and 6161920. The model numbers are printed on the packaging and on a label located on the underside of the base of the product. The recommended age for use of this product is 4 months to walking. The candle flame attached to the top of the cake toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 25, 2009 ~ Team Work Trading Expands Recall of Children’s Metal Pendants Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 1,500 Children’s Metal Pendants. This recall involves eleven types of metal pendants sold with silver-colored chains. The pendants feature symbols from the following animations/cartoons: “Bleach,” “Death Note,” “Naruto” and “One Piece.” The recalled children’s pendants 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.

 November 5, 2009 ~ Children’s Art Easels Recalled by MacPherson’s Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: MacPherson’s, of Emeryville, Calif. is recalling about 10,000 Young Artist Easels. This recall involves a children’s art easel which has a chalkboard surface on one side and a white board surface on the other side. The chalkboard surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 November 5, 2009 ~ Adventure Playsets Recall to Repair Backyard Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard: Adventure Playsets, of Amarillo, Texas is recalling about 275,000 in the United States and 6,800 in Canada Adventure Playsets' Wooden Play Sets. This recall involves wooden play sets with swings, slides and ladders. The plastic coated lumber on the horizontal ladder (monkey bar/swing beam) can weaken over time due to rotting of the whitewood (spruce, pine and fir species), resulting in a fall hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 28, 2009 ~ Halloween Flashlights Sold Exclusively at Target Recalled Due to Burn Hazard: DGI LLC, of Warren, N.J. and Tien Hsing, of Wanchai, Hong Kong is recalling about 610,000 Halloween Flashlights sold at Target. The flashlights can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers. This recall involves two types of Halloween-themed flashlights: the mini flashlights and flashlights sold with stencils. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 6, 2009 ~ Wooden Toys Recalled by Daiso Due to Choking Hazard: Daiso California LLC, of Burlingame, Calif. is recalling about 430 Wooden Toys. This recall involves four models of Daiso wooden toys including Penguin Handbell, Pull Doll, Alligator Pull Toy and Rolling Animals. They were sold at Daiso stores in California from December 2008 through May 2009 for between $1 and $4. The toys have small parts that can break and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 October 6, 2009 ~ Daiso Recalls Children’s Toys, Purses and Pen Cases Due to Violation of Lead Paint and Phthalate Limits: Daiso California LLC, of Burlingame, Calif. is recalling about 130 Children’s Toys, Purses and Pen Cases. These were sold at Daiso stores in California from March 2008 through May 2009 for between $1 and $4. Daiso stores in California from March 2008 through May 2009 for between $1 and $4. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 September 8, 2009 ~ Children’s Animal Masks and Pendants Recalled by Team Work Trading Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 1400 pieces of Children’s Animal Masks and Pendants. These were sold at gift shop and modeling stores nationwide, and the Team Work Trading store from November 2008 through March 2009 for between $4 and $8. The recalled children’s animal masks and pendants 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.

 August 27, 2009 ~ Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores: Liquidation Outlet, Inc., of Lakewood, Wash. is recalling about 8400 Force Soldier Playsets, Pirate Expeditions with Parrot, and Pirate Expeditions with Treasure. The action figure toys have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 20, 2009 ~ Cloth Books Recalled by Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc, of New York, New York is recalling 15,000 eebee's "Have a Ball" Adventures Cloth Books. A string attaching a ball to the book can become entangled in the basketball hoop element, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 20, 2009 ~ Weight Watchers Recalls Plush Hungry Figures and Magnets Due to Puncture Hazard: Weight Watchers Intl., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 420,000 in the United States and 25,000 in Canada Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets. The Hungry Figures and Hungry Magnets have orange plush exteriors. The Hungry Figure is about 6 inches long and the Hungry Magnet is about 4 inches long. Sewing needles have been found in the stuffing of the Hungry Figures, posing a puncture hazard to consumers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 13, 2009 ~ Little TikesTM Recalls Children’s Toy Workshop Sets and Trucks Due to Choking Hazard: Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio is recalling about 1.6 million Little TikesTM Workshops Sets and Trucks. The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 August 6, 2009 ~ Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers Recalled by Graco Due to Choking Hazard: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. is recalling about 2400 Jump ‘n Jive™ Doorway Jumpers. The recalled doorway jumpers include detachable toys that are attached to the jumper straps with strips of hook and loop fabric. The strips of fabric are not permanently attached to the toys and can become detached during use, posing a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 30, 2009 ~ Little Tikes Recalls Clubhouse Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard; New Assembly Directions to Be Provided: Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio is recalling about 1900 Little Tikes Clubhouse Swing Sets. The Little Tikes Clubhouse Swing Set is a plastic molded product that features a climbing wall, rope ladder, slide and two swings with blue and yellow seats. Only the blue seat model is being recalled. The model numbers are 400V and 612398. The recalled swing sets did not come with assembly directions for the swing seat harness. The swing seat harness assembly needs to be completed by the consumer. The swing seats can detach if the harness is not assembled properly, which could result in fall and injury during use. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 28, 2009 ~ BabySwede LLC Recalls Bouncer Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard: BabySwede LLC, of Cleveland, OH is recalling about 6500 BabyBjörn® Babysitter Balance and BabyBjörn® Babysitter Balance Air bouncer chairs. The recall involves the BabyBjörn’s Babysitter Balance and Babysitter Balance Air bouncers. Small, sharp metal objects found in the padded area of the bouncer chair can protrude, posing a laceration hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 23, 2009 ~ LeapFrog Recalls Electronic Plush Toys Due to Choking Hazard: LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif. is recalling about 3700 My Pal Scout Electronic Plush Toy Dogs. The decals on the paws of the plush toy can be removed and ingested by a child, posing a choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 21, 2009 ~ Buster Brown Clog Children’s Shoes Recalled by Brown Shoe Co. and Pagoda International Footwear Ltd. Due to Choking Hazard: Brown Shoe Co. Inc., of St. Louis, Mo. and its affiliate Pagoda International Footwear Ltd., of Hong Kong is recalling about 1.4 million (73,000 pair of shoes were previously recalled in April 2009) Buster Brown & Co.'s Clog Children's Shoes. These shoes are a plastic molded EVA “water” clog and are designed to resemble a car. The shoe has decorative wheels that can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 16, 2009 ~ Evenflo Recalls Telephone Toys Due to Choking Hazard: Evenflo Co. Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 25000 Evenflo Switch-A-Roo Telephone Toys. The recall involves Evenflo Switch-A-Roo telephone toys made between October 2008 and June 2009. The model number is 6391911. A mirror decal attached to the toy can peel away, posing a potential choking hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 July 9, 2009 ~ Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by C-Mrk Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard: C-Mrk Inc., of Vernon, Calif. is recalling about 725 Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts. The boys’ hooded sweatshirts have the brand name Ocean Current and RN#67225 number in the neck label. The garments were sold in the color smoke and in sizes S-XL. The hooded 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.

 June 18, 2009 ~ Body Boards Recalled by JGR Copa Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: JGR Copa LLC, of Hollywood, Florida is recalling 900 18” Kick Body Boards. The green surface coating of the screened logo “Big Lizard™ body boards” on the underside of the body board contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 June 17, 2009 ~ Children’s Necklace and Bracelet Sets Recalled by D&D Distributing-Wholesale Due To Choking Hazard: D&D Distributing-Wholesale Inc., of Tacoma, Washington is recalling 29,000 "Chelsea's" Necklace and Bracelet Sets. This recall involves two models of “Chelsea’s” Necklace and Bracelet Set. These two models are “Crayon” and the “Shiny Heart” Necklace and Bracelet Set. Both models have yellow, blue, red, green, purple, and pink crayons or hearts connected by elastic string. Each set has one necklace and one bracelet. Small parts can detach from the necklace and bracelet when the elastic string break, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 27, 2009 ~ Outdoor Play Sets Sold Exclusively at Toys"R"Us Recalled by Step2 Due to Fall Hazard: The Step2 Company LLC, of Streetsboro, Ohio is recalling 4300 Step2 Play Up Gym play sets. This recall involves Step2 Play Up Gym play sets. The recalled outdoor play sets include a platform, climber, slide area and two swings and have a model number of 797300. A red "Step2" logo plate is attached to the front of the play set. Play sets that have hangers with white plastic bushings are not subject to this recall. The triangular hangers that attach the swing’s ropes to the upper rail of the play set can break, posing a fall hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 26, 2009 ~ Trampolines Recalled by Skywalker Holdings; Enclosure Problems Can Result in Fall Hazard: Skywalker Holdings LLC, of Brigham City, Utah is recalling about 60000 13-foot Square Trampolines. This recall involves the Skywalker Holdings 13-foot Square Trampoline and Enclosure Combo. The unit has blue spring pads, a black net enclosure, and a jumping mat. “Skywalker Holdings” is printed on a label located under the jumping mat and on the enclosure net. The straps supporting the top of the trampoline’s enclosure to the poles can fail. The enclosure could drop if these straps break, posing a risk that a user could fall from the trampoline. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 14, 2009 ~ Folding Toy Beach Chairs Recalled by Build-A-Bear Workshop Due to Laceration Hazard: Build-A-Bear Workshop®, of St. Louis, Mo. is recalling about 260,000 chairs in the United States and 9,700 in Canada - Folding Toy Beach Chair for Stuffed Animals. This recall involves a wood frame, canvas seat, toy beach chair for stuffed animals. Some styles include an attached pillow. The toy chairs are blue (style #’s 002281, 004463, 009907, 011565, 102281, 109907, 111565), red (style #’s 007391, 011566, 107391, 111566), fuchsia/white stripe (style #’s 013226, 113226), Orange/white stripe (style #’s 013227, 113227). This toy chair legs can bruise, pinch or cut fingers if caught while folding. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 May 6, 2009 ~ Children’s Jewelry Craft Kits Recalled by Action Products International Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Action Products International Inc., of Ocala, Fla. is recalling about 2,900 in the United States and 36 in Canada Abalone and Venetian Carnevale Necklace Craft Kits. The lobster clasps in both craft kits contain high levels of lead. The Abalone Necklace’s pendant also contains high levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 29, 2009 ~ Dinosaur Play Sets Recalled by DND Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: DND Imports, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 50 Dinosaur Play Sets. This recall involves the "Dinosaur Era 2 Hunting Dinosaur" play set. Each play set contains a dinosaur, a helicopter, trees, a hunter, a monkey and various hunting equipment. The surface paint on the monkey figure contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 16, 2009 ~ Toy Maracas Recalled by Tupperware U.S. Due to Choking and Suffocation Hazards: Tupperware is recalling about 44,000 Shape-O Toy Maracas. This recall involves blue and red toy maracas with yellow handles. The maracas were used by Tupperware representatives during sales presentations. Cut-outs in the shape of stars, squares and other geometric figures are located inside the maraca. The maracas can break and expose small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the handle poses a suffocation hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 9, 2009 ~ "CARS" Children’s Shoes Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart Recalled by Pagoda International Footwear Ltd. Due to Choking Hazard: Wal-Mart is recalling about 73,000 in the United States and 18,000 distributed in Canada CARS Fleece Clog Children’s Shoes. The shoe has four decorative wheels that can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 April 1, 2009 ~ Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Children’s Toy Boxes Due to Choking Hazard: Lakeshore Learning Materials, of Carson, Calif. is recalling about 4000 "What’s Inside? Soft Toy Boxes." The recalled product is a soft, multi-colored box with a different color on each side. “What’s Inside?” is embroidered on the front of the box and symbols of a lion, flower and purple butterfly are stitched on another side. Each feely box contains ten small stuffed pieces. The piece affected by this recall is the pink and purple butterfly. The head of the stuffed butterfly toy can detach from the body, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 25, 2009 ~ Children’s Fishing Poles Recalled by Zebco Due to Violation of Lead in Paint Standard: W.C. Bradley/Zebco Holdings Inc., doing business as Zebco Brands, of Tulsa, Okla. is recalling about 2700 Children’s Fishing Poles. This recall involves Zebco Advanced Youth Fishing Rod & Reel combo sets. The reels are painted orange and have the words “Zebco” and “ZAVS 10” on the reel handle. Only spinning reels are involved in this recall. The paint on the reels of these fishing poles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 18, 2009 ~ Educational Craft Kits Recalled by FloraCraft Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: FloraCraft Corp., of Ludington, Michigan is recalling about 930000 Solar System Kits and DNA Kits. The surface coating on the educational kit’s wires can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 17, 2009 ~ State Farm® Recalls Good Neigh Bears® Due to Choking Hazard: State Farm is recalling about 800,000 in the United States and 27,000 in Canada State Farm Good Neigh Bears. The eyes on these bears can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 12, 2009 ~ Pure Fishing Recalls Children’s Fishing Games Due to Violation of Ban on Lead in Paint: Pure Fishing Inc., of Columbia, S.C. is recalling about 2600 Shakespeare Casting Game and Fishing Kits. The label on the fishing rod contains a surface coating containing high levels of lead in violation of the ban on lead in paint. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 March 11, 2009 ~ Infantino Recalls Infant Toys Due to Choking Hazard: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, California is recalling about 172,000 in the United States, and 12,000 in Canada infant toys. The recalled infant toys are Infantino Lil' Chef Set (Model #s 158-201 and 558-201), Infantino Activity Stacker (Model #158-202), and Infantino Tag Along Chime Trio (Model #150-3092). These were sold at Babies "R" Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Meijer and other specialty stores from June 2007 through February 2009 for between $10 and $20. These toys have blue metallic fabric that can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 25, 2009 ~ Various Toys Recalled by CBB Group Due to Choking Hazard and Violation of Lead Paint Standard: CBB Group Inc., City of Commerce, Calif. is recalling 39000 Fishing Games, Rattles, Pull-A-Long Cars, Mini Pull Back Cars, and Cartoon Bubble Guns. The fishing games, baby rattles and pull-a-long cars contain small parts, which can detach and pose a choking hazard to children. The mini pull back cars and bubble guns have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 19, 2009 ~ Old Navy Recalls Stuffed Toys; Button Eyes Can Detach and Pose a Choking Hazard to Young Children: Old Navy LLC, of San Francisco, Calif. is recalling about 35,500 in the United States and 5,400 in Canada Stuffed Animals and Creature Toys. The stuffed animal and creature toys are made out of cotton and have plastic button eyes. They come in a variety of styles, such as a rabbit, penguin and reindeer. The stuffed toys have two button eyes that could detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 17, 2009 ~ Evenflo® Recalls Children’s Activity Centers Due to Fall Hazard: Evenflo Co. Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio is recalling about 213,000 Evenflo Activity Centers. The recall involves Evenflo ExerSaucer Triple Fun stationary activity centers made between October 2006 and December 2008. The model number is 6231711. When used as an activity table, the cap on one end of the product can loosen and fall off, posing a fall hazard to a young child. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 12, 2009 ~ Disney Store Recalls Toy Tool Sets Due to Choking Hazard: Disney Store USA LLC, of Pasadena, Calif. is recalling about 20,000 Playhouse Disney "Handy Manny" Toy Tool Sets. The recalled Playhouse Disney "Handy Manny" Tool Set is a plastic, eight-piece toy set that includes a tool box, hammer, saw, pliers, wrench, tape measure and two screwdrivers. The tools contain eyes that can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 February 4, 2009 ~ Playland International Recalls Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard: Playland International, Carrollton, Ga. is recalling 700 Arch Swing Sets. The recalled includes swings sets with a 3.5 inch arch swing frame and a 3.5 inch top metal bar. The metal around the weld at the top of the swing frame can fail, causing the top bar to fall, posing a fall and impact hazard to the user or by-standers. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 29, 2009 ~ DDI Inc. Recalls Toy Construction Play Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: DDI Inc., of Dubuque, Iowa is recalling about 3000 Construction Play Sets. The recall involves the 136-piece Mega Construction Play Set (item# 911346) and includes various construction equipment, vehicles, buildings and roads. Surface paint on the play sets can contain lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 28, 2009 ~ The Land of Nod Recalls Children’s Canopies Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill. is recalling about 2400 Home Sweet Playhome Canopies. The recalled canopies involve the "Home Sweet Playhome" model made of 100% cotton gingham fabric draped from a bamboo hoop which is suspended from the ceiling to create a cylindrical play space measuring 36 inches wide and 9 feet tall. A child's head could get entrapped in the canopy’s window openings, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 27, 2009 ~ Lip Gloss Keychains Recalled By Markwins Beauty Products Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Markwins Beauty Products, of City of Industry, Calif. is recalling about 75,000 Lip Gloss Keychains. This recall involves lip gloss with a metal clasp keychain attached to the cap by a chain. Markings on the lip gloss container read, "Lip Gloss," "Brillant á lèvres," "Fantasy Makers®" and "from the creators of Wet n Wild." The metal clasp attached to the keychain 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.

 January 27, 2009 ~ High School Musical Manicure Kits Recalled by Fantas-Eyes Due to Risk of Lead Exposure: Fantas-Eyes Inc., of New York, N.Y. is recalling about 15,000 High School Musical Manicure Kits. The lettering “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL” with glitter on the pouch used with the manicure kit contains excess levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by young children and cause adverse health effects. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 15, 2009 ~ Infantino Expands Recall of Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. is recalling about 131,000 (20,000 units were previously recalled in March 2008) Infantino Lion and Lamb Grabby Rattles™. The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 15, 2009 ~ Fisher-Price Recalls Simplicity’s Rainforest™ Portable Play Yards Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards: Fisher-Price is recalling about 200,000 Rainforest™ Portable Play Yards manufactured by Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. have not responded to CPSC’s request to recall these products nor have they been responsive to consumer complaints recently received. The recalled play yards are portable and were sold with a bassinet, changing table, and mobile features and were sold at retailers and specialty children's stores nationwide from January 2007 through January 2009 for about $100. One or more rails can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 15, 2009 ~ Children’s Sunglasses Recalled by Axiom Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Axiom International Inc., of Billings, Mont. is recalling 5300 Children’s Sunglasses. The two tone sunglasses come in Spiderweb Blue and Spiderweb Red with a spider web etched in between the eyes and “Made in China” engraved on the right-hand side of the frame. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 15, 2009 ~ Children’s Sunglasses Recalled by Axiom Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: Axiom International Inc., of Billings, Mont. is recalling 5300 Children’s Sunglasses. The two tone sunglasses come in Spiderweb Blue and Spiderweb Red with a spider web etched in between the eyes and “Made in China” engraved on the right-hand side of the frame. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 14, 2009 ~ Toy Xylophones Recalled by The Land of Nod Due to Choking Hazard: The Land of Nod Northbrook, Ill. is recalling about 500 Rolling Toy Xylophones. These were sold through The Land of Nod catalogue, Web site (www.landofnod.com), and retail stores nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 for about $45. The pegs on the xylophone can break, posing a choking hazard to children. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 13, 2009 ~ TDI International Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard: TDI International, of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 150 “High Speed” Pull Back Toy Cars. The recalled pull back toy car is yellow with “PROWL” printed on the side, “VICTOR” printed on the hood, and a blue and red police warning light on the top. Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

 January 13, 2009 ~ Top Goods Trading Recalls Flashing Pacifiers Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazard: Top Goods Trading, of Temple City, Calif. is recalling about 38000 Flashing Pacifiers. The recalled flashing pacifier has a yellow heart-shaped mouth guard and handle. There is a 15-inch cord attached to the handle. LED lights are activated by pushing the heart-shaped handle into the base of the pacifier. The flashing pacifiers do not comply with federal safety standards for pacifiers. Although the pacifiers are marketed to older children and adults, they could be given to babies and cause serious injury or death. The pieces of the pacifier can separate, posing a choking hazard. The necklaces pose a strangulation hazard. Click here for more details from the CPSC's press release.

Information gathered from the Consumer Product Safety Commission ~ for earlier recalls, visit Toy Hazard Recalls

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