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TOY RECALLS
2006-2008

The following is a partial list of children related recalls announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) from January 2006 until now. 

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NOVEMBER 2008



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Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cobra Electronics, of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Children’s Two-Way Radios. The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers.
Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Modell’s Sporting Goods, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 130 CORAL Swim ‘N Score Pool Stix. Children can fall or land on these dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. Eye and other facial injuries are also possible. In April 2001, CPSC banned certain types of dive sticks.
JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), JA-RU Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 18,000 My Little Train Classics Toy Trains. The recalled toy contain small parts which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled by American Honda Motor Due to Risk of Swing Arm Weld Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Honda Off-Road Competition Motorcycles. The weld on the right side of the swing arm can fail, causing the rider to lose control and crash. This could pose a risk of injury or death to riders.
Claire's Recalls Children's Metal Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Claire’s Boutiques Inc., of Hoffman Estates, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 67,000 Best Friends Yin Yang Necklaces Sets. The recalled necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
OKK Trading Recalls Toy TVs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,100 "Mini-Televisor" Toys. Surface coating on the toy television could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), King Import Warehouse, of Dallas, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 144 Toy Xylophones. Surface paint on the toy xylophone contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

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OCTOBER 2008


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Wooden Toys Recalled by Earth Friendly Due To Choking Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Earth Friendly LLC, of Beaverton, Ore., is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Wooden Toys. Small parts can detach and break from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, the size of the rattle handle violates voluntary rattle standards.
 Gaming System Batteries and Recharging Station Recalled by LeapFrog Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 35,500 Rechargeable Batteries and Recharging Station for Didj Custom Gaming System. The rechargeable batteries included with the Recharging Station can overheat if the gaming system is placed into the recharging base upside down, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Shimano American Corp. Recalls Wheels for Bicycles; Flat Tire Can Pose Injury Risk to Riders
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Shimano American Corp., of Irving, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 275 Shimano Dura Ace Carbon Clincher Wheels for Bicycles. Rim surface and spoke hole plugs on the wheel can cause a puncture to the inner tube, resulting in a flat tire. This can cause the rider to lose control and fall.
Rage Wireless Guitars Used with Popular Video Gaming System Recalled Due to Chemical Burn Risk
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Performance Designed Products LLC, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 57,000 Rage Wireless Guitars. A circuit board defect can cause AA batteries used in the guitar to leak if the batteries are installed incorrectly, posing a risk of chemical burns to consumers.
Infant Death Prompts Recall to Repair 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs; Missing Safety Pegs Can Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York., is announcing the voluntary recall to replace missing safety pegs involving 985,000 drop side cribs. Failure to use or install safety pegs can cause an entrapment and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers.
Infant Death Prompts Recall To Repair 600,000 Drop Side Cribs By Delta Enterprise; Spring Peg Failure Can Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y., is announcing the voluntary recall today of about 600,000 drop side cribs. The crib’s drop side can detach when the spring peg is not engaged, which can cause an entrapment and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers.
Infant Death Prompts Recall of Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA; Crib Poses Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Playkids U.S.A. of Brooklyn, N.Y., is announcing today a voluntary recall of about 2,000 convertible cribs. The sides of the convertible crib are made of a mesh that expands, creating a gap between the mattress and the side through which an infant can slip. This poses suffocation and entrapment hazards for young children.
My Way Corp. Recalls Baby Walkers Due to Stairway Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), My Way Corp., of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is voluntarily recalling about 800 Baby Walkers. The walkers violate the baby walker voluntary standard and can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.
Toy Boats Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar General Merchandising Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 Battery Operated Toy “Speed Boats”. The two battery terminals can come into contact with each other, causing the battery to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Bar Magnets Recalled by Home Science Tools Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Home Science Tools, of Billings, Mont., is voluntarily recalling about 400 Alnico Bar Magnets. Surface paints on the magnets contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Hasbro Inc. Recalls to Repair Nerf Blasters; Child’s Skin Can Get Caught in Plunger of the Toy
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hasbro Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 330,000 Nerf™ N-Strike Recon Blasters. The blaster’s plunger can pull the user’s skin during firing of the toy blaster resulting in injury to the face, neck, and/or chest.
Rack Room Shoes Recalls Girls’ Sandals Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rack Room Shoes Inc., of Charlotte. N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 pairs of Girls’ Sandals. The ornamental flowers on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
CPSC and Chance Rides Manufacturing Announce Recall to Inspect and Repair YO-YO Amusement Rides
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Chance Rides Manufacturing Inc. (CRM), of Wichita, Kansas is voluntarily recalling to inspect and repair about 85 YO-YO amusement rides across the country.
Coby Electronics Recalls Rechargeable Batteries Sold with Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Players Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Coby Electronics Corp., of Lake Success, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Rechargeable Batteries sold with portable DVD/CD/MP3 players. The rechargeable batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Outdoor Playset Gliders Recalled by Backyard Play Systems Due to Fall Hazard; New Assembly Instructions Provided
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Backyard Play Systems LLC, of Monroe, Mich., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Heartland/Yardline/Backyard Play Systems Outdoor Playset Gliders. Some of the gliders were shipped with assembly instructions that did not inform consumers to tighten all lock nuts during assembly, including those attached by the manufacturer. As a result, some lock nuts were not fully fastened during assembly which could cause the glider to detach, posing a fall hazard to children.
Children's Necklaces, CD and MP3 Players Sold at Limited Too and Justice Stores Recalled by Tween Brands Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tween Brands Inc., of New Albany, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 12,000 Children’s Ball and Heart Necklaces, Portable CD and MP3 Players. Surface coatings on these products could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Youth All Terrain Vehicles Due to Collision Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 Model Year 2008-2009 Can-Am® Youth ATVs. If the rider is ejected and the cord strap is pulled, the shutoff switch can fail to disable the engine. The ATV can operate uncontrolled, until the engine returns to idle, and cause a collision with bystanders, vehicles or other objects. This poses a serious risk of injury.

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SEPTEMBER 2008


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Contact the CPSC at 1-800-638-2772 to get further details about toy recalls, to get the full list of recalls issued during the last few years, and for other safety related issues. 

CPSC Reminds Parents of Drowning Dangers Inside the Home - Nearly 100 reported deaths of children in buckets

Water anywhere can be a potential drowning hazard. While pools are an obvious risk, parents should not let their guard down around other hazards such as bathtubs and buckets. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning parents that children need to be supervised around these common but sometimes hidden drowning dangers.
Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Buzz’s Boatyard, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 200 Toy Boats. The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TCB Imports, of Vernon, California, is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 Toy Police Cars. The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Razor USA Recalls PowerWing Three-Wheeled Scooters Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 103,000 Razor® PowerWing™ Three-Wheeled Scooters. The undersides of the foot platforms can have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Simplicity Brand Drop Side Cribs Recalled By Various Retailers Due To Serious Entrapment And Suffocation Hazard To Infants and Toddlers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AAFES, of Dallas, Texas, Babies“R”Us, of Wayne, N.J., Burlington Coat Factory/Baby Depot, of Burlington, N.J., K’s Merchandise (out of business), Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., Nebraska Furniture Mart, of Omaha, Neb., ShopKo, of Green Bay, Wis., Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., and Wal-Mart Stores Inc, of Bentonville, Ark., are voluntarily recalling about 600,000 Simplicity Brand Drop Side Cribs. Due to sizing problems with the crib’s hardware, the drop side can come off the tracks. When the drop side detaches or partially detaches, it creates a hazardous gap, which can lead to infant entrapment and suffocation.
Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets Following Strangulation Death of a Child
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regent Sports Corporation, of Hauppauge, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 190,000 MacGregor Folding Soccer Goals and Mitre Folding Soccer Goals. The fixed knot flexible openings in the soccer goal net can pose a head and neck entrapment or strangulation hazard to young children.
Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children's Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 20,000 Children’s Metal Water Bottles. The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Deere & Company Recalls Gator XUV Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 John Deere Gator XUV 620i Utility Vehicles. The fuel tank can leak from a gap in the seam at the base of the filler neck, posing a fire hazard.
Some Recalled Simplicity Bassinets Include Graco and “Winnie the Pooh” Brand
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is aware that some bassinets in the Simplicity recall announced August 28, 2008 include the Graco logo and “Winnie the Pooh” motif licensed by Disney Consumer Products. Consumers are urged to check their bassinets to ensure they are not using one of the recalled Simplicity models, including those with the Graco logo or “Winnie the Pooh.
Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled by Protocol Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ashley Collection Inc., d.b.a. Protocol, of New York, N.Y, is voluntarily recalling about 78,000 “Protocol” Remote-Controlled Mini Helicopter Toys. The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers.

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AUGUST 2008


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Baby Hammocks Recalled by FlagHouse Inc. Due to Fall and Strangulation Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), FlagHouse Inc., of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 100 Yayita Baby Hammocks. The hammock can flip over, posing a serious fall hazard and strangulation hazard to infants who get entrapped in the seat’s restraint straps while upside down.
Bonne Bell Recalls Children's Cosmetics Accessory Bags Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bonne Bell Co., of Lakewood, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 945,000 Bonne Bell Children’s Cosmetics Accessory Bags. The metal clasps on the handle of the accessory bags contain excessive levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.
Six Retailers Agree To Stop Sale and Recall Simplicity Bassinets Due To Strangulation Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging retailers across the country to protect the health and safety of babies by stopping sale and recalling nearly 900,000 dangerous Simplicity bassinets. Yesterday, CPSC warned parents, caregivers and consumers to immediately stop using convertible "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" bassinets manufactured by Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., due to a serious safety risk. Today, CPSC is announcing that six retailers have voluntarily agreed to recall the product and provide a refund or store credit to consumers who return the product to the store where purchased.
Wooden Infant Toys Recalled by Habermaass Corp. Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Habermaass Corp. Inc., of Skaneateles, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 118,000 Wooden Puzzles, Infant Rattles, Pacifier Holders, and Stroller Toys. The wooden rattles, pacifier holders, and stroller toys contain small pieces including glued on mirrors and/or prisms that can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. The head of the ladybug puzzle pieces also poses a choking hazard.
Children's Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Orioxi International Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Orioxi International Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 43,000 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Jackets. The sweatshirts and jackets have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstring in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.
Infants Strangled to Death in Simplicity Bassinets: CPSC Urges Consumers To Stop Using Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 Convertible “Close-Sleeper” Models
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents and caregivers to stop using convertible “close-sleeper/bedside sleeper” bassinets manufactured by Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa. CPSC has learned that on August 21, 2008, a 5-month-old girl from Shawnee, Kan. was strangled to death when she became entrapped between the bassinet’s metal bars. This is the second strangulation death CPSC has learned of in the close-sleeper bassinets. On September 29, 2007, a 4-month-old girl from Noel, Mo. became entrapped in the metal bars of the bassinet and died.
Regal Lager Recalls to Repair Phil & Teds Strollers Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Phil & Teds e3 Single Buggy, e3 Twin Buggy and sport v1 Single Buggy Strollers (an additional 425 e3 Twin Buggy Strollers were recalled on May 5, 2006). The stroller’s hinge locking mechanism poses a laceration hazard to the user folding and unfolding the strollers.
Stroller Activity Bars Recalled by International Playthings Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Taggies™ Strollin’ Along Stroller Activity Bars. The shiny material on the elephant’s ear on the activity bar can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Fisher-Price Recalls Learning Pots and Pans™ Toys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY, is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Learning Pots & Pans™ Toys. Missing screws in the blue toy pan can cause the clear plastic cover to come loose and release small balls, presenting a choking hazard to young children.
Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Look Cycle; Pedals Can Break Causing Cyclists to Fall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Look Cycle USA, of San Jose, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 80,000 (40,000 pairs) KéO Bicycle Pedals. The steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a fall hazard to cyclists.
Baby Appleseed Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baby Appleseed, of City of Industry, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Davenport Cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The cribs have a two mattress support system. The secondary mattress support, used for the lowest position, does not meet the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard.
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards. The distance between the mattress support bracket in the lowest position and the top of the side rail in the highest position is less than the required 26 inches, posing a fall hazard to children who climb over the railing.

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JULY 2008


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Wooden Toys Recalled by Earthentree Due To Choking and Strangulation Hazards

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Earthentree of Kirkland, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 375 Wooden Toys. The recalled toys contain small parts or can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard. The recalled rattles violate the federal rattle standard. Some of the toys also have a string longer than 12 inches, which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Children’s Stuffed Toys Recalled By Daiso Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Daiso LLC, of Burlingame, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 40 Stuffed Toy Dogs. The stuffed toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Pacific Science Supplies Recalls Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pacific Science Supplies Inc., of Bensenville, Ill, is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 U-shaped Magnets, Bar Magnets, Magnet Sets and Magnet Needle Sets. The paint on the magnets can contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Horseshoe Magnets Recalled by Dowling Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dowling Magnets, of Sonoma, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 91,500 Classic Horseshoe Magnets. The plastic coating on the magnets contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Kids II Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Bright Starts Ring Rattles. The tip of the rattle’s antenna, which is attached to a bee figure, can detach and pose a choking hazard to small children.
Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled by Innovage Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 685,000 "Sky Scrambler" and "The Sharper Image" Wireless Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable lithium ion battery inside the helicopters can overheat, catch fire, and ignite nearby combustibles, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
It’s MY Binky Recalls Personalized Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), It's My Binky, of Henderson, Nev., is voluntarily recalling about 115,000 It’s My Binky’s Personalized Pacifiers. The pacifier button, ring handle and shield with nipple can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants..
Parragon Books Recalls Children's Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Parragon Books Ltd., of United Kingdom, is voluntarily recalling about 500,000 Children's Necklaces with Ballet Shoes Charms. Solder on the charm of the necklace may contain high levels of lead, which if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects.
Bayside Furnishings Recalls Youth Bed Toy Chests Sold at Costco After the Death of a 22-Month-Old Child
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bayside Furnishings (a division of Whalen™), of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,350 LaJolla Boat Bed and Pirates of the Caribbean Twin Trundle Beds. The lid supports on the toy chests fail to prevent the lid from closing too quickly, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children.
Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control Defect
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles. The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.
Infant Garments Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,200 Taggies™ Sleep’n Play Infant Garments. The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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JUNE 2008


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Westminster Inc. Recalls Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Due to Risk of Fire

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Westminster Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 102,000 “Thunder Wolf” Remote Controlled Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers.
Stanley Furniture Recalls Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stanley Furniture Company Inc., of Stanleytown, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 2nd Nature Built to Grow Cribs. The cribs could fail to meet a federal safety standard for crib dimensions. When the mattress support is in the middle setting, the space between the mattress and the crib could be too wide, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan, is voluntarily recalling about 320,000 Jardine Cribs. The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.
Nordstrom Recalls Girls’ Sandals Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nordstrom Inc. of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 1,500 Nordstrom’s Cadence-Lea and Trio-Lea Girl’s Sandals. The flower embellishments on the sandals can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Miracle Recreation Recalls Tire Swings Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Miracle Recreation Equipment Co., of Monett, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 Playground Tire Swings. The hanger clamp on the tire swing can fail causing the tire swing to detach. This poses a fall hazard to young children and risk of serious injury.
Wal-Mart Recalls Additional Charm Key Chains Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 39,000 "Hip Charm" Key Chains. The charms on the key chain can contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.
Children’s Merry-Go-Rounds Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Recalled by Pacific Cycle Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Playsafe Spinning Quad Merry-Go-Rounds. The inner bearing on the merry-go-round can fail, causing the seat assembly to suddenly drop to the ground. This poses a fall hazard to children riding the merry-go-round.
Children’s Animal Tracking Explorer Kit Recalled by MindWare; Contains Chemical That Irritates Skin and Eyes
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MindWare, of Roseville, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 Animal Tracking Explorer Kit. The powder in the kit marked “plaster of paris” is actually calcium hydroxide, which poses a risk of skin and eye irritation to children using the product.
eStyle Recalls Mini Chef Toy Kitchens Due to Choking and Tip-Over Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), eStyle Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 65 Mini Chef Complete Toy Kitchens. The four pegs supporting the oven shelf and four pegs supporting the refrigerator shelf can pull out of the wood, posing a choking hazard to children. The toy kitchen unit also can tip over, posing a risk of serious injury to children.
Bassettbaby Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Babies "R" Us
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 550 Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Cribs. The space between the spindles on some cribs can fail to meet federal standards and can pose an entrapment hazard to infants.
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MAY 2008


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QuinCrafts Children’s Jewelry Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), QuinCrafts, of Dexter, Mich., is voluntarily recalling about 70,000 Makit & Bakit Jewelry Sets and Suncatcher Sets. The clasps on some of the jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Sold Exclusively in Walgreens Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards by TWIE
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TWIE, also known as Tradewinds International Enterprises Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 152,000 “Sky Champion” Wireless Indoor Helicopters. The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers.
Kids Station Toys Recalls Little Tikes Toy Cell Phones Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids Station Toys International Ltd. of Miami, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 1 million Little Tikes Chit ‘N Chat Toy Cell Phones. The hinge cover on the toy cell phone can detach from the phone, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Floppy Friends Horse Toys Recalled by Toy Investments Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toy Investments Inc., d/b/a Toysmith, of Auburn, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 300 Floppy Friends Horse Toys. Surface paint on the toy horse contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Disney Store Recalls Tinker Bell Wands Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Disney Store, of Pasadena, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Tinker Bell Wands. The paint on the pearl beads in the flowers of the wands contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Master Toys & Novelties Inc. Recalls Little Rider Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Master Toys & Novelties Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Cowboy on a Horse Little Rider Toys. Surface paint on the shoe and pants of the rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Manhattan Group Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 Tumble Tower Infant Rattles. The blue plastic end caps of the rattle can break, resulting in small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Playworld Systems Recalls Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard Caused by Defective Clevises
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playworld Systems Inc., of Lewisburg, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 17,300 Playground Swing Sets. The clevis bearing on the swing set can wear, causing the swing to detach and the user to fall.

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Performance Inc. Recalls Bicycle Resistance Trainers Due to Puncture Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Performance Inc., of Chapel Hill, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 2007 and 2008 Performance Travel Trac Trainers. The springs in the resistance trainers can unhook and become a projectile, posing a puncture hazard to users or bystanders.
Nashbar Direct Inc. Recalls Bicycle Resistance Trainers Due to Puncture Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nashbar Direct Inc., of Canfield, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 200 2008 Travel Trac Gravity Inertial Trainers. The springs in the resistance trainers can unhook and become a projectile, posing a puncture hazard to users or bystanders.
CPSC Promotes the Building of Safer Playgrounds to Help Reduce Injuries
During National Playground Safety Week (April 21-25), CPSC staff is releasing an update to the popular Handbook for Public Playground Safety, which contains guidance for childcare personnel, school officials, designers, inspectors, parents and school groups on building safer playgrounds. Considered by many to be the model handbook of playground safety, the agency’s guidelines for public playgrounds have been incorporated by many municipalities into local and state building codes.
Wal-Mart Recalls Charm Key Chains Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 12,000 "Hip Charm" Key Chains. The charms on the key chain can contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.
Push Toys Recalled by Santa’s Toy Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Santa’s Toy Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,000 Western Rider Push Toys. Surface paint on the glove, shirt, and pants of rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Hobby-Lobby Int'l Recalls Battery Chargers Used with Helicopters Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hobby-Lobby International Inc., of Brentwood, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 3,200 Lithium-polymer battery chargers and lithium-polymer batteries. The lithium-polymer batteries can ignite while charging, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
HSN Recalls Power Strips for Charge-It-All Valets Due to Fire and Shock Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), HSN LP, of St. Petersburg, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 17,000 Charge-It-All Valets. The power strip located inside the valet has undersized wires, which can pose fire and shock hazards to consumers.
Michaels Stores Recalls Seasonal Writing Pens Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Michaels Stores Inc., of Irving, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 310,000 Flower Writers; Christmas Writers; Easter Writers; and Spooky Writers Seasonal Writing Pens. The seasonal writing pens' surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
FUNTASTIC Recalls Fake Teeth Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), FUNTASTIC, of Houston, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 26,000 Hillbilly Teeth. The gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
OKK Trading Recalls Toy Robots Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 Interchange Robot Toys. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Fire Alarm Control Panel Recalled By Gamewell FCI Due to Alert Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gamewell-FCI, of Northford, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 Gamewell-FCI 7100 Series Fire Alarm Control Panels. The sounder on the panel’s main circuit board can fail to alert when there is a malfunction.
Children’s Board Book Sets Recalled By Dalmatian Press Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dalmatian Press LLC, of Franklin, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 17,000 Little Builder Children’s Board Book Sets with Toys. The cylinder on the toy concrete mixer and the tailgate on the toy dump truck can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Magnetic Dart Boards Recalled By Henry Gordy Int’l; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Henry Gordy International Inc., of Plainfield, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 870,000 Fun ‘N Games Magnetic Dart Boards. Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.
Plush Insect Toys Recalled by Dollar Tree Stores Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar Tree Stores Inc., of Chesapeake, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 300,000 Cuddly Cousins Plush Insect Toys. The recalled plush insect toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.
Imaginarium Activity Centers Sold at Toys “R” Us Recalled Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 16,400 Imaginarium Multi-Sided Activity Centers and Jungle Activity Centers. Small parts on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
 

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Hobby Lobby Stores Recalls Easter Egg Containers and Spinning Egg Tops Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla., is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Camouflage Eggs and Spinning Egg Top Toys. The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Toy Puzzle Vehicle Sets Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively by QVC
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Merchant Media Corp., of Framingham, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 198,000 Toy Puzzle Vehicle Sets. Surface paints on the puzzle pieces and components contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

MEGA Brands Recalls Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Pre-School Magnetic Toys; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MEGA Brands America Inc., of Livingston, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 1.1 million Magtastik and Magnetix Jr. Pre-school Magnetic Toys. Magnets in the small flexible parts of the animals, vehicles and building sets can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

MEGA Brands Recalls MagnaMan Magnetic Action Figures; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MEGA Brands America Inc., of Livingston, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 1.3 MagnaMan Magnetic Toy Figures. Small magnets inside the figures can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Battat Recalls Additional Magnetic Construction Sets; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. , is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 Battat Magnabild Magnetic Building Toys or Sets (125,000 other Battat Magnabild Building Systems were recalled on January 23, 2008). Small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Toy Sundae Sets Sold at Target Recalled by Battat Inc. Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y. , is voluntarily recalling about 22,000 Play Wonder Toy Sundae Sets. The wooden cherries on top of the toy sundae pose a choking hazard to young children.

Toy Airplanes, Cars, and Motorcycles Recalled by S.U. Wholesale Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), S.U. Wholesale Inc., of Vernon, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 5,000 X Force Commander Toy Airplanes and Super Famous Toy Cars and Motorcycles. The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Urgent Gear Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom Stores
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Urgent Gear Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 700 Micros Boy's Hooded Jackets. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Ellaroo Recalls Infant Sling Carriers Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ellaroo LLC, of McKinney, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 Ellaroo Ring Sling Baby Carrriers. The aluminum rings on the sling carriers can bend or break. This can cause the fabric to slip through the rings and infants to fall out of the carrier.

Infantino Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles. The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Rebelette International Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rebelette International Trading Corp., of South El Monte, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 4,800 Girl's Hooded Sweatshirts. The sweatshirt jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Polaris Industries Inc. Recalls ATVs Due to Risk of Injury to Riders
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 11,300 Select "Outlaw IRS" ATVs, Model Year 2006-2008. A retention bolt can come loose causing the rear wheels to lock up, which poses a risk of serious injury to the rider..


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Munire Furniture Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Munire Furniture Inc., of Piscataway, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 24,000 Majestic Curved Top and Flat Top Cribs, Essex Cribs, Brighton/Sussex Cribs and Captiva Cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The four support brackets on the mattress support spring are too long. The brackets prevent the spring from lowering to the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard.

Family Dollar Recalls Magnetic Dart Boards; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Family Dollar, of Charlotte, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 250,000 FUN ‘N SAFE Magnetic Dart Boards. Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Children's Metal Jewelry Recalled by Pecoware Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pecoware Co. Inc., of Chino, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,900 Children's Metal Necklaces. The children's necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children's Memory Testing Cards Recalled by Riverside Publishing Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Riverside Publishing Co., of Rolling Meadows, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 5,300 Memory Testing Cards (sold as part of educational testing kits). Surface paint on the cards contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Spiderman Water Bottles Sold Exclusively at Sears Recalled by Fast Forward Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fast Forward LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,600 Spiderman Water Bottles. Screws under the bottle's lid can come loose and fall into the cup, posing a choking hazard to children.

Cinderella Battery-Powered Toy Cars Recalled by Dumar International USA Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dumar International USA, of Franklin, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 64,000 Cinderella 12-Volt Electric Ride-On Vehicles. The wires under the hood of the car and/or in the battery compartment under the seat can short circuit, posing a fire and burn hazard to children riding in the car.

Mission City Press Recalls Girl's Bracelet Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mission City Press, of Franklin, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 A Life of Faith Charm Bracelet Sets. Surface paint on the pearl white beads of the bracelet, contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Bassettbaby Drop-Side Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 18 Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Drop-Side Cribs. Spindles on the drop-side of the crib could loosen creating a gap that poses an entrapment and strangulation hazard.

Polaris Industries Expands Recall of ATVs Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 95,000 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) (45,000 units recalled in June 2005). The ATVs can have defective Electronic Control Modules (ECM) that overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to riders.

Boy's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Siegfried & Parzifal Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Siegfried & Parzifal Inc., of City of Industry, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 5,000 Karl Kani Boy's Fleece Hoody Sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys Recalled By Soft Air USA Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Soft Air USA Inc., of Grapevine, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys. The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire during charging, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers.

Consumer Alert: Fire Hazard with Remote-Controlled Helicopters and Airplanes
Playing with remote-controlled helicopters and airplanes can be fun, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is concerned about an emerging fire hazard from the battery technology being used with these toys. CPSC is urging consumers to follow manufacturer’s instructions when charging toys that contain rechargeable lithium batteries.

Netshops Recalls Children's Table and Chair Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Netshops, of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 50 Children's Table and Chair sets. The surface paint on the children's table and chair sets contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

West Music Recalls Egg-Shaker Toy Instruments Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), West Music Company, of Coralville, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling about 5,500 Transparent Toy Egg Shakers. The end cap can detach from the egg shaker and allow the small beads to spill out, posing choking/aspiration hazards to young children.

Pendants and Candle Charms Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Benjamin International, of Middlebury, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 460,000 Pendants and Candle Charms. The recalled pendants and charms contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Trek Recalls Girls Bicycles Due To Frame Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 49,000 Trek MT220 Girls Bicycles. The bicycle’s frame can break during use, causing the rider to lose control and suffer injuries.

Children's Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Seventy Two Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom Stores
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Seventy Two Inc., of La Puente, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,800 Bonafide Love Hooded Children'sSweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Children's Sketchbooks Recalled by eeBoo Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 80,000 Sketchbooks with Colored Spirals. The paint on the sketchbooks' colored spiral metal bindings contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.

Children's Toy Gardening Rakes Recalled by Downeast Concepts; Violates Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine, is voluntarily recalling about 400 Toy Gardening Hand Rakes. The paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal standard on lead in paint on toys.


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Baby Sterling Silver Teethers Recalled by Elegant Baby Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Elegant Baby and Baby Needs Inc., of Burlington, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 200 Heart and Car Sterling Silver Teethers. The hearts and cars on the teethers can break off, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Girls' Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Sold Exclusively at Marshalls Stores Recalled by Apollo Jeans Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AJBlue LLC, dba Apollo Jeans, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Girl's Hooded Jackets. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Kids II Inc. Recalls Crib Toys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Baby Einstein Baby Neptune™ Soothing Seascape Crib Toys. The anchors that hold the straps to the back of the turtle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

RR Donnelley Recalls Classroom Reading and Math Aids Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RR Donnelley, of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 185,000 Classroom Reading and Math Aids. Surface paint on the products contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Toy Wooden Block and Train Sets Recalled By Christmas Tree Shops Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Christmas Tree Shops, of South Yarmouth, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Big Wooden Blocks and Jumbo Wooden Train Sets. Surface paint on some pieces of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Battat Recalls Magnetic Construction Sets; Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 125,000 Battat Magnabild Magnetic Building Systems. Small magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Toy Racing Cars Recalled by OKK Trading Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 Toy Racing Cars. Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Cranium Cadoo Board Games Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cranium Inc., of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 38,000 Cranium Cadoo Board Games. The surface paint on the die contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Sears and Kmart Recall Play Stoves Due to Tip-over Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill., are voluntarily recalling about 17,000 My First Kenmore Play Stoves. A metal bracket connecting the door to the stove can cause a tip-over when the door is opened. This poses a risk of injury to young children.

Discount School Supply Recalls Play Mats Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 60 Tic Tac Turtle Toss Mats. The paint on the Tic Tac Turtle Toss mats contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), A.A. of America Inc., of East Brunswick, N.J., is voluntarily recalling 5,400 Toy Wrestler Figures. The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Shims Bargain Recalls Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Shims Bargain Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 45,000 BabyTown Pacifiers. These pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The pacifier shield is too small and could easily enter the mouth of an infant. Also, ventilation holes are too small and not placed to allow for the insertion of a tool to remove the pacifier when lodged in the mouth of a child. Finally, the package fails to display the required warning instructing consumers not to tie a pacifier around a child's neck, which would present a strangulation hazard.

Coin Banks Recalled by TJ Promotions Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TJ Promotions, of South El Monte, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 Fish Coin Banks. Surface paint on the coin banks contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

ATVs Recalled By American Honda Motor Co. Due to Loss of Speed Control
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Honda Motor Co., Inc. of Torrance, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 Model Year 2007 Honda TRX 500 ATVs. Water can enter the throttle position sensor and freeze, causing permanent damage if the rider forces the throttle lever. This could cause the throttle to stick open, posing a risk of injury or death to riders.

Pacific Cycle Recalls Children's Trailer Bicycles; Can Detach from Adult Bicycle and Injure Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 InStep Pathfinder, Schwinn Run About, and Mongoose Alley Cat Trailer Bicycles. The coupler connecting the children's trailer bike to the adult's bicycle has welds that can fail, posing a fall hazard to children.

Cannondale Recalls Scalpel Mountain Bikes; Frame Failure Poses Crash Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, of Bethel, Conn., is voluntarily recalling 150 Cannondale 2008 model year Scalpel mountain bikes. The frame can break while in use, causing the rider to lose control and suffer injuries from a fall or collision.

Toy Wagons Recalled by Tricam Industries Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tricam Industries Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minn., is voluntarily recalling 15,000 Metal Toy Wagons. Surface paint on the wagon bucket contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

ATVs Recalled By KYMCO Due to Suspension Failure; Riders Can Lose Control of Vehicle
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), KYMCO USA, of Spartanburg, S.C., is voluntarily recalling 1,350 2006-2008 Model Year MXU 500 All Terrain Vehicles. The pivot bolts holding the rear suspension onto the frame can become loose, causing the rear swing arm to detach from the chassis posing a risk of injury or death to the operator.


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Gap Outlet Recalls Boys’ Jackets; Drawstring at Waist Poses Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gap Outlet, operated by Gap Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 16,200 “Warmest Jacket” Boys’ Jackets. The jackets have a waist drawstring with a toggle that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or doorways, which can pose an entrapment hazard to children.

Tot Tower Blocks Recalled by eeBoo Corp.; Children’s Toy Can Pose Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 170,000 Tot Tower toy blocks. The plastic covering on the toy blocks can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Super Magnet Toys Recalled by MTC Due to Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Man’s Trading Company, of Brisbane, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,800 Super Magnet Toys. The magnet attached to the bottom of a small toy panda can detach. If swallowed or aspirated by young children, the magnets can attract each other internally and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Teething Rings Recalled by Empire Silver Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Empire Silver Company, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Sterling Silver Teething Rings. The silver ball that holds the ring in place can separate and release the beads inside. This poses a choking and aspiration hazard to infants.

Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Liberty Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Liberty Apparel Co. Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 12,000 Jewel brand girls’ hooded sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

AAFES Recalls “Soldier Bear” Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AAFES (Army & Air Force Exchange Service), of Dallas, TX, is voluntarily recalling about 11,400 Soldier Bear Toys. The surface paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Stuffer Bear Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Victoria’s Secret Internet site
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Victoria’s Secret, of Columbus, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 80 Holiday Cosmetics Stuffer Bears. The neck medallion zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Discount School Supply Recalls Measuring Chart Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Giant Measuring Charts. The paint on the grow chart contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by Specialized Due to Failing Helmet Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Specialized Bicycles, of Morgan Hill, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 Specialized Bicycle Helmets. The helmets fail testing required under CPSC's safety standard for bicycle helmets. This can pose a head injury hazard to riders in a fall.

Infantino® Recalls Infant Teethers Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Infantino® LLC, of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 28,000 Infantino® Lion Teethers. The plastic nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Children’s Toys Recalled by Dollar Tree Stores Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Greenbrier International Inc., of Chesapeake, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 300,000 Baby Toys Baby Bead & Wire Toys and Speed Racer Pull Back & Go Action! Cars. The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Codee International Corp. Recalls Children’s Jewelry Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Codee International, of Northvale, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Codeena Princess Children’s Metal Jewlery pieces. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Hooker Furniture Recalls Bunk Beds Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hooker Furniture Corporation, of Martinsville, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 Bunk Beds. The bunk beds have gaps between parts of the upper bunk that could allow a child’s body to pass through but not a child’s head. This poses an entrapment or strangulation hazard to children and exceeds the space allowed by the federal bunk bed safety standard.

Children’s Water Globes Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 60 Children’s Robbie Ducky Holiday Water Globes. The painted base of the water globes contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Fishing Games Sold at Grocery Stores Recalled by Far East Brokers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Fishing Games. The recalled game has parts that contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Horseshoe Magnets Recalled by United Scientific Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), United Scientific, of Waukegan, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 153,000 Horseshoe Magnets. Surface paint on the magnets contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standards.

Gamenamics Inc. Recalls Air-Powered Hockey Tables Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gamenamics Inc., of Elgin, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 1,100 Cordless Air-Powered Hockey Tables with Rechargeable Battery. The hockey table’s wires can overheat or melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Children’s Sunglasses Recalled by FGX International Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), FGX International Inc., of Smithfield, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 260,000 pairs of Children’s Sunglasses. Surface paint on the sunglasses can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Scope Apparel Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Scope Apparel L.P., of Houston, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 72,000 Boys’ hooded sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

RC2 Recalls The First Years™ Children’s Feeding Seats Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 The First Years Newborn-to-Toddler Reclining Feeding Seats. The restraining straps can pull out of the waist strap slots, posing a fall hazard to young children.

RC2 Recalls Potty Training Seats Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 160,000 The First Years 3-in-1 Flush and Sounds Potty Seats. Decorative plaque inserted into the back of the potty seat could have orange paint that contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Personal Identity Children’s Sweaters with Drawstrings Recalled by Sears Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sears is voluntarily recalling about 5,200 Personal Identity-brand V-neck sweaters with hood (imported by A & R Knitwear, of New York, N.Y.). The recalled sweaters have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kmart is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Basic Editions-brand girls' clothing sets (imported by Millennium Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y.). The recalled pants have a drawstring at the waist that can pose an entrapment or entanglement hazard to children.

TKS Children’s Pants Recalled by Sears; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sears is voluntarily recalling about 6,100 TKS-brand children’s pants (imported by E.S. Sutton Inc., of New York, N.Y.). The recalled pants have a ribbon belt at the waist that can pose an entrapment or entanglement hazard to children.

Stokke Announces Recall of Certain Xplory® Strollers Due to Front Wheel Detachment
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stokke LLC, of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 Xplory® Baby Strollers. A bolt that attaches each front wheel to the stroller can loosen, causing one of the front wheels to fall off, posing a fall hazard to young children.

Old Navy Recalls Boys’ Jackets; Drawstring at Waist Poses Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Old Navy LLC, of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 17,200 Performance Fleece-Lined boys’ jackets. The jackets have a waist drawstring with a toggle that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or doorways, which can pose an entrapment hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from getting entangled on waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.


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 Children’s Full Zip Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled for Strangulation Hazard By Bon-Ton
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc., of York, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 3,240 Children’s fleece hooded zip-up jackets with neck drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Flashing Pacifiers Recalled By Sailing (U.S.) International Corp. Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sailing (U.S.) International Corp., of Hackensack, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Flashing Pacifiers or 2-in-1 Flashing Pacifiers with Whistle Necklaces. The zipper pull on the slipcovers can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. The nipple can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Slipcovers Used With Boppy Pillows Recalled Due to Choking Hazard and Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Boppy Company, of Golden, Colo., is voluntarily recalling about 38,000 Boppy® Slipcovers. The zipper pull on the slipcovers can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, paint on the zippers contains excess levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Children’s Pencil Pouches Recalled by Raymond Geddes & Co. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Raymond Geddes & Co., of Baltimore, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 84,200 Children’s Pencil Pouches. The paint on the pencil pouches’ zipper pulls contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Children's Metal Jewelry Recalled by Buy-Rite Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Buy-Rite Designs Inc., of Freehold, NJ, is voluntarily recalling about 43,000 Sparkle City Charm Bracelets and Tack Pin Sets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Cherrydale Fundraising Recalls Bracelets Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cherrydale Fundraising, of Allentown, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 45,000 Decorative Stretchable Aqua Bracelets. The bracelets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Metal Jewelry Recalled by Colossal Jewelry & Accessories Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Colossal Jewelry & Accessories Inc., of Maywood, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 10,400 Children’s Metal Necklaces and Bracelets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

La Femme NY Inc. Recalls Children’s Necklace and Earring Sets Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), La Femme NY 2 Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y., of Maywood, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500 La Femme NY Children’s Necklace and Earring Sets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Pure Allure Recalls Metal Jewelry Sold at Michaels Stores Due to Risk of Lead Exposure to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pure Allure, of Oceanside, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 Crystal Innovations jewelry. The recalled metal jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Discount School Supply Recalls Paint Brushes Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 20,000 Shaving Paint Brushes. Surface paint on the brush handles can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Metal Jewelry Sold by Family Dollar Stores Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Family Dollar Stores, of Charlotte, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 205,000 Rachel Rose and Distinctly Basics Assorted Metal Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Snow and Sand Castle Kits by Paricon Recalled Due to Sharp Edges; Sold Exclusively at LL Bean
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Paricon Inc., of South Paris, Maine, is voluntarily recalling about 800 Snow and Sand Castle Kits. The largest plastic castle block maker in the kit could crack at the handle during use, creating sharp edges that can pose a laceration hazard to young children.

Baja Motorsports Recalls To Repair Youth ATVs Due To Lack of Equipment; Poses Risk of Injury To Riders
n cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baja Motorsports, of Phoenix, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 Baja ATVs. These ATVs lack a tire pressure gauge and flag pole mounting bracket, which could pose a risk of injury to riders.

Children’s Wooden Storage Rack Recalled By Jetmax International Following Child’s Death
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jetmax International Ltd., of Irving, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 36,000 boy’s and girl’s storage racks with canvas totes. The storage rack can tip over, posing an entrapment and suffocation hazard to young children.

Hobby Lobby Stores Recalls Halloween-Themed Baskets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Halloween-Themed Baskets. Surface paint on the bat, pumpkin and witch emblems attached to the baskets contain excess levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint ban.

Bon-Ton Recalls Children’s Bath Robes Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc., of York, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Girls and Boys Bath Robes. The recalled bath robes fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injuries to children if the robe caught fire.

Nike Recalls Football Helmet Chin Straps Which Can Break and Pose Risk of Serious Injury
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nike Inc., of Beaverton, Ore., is voluntarily recalling about 235,000 Football Helmet Chin Straps. The chin strap’s plastic cup can break as a result of contact, exposing the player to facial or head injuries.

Children's Sunglasses Recalled by Dollar General Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dolgencorp Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 51,000 Children’s Fashion Sunglasses. The yellow surface paint on the sunglasses may contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Curious George Plush Dolls Recalled By Marvel Toys Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Marvel Toys, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 175,000 Curious George Plush Dolls. Surface paint on the toy’s plastic face and construction hat contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Cribs Sold By Bassettbaby Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 8,900 Wendy Bellissimo Collection Convertible Cribs. The bolts connecting the top corners of the crib can come loose, creating a gap and posing a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard.

Spin Master Recalls Aqua Dots – Children Became Unconscious After Swallowing Beads
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 4.2 million Aqua Dots. The coating on the beads that causes the beads to stick to each other when water is added contains a chemical that can turn toxic when many are ingested. Children who swallow the beads can become comatose, develop respiratory depression, or have seizures.

Schylling Associates Recalls Collectable Toy Robot Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 2,600 “Robot 2000” collectable tin robots. Surface paints on the robot contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Schylling Associates Recalls Dizzy Ducks Music Box Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 Dizzy Ducks Music Boxes. Surface paints on the wooden base of the music box contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Additional Spinning Top Recalled by Schylling Associates Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 Winnie-the-Pooh Spinning Tops (66,000 spinning tops were recalled on August 22, 2007). Surface paint on the wooden handle of the top contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Schylling Associates Recalls Duck Family Collectable Toy Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 3,500 Duck Family Collectable Wind-Up Toys. Surface paints on the ducks contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Toy Cars Recalled by Dollar General Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar General Merchandising Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 380,000 Pull-Back Action Toy Cars. Surface paint on the cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

International Sourcing Ltd. Recalls Toy Dragster and Funny Car Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), International Sourcing Ltd (ISL), of Springfield, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 7,500 Dragster and Funny Car toys. Surface paint on the wheels and engine of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Swimways Corp. Recalls "Skippy" Pool Toys Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Swimways Corp., of Virginia Beach, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 31,000 “Skippy” Pool Toys. The elastic tongue of the fish can break and forcefully come out and cut the users’ hands during launching of the toy.

Laugh & Learn™ Kitchen Toys Recalled by Fisher-Price Due To Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 155,000 Laugh & Learn™ Learning Kitchen™ Toys. Pieces of the faucet or the clock hands can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.


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Toy Figures Recalled by Henry Gordy International Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Henry Gordy International Inc., of Plainfield, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 380,000 “Galaxy Warriors” Toy Figures. Surface paints on the recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Halloween “Ugly Teeth” Recalled By Amscan Inc. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Amscan Inc., of Elmsford, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 43,000 “Ugly Teeth” Party Favors. The surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Toys "R" Us Recalls Elite Operations Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toys “R” Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 Elite Operations Toys. Surface coatings on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

SimplyFun Recalls Ribbit Board Games Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), SimplyFun LLC, of Bellevue, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 1,500 Ribbit Board Games. Surface paint on the five frog-shaped wooden pieces contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Family Dollar Stores Recalls Halloween Pails Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Family Dollar Stores, of Charlotte, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 142,000 Purple Halloween Pails with Witch Decorations. The green paint on the pails contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Jo-Ann Stores Expands Recall of Children’s Toy Garden Tools Due to Violation of Lead in Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 97,000 Children’s Toy Gardening Tools (an additional 16,000 toy rakes were recalled on September 26, 2007 and 6,000 toy watering cans on August 28, 2007). Surface paint on the handle of the toy gardening tools can contain excessive levels of lead paint, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Fisher Price Recalls Go Diego Go Boat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 38,000 Go Diego Go Animal Rescue Boats. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal standard prohibiting lead paint on children’s toys.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. Recalls Children's Jewelry Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar Tree Stores is voluntarily recalling about 198,000 Beary Cute, Expressions, and Sassy & Chic Children’s Metal Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children's Metal Jewelry Recalled By WeGlow International Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), WeGlow International, of Virginia Beach, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 110,000 WeGlow Children’s Metal Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Reynolds Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MacLean Quality Composites, d.b.a. Reynolds, of West Jordan, Utah, is voluntarily recalling about 330 Reynolds UL Bicycle Forks. The fork tips could separate from the fork legs, causing the wheel to come loose from the fork while riding. This could pose a serious fall hazard to riders.

Game Pieces Sold with "Cars" Backpacks Recalled By Global Design Concepts; Detached Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Global Design Concepts Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 110,000 Magnetic Game Pieces sold with “Cars” Themed Backpacks. Small magnets inside the four game pieces that were sold with the “Cars” backpack can fall out of their plastic enclosure. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

ATVs Recalled By KTM North America Due to Brake Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 270 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The rear brake caliper support can crack; this could result in the potential for a loss of the use of the rear brake and subsequently lead to an accident.

The Gymboree Corp. Recalls Toy Swords Due to Breakage and Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Gymboree Corp., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Toy Pirate Swords. The swords can break, creating a sharp point, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers.

Additional Injuries Prompt Re-announcement of Sportsstuff Recall of Air Pumps
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sportsstuff Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Inflator Air Pumps (sold separately and included with “Launch Pod” Water Trampolines). The air pumps can overheat and explode during use, posing a risk of lacerations.

Albert’s Recalls Halloween Skull Pails Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), R.L. Albert & Son, of Greenwich, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Skull Pails Filled With Halloween Candy Mix. The surface paint on the eyes, nose, and teeth of the skull contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Antioch Publishing Recalls Additional Bookmarks Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Antioch Publishing, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 (an additional 150,000 bookmarks and journals were recalled on October 4, 2007) Cool Clip™ and Mini Cool Clip™ Bookmarks. Paint on the clip of the bookmarks contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Guidecraft Inc. Recalls Children’s Puppet Theaters Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Guidecraft Inc., of Englewood, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 5,400 Tabletop Puppet Theaters. Surface paints on the puppet theater’s wooden panels contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Dunkin’ Donuts Recalls Glow Sticks Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dunkin’ Donuts LLC, of Canton, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 1 million Pink and Orange Glow Sticks (free giveaway with donuts). The recalled glow sticks are not properly labeled to warn consumers that the cap and lanyard can detach, posing a choking hazard. Additionally, the lanyard poses a strangulation hazard to young children.

Procycle Group Inc. Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Procycle Group Inc., of Quebec, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 45 Rocky Mountain-Solo Bicycles. The head tube can detach from the rest of the frame, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Huffy Recalls Bicycles Due To Cranks Falling Off; Riders Can Lose Control of Bike
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Huffy Corp., of Miamisburg, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 22,000 2007 Huffy “Howler” and “Highland” Bicycles. The bicycle crank can unexpectedly come off, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer serious injuries.

Formula Brake USA Recalls Disc Brakes for Bicycles Due to Risk of Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Perigeum Development Inc., d.b.a. Formula Brake USA, of Petaluma, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 5,700 Oro Disc Brakes used on bicycles. The brake’s hand lever can separate, resulting in loss of braking. This can cause the rider to lose control of the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to riders.

Ross Stores Recalls Turtle Sprinklers Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ross Stores Inc., Pleasanton, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,800 Turtle Sprinklers. The turtle’s body can fill with water, causing it to crack or explode, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

J.C. Penney Recalls Deluxe Art Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Deluxe Wood Art Sets. Surface paint on the outside of the wooden box contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

J.C. Penney Recalls Disney™ Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 49,000 Disney™ Deluxe Winnie-the-Pooh 23-Piece Play Sets. Surface paints on the play sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Recalls Travel Art Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), CBOCS Distribution, Inc., of Lebanon, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 7,800 Princess Magnetic Travel Art Set Lap Desks. The surface paint on the zipper pull of the lap desk contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard.

Bendable Dinosaur Toys Recalled by Kipp Brothers for Excessive Lead
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kipp Brothers, of Carmel, Ind., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Bendable Dinosaur Toys. The recalled toys pose a risk of lead exposure to young children.

Riddell Recalls Collectible Mini Racing Helmets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Riddell Inc., of Rosemont, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 Collectible “Jeff Gordon” Mini Helmets. Surface paints on the recalled helmets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Starbucks Recalls Children's Plastic Cups Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Starbucks Coffee Co., of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 250,000 Starbucks Children’s Plastic Cups. If the cup is dropped, the colorful face on the cup can break off and leave small parts or sharp exposed edges that can pose a choking or laceration hazard to young children.

Toshiba Recalls AC Adapters sold with Portable DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC, of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 142,000 Toshiba AC Adapters Sold with Portable DVD Players. The AC adapters can fail, causing the portable DVD player to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Razor USA Recalls E300 Electric Scooters; Handlebars Can Detach Causing Loss of Control
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 20,000 Razor® E300 Electric Scooters. A weld can break causing the handlebar to detach. This can cause the rider to lose control and fall from the scooter.

Key Chains Recalled by Dollar General Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar General Merchandising Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 192,000 Key Chains. The key chains contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

CKI Recalls Children’s Decorating Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Toys “R” Us
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), CKI Toys, of Hong Kong, is voluntarily recalling about 15,000 Children’s Toy Decorating Sets. Surface paint on the back of the recalled mirror contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Eveready Battery Co. Recalls Toy Flashlights Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Eveready Battery Co., of St. Louis, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 79,000 “Pirates of the Caribbean” Medallion Squeeze Lights. Surface paints on the leather strap attached to the medallion squeeze light contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Kids II Recalls Baby Einstein Color Blocks Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 35,000 Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks. Surface paint on the blue block contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

KB Toys Recalls Wooden Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), KB Toys, Inc., of Pittsfield, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks Wagons, Wooden Pull-Along Learning Blocks Wagons, 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts, and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks. Surface paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Target Recalls Plush Boys Rattles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 82,000 Plush Boys Rattles. The recalled rattles can break open releasing the small beads inside, posing a choking hazard to young children.


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Risk of Impact Injury Prompts Recall of Estes-Cox Model Rockets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Estes-Cox Corp., of Penrose, Colo., is voluntarily recalling about 80,000 X-15 Flying Model Rockets. The model rocket’s side or engine retainer ring can separate and cause the rocket to fall without the nose cone separating and the parachute deploying, posing a risk of an impact injury to nearby consumers.

Lan Enterprises Recalls Doll Strollers After Child’s Finger Tip was Severed; Product Also Poses an Entrapment Hazard to Young Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lan Enterprises, of Portland, Ore., is voluntarily recalling about 21,000 Mini Zooper Doll Strollers. A child’s finger can become caught in the rectangular metal clip or the black plastic side hinge, and this can sever a child’s finger tip. Also, the strollers pose an entrapment hazard.

Kolcraft Recalls Play Yards After the Death of a 10-Month-Old Child
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 425,000 infant play yards following the death of a child.CPSC received a report of a 10-month old boy who strangled on the changing table’s restraint strap that was hanging down into Kolcraft’s “Sesame Beginnings” Travel Play Yard where the child was located. Twelve different Kolcraft play yards are included in this recall. All of the play yards have raised changing tables with a restraint strap that forms a loop beneath the changing table, posing a strangulation hazard to a child in the play yard. In addition to the strangulation hazard with the changing table restraint strap, one play yard also has a raised cradle that rocks back and forth. A child can roll and get trapped against the side of the cradle in the Contours 3-in-1 Play Yard. If that happens, a child can suffocate.

TOBY N.Y.C. Expands Children’s Metal Jewelry Recall Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TOBY N.Y.C., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 23,500 (about 14,000 jewelry sets were recalled on August 22, 2007) TOBY & ME Jewelry Sets. The recalled metal jewelry sets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces Recalled By Rhode Island Novelty Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rhode Island Novelty, of Cumberland, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 850 Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces. The clasp on the necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Guidecraft Inc. Recalls Children’s Puppet Theaters Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Guidecraft Inc., of Englewood, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Floor Puppet Theaters. Surface paints on the puppet theater’s wooden panels contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Children’s Toy Rakes Sold Exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Recalled Due to Violation of Lead in Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 800 Children’s Toy Rakes. Surface paint on the handle of the rake can contain excessive levels of lead paint, violating the federal lead paint standard.

RC2 Recalls Knights of the Sword Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 800 Britain’s “Knights of the Sword” Series Toys. Surface paints on the toy knights contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Target Recalls Children’s Toy Gardening Tools and Chairs Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 350,000 Happy Giddy Gardening Tools and Children’s Sunny Patch Chairs. The surface paint on the recalled gardening tools and chairs contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

RC2 Corp. Recalls Additional Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 (1.5 million other Thomas & Friends railway toys were recalled on June 13, 2007) Various Thomas and Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys. Surface paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

BCI Recalls Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BCI Burke Company LLC, of Fond du Lac, Wisc., is voluntarily recalling about 670 Single Post Swing Sets. The connection on the top beam of the swing set can break, causing the swing beam to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the user. A user or bystander also can be injured by the falling top rail.

About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 1 million cribs. The drop-side can detach from the crib, which can create a dangerous gap and lead to the entrapment and suffocation of infants.

REI Recalls Children’s Trailer Bicycles; Can Detach from Adult Bicycle and Injure Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Recreational Equipment Inc.(REI), of Kent, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 5,200 Novara Afterburner Trailer Bicycles. The children’s trailer bicycle can detach from the adult bicycle, posing a fall hazard to children.

Ohalee Inc. Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Mechanical Hazards; Vehicles Could Put Young Riders At Risk of Injury
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ohalee Inc., of City of Industry, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 36 Ohalee FA-A70 Youth ATVs. These youth ATVs lack front brakes and a tire pressure gauge, the date of manufacture is not printed on side of the tires, and the front suspension is solid and does not allow for travel. Additionally, the flag pole bracket is not the correct size, and the handlebars do not have padding covering sharp edges. There is no storage location for the owner’s manual, and the manual itself does not contain complete information on the safe operation and maintenance of the ATV. These defects could result in an unsafe riding condition, posing a risk of injury to young drivers.

Fisher-Price Recalls Bongo Band Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 8,900 Big Big World 6-in-1 Bongo Band toys. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal law prohibiting lead paint on children's toys.

Fisher-Price Recalls Geo Trax Locomotive Toys Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 90,000 Geo Trax Locomotive Toys. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead.

Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 675,000 Barbie Accessory Toys. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

NettoCollection Recalls Cribs Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), NettoCollection LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 400 "Moderne" and "Loft" Cribs. The crib slats can separate from the side rails, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children.

Bunk Beds Recalled by d-Scan Due to Collapse Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), d-Scan Inc., of South Boston, Va., a subsidiary of Tvilum-Scanbirk, of Denmark, is voluntarily recalling about 500 Jubee Bunk Beds. The recalled bunk beds do not comply with federal safety standards and have wooden side slat supports that can separate from the bed frame causing the upper bunk to collapse.


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Toys "R" Us Recalls Wooden Coloring Cases Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 27,000 Imaginarium Wooden Coloring Cases. The printed ink on the outer packaging of the wood case contains lead. Also, some of the black watercolor paint contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), about 400 Zippity Hoodie and Sherpa Full Zip Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings distributed by Life is Good Inc., of Boston, Mass., are being voluntarily recalled. The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Paramount Apparel International Recalls Youth Hats Due to Strangulation Hazard; Product Sold Exclusively at Bass Pro Shops
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Paramount Apparel International Inc., of Bourbon, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Toddler and Youth Nylon Bucket Hats. The hat has a drawstring, posing a strangulation hazard to young children.

Children's Watering Cans Sold Exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Recalled Due to Violation of Lead in Paint Ban 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Robbie Ducky™ Kids Watering Cans. The beak of the watering can contains lead in the paint, which violates the federal law prohibiting lead paint on children's toys. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Priddy "Trucks" Shaker Teether Books Recalled Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), St. Martin's Press, LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 35,000 Priddy "Trucks" Shaker Teether Books. Small pieces of the teether can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Millennium Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 4,700 Basic Editions-brand Girls' Clothing Sets. The recalled shirts have drawstrings at the waist. Children can get entangled or caught in a vehicle door and can be dragged, posing a serious risk of injury or death. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments.

Martin Designs Inc. Recalls SpongeBob SquarePants™ Character Address Books and Journals Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Martin Designs Inc., of Ashland, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 250,000 SpongeBob SquarePants™ Address Books and Journals. The paint on the metal spiral bindings of the address books and journals can contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Thomas and Friends, Curious George and Other Spinning Tops and Tin Pails Recalled By Schylling Associates Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 66,000 spinning tops and about 4,700 pails. Surface paints on the wooden handles of the tops and pails contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. 

Children’s Charm Bracelets Sold by Buy-Rite Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Buy-Rite Designs Inc., of Freehold, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 7,900 Children’s Divine Inspiration Charm Bracelets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Metal Jewelry Recalled by TOBY N.Y.C. Due to Risk of Lead Exposure 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TOBY N.Y.C., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 TOBY & ME Jewelry Sets. The recalled metal jewelry sets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Hampton Direct Recalls Magnetic Toy Train Sets Due to Lead Exposure Risk 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hampton Direct, of Williston, Vt., is voluntarily recalling about 27,000 Magnetic Toy Train Sets. The paint on the trains contains excessive amounts of lead, posing a risk of lead exposure to young children.

Additional Reports of Magnets Detaching from Polly Pocket Play Sets Prompts Expanded Recall by Mattel 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 7.3 million various Polly Pocket dolls and accessories with magnets. Small magnets inside the dolls and accessories can come loose. The magnets can be found by young children and swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Mattel Recalls Doggie Day Care™ Magnetic Toys Due to Magnets Coming Loose 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1 million Doggie Day Care™ play sets. Small magnets inside the toys can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Mattel Recalls Barbie and Tanner™ Magnetic Toys Due to Magnets Coming Loose 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 683,000 Barbie and Tanner™ play sets. A small magnet inside the “scooper” accessory can come loose. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Mattel Recalls “Sarge” Die Cast Toy Cars Due To Violation of Lead Safety Standard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 253,000 “Sarge” die cast toy cars. Surface paints on the toys could contain lead levels in excess of federal standards. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Mattel Recalls Batman™ and One Piece™ Magnetic Action Figure Sets Due To Magnets Coming Loose 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 345,000 Batman™ and One Piece™ magnetic action figure sets. Small, powerful magnets inside the accessories of the toy figures can fall out and be swallowed or aspirated by young children. If more than one magnet is swallowed, they can attract inside the body and cause intestinal perforation, infection or blockage which can be fatal.

The Orvis Company Recalls Children's Toys Sold with Sleeping Bags Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Orvis Company, of Manchester, Vt., is voluntarily recalling about 220 Stuffed Plush Horse/Pillows and 1,300 Fairy Dolls. The plastic button eyes on the stuffed horse and the pompom nose on the fairy doll toy can easily detach, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Raleigh America Recalls Bicycles; Forks Can Break Causing Loss of Control 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Raleigh America Inc., of Kent, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 1200 2007 Raleigh Cadent Bicycles with Carbonage Carbon Forks. The forks can break during normal use, causing the rider to lose control, fall and suffer serious injuries.

Fisher-Price Recalls Licensed Character Toys Due To Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 967,000 Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and other children's toys. Surface paints on the toys could contain excessive levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.


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Pacifiers Decorated with Crystals Recalled Due to Aspiration and Ingestion Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dara Linda's Baby Bling and Jewelry Design, of Davie, Fla.; Bling Toes, of Cherry Valley, Ill.; Baby Bling Things, of Appleton, Wis.; PeaNaPod Bling and Accessories, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and MJM Crystal Designs, of Boca Raton, Fla., are voluntarily recalling about 1,000 Pacifiers. These pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The pacifiers' crystals can separate easily, posing an aspiration and ingestion hazard to young children.

Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Crib Bumpers Due to Entanglement Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 31,000 Matelassé Crib Bumpers. The decorative stitching on the bumper's edge can come loose, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.

CVS/pharmacy Announces Recall of Playskool Sippy Cups; Poses Choking Hazard To Young Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), CVS/pharmacy, of Woonsocket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 84,000 Playskool Toddler "NoSpill" Sippy Cups. Young children can chew through the plastic spout of the sippy cup, which can pose a choking hazard.

New Easy-Bake Oven Recall Following Partial Finger Amputation; Consumers Urged to Return Toy Ovens
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Easy-Bake, a division of Hasbro, Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I, is voluntarily recalling about 1 million Easy-Bake Ovens. Young children can insert their hands into the oven's front opening, and get their hands or fingers caught, posing entrapment and burn hazards.

Brake Cylinder Recalled By Magura USA for Brake Failure Hazard on Off-Road Motorcycles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Magura USA, of Olney, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 200 "190" Radial Brake Master Cylinders (used on off-road motorcyles). The brake cylinder on the off-road motorcycle can crack and result in brake failure. This poses a risk of severe injury or death to the driver.

Children's Earrings Sold at Wal-Mart Stores in Florida Recalled by Uncas Manufacturing Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Uncas Manufacturing Company, of Providence, RI, is voluntarily recalling about 220 Sleeping Beauty Crown and Cinderella Star Earring Sets. The recalled metal earring sets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

AAFES Expands Recall of "Soldier Bear" Toy Sets Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AAFES (Army & Air Force Exchange Service), of Dallas, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Soldier Bear Brand Toy Sets (about 3,000 Invincibles Transport Converter Toy Sets were recalled on May 23, 2007). Surface paints on the toy action figures, dinosaurs and animals contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Payless ShoeSource Expands Recall of Children's Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Payless ShoeSource, Inc., of Topeka, Kan., is voluntarily recalling about 270,000 Toddler Clog Shoes (about 690,000 clogs were recalled on May 2, 2007). Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Children's Metal Jewelry Recalled by Future Industries Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Future Industries, of Cliffwood Beach, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 20,000 Essentials for Kids Jewelry Sets. The recalled metal jewelry sets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Serious Intestinal Injury Prompts Kipp Brothers Recall of Mag Stix Magnetic Building Set
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kipp Brothers, of Carmel, Ind., is voluntarily recalling about 800 Mag Stix Magnetic Building Sets. Small magnets inside the plastic sticks can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Infantino Recalls Children's Toy Castles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 68,000 Shape Sorting Toy Castles. The plastic rod can come loose allowing the colored counting beads to slide off of the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.


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Target Recalls Toy Barbeque Grills Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 2,300 Play Wonder Toy Barbeque Grills. The circular ash tray attached to the stainless steel legs of the grill could contain sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Children's Necklaces Recalled by GeoCentral Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), GeoCentral, of Napa, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Butterfly Necklaces. The metal clasp on the necklace contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Choking Hazard Prompts Nordstrom Recall of Children's Jackets 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 1,900 Pine Peak Blues Children's Jackets. The zipper pull can detach from the jacket's zipper, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Children's Jeweled Sandals Sold by Nordstrom Recalled Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 1,800 pairs of Calypso Sandals. The jewel decorations on the shoes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

RC2 Corp. Recalls Various Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 1.5 million Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys. Surface paints on the recalled products contain lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Cannondale Announces Recall of Mountain Bicycles; Lefty Forks Can Break Unexpectedly 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cannondale Bicycle Corp., of Bethel, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 6,700 Mountain Bicycles with Lefty Speed SL and Lefty Speed DLR Forks. The forks can break during use causing the rider to lose control of the bicycle, fall and suffer serious injuries.

First Birthday Party Hats Recalled by Creative Expressions Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Creative Expressions, of Indianapolis, Ind., is voluntarily recalling about 43,100 First Birthday Children's Party Hats. Foil fringe glued to the bottom edge of the party hats can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Gemmy Industries Corp. Recalls Flashing Eyeball Toys Due to Chemical Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gemmy Industries Corp., of Coppell, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 500 Floating Eyeballs Toys. The plastic eyeball contains kerosene, which if broken, presents a chemical hazard to children.

Cannondale Recalls Bicycles With Carbon Crankset Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cannondale Bicycle Corp., of Bethel, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 2,900 Bicycles with Carbon Cranksets. The bicycle's crankset could break, posing a fall hazard to user.

Simplicity Recalls Cribs Due to Fall, Entrapment and Choking Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 Nursery-in-a-Box Cribs. The assembly instructions provided with the cribs incorrectly instruct consumers how to attach the crib's drop side. If improperly installed, the drop side can disengage from the crib, posing fall and entrapment hazards for the child. Additionally, the metal locking pins on the drop side can pop off, presenting a choking hazard.

CPSC Warns Meerkat 50 Youth ATVs Defective and Dangerous 
The staff of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers who own a Kazuma Meerkat 50 Youth All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that children are at risk of injury or death due to multiple safety defects with this off-road vehicle. The ATVs, which were imported by Kazuma Pacific Inc., of Stafford, Texas, were found to have several serious defects.


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Song Lin Industrial Inc. Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Song Lin Industrial Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla., is voluntarily recalling about 180 Sleigh Round Cribs. The assembly instructions included with the crib direct consumers to assemble the crib with the mattress support in the highest position and do not indicate that the mattress support can be moved to a lower position. This poses a fall hazard to children who are able to sit or stand up in the crib.

Fisher-Price Rainforest Infant Swings Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, NY, is voluntarily recalling about 112,000 (an additional 15,000 were sold worldwide) Rainforest Open Top Take-Along™ Swings. Infants can shift to one side of the swing and become caught between the frame and seat, posing an entrapment hazard.

Toy Drums Recalled by The Boyds Collection Ltd. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Boyds Collection Ltd., of McSherrystown, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500 Eli's Small Drums and Liberty's Large Drums. The red paint on the drums contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

AAFES Recalls "Soldier Bear" Toy Sets Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AAFES (Army & Air Force Exchange Service) of Dallas, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 Invincibles Transport Converters Toy Sets. Surface paints on the toy action figures contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Tri-Star International Recalls Children's Toys Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tri-Star International Inc., of Newark, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 Ball Rattles, Wrist Rattles, and Wind-Up Toys. These toys contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Bookspan Recalls Discovery Bunny Books Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bookspan, of Garden City, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 Discovery Bunny Books. The seam on the bunny's left hind leg can open exposing a plastic squeaker toy contained inside a cloth bag, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Bookspan Recalls Clip-on Baby Books Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bookspan, of Garden City, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 9,500 Baby Buddy Clip-on Books. The metal clip used to attach the book to a stroller or article of clothing can break, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Troy-Bilt Recalls Children's Gardening Gloves Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MTD Products Inc, of Valley City, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 80 Budding Gardener Complete Gardening Sets. The stamp-painted logo on the backside of the gardening gloves contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Samara Brothers Recalls Boys' Three-Piece Short Set Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Samara Brothers LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 360 Three Piece Short Sets. The decorative fish buttons on the shorts and shirt could detach, posing a choking hazard.

Children's Rings Recalled By Cardinal Distributing Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cardinal Distributing Co. Inc., of Baltimore, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 300,000 Children's Turquoise Rings. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

High Lead Levels Prompt Recall of Children's Metal Jewelry By Spandrel Sales and Marketing Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spandrel Sales and Marketing Inc., of Tempe, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 Children's Necklaces, Bracelets and Rings. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Mervyns Recalls Children's Capri Pants Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Mervyn's Stores 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mervyns, of Hayward, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 228,000 Little Girls Capri Pants with Snap Roll Cuffs. The buttons inside the waistband of the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Fall Hazard Prompts NHTSA, CPSC and Evenflo to Announce Recall of Embrace™ Infant Car Seat/Carriers 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Evenflo Company Inc., of Vandalia, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 450,000 Evenflo Embrace™ Infant Car Seat/Carriers. When used as an infant carrier, the handle can unexpectedly release, causing the seat to rotate forward. When this happens, an infant inside the carrier can fall to the ground and suffer serious injuries.

Small World Toys Recalls Children's Take-Apart Townhouse Toys; Detached Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 8,800 IQ Preschool™ Take-Apart Townhouses. Small magnets used to connect the wooden pieces to the sides of the townhouse can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.

Battat Inc. Recalls Parents® Magazine Toy Cell Phones for Choking Hazard In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Battat Inc., of Plattsburgh, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 300,000 Parents® Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones. The metal pin inside the hinge of the cell phone flip-top can fall out, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Graco Children's Products Recalls to Replace Soft Blocks Towers on Activity Centers Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Graco Children's Products Inc., of Exton, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 Soft Blocks Tower Toys (on Graco® Baby Einstein® discover and play™ Activity Centers). The plastic covering on the soft block towers can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

CPSC Warns About Worn Vinyl Baby Bibs 
The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff today warned that there is a potential risk of lead exposure from baby bibs with cracked or peeling vinyl surfaces. This consumer alert applies only to used bibs that are worn or have deteriorated. Pieces of vinyl containing lead could pose a hazard to infants if they are swallowed. 

Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Cardinal Distributing to Again Recall Children's Rings 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cardinal Distributing Co. Inc., of Baltimore, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 200 Children's Rings with Dice or Horseshoes. The rings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. These rings were subject to the July 2004 recall of 150 million pieces of children's metal jewelry. The firm placed the recalled rings that it had pulled from stores back into circulation.

Target Recalls Anima Bamboo Collection Games Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 5,000 Anima Bamboo Collection Games. The toys in the bamboo game sets could contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Oriental Trading Company Inc. Recalls Children's Necklaces Due to Lead Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Oriental Trading Company Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 132,000 Children's Religious Fish Necklaces. The recalled children's necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Payless ShoeSource Recalls Children's Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Payless ShoeSource, Inc., of Topeka, Kan., is voluntarily recalling about 690,000 Children's Airwalk® Compel Shoes. Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.


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APRIL 2007

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Magnetix Magnetic Building Set Recall Expanded
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mega Brands America, Inc.  (the new owner of Rose Art Industries, Inc.) is voluntarily recalling in excess of 4 million Magnetix Magnetic Building Sets. If a child swallows more than one tiny powerful magnet detached from the plastic building pieces or one such magnet and a metallic object, the objects can attract to each other inside the intestines and cause perforations and/or blockage, which can be fatal, if not treated immediately.

Infant Bouncer Seats Recalled Due to Frame Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y, is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 Infant Bouncer Seats. The tubular metal frame can break, posing a fall hazard to infants in the seat.

Life is good Childrens Sweatshirts Recalled by RedEnvelope; Garments Have Drawstrings, Pose Strangulation Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RedEnvelope is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 Life is good Children Sweatshirts. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

900,000 Childrens Necklaces and Charm Bracelets Recalled by Cardinal Distributing Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cardinal Distributing Co., of Baltimore, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 900,000 Childrens Charm Bracelets and Sportswear Necklaces. The paint on this jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Disney Store Recalls Childrens Footed Pajamas Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Disney Stores North America, of Pasadena, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 200 Baby Einstein Caterpillar Sleepwear and Baby Einstein Duck Sleepwear pajamas. This sleepwear fails to meet the childrens flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

DreamWorks Animation SKG Recalls Shrek Headbands Due to Injury Hazard; Giveaway Product Distributed To Pepsi Employees
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DreamWorks Animation SKG, of Glendale, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Shrek Ears Headbands. A small wire can protrude through the fabric of the ears on these headbands, posing a risk of cuts to consumers

Small World Toys Recalls Childrens Wooden Sound Puzzles with Knobs for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 78,500 Sounds on the Farm and Sounds on the Go puzzles. The knobs on the recalled puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

SRAM Corp. Recalls Bicycle Brake Caliper Sets Due to Crash Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), SRAM Corp., of Chicago, Ill, is voluntarily recalling about 5,400 SRAM Force Road Brake Caliper Sets. The brake caliper sets could break and detach from the bicycles fork or frame. This could cause the rider to lose control and crash.

Gemmy Industries Corp. Recalls Disney Plush Easter Baskets Sold at Wal-Mart Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gemmy Industries Corp., of Coppell, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 8,500 Disney Princesses Easter Baskets. Silver beads and ribbons attached to the basket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Target Recalls Activity Cart Toys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 18,500 Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys. The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

OKK Trading Recalls Baby Dolls Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,500 Lovely Baby and Happy Baby dolls. These dolls contain small parts, which can pose a choking hazard to young children.

Various Metal Key Chains Recalled by Dollar General for Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar General Merchandising, Inc., of Goodlettsville, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 396,000 Metal Key Chains. The key chains contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

A&A Global Industries Recalls Childrens Bracelets Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), A&A Global Industries, of Cockeysville, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 4 million Childrens Groovy Grabber Bracelets. The paint on the metallic band beneath the decorative cover contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.


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MARCH 2007

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Dynacraft Recalls Bicycles Sold Exclusively at Target Due to Frame Failure 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 32,000 Triax PK7 and Vertical PK7 Bicycles. The bicycle frame can crack while in use, causing the rider to lose control and suffer injuries from a fall or collision.

Regent Products Corp. Recalls Stuffed Ball Toys Due to Lead Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regent Products Corp., River Grove, IL, is voluntarily recalling about 7,200 Stuffed Fun Balls. The stuffed balls contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Baby Trend Recalls Back Pack Carriers Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baby Trend Inc., of Ontario, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 4,000 Baby Trend Back Pack Carriers. The robes fail to meet Federal flammability requirements. The stitching on the strap of the carrier can loosen or detach, causing the carrier to shift, posing a fall hazard to young children.

Infantino Recalls Infant Sling Carriers Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 SlingRider Infant Carriers. The radius triple clamps on these motorcycles can crack during operation, posing a risk that the fork of the bike could separate and result in serious injury or death to the rider. 

Casio Inc. Announces Recall of Electronic Keyboards Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Casio Inc., of Dover, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 12,000 Electronic Musical Keyboards. The recalled keyboards can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

American Suzuki Motor Corp. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,500 Suzuki 2007 Model Year QuadSport Z90 ATVs. The bushing pivot mount boss on the left and right suspension arm may not have been welded completely and could break off during riding. If this occurs, the rider could lose control of the ATV and crash, posing risk of serious injury or death.

Hanna Andersson Recalls Childrens Loungewear Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hanna Andersson of Portland, Ore., is voluntarily recalling about 12,300 Hanna Andersson Childrens Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant Sets and Cropped Johns. The recalled garments fail to meet the childrens sleepwear flammability standards. The Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant sets were marketed as loungewear. The Cropped Johns were not marketed as loungewear, but could be used as loungewear. The childrens sleepwear flammability standards require sleepwear, including loungewear, to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant.

Childrens Mood Necklaces Recalled by Rhode Island Novelty Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rhode Island Novelty, of Cumberland, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 47,000 Childrens Mood Necklaces. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Necklaces Sold Exclusively at Claires Stores Recalled Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Claires Boutiques Inc., of Hoffman Estates, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 58,000 Childrens Necklaces. The recalled necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Toys R Us Recalls Elite Operations Toy Sets Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 128,700 Elite Operations Toy Sets. These toys contain high levels of lead in the paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Also, the toys have sharp points, posing a laceration hazard.

Tri-Star International Recalls Childrens Stationery Sets Due to Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tri-Star International Inc., of Newark, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 360 Childrens Stationery Sets. The childrens stationery set contains a razor blade cutter with a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard to young children.

Childrens Necklaces Sold Exclusively at Accessories Palace Recalled by United Imports Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), United Imports Inc., of Flushing, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 Childrens Mood Necklaces. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Cobmex Inc. Recalls Youth Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cobmex Inc., of Lakewood, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 Cobmex Youth Jackets with Drawstrings. The recalled jackets have drawstrings in the hood and waist, or only at the waist. Children can get entangled and strangle in drawstrings that can catch on playground equipment, fences or tree branches.

Nordstrom Recalls Childrens Flannel Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 78,000 N-Kids Brand Girls Drawstring Flannel Pants and Pine Peak Blues Brand Boys Drawstring Flannel Pants. These lounge pants are 100 percent cotton and fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are childrens loungewear, they must meet the childrens sleepwear flammability standards.

Discount School Supply Recalls Childrens Two-Sided Easels Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 Elite 5-in-1 Easels. The paint on the chalkboard side of the recalled easels contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

H & M Recalls Boys Jackets Due to Choking, Poisoning Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), H & M, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 2,700 Boys Jackets with an attached compass. The attached compass on these jackets can break, posing a choking hazard for young children. Additionally, the liquid mineral oil, inside the compass can be harmful if swallowed.


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FEBRUARY 2007

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Mirraco Recalls Bicycles Due to Wheel Fork Failure Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mirraco LLC, of Carlsbad, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Mirraco Bicycles. The front wheel forks on these bicycles could have been welded improperly. This poses a risk that the weld could fail, and the rider could lose control and fall.

Sportcraft Recalls Inflatable Bounce Houses Due to Impact Injury Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sportcraft Ltd., of Mt. Olive, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 2,600 Bounce Houses. The fan and the plastic housing surrounding the fan can break apart during use of the inflatable bounce house, posing a risk of impact injury to consumers.

Childrens Rings Sold at Big Lots! Stores Recalled By Lari Jewelry Company Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lari Jewelry Co., of New Orleans, La., is voluntarily recalling about 115,000 Claudia Jublot Childrens Rings sold at Big Lots! Stores. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Childrens Jewelry Sold Exclusively at Kmart Recalled by Crimzon Rose Accessories Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Crimzon Rose Accessories, of North Providence, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Childrens Kidsite Necklace and Earring Sets sold exclusively at Kmart. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Jazwares Inc. Recalls Link-N-Lite Magnetic Puzzles, Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jazwares, Inc. of Sunrise, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 Link-N-Lite Magnetic Light-Up Puzzles. Small magnets used to connect the puzzle pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Fisher-Price Recalls Laugh and Learn Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 500,000 (an additional 700,000 were sold worldwide) Laugh and Learn Learning Bunny Toys. The pink pompom nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Basix U.S.A. Recalls Childrens Hooded Sweatshirts and Windbreakers with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Vacation Clothing, doing business as Basix U.S.A., of Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 20,000 Childrens Hooded Sweatshirts and Windbreakers with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Samara Brothers Recalls Boys Jackets Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Samara Brothers LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Heavyweight Outerwear Jackets. The snap closures on the outerwear jackets contain excessive amounts of lead, which poses a lead poisoning hazard.

Battery Packs for Toy Vehicles Recalled by JAKKS Pacific Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), JAKKS Pacific Inc., of Malibu, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 245,000 Battery Packs for Toy Vehicles. The lithium-ion polymer batteries used to charge the toy vehicles can ignite while charging, posing a fire hazard.

Toddler Pants Sets Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), G & W Industries Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,800 Toddler Pants Sets. The zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Childrens Bracelets Recalled by DM Merchandising Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DM Merchandising Inc., of Elmhurst, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 86,400 Childrens Ultra Gear Bracelets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Childrens Rings Recalled by Shalom International Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Shalom International Corp., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 280,000 Childrens Rachael Rose Kidz Rings. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

LL Bean Recalls Infant Booties Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), L.L. Bean, of Freeport, Maine, is voluntarily recalling about 4,400 Faux-Shearling Infant Booties. A small metal zipper tab on the infant booties can detach posing a choking hazard to young children.


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JANUARY 2007

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American Honda Motor Corp. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles for Crash Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Honda Motor Corp. Inc., of Torrance, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Honda Model Year 2006 TRX450ER/R ATVs. The front suspension arm ball joints could have been contaminated during production, resulting in rapid wear of one or more of the ball joints and possible ball joint separation. If the ball joint separation occurs while riding, the operator could lose control of the ATV.

Arctic Cat Recalls Model Year 2007 90cc Youth Model ATVs
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 1,500 Arctic Cat 90cc DVX and Utility model All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). On the recalled ATVs, the handlebar base mounting bolts, tie-rod ends and tie-rod adjustment locking nuts may not have been tightened to the proper torque during the production process. Operating an affected ATV could cause components to loosen resulting in loss of steering control. This condition could result in loss of vehicle control which could result in injury or death.

Next Step Plastic Sippy/Tumbler Cups Recalled for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Artcraft and Foremost Inc., of Moorestown, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 43,500 Sippy/Tumbler Cups. The impact of being dropped or banged can cause the cup to break into pieces, resulting in sharp or jagged edges that pose a laceration hazard to children.

Geometix International LLC Recalls MagneBlocks Toys, Ingested Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Geometix International LLC, of Brookfield, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 40,000 sets MagneBlocks Magnetic Construction Toys. Tiny magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.

Graco Childrens Products Inc. Recalls to Repair Contempo™ Highchairs Due to Collapse Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Graco Childrens Products Inc., of Exton, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 Graco Contempo Highchairs. The highchair can collapse if it is not fully opened and locked into place from the storage position prior to use. If the highchair collapses, a child occupying the highchair can be injured.

Target Recalls Baby Rattles and Ornaments for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 460,000 Plush Baby Rattles and Photo Frame Ornaments. Small parts on the plush rattles and frame ornaments can break or detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, the rattles’ plastic ring can break and expose sharp points.

U.S. Toy Co. Recalls More Children’s Butterfly Necklaces Due to Lead Poisoning
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), U.S. Toy Co. Inc., of Grandview, MO., is voluntarily recalling about 113,800 Childrens Butterfly Necklaces. The pendant on the necklace contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Kids II Inc. Recalls Teethers Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 375,000 Bright Starts Star Teether Beads and Bright Starts Teether Beads. The flexible plastic ring that holds the teether beads in place can crack or break, and the beads can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Sportsstuff Inc. Recalls Air Pumps for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sportsstuff Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Inflator Air Pumps. These air pumps can overheat and explode during use, posing a risk of lacerations to the user and nearby consumers. 

Childrens Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Seena International for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Seena International, of Yaphank, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 45,000 Childrens Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. 

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Recalls 2007 KFX50 and KFX90 All-Terrain Vehicles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,000 Kawasaki 2007 model year KFX50 and KFX90 ATVs. On some of these units, the handlebar holder, tie-rod adjustment, and tie-rod end nuts may not have been tightened to the proper torque. Operation of the vehicle can cause the nuts to loosen, resulting in a loss of steering control. This poses a crash hazard, which can result in injury or death.

Samara Brothers Recalls Childrens Two-Piece Overall Sets, Snaps Contain Lead
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Samara Brothers LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 200 Starting Out Shirt and Overall Sets. The coatings on the snaps in the overalls and shirt contain excessive amounts of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children.

Nitrous Oxide Systems Recalls Snowmobile and ATV NOS Kit Bottles that Can Forcefully Burst
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nitrous Oxide Systems, of Bowling Green, Ky., is voluntarily recalling about 16 NOS Kits for Snowmobiles and ATVs. An incorrect burst disc, a component of the NOS bottle valve, may have been installed in the recalled NOS Kits. If the bottle is overfilled and overheated, it could forcefully burst, posing an impact injury hazard to consumers.


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DECEMBER 2006

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Contact the CPSC at 1-800-638-2772 to get further details about toy recalls, to get the full list of recalls issued during the last few years, and for other safety related issues. A link to the CPSC can be found elsewhere on our web site.

Regal Lager Inc. Recall to Repair Strollers Due to Abrasion Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 14,300 Phil & Teds e3 Strollers with doubles seats. Children can touch the rear tires when in the stroller’s add-on seat. This can pose an abrasion hazard to children.

BabySwede LLC Recalls BABYBJÖRN Feeding Spoons Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BabySwede LLC, of Cleveland, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 33,000 Farberware® BABYBJÖRN Feeding Spoons. After extended use, the soft plastic tip on the feeding spoon can loosen and break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Celebrate Express Inc. Recalls Gigantic Gemstone Ring Party Favors Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Celebrate Express Inc., of Kirkland, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 194,000 Gigantic Gemstone Rings. The recalled rings could contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Remote-Control Helicopter Toys Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ThinkGeek Inc., of Fairfax, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 1,600 Remote-Control Dragonfly King HX-242 Helicopters (also known as the Micro R/C Helicopter). The helicopter battery can overheat and catch fire, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Nintendo of America Initiates Replacement Program for Wrist Straps Used with Controllers for the Wii Video Game System
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nintendo of America Inc., is voluntarily initiating a replacement program for about 2 million wrist straps used with controllers for the Nintendo Wii video game system. If consumers swing the hand-held “Wii Remote” game controllers using excessive force and accidentally let go, the cord connecting the controller to the wrist strap can break, potentially causing the controller to strike bystanders or objects.

Wal-Mart Recalls Stuffed Christmas Beagles Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 56,000 Holiday Time™ Stuffed Christmas Beagles. The red pompoms on the wreath attached to the beagle’s mouth could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Macy’s Recalls Infant Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Macy’s Merchandising Group Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Baby greendog® girl’s knit coveralls. The snaps on the legs of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Children’s “Powerpuff Girls” Necklaces Recalled Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rhode Island Novelty, of Cumberland, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Children’s Powerpuff Girls necklaces. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Lifetime Brands Inc. Recalls Lemonade Jars For Lead Exposure Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lifetime Brands Inc., of Westbury, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,600 Gemco® Lemonade Jars. The metal spigot contains lead and is in direct contact with the contents of the lemonade jar. Lemonade and other beverages can cause the lead to leach from the spigot. Long-term exposure to lead in children may be associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation.

BRIO Corp. Recalls Bell Rattles for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BRIO AB, of Sweden, is voluntarily recalling about 5,550 BRIO Bell Rattles. The small bell positioned between the wood slats can break and allow access to small parts. This poses a choking hazard to young children.

Children’s Butterfly Necklaces Recalled by U.S. Toy Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), U.S. Toy Co. Inc., of Grandview, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 29,000 Children’s Butterfly Necklaces. The clasps on the necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

 “See Kai Run” Brand Children’s Boots Recalled, Snaps Pose Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), See Kai Run, of Woodinville, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 6,500 Children’s Boots. Metals snaps on the side closure of the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

GAMO USA Corp. Recalls Air Rifles That Can Unexpectedly Fire, Posing Serious Injury Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), GAMO USA Corp., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 GAMO Air Rifles. The scope mount on these rifles can be installed incorrectly, causing the rifle to unexpectedly fire. This poses a serious injury hazard to consumers.

The Land of Nod Recalls Furniture Due to Lead Paint Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill., is voluntarily recalling 2,000 Antique White Furniture from the Cottage Collection. Some of the recalled furniture contains paint with high levels of lead. The lead level exceeds that allowed by the federal ban on lead-containing paint which is designed to protect children who might ingest paint chips or peelings. Lead paint is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Children’s Necklaces Recalled Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Really Useful Products Inc., of Darien, Ill., is voluntarily recalling 51,600 Children’s Mood Necklaces and Diva Necklaces. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.


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NOVEMBER 2006

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Dollar Days International Recalls Children’s Parka Jackets with Drawstrings for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Silla America Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling 180 Children’s parka jackets, with drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mattel’s Polly Pocket Magnetic Play Sets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2.4 million play sets (an additional 2 million play sets were sold worldwide) Polly Pocket dolls and accessories with magnets. Tiny magnets inside the dolls and accessories can fall out undetected by parents and caregivers. The magnets can be swallowed, aspirated by young children or placed by a child in their nose or ears. When more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforation, infection or blockage, which can be fatal. Aspiration to the lungs requires immediate surgery. Magnets placed in the nose or ears can cause swelling and be difficult to remove.

Target Recalls Various Toys Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target Stores, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 190,500 “Kool Toyz” Children's Products. Some of these toys contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Also, some of the toys have sharp points, posing laceration or puncture wound hazards.

Target Recalls “Play Wonder” Puzzle Tables for Choking and Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 7,100 “Play Wonder” Puzzle Tables. The handles on the puzzle pieces can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Also, the tips of the nails on the inside shelf of the puzzle table could be exposed, posing a laceration or puncture hazard.

Remote-Control Helix Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled for Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 46,200 Helix Remote Control Micro Helicopter. The power supply controller can overheat posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Gund Inc. Recalls Woodles™ Activity Toys for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gund Inc., of Edison, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 18,900 Baby Gund Woodles™ Activity Toys. The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

 “Cars” Toy Chests Sold at Toys “R” Us Recalled by Delta Enterprise Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Delta Enterprise Corp., New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 3,000 “Cars” Toy Storage Benches. The red paint on the partition panels of the toy box contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Various Firms Recall Flashing Pacifiers for Choking, Aspiration and Strangulation Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rhode Island Novelty, of Providence, R.I.; Hayes Specialties Corp., of Saginaw, Mich.; My Bargain Bin LLC., of New Castle, Del.; Ravesupply.com, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Vistawholesale.com, of Greencastle, Ind.; Xtreme Jewelry, of New York, N.Y.; Intertradecorp.com, of Cheverly, Md.; Litesrus.com, of San Jose, Calif.; and Dollar Days International LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz., are voluntarily recalling about 237,000 Flashing Pacifiers. These pacifiers failed to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The nipple can separate from the shield easily, posing a choking hazard. Some pacifiers were sold with necklaces that pose a strangulation hazard, and one of the necklaces has beads that can come loose, which poses an aspiration hazard. Though they are marketed for older children, they could be given to babies, and can cause serious injury or death. 

RC2 Recalls Toy Keys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Brands Inc., of Oak Brook, Ill. (the recalled products are marketed under RC2’s Learning Curve and The First Years brands) is voluntarily recalling about 275,000 toy keys. The colored top portion of the keys can crack, resulting in the release of small parts, which poses a choking hazard to young children.

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OCTOBER 2006

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Family Dollar Recalls “Creepy Cape” Costumes Due to Flammability Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Family Dollar Inc., of Matthews, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 120,000 “Creepy Cape” Halloween Costumes. These vinyl capes fail to meet the standard for the flammability of vinyl plastic film, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Wal-Mart Recalls Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets. If the cardigan is buttoned, the ribbon woven around the neckline poses a strangulation hazard for children.

Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Time Sport International Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), TIME SPORT INTERNATIONAL/ATAC 2001 Inc., of Montecito, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 18,000 Time RXS Titan Carbon, RXS Carbon, RXS and RXE Bicycle Pedals. The pedal’s bearing cap can fail causing the pedal to come off the bicycle. This poses a fall hazard for riders.

Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Kits Sold at Target Stores Recalled by Paper Magic Group Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Paper Magic Group Inc., of Scranton, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 97,000 Mr. Potato Head “Make a Monster Pumpkin” and Mr. Potato Head “Make a Fireman Pumpkin” and Mrs. Potato Head “Make a Diva Pumpkin." The pumpkin decoration kits contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA Recalls ATV for Loss of Steering Control Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling 291 Kawasaki 2007 Model Year Bayou 250 All-Terrain Vehicles. The nuts securing the tie-rod ends to the steering shaft may not have been tightened sufficiently during assembly. If the nuts loosen during operation, the operator could lose steering control, posing a risk of crashing.

Petzl America Recalls Climbing Equipment Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Petzl America, of Clearfield, Utah, is voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Carabiners used for climbing. These carabiners have a green button that acts as a safety mechanism to prevent unlocking. The recalled carabiners can unlock unexpectedly without pressing the green button, posing a fall hazard.

Baby Cookie Monster Toys Sold with DVD at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sesame Workshop, of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling 31,000 Baby Cookie Monster Plush Toys. The small felt fabric cookie attached to the plush toy’s hand can be removed easily and ingested by young children, posing a choking hazard.

Light & Motion Recalls Bicycle Light Batteries for Fire and Burn Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Light & Motion, of Monterey, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,700 ARC Lithium Ion Bicycle Light Batteries. The battery can overheat, posing a fire or burn hazard to users.

Scandinavian Child Recalls Cariboo™ Baby Changing Tables Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Scandinavian Child, of Raleigh, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 90 Cariboo™ Folding Changing Tables and 40 Cariboo™ Bassinet Changers. If the zipper is misaligned, it can come apart and allow the cloth surface to separate, posing a fall hazard to the baby.


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SEPTEMBER 2006

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Cervélo Cycles Inc. Announces Recall of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 650 2005 R2.5 Model Carbon Fiber Bicycles and Bicycle Frames. The bicycle frames can loosen or separate, causing the rider to lose control, fall and be injured.

Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Suave Kids Bath Sets. Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Recalls MULE Utility Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 400 Kawasaki MULE utility vehicles. These vehicles could have been assembled with improperly manufactured steering knuckles that could break while the vehicle is in operation. This can cause a loss of steering control and cause a crash resulting in injury or death.

Playskool Voluntarily Recalls Toy Tool Benches after the Death of Two Toddlers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playskool, of Pawtucket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 255,000 Team Talkin’ Tool Bench toys following the deaths of two young children. Playskool received reports that a 19-month-old boy from Martinsburg, W.V., and a 2-year-old boy from League City, Texas, suffocated when oversized, plastic toy nails sold with the tool bench toys became forcefully lodged in their throats.

Gildan Activewear Recalls Youth Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gildan Activewear SRL, of Barbados, is voluntarily recalling 114,000 Youth Hooded Sweatshirts. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

The Cayre Group Recalls Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold at Kohl’s for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Cayre Group, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500 “Candie’s” Brand Children’s Hoodie Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

LEGO Recalls Toy Trucks Due to Puncture Hazard to Young Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LEGO Systems Inc., of Enfield, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 358,000 LEGO EXPLORE Super Trucks. The plastic wheels on the truck can detach, exposing a metal axle. This poses a puncture hazard to young children.

Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 1,000 “phil & teds” T2 Travel Cots. The plastic cap on the corner connectors can come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Children’s Bathrobes Sold at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Roden Industries Inc., Hollywood, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 740 “Que Cute” Children’s Bathrobes. These bathrobes fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standard, and pose a burn hazard.

Arctic Cat Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Loss of Steering Control Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 50,500 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles. The steering shaft used on certain 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Arctic Cat snowmobiles can fail at the steering shaft/steering arm attachment. This could cause a loss of steering control of the vehicle, and result in injury or death.

True Religion Recalls Children’s Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Neiman Marcus
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), True Religion, of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 150 True Religion Brand Fleece Hoodies. A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

LeapFrog Recalls to Repair Children’s Activity Centers Due to Arm Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 186,000 Playground Activity Centers. A child’s arm can become caught in the activity center’s plastic tube, posing a risk of injury to children.


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AUGUST 2006

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Pool Toys Recalled by Wild Planet Toys Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wild Planet Toys Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 273,000 Jet Streamers Water Blasters Pool Toys. When partially filled with water, the pool toy can stand upright on the pool floor with the rigid narrow end pointed upward, posing an impalement risk.

Spin Master Radio-Controlled Toy Airplanes Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Recalled for Burn Hazard 
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 7,500 Air Hogs RC Skywinder Radio-Controlled Airplanes. The rechargeable battery pack inside the toy airplane can overheat posing a burn hazard.

School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children’s Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 43,000 “Ideal” and “Brighter Child” Brand Science Kits. The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard.

Target Recalls Scooters – Various Breaking Parts Present Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 185,000 Scooters. The handlebars, wheels and wheel brakes can break and detach, causing the rider to lose control, fall and possibly suffer injuries.

Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Recall of Fun Express Children’s Toys Given Away at Libraries
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fun Express Inc., a subsidiary of Oriental Trading Company Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 340,000 toys. The paint on the bendable toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is banned under federal law. Lead is toxic and if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects.

Lands’ End Children’s Light-Up Backpacks Recalled for Overheating
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lands’ End, of Dodgeville, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 400 Cool Blue Backpacks. The backpack’s battery pack can overheat causing the battery case to melt, presenting a burn hazard if touched.

Cage Bell Musical Instruments for Babies Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kindermusik International Inc., of Greensboro, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Cage Bells. If the bell inside the instrument is damaged during manufacturing, the bell can be pulled out of the instrument, posing a choking hazard.

Safety Alert: NRS and LL Bean Inflatable Water Boards Lack Safety Warning Labels
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), NRS, of Moscow, Idaho, is voluntarily recalling about 700 NRS Manta Surfer River Boards and LL Bean Body Boards. The safety warning label containing precautionary information on proper use and operation was not affixed to the device.

Quiksilver Recalls Children’s Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. These lounge pants fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children’s loungewear, they must meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standards.

Children’s Cooking Sets with Glass Lids Recalled for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ALEX, of Northvale, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 4,200 ALEX Cooking Sets. The glass pot lids can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.

ElectroPlasma Lamps Sold at Spencer Gifts Stores Recalled for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spencer Gifts LLC, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 1,500 Mars Lightning ElectroPlasma Lamps. Arcing between an object and the removable cover of the lamp can pose a fire hazard.

Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstring Recalled for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,700 Hide & Seek Hooded Sweatshirts. A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.


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JULY 2006

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Children’s Lamp Sold at The Home Depot® Recalled for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 9,500 children’s Lamps. The glass window of the fire truck and bulldozer night light can become dislodged, fall and shatter into small pieces. This poses a laceration hazard and a serious risk of injury if ingested by a small child.

American Suzuki Motor Corp. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 300 Suzuki 2006 Model Year Eiger ATVs. The mounting brackets used to secure the left-front suspension arm to the ATV frame may not have been welded completely and could break off during riding. If this occurs the rider could lose control of the ATV and crash, posing a risk of serious injury or death.

Plastic Hardware Covers on Children’s Furniture Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hold Everything, of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,200 pieces of children's furniture in the Homeroom Bedroom Collection. The small cam lock covers can be easily removed, presenting a choking hazard to young children.

Sportsstuff Wego Kite Tubes Withdrawn from Market after Reports of Deaths and Injuries
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sportsstuff, Inc., of Omaha, Nebraska is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Wego Kite Tubes. CPSC staff is aware of 39 injury incidents with 29 of those resulting in medical treatment. Sportsstuff has received reports of two deaths in the United States and a variety of serious injuries. Sportsstuff has been unable to determine the cause of the incidents.

Shimano American Corp. Recalls Quick-Release Device for Bicycles Posing Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Shimano Inc., of Osaka, Japan, is voluntarily recalling about 8,500 Release Devices. The quick release skewers can unexpectedly fail or break when locked in position. When this happens the rider could lose control and fall.

M2Racer LLC Recalls Bicycle Headsets for Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), M2Racer LLC, of Burlingame, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 150 Conventional and Integrated Lite Headsets. The headsets mount to bicycle frames and fasten to the front fork assembly. A protruding component of the headset can contact the steering tube of the front fork assembly, score or scratch the steering tube, and weaken the structural integrity of the front fork. The front fork could break, causing the handlebars to separate from the bicycle during use and result in a crash.

Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Felt Bicycles, of Lake Forest, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 700 Felt Mountain Bicycles. The steel brake boss can detach from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Small World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 92,300 vehicles in the IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks, IQ Baby Traveling' Train Blocks, IQ Baby Vroom Vroom Vehicles and Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom Vehicles. The plastic wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Tiffany and Company Recalls Paloma Rattles for Aspiration, Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tiffany and Company, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 47 Paloma Rattles. Seams on the rattle can open during use, releasing small round beads. The beads can pose an aspiration hazard to young children. The breakage also can create ragged edges on the ring, posing a laceration hazard.

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bombardier Recreational Products, of Quebec, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 11,300 Bombardier Model Year 2006 Outlander 650 and 800 ATVs and Can-AM Model Year 2007 Outlander 650 ATVs. The operator could ride with their foot engaging the rear brake without noticing. This can cause the rear brake to overheat and possibly ignite, posing a risk of serious injury or death. 


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Tiffany and Company Agrees to Pay Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Hazardous Infant Teether Rattles
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Tiffany and Company, of New York, N.Y., has agreed to pay a $262,500 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report a hazard with its infant teether rattles. The penalty has been provisionally accepted by the Commission.

Electronic Toy Guitars Recalled, Small Parts Pose Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sino Trading Group, LLC, of Houston, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 500 Toy Guitars. The toy guitar can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,700 Bicycles with SW Carbon Stem with Magnesium Faceplate. The bicycle’s stem has a magnesium faceplate that holds the handlebar in place. The faceplates on the recalled stems can crack allowing the handlebar to break off the bicycle, posing a serious fall hazard.

Adjmi Apparel Group Recalls Reebok Children’s Windsuits for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (an authorized licensee of children’s apparel products of Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass.), is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Reebok Children’s Windsuits. The Reebok logo appliqué on the clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children.

American Suzuki Motor Corp. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles for Crash Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6,300 Suzuki 2006 model year QuadRacer ATVs. The cushion lever mounting bracket on the ATV frame can break. If this occurs the rider could lose control of the ATV and crash, posing a risk of serious injury or death.

Nine West Footwear Corporation Recalls Sandals for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nine West Footwear Corp. of White Plains, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,700 pairs of Sam & Libby Girl’s Thong Sandals. The sandals’ metal tacks, which help to hold down the sides of the strap to the sole, can detach or be pulled out, posing a laceration hazard.

Children’s Cloth Books Recalled by Simon & Schuster
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Simon & Schuster Inc., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 9,000 Curious Buddies Children’s Books. The felt ears and limbs on the pop-up characters can detach or come apart when pulled, which may pose a choking hazard to young children.

H&M Announces Recall of Girl’s Water Shoes for Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), H&M USA, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,900 H&M Girl’s Water Shoes. Though these shoes are marketed for use around water for traction, they become extremely slippery when wet. This poses a risk of slipping and falling on smooth, hard surfaces such as tile.

Ruby’s Diner Inc. Recalls Giveaway Yo-Yo Toy for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Ruby Restaurant Group, doing business as Ruby’s Diner Inc., and Ruby’s Franchise Systems Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 Light-Up Yo-Yo Toys. The yo-yo can separate and expose small parts. This presents a choking hazard to young children. 


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MAY 2006

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“Baby 2 Pack” Pacifiers Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), KI, also known as Kole Imports, of Carson, Calif. is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 packages of two pacifiers. The pacifier’s nipple can easily detach from the guard, posing a serious choking hazard to young children.

Rainbow Play Systems Recalls Swing Seats for Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rainbow Play Systems Inc., of Brookings, S.D., is voluntarily recalling about 18,400 Sling Swing Seats. These swing seats can unexpectedly break in half, causing the users to fall to the ground.

Aqua-Leisure Industries Recalls Inflatable Pool Ladders for Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Aqua-Leisure Industries, of Avon, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 320,000 Simple Set Pool Ladders. The plastic step support clips can be assembled upside down, causing the ladder steps to break under a user’s weight.

Adventure Playsets Recalls Swing Sets - Detaching Frames Pose Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adventure Playsets, dba Backyard Ventures Inc., of Amarillo, Texas., is voluntarily recalling about 26,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets. Defective bolts could cause the swing set frame to detach from the fort structure, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Hoshino USA Inc. Recall to Repair Electric Bass
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hoshino USA Inc., of Bensalem, Pa. and Chesbro Music Company, of Idaho Falls, Idaho., are voluntarily recalling about 700 Ibanez Basses. If the battery is improperly installed, the bass can overheat causing internal damage and a fire hazard.

Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Liz Claiborne Inc., of North Bergen, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 2,800 pieces of Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Bicycle Child Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), PTI Sports Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers. If the seat is not fully seated on the rack, the plastic guide tabs on the carrier can break. If these tabs break, it could cause the seat to fall off. This poses a risk of serious injury to a child seated in the carrier.

Metal Charms Sold with Twentieth Century Fox DVDs Recalled for Toxic Lead Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 730,000 Metal Charms enclosed with certain DVDs. The recalled charms contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Trek Recalls Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmets for Failing Impact Standards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Trek Bicycle, of Waterloo, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500 Trek Anthem C Elite and Anthem C Elite WSD Model Bicycle Helmets. Product testing has demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.

Regal Lager Inc. Recall to Repair Phil & Teds Twin Strollers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 425 Phil & Teds e3 Twin Buggy Strollers. The plastic hinge on the handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to detach while in use. This poses a risk of injury to young children.

Slingshots Recalled by Daisy Manufacturing Due to Risk of Serious Eye Injury
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Daisy Manufacturing Co., of Rogers, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 104,500 units of "The Natural" Slingshot. If the slingshot band slips out of its frame during use, the ball at the end of the tubing can strike the user, resulting in serious facial injuries. 

Toy Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Marvel Education Co., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 Cordless Push Button Toy Telephones. The push buttons on the toy phone can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children..


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Children’s Necklaces Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Selected Trading Corp., of Miami, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Children’s Necklaces. The recalled necklaces contain high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children.

Sycamore Kids Inc. Expands Recall Again of Mountain Buggy Jogging Strollers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sycamore Kids Inc., of Fort Collins, Colo., is voluntarily extending a previous recall to include about 4,000 Mountain Buggy Urban Single and Urban Double, Breeze Strollers. The handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to detach while in use, posing a risk of injury to young children.

Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Posing Fire and Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 41,000 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles fuel tank could crack and leak, allowing fuel or fuel vapors to escape, posing a fire and burn hazard.

CPSC Warns of Banned “Kinder Chocolate Eggs” Containing Toys Which Can Pose Choking, Aspiration Hazards to Young Children
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is aware of reports that some retailers in the U.S. have been selling Kinder-brand chocolate eggs in advance of the Easter holiday. CPSC staff is alerting retailers that the product as sold is banned in the U.S. and they should be removed from store shelves. In August 1997, CPSC conducted a recall of these eggs.

CPSC, Memcorp Inc. Recall Disney-Brand Personal DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), McNair Technology Co. Ltd., of China, Unitech Battery Ltd., of China, and Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Fla. are voluntarily recalling about 102,000 Battery Packs Sold with Disney-Brand DVD Players. The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. 

Trendset Originals Recalls Girls’ Sweaters with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Trendset Originals, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,700 “Who’s That Girl!” Sweaters. A drawstring is threaded through the hood of the garment, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Polaris Industries Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles for Steering Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about about 1,380 2006 model Polaris snowmobiles with electric starts and about 1,940 models with electric start kits. The fastener torque securing the starter motor to the engine crankcase may not have been accurately applied during the manufacture of these snowmobiles or during the installation of an accessory starter. An improperly torqued starter motor fastener bolt may become loose and fall out allowing the bolt to interfere with the lower steering drag link. This could allow the consumer to experience a loss of steering control. 

Yamaha Corp. of America Recalls Bench Sold with Digital Piano Due to Collapse Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Yamaha Corp. of America, of Buena Park, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 176 benches sold with digital pianos. On some benches, one or more bench bolts do not meet tensile strength specifications, which can result in collapse of the bench while in use, posing a risk of injury. The recall does not involve the pianos with which the benches were sold.

Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mini-Trampolines – New Instructions to Be Provided To Consumers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stamina Products Inc., of Springfield, Mo., is voluntarily recalling about 668,000 InMotion Trampolines. If a person assembles the trampoline alone and the outside rail is released momentarily, the trampoline can snap back into the folded position and strike the consumer, posing a risk of serious injury.

LandRoller Inc. Recalls to Repair Roller Skates
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LandRoller Inc., of Hermosa Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,400 pairs of LandRoller “Terra 9” Roller Skates. The wheels on these roller skates can detach and the brakes can fail. Either one of these hazards can cause the skater to fall and suffer serious injury.

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles for Projectile Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), of Quebec, Canada is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 Ski-Doo Model Year 2005 and 2006 Mach Z and Model Year 2006 MX Z Renegade 1000 Snowmobiles. Cracks can appear in the starter ring gears, causing ring gear fragmentation at high speeds. The debris can act as a projectile causing injury or death to riders or bystanders.


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Child’s Death Prompts Replacement Program of Magnetic Building Sets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rose Art Industries Inc., of Livingston, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 3.8 million Magnetix Magnetic Building Sets. Tiny magnets inside the plastic building pieces and rods can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract to each other and cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal. This product is unsuitable for young children.

Toy Cars Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids Preferred LLC, of Dayton, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 3,500 Primary Sounds Toy Vehicles. The hubcaps on the toy’s plastic wheels can detach posing a choking hazard to young children.

Children’s Jewelry Sold at American Girl Stores Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Girl Inc., of Middleton, Wis., a division of Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 180,000 pieces of American Girl Children’s Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Radio Control Toy Trucks Sold by QVC Recalled for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Creative Innovations & Sourcing LLC, of Pittsfield, Mass. and QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa. are voluntarily recalling about 8,000 Thunder Spin R.C. Road Rage Stunt Machine Toy Trucks. Electrical circuits within the truck can overheat causing the toy to overheat, posing a risk of fire.

RadioShack Corp. Recalls Toy Pliers Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RadioShack Corp., of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 25,000 Child Guidance Toy Pliers. The toy’s sliding yellow knob can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Reebok Recalls Bracelet Linked to Child’s Lead Poisoning Death
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 300,000 Reebok Heart-Shaped Charm Bracelets. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead, posing a risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. Toy Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dollar Tree Distribution Inc., of Chesapeake, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 580,000 Dollar Tree Mood Necklace and Ring, Glow-in-the Dark Necklace and Ring, and UV Necklace and Rings. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children.

Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Recall of Metal Charm Bracelets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Oriental Trading Company Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 25,000 Beaded Photo Charm Bracelets. The recalled metal charm bracelets contain high levels of accessible lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning to young children. Lead poisoning in children is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation.

Coca-Cola® ElectroPlasma Lamps Sold at Rite Aid Recalled for Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 21,300 Coca-Cola ElectroPlasma Lamps. There is a burn hazard caused by an electric arc between the metal bottle cap and a human contact point. An electric burn is possible if the distance between the metal cap and the contact point is sustained at about 1/8-inch away from the metal cap. 

Jordache Ltd. Recalls Youth Hooded Sweatshirt with Drawstring for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Jordache Ltd., of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 "U.S. Polo Association” Youth Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

Swing Sets Recalled for Repair Due to Risk of Top Beam Disconnecting
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), PlayPower LT Farmington Inc., of Farmington, Mo. (formerly Little Tikes Commercial Play Systems Inc.), is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 “Max Play” Single Post and “Kid Builders Arch” Swing Sets. The connection between the swing set’s horizontal top beam and the vertical end support post can break, posing a risk of injury if the user falls to the ground or is hit by the beam.

American Suzuki Motor Corp. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1,900 Suzuki 2005 Model Year Eiger ATVs. Certain 2005 Eiger model year ATVs were assembled with an improperly manufactured plastic fuel tank. The thin portion of these tanks could develop a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard. 

Fire and Burn Hazards Prompt Nite Lite Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. (AmerTac), of Saddle River, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 35,000 “Forever-Glo Nite Lites™”. An electrical short circuit in the nite lite can cause it to overheat and smolder or melt which can burn consumers or result in a fire.

BRIO Corp. Recalls Pull-Along Snail Toy Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BRIO® Corp. of Germantown, Wis., a subsidiary of BRIO AB, of Sweden, is voluntarily recalling about 2,100 BRIO Pull-along Snails. The snail toy is sold with a rattle containing a bell. The rattle can come apart, and the bell poses a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Fall Hazard Prompts Performance Inc. to Recall Bicycle Resistance Trainers for Repair
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Performance Inc., of Chapel Hill, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 10,200 2006 Performance Travel Trac Trainers. The base of the trainer has a blocking mechanism that can break causing the bicycle to disengage from the stand, posing a fall hazard.

CPSC, Nashbar Direct Announce Recall Bicycle Resistance Trainers for Repair
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nashbar Direct, of Canfield, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 2006 Nashbar Bicycle Trainers. The base of the trainer has a blocking mechanism that can break causing the bicycle to disengage from the stand, posing a fall hazard.

Snowboard Bindings Recalled Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Decathlon USA, of Wilmington, Mass. , is voluntarily recalling about 230 Quechua “Rn’x7FX” snowboard bindings. The snowboard binding’s plastic base can break during use, posing a risk that snowboarders can fall and suffer a serious injury. 

Children’s Toy Jewelry Recalled Due to Aspiration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MTC – Man’s Trading Company, of Brisbane, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 144,500 sets of “Girl Favors” Children’s Toy Jewelry. The recalled jewelry could break, releasing small beads that pose an aspiration hazard to young children.

Go-Karts Recalled for Repair Due to Loss of Control Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sunright International, of Norcross, Ga. and Manco Power Sports Inc. of Fort Wayne, Ind., are voluntarily recalling about 3,200 Manco Blazer Fun-Karts and Sunright International Go-Karts. The throttle that controls the go-kart engine can fail and not return the vehicle to idle speed, posing a loss of control hazard to the driver.

The Little Tikes Co. Recalls Animal-Shaped Flashlights Containing Lead Paint Sold at Target
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Little Tikes Co., of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 20,800 Glowin’ Dino and Glowin’ Doggy Animal Flashlights. The light green paint on the dinosaur-shaped flashlight and the brown paint on the dog-shaped flashlight could contain excess levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Infant Seats for Shopping Carts Recalled, Chalky Residue Could Cause Skin Irritation
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), SSC Inc., of Fairfield, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 4,000 Safe-Seat Plus Model Infant Seats for Shopping Carts. These seats can have a white chalky powder or residue on their surface. It is the UV Absorber that has separated from the seat due to a molding defect that affected some seats produced in one or more molding runs. This could cause skin irritation to children who come into contact with the residue.


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Toy Mobile Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J. is recalling about 50,500 iPlay My First Mobile Phones. The toy phone's yellow antenna can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. 

Next Marketing Inc. Recalls Youth Hooded Fleece with Drawstring for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Next Marketing Inc., of Wabash, Ind. is recalling about 22,000 Youth Hooded Fleeces with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Remote Control Flying Saucers Sold by QVC Recalled for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa. is recalling about 180,000 Pro Flying Saucers (Radio Control). The battery charger cord sold with these flying saucers can overcharge and cause the toy to overheat, posing a risk of fire.

Chicken Limbo Party Games Recalled After 23 Reports of Injuries
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Milton Bradley, of East Longmeadow, Mass. is recalling about 461,000 Chicken Limbo Electronic Party Games. The game's two side poles do not fit into their bases properly making the game unstable. This can cause the game to completely fall apart if touched, hitting children playing the game as well as bystanders.

Metal Charms Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Provo Craft & Novelty Inc., of Spanish Fork, Utah is recalling about 29,000 Art Accentz™ Changlz™ Metal Charms. These batteries can overheat, which could pose a fire or burn hazard.

Black Dog Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Black Dog Tavern Company Inc., of Vineyard Haven, Mass. is recalling about 9,700 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

Recent Death Prompts Renewed Search for Simplicity Cribs with Graco Logo
After the death of a 19-month baby in Myrtle Creek, Ore., the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Simplicity Inc., of Reading Pa., are renewing the search for recalled Aspen 3 in 1 Cribs with Graco logos. The child died on January 6, 2006, after two of the mattress support slats came out of his recalled crib. He became entrapped between the mattress and the footboard of the crib and suffocated.

Ace Han Baby Walkers Recalled Due to Stairway Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ace Han Corp., of Jamesburg, N.J. is recalling about 1,000 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.

Bike Pro Inc. Reannounces Baby Walker Recall Due to Stairway Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bike Pro, Inc., of Pico Rivera, Calif. is recalling about 50,000 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.

SunTome Reannounces Baby Walker Recall due to Stairway Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), SunTome Trading Corp., of Los Angeles, Calif. is recalling about 600 baby walkers. The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers 
can be seriously injured or killed.


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Steve & Barrys University Recalls Childrens Outerwear with Drawstring Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Steve & Barrys University Sportswear, of Port Washington, N.Y, is voluntarily recalling about 334,000 Childrens upper outerwear garments with drawstrings. The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist of drawstrings of upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the state of Wisconsin.

Mizuno USA, Inc. Recalls Gamer Baseball Gloves Due to Chance of Infection in At-Risk Consumers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mizuno USA, Inc., of Norcross, Ga., is voluntarily recalling about 12,800 Mizuno Gamer Baseball Gloves. These gloves could contain aspergillus mold. Such mold usually does not affect healthy individuals, but could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or in individuals who have impaired immune systems.

CPSC, Syntace USA Announce Recall of Bicycle Handlebar Stems
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Syntace USA, of Olney, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 2,300 F99 (Force 99) Bicycle Handlebar Stems. The recalled bicycle stems can crack or break under normal conditions, causing the rider to fall and suffer serious injury.

Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Musical Toy Chair Posing Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 614,000 Fisher-Price® Laugh & Learn™ Musical Learning Chairs™. A child can become lodged between the seatback and side table of the chair, possibly leading to an entrapment of the neck. This can pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

CPSC, Hurley International Announce Recall of Boys Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hurley International, of Costa Mesa, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 330 Boys Windbreaker Jackets with Drawstring. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, the CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings of upper garments such as jackets and sweatshirts.

CPSC, Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Announce Recall of Utility Vehicles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 15,200 Kawasaki 2005-2006 model year Mule 600 Utility Vehicles. The steering knuckle can twist or break from wheel forces transmitted to the steering system during operation. This can cause a loss of steering control and possible collapse of the front suspension, posing a risk of incident or injury to the operator or passenger.

CPSC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Announce Recall of Additional 2006 Snowmobiles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Quebec., is voluntarily recalling about 4,050 Model Year 2006 Ski-Doo REV500 SS, REV 600 HO, and REV 600 HO SDI Snowmobiles. Cracks could appear in the starter ring gears allowing gear fragmentation at high speeds. The debris could act like projectiles and cause serious injury or death to riders or bystanders.

CPSC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Announce Recall of 2006 Snowmobiles
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Quebec., is voluntarily recalling about 10,400 Model Year 2006 Ski-Doo REV, RT, and RF Snowmobiles. The steering columns on these snowmobiles could have a missing weld, which could allow a steering component to become loose. This could lead to a loss of control or possible collision causing serious injury or even death.
 


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