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Archived Children's Product Recalls - 2012 Q2

 

Children's Product Recalls

Oregon retailers must properly dispose of and/or comply with all return, repair, retrofitting, labeling or remediation instructions issued with or related to the recall notice or warning of the following products:

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Children's pajamas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012
Release #12-204

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 262-1162
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

PajamaGram Recalls Children's Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability 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: Children's pajamas

Units: About 12,000

Importer: PajamaGram of Shelburne, Vt.

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The pajamas are 100 percent polyester fleece sold in sizes 12 months to 4T and in boys and girls sizes 6 through 14. "PajamaGram" is printed on the neck tag. The pajamas come in two styles: one-piece hood and feet pajamas, and two-piece sets. The below style/GPU number is printed on a second tag sewn into either the neck or side of the pajamas and the pajama pants. The following pajamas are included in this recall:

Model | Colors/Description | GPU Number
Hoodie Footie for Girls | Pink with zip-off feet and hood | JSLHFP1
Hoodie Footie for Boys and Girls | Blue with zip-off feet and hood | JSLHFB1
Sweetheart Hoodie Footie for Girls | Pink with a red heart print and zip-off feet and hood | JSLHFV1
Winter Whimsy Hoodie Footie for Boys and Girls | Red with a snowman/penguin print and zip-off feet and hood | JSLHFW1
Lodge Fleece Set for Toddlers, Boys and Girls | Two-piece set. Blue shirt with moose appliqué and white moose/snowflake print pant | JSLLFB1
Snuggle Fleece Argyle Set for Girls | Two-piece set. Light blue shirt with pink and blue argyle print pant | JSLAFG1
Infant Lodge Fleece | One-Piece White with moose/snowflake print. Pajamas have feet and a front zipper | JSLLFB2

Sold at: PajamaGram website, telephone and catalogue from September 2011 through March 2012 for between $26 and $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Children should stop wearing the pajamas immediately and consumers should contact PajamaGram for a replacement, exchange or full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact PajamaGram toll-free at (800) 262-1162 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.pajamagram.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/prhtml12/12204.html

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Gabiano Collection Boys and Girls Pajamas, Sets and Gowns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012
Release #12-205

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 935-0914
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Pajamas Recalled by Ishtex Textile Products Due to Violation of Federal Flammability 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: Gabiano Collection Boys and Girls Pajamas, Sets and Gowns

Units: About 6,000

Importer: Ishtex Textile Products Inc. of Duluth, Ga.

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear posing a risk of burn injury to children. The garments were advertised and sold as children's sleepwear.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: This recall involves all styles of boys and girls 100 percent cotton pajamas, including sets (tops and bottoms), one-piece suits and gowns in a variety of colors and designs in sizes 2 through 14. "Gabiano" is printed on a tag sewn into the center back neckline of the tops and gown and at the center back of the bottoms. This recall includes style numbers GB201, GB204, GB205, GB207, GB208, GB213, GB215, GB220, GB225, GB230, GB245, GB250, GB260, GB275, GB2001, GB2002, GB2011, GB2012, GB2021, GB2022, GB2031, GB2032, GB2041, GB2042, GB3001 and GB3011. The style number is only printed on the sales tag and does not appear on the garments.

Sold at: Children's clothing and specialty retailers nationwide and online including at The Pajama Princess in Austin, Texas., Anklebiter's in Roswell, Ga., Cute As A Button in Tarboro, N.C., Bhumbles in Winder, Ga., and www.bhumbles.com, from February 2010 to December 2011 for between about $20 and $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Children should stop wearing the recalled sleepwear immediately and consumers should return it for a refund, exchange or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ishtex Textile Products toll-free at (800) 935-0914 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by e-mail at info@ishtex.com or visit the firm's website at www.ishtex.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/prhtml12/12205.html

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Boys and Girls Pull-On Lounge Pants and Girls Boxers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012
Release #12-206

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 229-1292
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Lounge Pants and Boxers Recalled by Rigo International Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor

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: Boys and Girls Pull-On Lounge Pants and Girls Boxers

Units: About 210,000

Importer: Rigo International Inc., of Los Angeles

Hazard: The pants and boxers fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

Incidents/Injuries: Rigo has received one report of a garment catching fire and causing severe burns to the front and back of both legs of a 9-year-old boy.

Description: The recalled items are Academy pull-on lounge pants for boys and girls, and boxers for girls. The garments are made of 100 percent cotton and have elastic or fabric waistbands. The pants and boxers have a variety of colors and print designs, including guitars, bikes, skates, footballs, baseballs, softballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, deer, zebra, horses, penguins and leopards. Some clothing may have the words "cheer," "champs," "soccer stars," "peaceful," "dance" or "perfect 10" printed on them. The garments are sold in sizes XS through L for boys or 6 through 14 for girls. The garments have identification numbers on a tag directly under the size tag on the rear section of the waistband. Garments with the following identification numbers are included in this recall:

Identification Numbers
377676, 377677, 377678, 377679
454818, 454819, 454820, 454821,
454822, 454823, 454824, 454825,
454826, 454827, 454828, 454829
466629, 466630
555571, 555572
564822, 564904, 564938, 564939

Sold Exclusively at: Academy Sports and Outdoor stores in Texas from January 2010 to March 2011 for about $8.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Children should stop wearing the recalled sleepwear immediately. Consumers should return the sleepwear to Academy for a refund, exchange or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rigo toll-free at (888) 229-1292 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit Rigo's website at www.rigointernational.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/prhtml12/12206.html

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Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2012
Release #12-196

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 453-7673
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: (202) 289-2001
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Strollers Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards

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: Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers

Units: About 36,000 in the United States and 270 in Canada

Manufacturer: Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago Ill.

Hazard: A child or consumer's finger can become caught in the opening formed when locking and unlocking the hinge mechanism which is used to adjust the handlebars on the strollers. This presents an amputation and laceration hazard to children and the adults handling the stroller.

Incidents/Injuries: Kolcraft and CPSC have received five reports of injuries involving the hinge mechanism, including reports of three children whose fingertips were amputated and two adults whose fingers were either smashed or lacerated.

Description: This recall involves Kolcraft Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers. Strollers included in the recall have model numbers starting with ZL002, ZL005, ZL008, ZL015 and ZL018. On the ZL002 model, the model number and date of manufacture is printed on a sticker above the left wheel. On the ZL005, ZL008, ZL015 and ZL018 models, the model number and date of manufacture is printed on a label sewn into the edge of back of the stroller seat pad. The strollers were manufactured from January 2006 through November 2009 and sold in various color schemes.

Sold at: Juvenile product specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and ToysRUs.com from January 2006 and June 2012 for between $150 and $160.

Manufactured in: China

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

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Kolcraft at (800) 453-7673 between 8 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.kolcraft.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=1629

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12196.html

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Convertible high chairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2012
Release #12-192

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 233-5921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Evenflo Recalls Convertible High Chairs Due to Fall 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: Convertible high chairs

Units: About 35,000 in the United States

Distributor: Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio

Hazard: The activity tray on the high chair can unexpectedly detach and allow an unrestrained child to fall, posing a risk of injury to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 18 reports of trays that detached, including eight reports of children who fell from the high chair and sustained bumps and bruises.

Description: This recall involves Evenflo high chairs that convert from a high chair to toddler-size table and chair. The convertible high chair can be identified by the model names and numbers listed below. Model numbers are located on a label on the lower portion of one of the high chair's legs.

Model Name | Model Number
Dottie Lime | 29111259
Dottie Rose | 29111271
Marianna | 29111234

Sold at: Toys "R" Us and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com and Wayfair.com between December 2011 and June 2012 for about $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled highchairs should immediately contact Evenflo for a replacement tray with installation and use instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Evenflo at (800) 233-5921 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://safety.evenflo.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/prhtml12/12192.html

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Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2012
Release #12-188

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 869-7787
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toys R Us Recalls Imaginarium Activity Center 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: Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center

Units: About 24,000

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

Hazard: The small wooden knobs attaching the xylophone keys to the end can detach, causing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Toys "R" Us has received eight reports of the knobs detaching. No injuries have been reported to the firm.

Description: This recall involves the Imaginarium 5-Sided Activity Center. The multi-sided center has two triangle-shaped ends with a wooden multi-colored xylophone on one and a mirror on the other. The three sides are square-shaped and include moveable block letters, rotating gears and sliding shapes. The name "Imaginarium" appears in a blue, oval-shaped logo underneath the mirror on one end. The second 'i' in the logo is dotted with a shooting star. The recalled product has model number 46284; Toys "R" Us item number 295909; and has the barcode number 000799985462841. The model number is printed on the back of the box, directly above the bar code. These numerical markings do not appear on the actual product.

Sold exclusively at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and online via www.toysrus.com from August 2009 through September 2010 for about $25.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product, move it out of the reach of young children and return it to a Toys "R" Us store for a refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toys "R" Us toll-free at (800) 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firm's website at www.toysrus.com/safety

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12188.html

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Toilet and Cabinet Locks

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012
Release #12-180

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 416-8105
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Safety 1st Toilet and Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure; Children Can Gain Unintended Access to Water and Dangerous Items

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: Toilet and Cabinet Locks

Units: About 183,000 toilet locks and 685,000 cabinet locks

Importer: Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) Inc., of Columbus, Ind.

Hazard: Young children can unexpectedly disengage the toilet locks and gain access to water in the toilet, posing the risk of drowning. The cabinet locks are being recalled because young children can disengage the lock, posing the risk of injury from dangerous or unsafe items stored in the cabinet.

Incidents/Injuries: DJG has received 110 reports of toilet locks that did not adequately secure the lid, including eight reports of children, under the age of two, who were able to disengage or break the lock. In addition, DJG has received 278 reports of cabinet locks that did not adequately secure the cabinet, including 71 reports of children between the ages of eight months and five years old who were able to disengage the cabinet locks. In one of the reported incidents, a 13-month-old boy swallowed small, toxic beads from a craft kit. The child was admitted to the hospital, observed overnight and released the next day.

Description: This recall involves Safety 1st Sure Fit toilet locks with model numbers 48003 and 48103. The toilet lock is attached to the tank behind the lid and is intended to prevent a child's access to the toilet bowl. This recall also involves Safety 1st cabinet slide locks with model numbers 12013 and 12014. The cabinet slide lock is attached to cabinet knobs or handles to prevent access to the contents of the cabinet. Model numbers can be found on the back of the locks.

Sold at: Bed, Bath and Beyond, Burlington Coat Factory, Great Beginnings, Home Depot, Target and Walmart from January 2005 through April 2010 for between $8 and $20 for the toilet locks, and from January 2000 through March 2009 for between $2 and $11 for the cabinet locks. Amazon.com sold both locks through April 2012.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the recalled locks and contact DJG for a free replacement lock of a different model. When removing the recalled locks, consumers are urged to immediately store dangerous items out of reach of children and to prevent unsupervised access to bathrooms.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact DJG toll-free at (877) 416-8105 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.djgusa.com. In March 2012, 900,000 Safety 1st Push 'N Snap cabinet locks were recalled due to lock failure.

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1609

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12180.html

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First Fitness® Trampolines with Handlebars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012
Release #12-181

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 912-7087
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Aqua-Leisure Recalls Children's Trampolines Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys "R" Us 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: First Fitness® Trampolines with Handlebars

Units: About 40,000

Manufacturer: Aqua-Leisure Industries Inc., of Avon, Mass.

Hazard: Metal fatigue can cause the handlebar to break away during use, posing a risk of laceration from exposed metal surfaces or other injury from a fall.

Incidents/Injuries: Aqua-Leisure has received four reports of handlebars breaking from the metal connection joint during use. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves First Fitness Kid's First trampolines with handlebars. The child-size toy trampolines have a red and blue metal handlebar, a blue nylon deck guard and a black jumping deck. "First Fitness" is embossed on the jumping deck in white letters. The trampolines can be identified by model number FF-6902TR and Toys R Us SKN 491463. The model and store numbers can be found on the lower right corner of the back of the packaging. A sewn-in tag on the bottom of the deck lists the factory date code of five numbers followed by "GLTX."

Sold Exclusively at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2012 for between $45 and $70.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled trampolines from children and contact Aqua-Leisure's recall hotline for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (888) 912-7087 between 8:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.aqualeisure.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12181.html

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Tots in Mind Crib Tents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2012
Release #12-179

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Five Retailers Agree to Stop Sale and Recall Tots in Mind Crib Tents Due to Strangulation and Entrapment Hazard
One Death and Serious Brain Injury Reported

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and five retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to provide refunds to consumers who own crib tents and play yard tents made by Tots in Mind, Inc.

CPSC is warning parents and caregivers who own these products that infants and toddlers are at risk of serious injury or death due to strangulation and entrapment hazards presented by these products. Tots in Mind recalled the play yard tents in July 2010 and offered a repair kit that is no longer available. The company is no longer in business and has stopped all sales. CPSC staff urges parents and caregivers to stop using these crib tents and play yard tents immediately. Do not attempt to repair these products.

CPSC is aware of 27 tent failures including one fatality and one serious injury that occurred between January 1997 and April 2012 from crib tents and play yard tents made by Tots in Mind, Inc. In 2008, a two year old boy died after becoming entrapped between the bottom rail of a play yard tent and the top rail of a play yard. The fatality was reported in a prior recall with the firm in July 15, 2010.

In 2007, a two year old boy sustained a catastrophic brain injury when the crib tent affixed to his crib tent inverted and the product's broken rod trapped him at the neck. The remaining 25 reports to CPSC involved inverted crib tents-entrapments between the tent and the crib/play yard or failures of the tent fabric and zippers. Three of these 25 reports also resulted in injuries; in one such case, a parent reported finding her child turning blue and entrapped between the product and the top rail of the play yard.

Since Tots in Mind, Inc. is out of business, retailers who sold these products have stepped up to offer refunds or store credit to consumers. The crib tents and play yard tents can present an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers if the dome portion inverts inside the crib or play yard, or if the product becomes partially detached from the crib or play yard. The recalled products were sold at numerous retail stores including Bed Bath & Beyond/Buy Buy Baby, Burlington Coat Factory, Toys R Us/Babies R Us, Walmart and online on websites including Amazon.com, for between $60 and $85.

Consumers should contact the store listed below where the crib tent was purchased to receive either a refund or store credit, depending on the retailer. If consumer is unsure of where the crib tent was purchased, see return policy for individual retailers below on their website:

[Amazon.com]

Bed Bath & Beyond / Buy Buy Baby [bedbathandbeyond.com or buybuybaby.com or (800) GOBEYOND]

Burlington Coat Factory [burlingtoncoatfactory.com or (888) 223-2628]

Toys R Us/Babies R Us [toysrus.com or babiesrus.com or (800) 869-7787]

Walmart [walmartstores.com or (800) 925-6278]

The recall includes various models of about 330,000 crib or play yard tents. Consumers can identify their tent by the 2"x 1½" label with Tots In Mind logo located on the non-mesh portion near the top of the tent.

No model names or numbers are located on the tents, however they can be identified by pictures and the Tots in Mind logo on top of the tent.

Products involved:

Portable Playard Tent
Original Cozy Crib Tent
Cozy Crib Tent II
Crib Tent for Convertible Cribs
Portable Playard Tent Plus Cabana Kit

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12179.html

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SX and QH Boys' Zip-front Hooded Jackets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2012
Release #12-178

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 974-1555
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Boys' Hooded Jackets Recalled by Bonded Apparel; Neck Drawstrings Pose Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd's Discounts

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: SX and QH Boys' Zip-front Hooded Jackets

Units: About 720

Importer: Bonded Apparel Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves boys' long-sleeved zip-front hooded jackets. The jackets were sold in three colors: army green, aqua green and black and have a fake fur lining. The jackets have one of four designs: the number "2" or the letter "B" embroidered on the left front chest; or the word "ROCK" or "AB Sportwear" embroidered across the chest. The jackets were sold in sizes 4-7 or S, M, and L. Either "SX" or "QH" appears on the label stitched at the neck. The jackets have model numbers: 1006, 1029, 1058 and 1061, however the model number only appears on the original hang tag and not on the product.

Sold exclusively at: dd's Discounts stores nationwide from August 2011 through December 2011 for about $8.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket from their child and remove the drawstring or contact Bonded Apparel for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bonded Apparel toll-free at (888) 974-1555 between 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12178.html

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Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2012
Release #12-172

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888)-965-0565
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Limited Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

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: Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines

Units: About 92,000

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

Manufacturer: Sportspower Limited, of Hong Kong, China

Hazard: The netting surrounding these trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured.

Incidents/Injuries: Sportspower has received 17 reports of the net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions.

Description: The recall involves the Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines with brown mesh netting. UPC codes 68706404210, and 68706404244 are printed on the trampoline box. "Sportspower BouncePro 14" and "TR-14-63-A" are printed on a plate on the leg of the trampoline frame. The trampolines are surrounded by brown netting measuring about 6 feet high on the perimeter of the trampoline. The netting is designed to contain individuals bouncing on the trampoline.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide from February 2009 through February 2012 for about $275.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the trampolines immediately and contact Sportspower to receive replacement black netting for the trampoline.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sportspower's customer service hotline toll-free at (888)-965-0565 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html, or send an e-mail to Sportspower at customerservice@sportspowerltd.net

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12172.html

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Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2012
Release #12-173

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 624-1908
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Bassinets Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Fall 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: Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets

Units: About 46,000

Distributor/Manufacturer/Importer: Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago, Ill.

Hazard: The latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear to be locked in place but still remain unlocked. This allows the bassinet to become detached from the metal frame, causing the bassinet to fall and the infant to be injured.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Kolcraft have received seven reports of latches that detached from the bassinet frame. One infant received a bruised cheek when the bassinet detached from the metal frame and landed sideways on the floor with the infant inside.

Description: This recall includes Kolcraft Tender Vibes bassinets with model numbers KB021-ARC, KB022-VER, KB039-CMR1 and Light Vibes bassinet with model number KB043-BNT1. A label with the model/item number of the bassinet is located on one of the legs of the metal frame. The recalled bassinets were manufactured from July 2008 through May 2010. The words "Kolcraft Tender Vibes" or "Kolcraft Light Vibes" is located on the removable music box which is attached to the side of the bassinet.

Sold at: Mass market and independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online from July 2008 through May 2012 for between about $50 and $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bassinets and contact the firm by phone or on-line to receive a repair kit and instructions for securing the latches to the metal frame. 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.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kolcraft toll-free at (888) 624-1908 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kolcraft.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/prhtml12/12173.html

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"Goddess" Hooded Sweatshirts with drawstrings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2012
Release #12-166

Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 691-7662
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by LANY Group Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd's Discounts

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: "Goddess" Hooded Sweatshirts with drawstrings

Units: About 210

Importer: LANY Group LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The girls' sweatshirts zip up the front and have a hood with a drawstring. The sweatshirts are red with gold hearts, stars and crowns. They were sold in children's sizes 4T through 12. "Goddess" is printed on a label at the neck.

Sold exclusively at: dd's Discounts stores nationwide from October 2011 through January 2012 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard or return the sweatshirts to a dd's Discounts store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact LANY Group toll-free at (855) 691-7662 between 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12166.html

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Girls' Winter Jackets with drawstrings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2012
Release #12-167

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 919-1001
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Girls' Hooded Winter Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by LA Fashion Hub Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd's Discounts

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: Girls' Winter Jackets with drawstrings

Units: About 2,300

Importer: LA Fashion Hub, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recalled girls' winter jackets have drawstrings through the hoods. They were sold in girls' sizes 4T, 5, 6 and 6X and in the following colors: pink, turquoise, red and yellow. The jackets are polyester with polyester fill, have a front zipper, snap or Velcro closures, and different designs stamped on the collar, down the front and on the pockets, and a flower or heart design is embroidered on the front of the jackets.

Sold exclusively at: dd's Discounts stores nationwide from January 2011 through January 2012 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard, or return the jacket to a dd's Discounts store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact LA Fashion Hub at (800) 919-1001 between 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or email the firm at lafashionhub@yahoo.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/prhtml12/12167.html

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"YMI" girls' hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2012
Release #12-168

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 394-1398
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by YMI Jeanswear Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd's Discounts

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: "YMI" girls' hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings

Units: About 500

Importer: YMI Jeanswear, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The sweatshirts have drawstrings at the hood that pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves girls' sweatshirts sold under the brand name "YMI Jeanswear." The sweatshirts have a front zipper and a fur-lined hood with a drawstring stitched to each side. "YMI" is printed on the label at the neck. The sweatshirts were sold in gray, purple, pink and black, with either a snowflake or a flower design on the front and back. A heart charm with "YMI" engraved on it is attached to the zipper. The recalled sweatshirts were sold in children's sizes six through 16.

Sold exclusively at: dd's Discounts stores nationwide from December 2011 through January 2012 for about $13.

Manufactured in: Cambodia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sweatshirt from their child and remove the drawstrings or return the sweatshirt to a dd's Discounts store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact YMI Jeanswear at (888) 394-1398 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.ymijeans.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/prhtml12/12168.html

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O'Neill Pluto hooded flannel shirts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2012
Release #12-169

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 213-6444
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

LaJolla Sport Recalls Boy's Hooded Flannel Shirts Due to Strangulation 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: O'Neill Pluto hooded flannel shirts

Units: About 600

Importer: La Jolla Sport USA Inc. dba O'Neill Clothing, of Irvine, Calif.

Hazard: The hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings in the neck that can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves O'Neill Pluto brand, boy's flannel long sleeve shirts with button front, a hood and two chest pockets. Style name "Pluto Flannel" and Style No. 41204106 is printed on a label sewn inside the wearer's left side seam. "O'NEILL" is printed on a label sewn inside the back neck. The shirts were sold in dark grey with horizontal black stripes and in child sizes small, medium, large and extra large.

Sold at: East Coast Surf Products, Hansens Surfboards, Huntington Surf & Sport, Jacks Surf and Sport, Main Beach Surf & Sport, O'Neill, Riders Outlet, Sports Chalet, Valley Skate N Surf and other surfing specialty stores nationwide between September 2011 and December 2011 for about $60

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sweatshirt from their child and remove the drawstring from the hooded flannel shirt, to eliminate the hazard, and return the garment to the place of purchase or to the company for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact La Jolla Sport at (800) 213-6444 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at www.shoponeillusa.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12169.html

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M.M.M. Boys' Jogging Suits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2012
Release #12-170

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 841-0646
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

M.M.M. Boys' Jogging Suits Recalled by Hot Chocolate; Waist Drawstrings Pose Entanglement Hazard; Sold Exclusively at dd's Discounts

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: M.M.M. Boys' Jogging Suits

Units: About 1,700

Distributor: Hot Chocolate Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Importer: Myriad Trading Inc., of Ontario, Calif.

Hazard: The jacket of this jogging suit has a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and it poses an entanglement hazard. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves M.M.M. 100% polyester boys' two-color jogging suits. "M.M.M." appears on the label stitched into the back of the neck. The pants are a solid color matching the jacket, which has a second color on the top of both sleeves and top portion of the jacket. The sets' color combinations include blue and white, gray and blue, and gray and red. The jackets were sold in sizes 4-16.

Sold exclusively at: dd's Discounts stores nationwide from December 2011 through January 2012 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket from their child and remove the waist drawstrings or return the product to a dd's Discounts store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hot Chocolate toll-free at (877) 841-0646 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12170.html

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Whoozit(r) Starry Time Rattle

NEWS from CPSC and HC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov

Health Canada
www.hc-sc.gc.ca

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2012
Release #12-161

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 541-1345
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles 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: Whoozit(r) Starry Time Rattle

Units: About 3,000 in the United States and 150 in Canada

Importer: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The clear spheres on each end of the rattle can break, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.

Injuries/Incidents: Manhattan Group has received two reports of rattles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Whoozit(r) Starry Time baby rattles. The plastic rattles feature three colored (orange, aqua blue and purple) stars stacked front to back between two clear spheres on a flexible stem. The rattle measures about 5-1/2-inches long. Each clear ball, located at the end of the rattle, measures 1-3/4 inches in diameter. The clear rattles contain small multi-colored beads and a white plastic disc featuring a blue smiling character face inside. The name of the product is printed on the hang tag.

Sold at: Specialty toy and baby stores nationwide, in Canada, and online at www.manhattantoy.com from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these rattles away from young children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Manhattan Group toll-free at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.manhattantoy.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=1590

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12161.html

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Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2012
Release #12-162

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

Target Recalls Bunny Sippy Cups Due to Injury 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: Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup

Units: Approximately 264,000

Importer: Target Corporation; Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The ear on the bunny sippy cup can poke a child in the eye area while using the cup for drinking, posing an injury hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received six reports of incidents where the plastic ear poked children during routine use of the product. Cuts and bruises were reported in three of these reports.

Description: The recall involves two styles of Target Home Bunny Sippy Cups. The cups come with handles on both sides in pink and blue, female and male. Each contains a corresponding white bunny head screw-on lid and one bent ear and one straight ear. The cups can be identified by imprints on the bottom: "TARGET 200020683" for pink and "TARGET 200020884" for the blue.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from February 2012 through April 5, 2012 for $3.

Manufactured in: China

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

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 products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12162.html

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Me Jane" and "B-Hip Kids by Me Jane" girls' jackets with faux fur trim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2012
Release #12-157

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 537-7517
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Girls' Jackets Recalled by Louise Paris; Waist Drawstrings Pose Entanglement Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Ross 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: "Me Jane" and "B-Hip Kids by Me Jane" girls' jackets with faux fur trim

Units: About 13,000

Importer: Louise Paris Ltd., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The jackets have drawstrings at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and pose an entanglement hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None Reported

Description: This recall involves two girls' polyfill jackets with faux-fur trim around the hoods and drawstrings at the waist. They were sold under the labels "Me Jane Kids" or "B-Hip Kids by Me Jane", and the labels bearing these names are found at the back neck of the garments. The jackets were sold in youth sizes 4- 6X and 7-16. These jackets were also labeled by sizes S, M, L. One style labeled "Me Jane Kids" is fleece with front drawstrings with toggles at the ends and sold in the following colors: green, charcoal grey and black. Other "Me Jane Kids" or "B-Hip Kids by Me Jane" brand labeled bubble jackets have drawstrings on the back, no toggles and were sold in the following colors: purple, black, pink, coffee, and cream.

Sold Exclusively at: Ross Stores, Inc. nationwide from November 2011 through January 2012 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the jackets to eliminate the hazard and contact Louise Paris for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Louise Paris at (877) 537-7517 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or at complaints@louiseparis.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/prhtml12/12157.html

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PUMA USA V-Konstruct Training Jacket with Pockets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2012
Release #12-160

Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 351-7489
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Youth Jacket Recalled by PUMA; Waist Drawstrings Pose Entanglement 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: PUMA USA V-Konstruct Training Jacket with Pockets

Units: About 5,000

Importer: PUMA North America, Inc., of Westford, Mass.

Hazard: The jacket has a drawstring at the waist that has toggles and is not stitched to the back of the jacket. The drawstring could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and it poses an entanglement hazard. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves the USA V-Konstruct Training Jacket with Pockets model numbers 65110201, 65110202, 65110203, 65110204 and 65110205. The model numbers are printed on the white care label that is stitched into a side seam towards the bottom of the jacket. The model numbers appear to the right of the words "(PVC Free)" and below the words "ART.NO." The recalled jackets have a short collar, full length zipper, two pockets, a mesh panel running along the back of the shoulders and under the sleeves and an elastic cord with toggles at the waist. The PUMA logo is featured on the upper right chest and left sleeve. The jackets were sold in YS (youth small), YM (youth medium) and YL (youth large) and in color combinations red/black, green/black, blue/black, navy/gray and black/gray.

Sold at: Clothing retail stores nationwide and online from January 2007 through January 2012 for between $12 and $55.

Manufactured in: Vietnam, Malaysia and China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these recalled youth jackets immediately and return the product to the retailer to obtain a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact PUMA North America Inc. toll-free at (855) 351-7489 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the company's website at www.puma.com or e-mail the firm at productissue@puma.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12160.html

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Dirt Bikes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2012
Release #12-150

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 863-2252
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Additional Fire Incidents Prompts Baja Motorsports to Reannounce Dirt Bike Recall

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.

NOTE: Consumers who participated in the March 2011 recall should contact the firm to see if a new repair is required.

Name of Product: Dirt Bikes

Units: About 4,300 (previously recalled in March 2011)

Importer: Baja Inc. d/b/a Baja Motorsports, of Anderson, S.C.

Hazard: The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 16 reports of fires from leaking fuel, including two reports of minor burns to consumer's legs and one report of a minor burn to a consumer's finger. Ten of the reported incidents, including two of the burn injuries, were received after the March 2011 recall announcement.

Description: This recall involves all model DR50 and DR70 Baja dirt bikes with vehicle identification number (VIN) beginning with "L98," the letter "B" as the 10th character of the VIN and having a yellow dot or line marked on or near the VIN. The model number and VIN are located on the product data plate, which is located on the side of the "goose neck" - where the handle bars meet the body of the bike.

Sold at: Pep Boys and other motor sports stores nationwide from December 2010 through January 2012 for between $450 and $650.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dirt bikes and contact Baja Motorsports to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Baja Motorsports toll-free at (888) 863-2252 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bajamotorsports.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/prhtml12/12150.html

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Topeak Babyseat(tm) II Bicycle Carrier Seats

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2012
Release #12-143

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 250-3068
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Todson Recalls Bicycle Child Carrier Seats Due to Laceration and Fingertip Amputation Hazards

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: Topeak Babyseat(tm) II Bicycle Carrier Seats

Units: About 40,000

Importer: Todson Inc., of North Attleboro, Mass.

Hazard: A child can place his or her fingers in the opening at the grab bar's hinge mechanism. When the consumer lifts the grab bar to remove the child from the seat, the child's fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, posing a laceration and fingertip amputation hazard to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of incidents including near amputations that resulted in stitches and a crushed finger.

Description: This recall involves Topeak Babyseat II bicycle carrier seats with model numbers TCS2100, TCS2101 and TCS2102. Model numbers are printed on the product's packaging. The gray, plastic Babyseats were sold in three styles: Babyseat, Babyseat with disc brake compatible rack and Babyseat with non-disc brake compatible rack. The racks are used to mount the seat to the bicycle. "Topeak" is embossed on the back of the seat and is also printed on a black foam protector that covers the grab bar. A red locking lever on the side of the blue grab bar locks the bar into place.

Sold at: J&B Imports, REI, Action and Hawley, independent bicycle dealers, distributors and other retail stores nationwide and online at REI.com from January 2009 through April 2012 for between $140 and $180.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carrier seats and contact Todson to receive a free hinge cover retrofit kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Todson at (800) 250-3068 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.todson.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12143.html

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