Safety Alerts

Eastman Footwear Recalls Coleman Runestone Children's Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Thursday February 20, 2014 10:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Eastman-Footwear-Recalls-Coleman-Runestone-Childrens-Shoes/

The metal rivets surrounding the holes where the shoestring is secured on the shoes can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.


Infantino Recalls Teething Toys Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Thursday February 20, 2014 7:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Infantino-Recalls-Teething-Toys/

The tail of the monkey can pose a choking hazard to young children.


Lion Force Recalls Boys' Puffer Coats Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Tuesday February 4, 2014 8:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Lion-Force-Recalls-Boys-Puffer-Coats/

The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.


Runway Global Recalls Girls' Sugarfly Hooded Jackets Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Tuesday February 4, 2014 4:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Runway-Global-Recalls-Girls-Sugarfly-Hooded-Jackets/

The jackets have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children.


BebeLove Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Friday January 31, 2014 5:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BebeLove-Recalls-Baby-Walkers/

The walkers failed to meet federal safety standards. Specifically, style number 358 can fit through a standard doorway and is not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. In addition, style number 368 contains leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child's head can become entrapped at the neck. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.


Strollers Recalled by Britax Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Thursday January 30, 2014 7:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Strollers-Recalled-by-Britax/

The hinge on the stroller's folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers' fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.


Fred & Friends Recalls Infant Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Thursday January 30, 2014 6:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Fred-and-Friends-Recalls-Infant-Pacifiers/

The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the ventilation holes on the Volume and Panic pacifier guards are too small.


IKEA Expands Recall of Junior Beds that Pose Laceration Hazard

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Wednesday January 29, 2014 4:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/IKEA-Expands-Recall-of-Junior-Beds-that-Pose-Laceration-Hazard/

The metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard.


Playtex Recalls Pacifier Holder Clips Due to Choking Hazard

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Wednesday January 22, 2014 7:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Playtex-Recalls-Pacifier-Holder-Clips/

The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children.


Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard

US Consumer Product Safety Commision - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls - Wednesday January 22, 2014 6:00 AM
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Baby-Rattles-Recalled-by-Midwest-CBK/

The head on the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.