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Children's Product Recalls - December 2016
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes infant bath tubs and electric scooters. The Safe Kids’ recall center is a unique place where parents and caregivers can go to stay up-to-date on recalls of all child-related products.
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December 13, 2016 CPSC; Conair Corp recalls over 20 different models of Cuisinart food processors because the blades can crack over time and small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. Only food processors with four rivets in the blades are included in this recall. Units: 8,000,000 (an additional 300,000 were sold in Canada.)
December 20, 2016 CPSC; Aria Child Inc. recalls the gb Qbit lightweight stroller for children up to 50 pounds because they can unexpectedly fold during use, posing an injury hazard to the caregiver and fall hazard to the child. Units 29,400.
December 29, 2016 CPSC; GLOPO Inc recalls Joyrider three-wheeled scooters for children because the front wheels of the scooter can detach when riding, posing a fall hazard. Units: 520.
December 29, 2016 CPSC; Polaris recalls Sportsman 570 all-terrain vehicles because the air intake duct can contact the fuel rail and cause a fuel leak, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 9,900.
December 28, 2016 CPSC; Suzuki recalls KingQuad 750 all-terrain vehicles because the ATV’s battery can fail and cause the engine to stop running, posing a crash hazard. Units: 3,400.
December 28, 2016 CPSC; Tea Collection recalls children’s knit blue denim jackets because the metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Units: 500.
December 22, 2016 CPSC; 4 Sizzle recalls Shock Top promotional charcoal grills because the grill can catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 1,700.
December 20, 2016 CPSC; Carbon Express recalls Carbon Express Blade crossbows because the crossbow can fire unexpectedly when the safety is engaged, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander. Units: 3,800.
December 20, 2016 CPSC; Zebra Technologies Corp. recalls power supply units for Zebra brand thermal printers because the power supply units can degrade and corrode over time when exposed to moisture and can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Units: 166,000.
December 16, 2016 CPSC; LG Electronics USA, Inc. recalls LG 7,000 and 8,000 BTU air conditioners because the air conditioners can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Units: 466,000 (an additional 36,000 were sold in Canada.)
December 15, 2016 CPSC; Figi’s Companies Inc. recalls Figi’s Companies Christmas Wishes Tins because the tin’s music mechanism can separate and expose button batteries, posing choking and battery ingestion hazards. Units: 5,000.
December 14, 2016 CPSC; Trek Bicycle Corporation recalls the Trek Bontrager Flare RT and Ion 700 RT bicycle lights because the light can operate intermittently when paired with a remote transmitter, reducing the rider’s visibility and other road users’ ability to see them. Units: 600.
December 13, 2016 CPSC; Bingo Deals recalls the Bump 'N Go Walking Egg Laying Chicken because the toys contain small plastic eggs inside the chicken toy which can break open. A child can swallow the plastic eggs and pose a choking hazard. Units: 2,700.
December 13, 2016 CPSC; World Trading recalls Orbit brand self-balancing scooters/hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery packs in the devices can overheat, posing fire, explosion and burn hazards. Units: 1,900.
December 8, 2016 CPSC; Barnett Outdoors recalls six different models of Barnett crossbows because the sensor that indicates whether an arrow is properly loaded can malfunction, which can cause the crossbow to fire unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander. Units: 3,300.
December 8, 2016 CPSC; Yankee Candle recalls Luminous Candle Collection fragrance candles because when the candle is lit, the glass jar can crack, posing a laceration hazard. Units: 31,000 (an additional 300 units were sold in Canada).
December 8, 2016 CPSC; Masterbuilt recalls Masterbuilt and Cabela's 7-in-1 gas smokers because the smoker’s gas hose can disconnect, posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 41,000 (an additional 300 were sold in Canada.)
December 7, 2016 CPSC; Schurman retail group recalls VIVID Red Wine Crush Gift Boxes because mold can be present in the boxes posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold—small children are especially compromised by such mold. Units: 8,400.
December 7, 2016 CPSC; Playworld recalls Lightning Slide stainless steel playground slides because the weld attaching the bedway to the sidewalls can crack and separate allowing a child’s fingers to get caught in the space, posing an amputation hazard. Units: 1,300.
December 6, 2016 CPSC; Target re-announces its recall of clear acrylic Hannukah menorahs because the menorahs can melt when the candles are burning posing fire and burn hazards. Units: 2,600.
December 6, 2016 CPSC; SafeHarbor recalls SafeHarbor Series 65 and 265 vinyl impact windows because the glass can separate from the frame during hurricane conditions, posing an impact injury hazard. Units: 580.