Recalls

Product Recalls

Children's Sweatshirts Recalled Over Choking Risk
Approximately 140,000 children's fleece hooded sweatshirts were voluntary recalled by Kroger because the zipper can detach and accidentally choke a child, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
 
K.J. Sportswear Recalls Children's Pajamas Over Burn Risk
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of 9,200 Thor pajama sets from K.J. Sportswear California because the sets fail to meet federal flammability standards. No injuries have been reported.
 

Oeuf Infant Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard
Oeuf, a Brooklyn company has recalled 14,000 infant cribs. The slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall includes four models of Oeuf Sparrow cribs, manufactured between July 2007 and January 2014, with the following model numbers: 1SPCR, 2SPCR, 4SPCR and 5SPCR.  The cribs were sold at independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online for about $800. Consumers should immediately stop using the crib and contact Oeuf to receive a free repair kit.
 
Infant Monitors Recalled Over Strangulation Risk
Tommee Tippee has voluntarily recalled approximately 25,000 of its baby monitors because of a sensor pad cord that could accidentally strangle a child, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said. No injuries have been reported.
 
 
 
Graco Recalls Nearly 2M Child Car Seats Over Faulty Buckles
Pressured by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Graco Children's Products recalled approximately 1.9 million rear-facing infant car seats because of defective buckles. Releasing the buckle of these seats had "a higher than typical level of difficulty," the company said.

Children's Pajamas Recalled Due to Burn Risk
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of approximately 1,400 children's pajama sets from Empress Arts due to a burn injury risk. This recall involves Empress Arts 100 percent cotton children’s two-piece pajamas sets, sold in boys and girls sizes 12 mos. to toddler size 4. The pajama sets were sold in four styles: Blue Dot, Blue Stripe, Pink Dot and Pink Floral. "Empress Arts" is on a label at the back of the neck of the tops and the center back of the waist on the bottoms which have an elastic waistband and drawstring.  The pajamas were sold at children's boutiques nationwide and online at www.empressarts.com from December 2012 to April 2014 for about $36.
 
Graco Expands Recall of Child Car Seats Due to Buckle Issues

Graco Children's Products has recalled an additional 403,222 child car seats over the same defective harness buckles that initiated the original recall of 3.8 million seats last month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration still wants the company to recall 1.8 million more infant seats that have the same buckles.
 
Children's Bed Canopies Recalled Over Strangulation Hazard
Eight models of Ikea's bed canopies for children were voluntarily recalled Thursday after receiving reports that the canopy nets could accidentally strangle infants. Since 1996, approximately 2.7 million children's bed canopies have been sold in all the company's stores.
 
Baby Dolls Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
Wal-Mart has voluntarily recalled 174,000 of the My Sweet Love/My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Dolls, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The dolls have a circuit board that can overheat and pose a burn risk. The dolls were manufactured by Tak Ngai Electronic Toys and were sold exclusively at Wal-Mart stores.
 

Stacking Toys Recalled Over Choking Risk
A Harvest Co. announced the voluntary recall of approximately 720 of its Cork Stacker block sets because the cork could break into small pieces and accidentally choke a child. The company has been informed about seven incidents in which the cork broke off the blocks, but no injuries have been reported. The recall is for a three-piece cork block stacking set. The blocks are different sizes: 2 7/8 inch by 2 7/8 inch, 2 3/8 inch by 2 3/8 inch and 2 inch by 2 inch. All of the blocks are 1 ½ inches tall. They have black dots on the top.  The block sets were sold exclusively online at StorkStack.com during January as part of the January Stork Stack subscription. The product packaging is labeled "6mo+".

Plum Organics' Pouch Products Recalled Over Choking Risk
About 12,000 cases of Plum Organics' World Baby pouch products were voluntarily recalled because of a defective plastic spout that could accidentally choke a child. No injuries have been reported, but the company has received 14 reports of damaged spouts. There is a possibility that small fragments could loosen, detach and present a choking hazard if the product is consumed. These products should not be given to children. The recalled products include World Baby Italy and World Baby Thailand varieties and can be identified by the following “Best By” dates on the package:
World Baby Italy–Zucchini & Spinach with Pasta Marinara with “Best By” date of 09Sep14    World Baby Thailand–Roasted Pumpkin & Coconut Rice with “Best By” date of 10Sep14

Thousands of Child Car Seats Recalled Over Safety Issues


Combi USA has recalled more than 33,000 child car seats manufactured before January 2013 because they failed to meet federal safety standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that a part of the harness did not meet minimum strength requirements. A company spokeswoman says the seats are still safe to use because the harness as a whole meets safety standards. She says one part of the harness that includes a plastic button failed strength tests. Seats made after January 2013 don’t have the same problem.Combi will notify registered owners and send out free harness replacement kits starting in February. Owners can contact Combi at (800) 543-7734.

 

Playtex Recalls Baby Carriers Over Fall Risk


Playtex voluntarily recalled 300,000 of its Hip Hammock infant carriers because of defective buckles that could cause a child to fall, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Of the 87 reported incidents of the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps breaking or cracking, two resulted in injuries. The Playtex Hip Hammock is an infant carrier, designed to strap the baby against the caregiver's body at the hip.  Owners should immediately discontinue use, and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.
 

 

 

 

Infant Sandals Removed from Market Over Choking Risk


Approximately 1,300 Falls Creek Baby sandals for girls were voluntarily recalled by America Boy and Girl due to a defective top strap that could pose a choking hazard.  American Boy and Girl recalled about its girl’s “Susan” Sandals because the top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child. They were sold under the Falls Creek Baby brand and exclusively at Meijer Stores.


 

 

 

 

 

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