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Archived Children's Product Recalls - 2010 Q4

 

Children's Product Recalls

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Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star educational toys

NEWS from CPSC and HC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.gov
Health Canada www.hc-sc.gc.ca

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2010
Release #11-076

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 628-5687
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Zoom Buggy Cars and Dream Pillow Stars Recalled by Kindermusik Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Zoom Buggy Car and Dream Pillow Star educational toys

Units: About 7,000 Zoom Buggy Cars and 300 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in the United States, 1300 Zoom Buggy Cars and 100 Dream Pillow Stars were sold in Canada

Importer/Distributor: Kindermusik International, Inc. of Greensboro N.C.

Manufacturer: Darton, of Huang Yun, China

Hazard: The wheels on the Zoom Buggy cars and plastic beads on the Dream Pillow Star can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Kindermusik International Inc. has received 15 reports of the wheels detaching from the Zoom Buggy Car and no incidents with the Dream Pillow Star. No injuries have been reported.

Description: Zoom Buggy Cars have a wooden body with red and blue plastic wheels and a red handle. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the cars. Dream Pillow Stars have a wooden star center with red plastic handles, yellow plastic center stars and red, blue and green plastic beads. The recalled units have tracking labels on both the product and packaging with a date code of 201005 and a batch ID of APO18829 on the bottom of the product.

Sold exclusively through: Kindermusik Educators as part of Kindermusik At-Home-Materials from July 2010 through October 2010 for the Zoom Buggy Car and from September 2010 through October 2010 for the Dream Pillow Star for about $33.95. Also sold at Kindermusik classes and Kindermusik.com from August 2010 through October 2010 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using and discard the recalled items immediately and contact their Kindermusik Educator for a replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kindermusik International at (800) 628-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the Kindermusik International website at www.kindermusik.com or e-mail the firm at info@kindermusik.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1226 

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11076.html

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Ceramic piggy and lion banks

NEWS from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2010
Release #11-077

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 723-6155
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ceramic Banks Recalled by Oriental Trading Company Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Ceramic piggy and lion banks

Units: About 220,000

Importer: Oriental Trading Company, Inc. of Omaha, Ne.

Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the banks contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled piggy bank is shaped like a pig and the body of the piggy bank is painted yellow with floral designs. The ceramic lion bank is shaped like a lion and is painted yellow with a brown mane. The banks measure about 4 inches in length, 2.5 inches in width, and 3.5 inches in height. Only yellow banks with black plastic stoppers in the bottoms of the banks are being recalled. Banks with white or translucent stoppers are not being recalled.

Sold: Online at www.orientaltrading.com and www.funexpress.com and through Oriental Trading Company and Fun Express catalogs from February 2003 through September 2010 for between about $7 and $20 a dozen.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled ceramic banks away from children, discard them and contact Oriental Trading Company for information on receiving a refund or credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oriental Trading Company at (800) 723-6155 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.orientaltrading.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11077.html

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Baby leg warmers and socks

NEWS from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 23, 2010
Release #11-081

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 791-6098
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

BabyLegs Recalls Baby Socks and Leg Warmers with Heart Appliqué Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: Baby leg warmers and socks

Units: About 4,500

Distributor: BabyUnited LLC dba BabyLegs of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The leg warmers and socks have a heart appliqué that can detach, posing a choking hazard to small children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of an infant choking on the heart-shaped appliqué. Her mother was able to dislodge the appliqué from her throat. No medical attention was required.

Description: This recall involves only those BabyLegs brand leg warmers, ankle-high socks and knee-high socks adorned with a heart-shape appliqué. The recalled products are pink, white or purple cable knit socks and leg warmers.

Sold at: www.babylegs.com and independent retailers from August 2010 to November 2010 for about $11 per pair.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled socks and leg warmers away from children. Consumers can remove and discard the heart appliqué to eliminate the hazard or contact BabyLegs to receive a full refund or a coupon to be redeemed on the BabyLegs website.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact BabyLegs toll-free at (888) 791-6098 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.babylegs.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11081.html

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Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9, 2010
Release #11-065

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 307-3672
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toddler Girl Garments Recalled by American Eagle Outfitters Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts

Units: About 1,200

Importer: American Eagle Outfitters Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Hazard: The metal clasp at the waistband can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves toddler girl pants, jeans and shorts sold in various styles. The style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband. The garments were sold in sizes 12-18 months through 5 years. Style numbers included in this recall are listed below:

Garment | Style Number

  • Skinny Cord | 3007
  • Boyfriend Vintage Wash | 3012
  • Cut Off Bermuda Short | 3013
  • Flare Vintage Blue Wash | 3029
  • Flare LT Wash | 3030
  • Flare Rip and Repair | 3034
  • Roll Cuff Bermuda Short 3035

Sold exclusively at: 77kids by American Eagle stores nationwide and at www.77kids.com between July 2010 and August 2010 for between $24 and $34.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children. Consumers who purchased the garments online will receive a postage-paid envelope with instructions on how return the garment for a full refund. All other consumers should return the garments to the nearest 77kids by American Eagle store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact American Eagle Outfitters toll-free at (888) 307-3672 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.77kids.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11065.html

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Circo Children's Space Camp Combo Pack

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2010
Release #11-060

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Circo Children's Camping Combo Pack Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Circo Children's Space Camp Combo Pack

Units: 1,500

Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The floor of the tent failed a flammability test and poses a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The recall involves one model of the Circo Space Combo pack, which includes a children's tent, sleeping bag, backpack and a headlamp. The tent is green and dark blue with planets, stars and figures printed on it. The packing box has the UPC number: 490911500926, DPCI: 091-15-0092.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and online at www.target.com from September 2010 through October 2010 for approximately $25.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tents and return them to any Target store for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.target.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11060.html

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