Recalls and Product Safety News

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Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves Step and Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand and manufactured by Dorel Juvenile. The stroller has a step-to-open design that opens by stepping on the pedal. It was sold in a variety of colors along with the OnBoard 35 infant car seat. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray. Model number TR314 is printed on a white label on the back of the stroller seat.

Hazard: The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.

Units: About 20,000 (in addition, 5,800 were sold in Canada)

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side. No injuries reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1st for a free repair kit.

Sold at: Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com, babiesrus.com and Walmart.com from May 2015 through June 2016 for between $250 and $300.

Importer(s): Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind. Distributor(s) Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind. Manufactured in China

Consumer Contact: Safety 1st toll-free at 866-762-3036 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at stepandgo@djgusa.com or online at www.safety1st.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.

Alex Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves three ALEX Jr. branded sets of infant building toys, the Baby Builder, model 1982, First Pops, model 1981P, and the First Snaps, model 1981S produced prior to November 2010. The sets include an assortment of plastic shapes in bright colors. The pieces are designed to be pulled, pushed, snapped and twisted and come in stackable plastic jars. They were sold in sets of 14 and 26 pieces.

The recalled First Snaps sets’ containers have the following batch codes, on a sticker above the UPC code on the container.

Hazard: Small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Units: About 91,000

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 22 reports of the ends of small parts detaching from the building sets. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled building sets away from children and contact ALEX for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). ALEX will send consumers a full refund upon receipt of returned sets.

Sold at: Barnes & Noble and Land of Nod and online at www.Zulily.com. The Baby Builders were sold from December 2009 through June 2016 for about $28, First Pops sold from March 2009 through June 2016 for about $18, and First Snaps distributed from March 2009 through October 2010 for about $18.

Importer(s): ALEX Toys, New Jersey

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: ALEX toll-free at 844-310-6691 anytime or online at www.alexbrands.com and click on the “Recall Information” link beneath the carousel for more information.

Pacific Cycle Recalls Infant Bicycle Helmets Due to Choking and Magnet Ingestion Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Target

This recall involves infant bicycle helmets with magnetic no-pinch chin strap buckles. The helmets are made for infants ranging from one to three years old. The helmet and its straps come in various colors and design patterns. The buckles have small plastic covers and enclosed magnets. “SCHWINN” is printed on the front of the helmets. Only helmets with the magnetic no-pinch chin strap buckles are affected by this recall.

Hazard: The magnetic buckle on the helmet’s chin strap contains small plastic covers and magnets that can come loose, posing a risk of choking and magnet ingestion to young children.

Units :About 129,000

Incidents/Injuries: Pacific Cycle has received three reports of the plastic cover coming loose. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the helmets away from children and contact Pacific Cycle for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores and online at www.target.com from January 2014 through April 2016 for between $18 and $25.

Importer(s): Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, email customerservice@pacific-cycle.com or online at www.schwinnbikes.com and click on “Support” then “Safety & Recalls” or www.target.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

Munchkin Recalls Latch Lightweight Pacifiers & Clips Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves Munchkin’s Latch lightweight pacifiers and clips sold as a set. The pacifiers were sold in five styles: designer, rattle and heartbeat clips with 0m+ natural shape pacifiers, and designer and rattle clips with 6m+ orthodontic pacifiers. The designer pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are in three color patterns: blue and white strips, orange and with white polka dots and pink with white polka dots. The rattle pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are green with beads in the pacifier cover to make a rattle sound and have a polka dot strap. The heartbeat pacifiers and clips have a red, heart-shaped pacifier cover and red and white polka dots on the strap.

Hazard: The clip cover can detach from the pacifier’s clip, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Units: About 180,000

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 10 reports (5 in the U.S. and 5 in Canada) of the clip cover detaching from the pacifier clip. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the clip away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement Lightweight Pacifier pack with two pacifiers or a full refund.

Sold at: Babies R Us, Target, Wal-Mart and other mass merchandisers, juvenile product, baby boutique and discount stores nationwide and online at amazon.com, munchkin.com and other website from March 2014 through March 2016 for between $11 and $15.

Importer(s): Munchkin Inc., of Van Nuys, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.munchkin.com, click on Help at the bottom of the page and then Recalls for more information.

Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Cradle Swings Due to Fall Hazard

This recall includes three models of the Fisher-Price cradle swings: CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle 'n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle 'n Swing, and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle 'n Swing. The swings have two different swinging motions - rocking side-to-side, or swinging head-to-toe, and six different swing speeds from low to high. The product number is located on the seat under the pad.

Hazard: When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child.

Units: About 34,000

Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received two reports of a seat peg coming out from the seat, causing the seat to fall. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cradle swing and contact Fisher-Price for revised assembly instructions.

Sold at: buybuyBaby, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $170.

Importer(s): Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Consumer Contact: Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.

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Skip Hop Recalls Crib Mobiles Due to Injury Hazard

This recall includes the Skip Hop Moonlight & Melodies projection crib mobiles. The mobile has a white plastic arm that attaches to the side of a crib with four blinking, glowing leaves with stuffed animal attachments. The mobile also has a projector on the top of the mobile that projects stars on the ceiling and plays eight nursery lullabies. The dangling stuffed animals on the mobile include a yellow and gray giraffe, a green turtle with a gray and white polka-dot shell, a brown and tan monkey and a gray and white striped owl. The mobiles measure 17.5 inches long by 14 inches wide by 22 inches tall. SKIP HOP and the model number 185509 are printed on the back of the mobile base. 

Hazard: The strap attaching the product to the crib rail can break, posing an injury hazard if the product falls on the infant in the crib.

Units: About 3,500 (an additional 850 were sold in Canada)

Incidents/Injuries: Skip Hop has received 8 reports of the strap attaching the mobile to the crib breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mobiles and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a $75 coupon towards the purchase of a new Skip Hop product.

Sold at: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby and other independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and skiphop.com from July 2015 to November 2015 for about $65.

Importer(s): Skip Hop Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Skip Hop toll-free at 877-475-4746 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at customerservice@skiphop.com or online at www.skiphop.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page under “Customer Care” for more information.

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Burley Design Recalls Child Bicycle Trailers Due to Injury Risk

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This recall involves seven models of Burley Design child bicycle trailers manufactured from 2009 to 2015. The trailers allow cyclists to tow children behind their bicycles while riding. The trailers are connected to the bicycle by a tow bar, which attaches to the rear axle of the bicycle on one end and to a tow bar receiver on the trailer at the other end. The tow bar receiver is on the front left side of the trailer as it faces the rear wheel of the bicycle. Recalled trailers have a black plastic tow bar receiver with an integrated wheel guard. Recalled trailers can be identified by the first four characters of the serial numbers on the trailer. The serial number is on a sticker in the rear cargo area behind the seat of the trailer on the left inside frame bar. The following seven trailer models and serial numbers are being recalled:

Cub - K943
Rental Cub - K943
D’Lite and D’Lite ST - D948 and K948
Encore - K942
Solo and Solo ST - D939, K939 and KK939

Trailers with aluminum tow bar receivers are not included in the recall.

Hazard: Trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard to the child in the trailer.

Units: About 34,000 (in addition about 820 were sold in Canada)

Incidents/Injuries: Burley Design has received 35 reports of trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers separating from the tow bar, including two incidents that resulted in abrasions to a child.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle trailers and contact Burley for a free safety strap kit with tools and instructions for installation and a coupon for a 20 percent discount on the purchase of any Burley accessory. Consumers should also inspect the black plastic tow bar receiver. If it appears to be cracked or damaged, consumers should also request a free replacement tow bar receiver.

Sold at: REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods stores and bike shops nationwide, and at Amazon.com and other online retailers from January 2009 to October 2015 for between $300 and $700.

Importer(s): Burley Design LLC, of Eugene, Ore.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Burley Design at 800-311-5294 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.burley.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.

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LaRose Industries Recalls Peanuts Flying Ace Ride-On Toys Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

This recall involves Peanuts Flying Ace ride-on toys modeled after older style airplanes. The toys are intended for children ages 12 months to 2 years. The body of the plane is red, the steering wheel, propeller and wings are yellow and the hubcaps are blue. “Snoopy Flying Ace” is printed on the front of the toy airplane and Snoopy characters are printed on each wing and on the front. The ride-on toys measure 19 inches long by 19 ½ inches wide (wing span) by 13 inches high. A hang tag attached to the product at purchase has “#38126” printed on it and one of the following date codes:

• BCHTAR616A13-0515
• BCHTAR614A13-0515
• BCHTAR615A11-0515
• BCHTAR684A20-0515
• BCHTAR682A05-0615
• BCHTAR683A05-0615

Hazard: The toy’s blue hubcaps can detach from the wheel’s axle, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Units: About 11,000

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled ride-on toys away from children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from July 2015 through August 2015 for about $40.

Manufacturer(s): LaRose Industries, of Randolph, N.J. Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage under the Help section. Consumers can also click on the Product Recalls tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information. Consumers can also visit LaRose’s website at www.cra-z-art.com and click on the Product Recall tab at the bottom of the page.

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Krud Kutter Recalls Adhesive Removers Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure and Cautionary Labeling Requirements

This recall involves Krud Kutter Decal & Adhesive Remover and Krud Kutter Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover.

The decal adhesive remover came in a clear plastic eight-ounce bottle with a purple flip-open top. The front of the bottle has a yellow and purple label with the Krud Kutter Earth Friendly logo and the words "Safe on Clearcoats!," "Removes adhesive, asphalt, decals, road tar & more," "Decal & Adhesive Remover" and "Biodegradable." An image of a black sports car with a flame decal on it are also on the label.

The specialty adhesive remover came in 8-ounce, 16-ounce and 32-ounce clear plastic bottles. The 8-ounce bottle has a purple flip-open top. The two larger bottles have purple trigger spray tops. The front of the bottles have a purple and yellow label with the Krud Kutter Earth Friendly logo and the words "Professional Strength," "Krud Kutter," Ultra Power Special Adhesive Remover," "Removes Adhesive, Caulk, Foam, Mastic, Silicone, Roofing Tar & More" and "Biodegradable."

The recalled adhesive removers have product numbers PU08, UP08, UP16 and UP32 and were manufactured from October 2014 to July 2015. The product numbers can be found on the product label on the back of the product under the Krud Kutter Inc. contact information. The date codes are printed on the back of the bottle in black ink above the label.

Krud Kutter adhesive removers with the following product numbers and date codes are being recalled:

Hazard: The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and the labeling on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act because it does not warn of the hazard presented. The adhesive remover contains petroleum distillates, which pose aspiration and poisoning hazards if swallowed.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adhesive removers and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Sold at: The Home Depot and other paint and hardware stores nationwide and online at krudkutter.com between October 2014 and September 2015 for $5 to $20 each.

Manufacturer(s): Krud Kutter Inc. of Cumming, Ga.

Manufactured in: United States

Consumer Contact: Krud Kutter at 800-908-4050 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or online atwww.krudkutter.com and click on Recall Information for more information. 

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Safety 1st Recalls Décor Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

This recall includes Safety 1st Wood Décor highchairs in three models: HC144BZF (Casablanca), HC229CZF (Gentle Lace) and HC229CYG (Black Lace). The model numbers are printed under the highchair seat. These A-frame black wood highchairs have a removable fabric, black and white print seat pad with a blue or pink border on the top and bottom of the seat pad. The highchairs have a white plastic, detachable tray with a cone-shaped center divider that fits between a child’s legs. “Safety 1st” is printed on the front center of the tray.

Hazard: A child can remove the highchair’s tray, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled highchairs and contact the firm to receive instructions on receiving a new tray with labels.

Units: About 35,000

Incidents/Injuries: Safety 1st has received 68 reports of children removing the trays including 11 reports of injuries such as lacerations, chipped teeth and bruises.

Sold at: Babies R US and Toys R Us retail stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com, www.BabiesRUs.com , www.ToysRUs.com and www.Walmart.com and other online retailers from May 2013 through May 2015 for about $120.

Importer: Dorel Juvenile Group, of Columbus, Ind.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Safety 1st toll-free at (877) 717-7823 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at decorwoodhighchair@djgusa.com or online at http://www.safety1st.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the top of the page for more information.

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Dream on Me Recalls 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle Due to Fall and Suffocation Hazards

This recall involves the 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle, sold in pink, blue, green, and white. The bassinet has metal frame supports and fabric sides with a removable half-canopy on the top. The frame can also be adjusted with two rocking legs on each end of the bassinet. It is designed with fabric handles and the option to remove the bassinet from the frame to use the bassinet portion as a “by the bed” sleeper product. The recalled model numbers are 439-A, 439-B, 439-G, 439-P and 439-W and can be found on a tag which is located under the mattress pad of the bassinet. This tag is a removable tag you see in the store but is removed prior to use.

Hazard: The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate.

Units: About 13,000

Incidents/Injuries: Dream on Me has received one incident of the wire frame support bracket failing and the fabric portion of the bassinet collapsing while an infant was asleep in the cradle. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Dream On Me to obtain a free repair. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a crib that meets current safety standards or play yard depending on the child’s age.

Sold at: Online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com, ToysRUs.com and Kohls.com from May 2012 to October 2014 for about $60.

Manufacturer(s): Shanghaid Daafu Baby, of China.

Importer(s): Dream on Me Inc., of South Plainfield, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Dream on Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on the “Recalls” icon on the home page for more information.

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Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard

The recall includes Dream On Me Incredible two-level deluxe adjustable height play yards with model number starting with 436A, 436B, 436G, 436O, 436P and 436R. The play yards, made with a steel, powder-coated frame base with rolling, hooded casters, have a fabric and mesh covering that comes in a variety of colors. The play yard includes a changing top, a toy bar with soft toys for entertainment, a side pocket for storage and a carrying case. “Dream On Me” is printed on the bottom left-hand side outside of the product. The model number is printed on a label attached to the play yard’s mattress. The play yard can be folded for storage.

Hazard: The play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children.

Units: About 10,000

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled play yards and contact Dream On Me to receive a free repair kit.

Sold online at: Amazon, Kohls, Toys R US, WalMart, Wayfair and other online retailers from March 2010 through January 2014 for about $60.

Importer(s): Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.

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Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

This recall includes eleven Graco and Century-branded strollers with model names Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate. All models are a single-occupant stroller with an external sliding fold-lock hinge on each side and a one-hand fold release mechanism on the handle. Strollers with a manufacture date from August 1, 2000 to September 25, 2014 are included in the recall. Model numbers and the date of manufacture are printed on the white label located at the bottom of the stroller leg just above the rear wheel.

The model names and numbers included in the recall are (at right, click to enlarge):

Hazard: The folding hinge on the sides of the stroller can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard.

Units: About 4.7 million in United States, about 202,000 in Canada, and about 10,300 in Mexico

Incidents/Injuries: Graco has received 11 reports of finger injuries including six reports of fingertip amputation, four reports of partial-fingertip amputation and one finger laceration.

Remedy: Contact Graco immediately for a free repair kit. Repair kits will be available from the firm at the beginning of December 2014. While waiting for a repair kit, caregivers should exercise extreme care when unfolding the stroller to be certain that the hinges are firmly locked before placing a child in the stroller. Caregivers are advised to immediately remove the child from a stroller that begins to fold to keep their fingers from the side hinge area.

Sold at: Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from August 2000 through November 2014 for about $40-70 for the stroller and about $140-$170 for the Travel System.

Manufacturer: Graco Children’s Products, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Graco Children’s Products at (800) 345-4109 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.gracobaby.com and click on the “Help Center” at the top and Recall and Safety Notifications for more information.

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Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The recall includes the Just Like Home brand toy toaster sets. The teal blue plastic toy toaster has silver trim around the slice opening on top, with an orange slider handle on the side and orange 3-dimensional adjustment knob outlined with orange dots in a half moon shape on the face of the toaster in the left bottom corner. “Just like home” is printed in white on the front right bottom corner of the toaster. The toaster measures about 4 inches in height by 5-1/2 inches in length by 2 inches in width. The toaster set was sold with two plastic toast slices and two plastic half bagel slice accessories. Model number 5F60589 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the toaster and above the UPC bar code in the lower right hand corner of the product packaging.

Hazard: The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges and posing a choking hazard.

Units: About 30,000 in the U.S. and about 6,000 in Canada

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this product away from children and return it to any Toys R Us to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from July 2013 through August 2014 for about $10.

Importer: Toys R Us, of Wayne, N.J.

Manufacturer: Bright Kingdom Development LTD., Kolwoon, Hong Kong, China

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online at www.toysrus.com and click on News/Press Room under the About Us tab at the bottom of the page then click on the Safety tab and Product Recalls for more information.

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Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves Koala Baby girl’s plastic sandals with butterfly wings attached to the toes with rhinestones and hard or soft cork-type soles. Sandal colors include white or combination pink, gold and blue. They were sold in baby sizes 0 to 3 and girl’s sizes 2 to 10. “Koala Baby” and the size are printed on the soles. White soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43633BR and item number 795267 printed on a tag sewn into the sandal’s ankle strap. White hard-soled sandals have model number GNL 43706BR and item number 795313. Combination pink, gold and blue soft-soled sandals have model number GNL 43634BR and item number 795275. Combination pink, gold and blue hard-soled sandals have GNM 41761BR and item number 845795.

Hazard: The butterfly wings on the children’s sandals can rip and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Units: About 19,000

Incidents/Injuries: Toys R Us has received a report from a consumer who found a piece of the shoe’s butterfly wings in their child’s mouth. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sandals away from young children and return the sandals to any Toys R Us or Babies R Us for a full refund.

Sold at: Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores nationwide and online at toysrus.com and babiesrus.com from February 2014 through September 2014 for about $13.

Importer: Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer contact: Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online at www.toysrus.com and click on Safety for more information.

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard

This recall involves IKEA GUNGGUNG Swing. GUNGGUNG is intended for indoor and outdoor use by children ages 3-7. It is made of green polyester fabric and hangs from a plastic suspension fitting attached to steel hooks. The full length of the suspension strap, including the sling seat, is 17 feet and the width of the seat is 0.8 feet. A permanent label is attached to one of the suspension straps, showing age recommendation (3-7), IKEA logo, Design and Quality IKEA of Sweden, GUNGGUNG article number 302.439.74, supplier number 17915 and Made in Vietnam.

Hazard: The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.

Units: About 2,000 in the United States and 300 in Canada

Incidents/Injuries: There have been four reports worldwide including one in Germany, two in Austria and one in Canada of the suspension fittings breaking in use. In one incident a child fell and sustained a fractured leg. No incidents have been reported in the US.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take down the swing to prevent use by children and return it to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase is not required to receive a full refund for the return.

Sold exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from June 2014 to August 2014 for $20.

Importer: IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information.

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BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard

The four recalled children’s water bottles have popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. Characters and bottle colors include Dora the Explorer®, violet; Hello Kitty®, pink; SpongeBob Square Pants®, blue; and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, green. The bottles stand 6 inches tall, hold 15 ounces of liquid, have white lids that screw off and have fold-up straws and filters that sit inside the straw below the lid. Each bottle bears a Brita logo and features the image of a popular children’s cartoon character. The removable plastic wrap on the bottle at time of purchase has the model number BB07 and the following UPC codes: 60258-35883 on the Dora the Explorer, 60258-35914 on the Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 on the SpongeBob Square Pants and 60258-35882 on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Hazard: The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard

Units: About 242,500

Incidents/Injuries: Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.

Sold at: Alaska Housewares, Associated Food Stores, Bartell Drug, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Quidsi, Royal Ahold, Shopko, Target, US Navy Exchange, Walmart Stores, and online at Amazon.com, Drugstore.com and Target.com. Hello Kitty bottles were sold from February 2014 through July 2014. Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bottles were sold from June 2013 through July 2014. The bottles sold for about $13 to $19.

Importer: BRITA LP of Oakland, Calif.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Consumer Contact: Call Brita at (800) 926-2065 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to www.brita.com and click “Safety Recall” for more information.

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Dream On Me Recalls High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards

The recall includes Dream On Me Dinah high chairs made with a steel, powder coated tubing open-framed base with white plastic foot grips and black with white trim or red with white trim fabric seats. The chair has a white plastic tray, plastic footrest and a white fabric five point adjustable safety strap. “Dream On Me” is printed on a label attached to the front of the tray. There is a color-coordinated black and white or red and white fabric storage bin attached to the bottom of the chair legs. The high chair can be folded for storage.

Hazard: The leg or side opening of the chair can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck or fall from the chair. This poses a strangulation and fall hazard to young children.

Units: About 2,800

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled high chairs and contact Dream On Me to receive a free repair kit.

Sold exclusively: online by Walmart.com and Amazon.com from November 2012 to November 2013 for about $60.

Importer: Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.

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Oeuf Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

The recall includes four models of Oeuf Sparrow cribs. The cribs were sold in the colors birch, grey, walnut and white. The recalled cribs were manufactured between July 2007 and January 2014 and have one of the following model numbers: 1SPCR, 2SPCR, 4SPCR or 5SPCR. The manufacture date, in the MM-YYYY format, and the model number are located on the warning label attached to the crib's mattress support.

Hazard: The slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.

Units: About 14,000

Incidents/Injuries: Oeuf received four reports of the slats/spindles and the top rail detaching from the crib. No injuries were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the cribs and contact Oeuf to receive a free repair kit.

Sold at: Independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online for about $800.

Importer: Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured in: Latvia

Consumer Contact: Oeuf toll-free at (844) 653-8527 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.oeufnyc.com and click on Sparrow Recall for more information.

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Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard

This recall involves bébé brand baby food makers manufactured by Hamilton Beach. The baby food maker is a small food processor. It has a white and gray motor base with an orange control knob, a clear plastic, five-cup food bowl and a gray-colored food bowl lid with a built-in food chute. “Hamilton Beach” and “bébé” are on the front of the motor base. The food maker comes with the following accessories: a chopping and mixing blade, a slicing and shredding disc, a removable motor shaft adapter, a food pusher, a three-cup steaming basket, 10 storage containers and two storage container caddies.

Hazard: Use of the slicing/shredding disc with the motor shaft adapter can cause the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid to loosen and fall into processed food.

Units: About 790 in the U.S. and about 3,100 in Canada

Incidents/Injuries: Hamilton Beach has received four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, including three in which the pin fell into processed food. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach to receive a free replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. Consumers may continue to use the baby food maker for steaming, chopping and pureeing.

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby stores nationwide, through specialty distributor Victor Co. Inc. and online at Buybuybaby.com, Hamiltonbeach.com and Walmart.com from September 2013 through February 2014 for about $90.

Importer: Hamilton Beach Brands Inc., of Glen Allen, Va.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer contact: Hamilton Beach at (800) 672-5872 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or at www.hamiltonbeach.com and click on Recall Info at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard

The recall involves rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries are about 1 ½” tall by 2 ¼” wide and are ¼” thick, black, and are marked with TCL on the lower right corner of the battery. Monitors are sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors. Batteries will have one of these letter and number combinations in the beginning of the serial number on the back of the battery:

Battery numbers are:

Monitors are:

Hazard: The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Units: About 800,000 batteries (about 58,800 were recalled in February 2011)

Incidents/Injuries: Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.

Remedy: Consumers should remove the battery and contact Summer Infant for a replacement battery. The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with the power cord.

Sold at: Mass merchants, including Babies “R” Us, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores, from about February 2010 through 2012 for between $150 to $350.

Importer: Summer Infant, of Woonsocket, R.I.

Manufactured in: China

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Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard

The My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby electronic baby doll comes in pink floral clothing and matching knit hat. The 16 inch doll is packaged with a toy medical check-up kit including a stethoscope, feeding spoon, thermometer and syringe. The doll’s electronics cause her to babble when she gets “sick,” her cheeks turn red and she starts coughing. Using the medical kit pieces cause the symptoms to stop. “My Sweet Baby” is printed on the front of the clear plastic and cardboard packaging. The doll is identified by UPC 6-04576-16800-5 and a date code which begins with WM. The date code is printed on the stuffed article label sewn into the bottom of the doll.

Hazard: The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Units: About 174,000 Description

Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or blisters to the thumb.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the dolls from children, remove the batteries and return the doll to any Walmart store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from August 2012 through March 2014 for $20.

Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Manufacturer: Tak Ngai Electronic Toys Co., LTD

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at www.walmart.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

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

This recall involves three styles of Sugarfly-branded hooded, woven cotton and woven polyester jackets for girls with a drawstring through the hood. Style number KMCBJ255 is olive and has a zipper closure and four front pockets with buttons, plus two zipper pockets. Style number KMCBJ410 is a belted, double-breasted, French coat style white garment with faux fur around the neck. Style KMCBJ421 is fuchsia or purple and has a button closure, plus snap button pockets on each side. They were sold in girl’s sizes 7 through 16. The style number can be found on the back of the sewn-in neck label.

Hazard: The jackets have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children's upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC's actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Units: About 820

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the garments away from children. Consumers can remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or return the garments to Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide and online at Burlingtoncoatfactory.com from September 2011 through September 2013 for about $40.

Distributor: Runway Fashions Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Runway Global toll-free at (855) 248-1566, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.sugarfly.us and click on “Sugarfly Girls” on the top bar and then click on “Recall Info” at the bottom of the page, or e-mail to willa@runwayglobal.com for more information.

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

This recall involves boys’ black hooded coats with dark gray drawstrings around the hood. The coats are 100% nylon on the outer shell with a zip-off hood. The wrist cuffs and waist band are elasticized. There are two front Velcro-flap pockets and an inner stow pocket on the coats. “Lion Force” is printed on the upper left side of the front of the coat and on the sewn on tag at the back of the neck. This recall involves boys’ coat sizes 4 through 12.

Hazard: The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children's upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC's actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Units: About 2,400

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garment to eliminate the hazard or return the garment to Lion Force Inc. for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide November 2010 through September 2013 for about $30.

Distributor: Lion Force Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

Consumer Contact: Lion Force toll-free at (855) 441-5466, 24-hours a day, every day.

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