Listed below are the recalls for August, 2013 as found on the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls list. If you, a family member, or friend own one of these products, follow the links for each item to check the recall information for specific models or serial numbers. The company will replace, refund or send a repair kit for your item. You can check for additional recalls through the Consumer Product Safety Commission or by using the recalls tab on our web page powered by We Make it Safer. Finally, keep in mind that according to the CPSC, “it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.”
The surface paint on the pink-colored youth beds contains levels of lead that exceed the limits allowed by law. The recalled beds were manufactured between December 2011 and May 2013. Black and white models are not part of the recall. Mattresses are not part of the recall.Consumers should immediately stop using the beds and contact the firm for instructions for exchanging the bed for a replacement or for a full refund.
The light-up toys were recalled because the metal conductor pin on the bottom of the toys can come out, posing a choking hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products, put them away from children and return them to place of purchase for a full refund.
The playmat was recalled because the wheels on the wooden vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Consumers should immediately take the wooden vehicles away from young children and return to Wegmans Food Stores for a full refund. Consumers may also contact Holgate Toys for instructions on returning the vehicles to Holgate Toys.
The beds were recalled because the metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled KRITTER and SNIGLAR junior beds and contact IKEA to receive a free repair kit.
Petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. The firm has received six reports of the petals detaching from the blankets including one report of an infant found gagging on a detached petal. Consumers should stop using the wearable blankets and contact HALO Innovations for a pre-paid envelope containing instructions to remove and return the flower and order a free replacement product. Babies R Us and www.babiesrus.com from December 2011 through July 2013 for about $25.
The car seat adaptor support bars can fail, posing a fall hazard to children. Baby Jogger has received 47 reports of the car seat adaptor supports bars failing and car seats falling to the floor. Reports include two injured infants with bruises to the head and toes. Consumers should immediately stop using their car seat adaptor and contact Baby Jogger for free replacement support bars. Adaptors were sold at Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and at albeebaby.com, amazon.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com and other online retailers from June 2012 through June 2013 for about $60 for the single adaptor and $100 for the double adaptor.
The stuffed animal’s eye can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Sold at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com during June 2013 for about $23. Consumers should immediately take the recalled Sulley from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear Workshop.