Recall Wednesday – Cribs, helicopters, fax machines, hoodies, sleeper pjs & remote cars!!!
Below are the recalled items issues by the CPSC for the past week. The information I have below comes directly from email notifications I have received.
Please be sure to check your home for any of these items!
Hazard: The cribs could fail to meet a federal safety standard for crib dimensions. When the mattress support is in the middle setting, the space between the mattress and the crib could be too wide, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
Description: This recall involves the full size 2nd Nature Built to Grow cribs, model number 353-14-220. Model and serial numbers are located on the headboard. The crib is natural maple in color. Only the following serial numbers are included in the recall: 353-14-220-L-01, 353-14-220-L-02, 353-14-220-L-03, 353-14-220-L-04, 353-14-220-L-05, 353-14-220-L-06, 353-14-220-L-07, 353-14-220-L-08, 353-14-220-L-101, and 353-14-220-L-103. The recall does not include cribs sold after December 2007.
Sold at: Department and furniture stores from March 2006 through December 2007 for about $1,100.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08314.html
Hazard: The rechargeable battery inside the helicopter can overheat. This can result in the helicopter’s body melting, as well as a risk of fire or burns to consumers.
Description: The “Thunder Wolf” remote-controlled indoor helicopter is made of foam and plastic, and measures about 7 inches by 3 inches. “TW0996” is printed on the tail of the helicopter and was sold in multiple accent colors. The helicopter comes with a controller and a separate charger. Only helicopters that do not have “Made in China” stamped on the underside of the helicopter are subject to the recall.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from June 2007 through December 2007 for about $20.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08315.html
Hazard: An internal electrical component failure can cause overheating of the product posing a risk of burn or fire.
Description: This recall involves the HP Fax 1010 and HP Fax 1010xi models manufactured from November 2002 through September 2004. The HP logo and the model name and number are printed on the front of the fax machine.
Sold at: Electronic, computer and camera stores nationwide, as well as Web retailers from November 2002 through December 2004 for between $130 and $150.
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/prhtml08/08313.html
Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.
Description: The recalled jackets and hoodies have a drawstring through the hood. They were sold in children’s sizes 2 through 12. The jackets were sold in the following colors: tan, stone, bayou blue, crisp blue, white, berry, and citrus. The hoodies were sold in teal, kiwi, mandarin, aloe green, paprika, hibiscus, smokey blue, white, sherbet, cobalt, and stone.
Sold at: Coolibar’s catalog and www.coolibar.com from March 2005 through April 2008 (hoodies) and from February 2008 through April 2008 (jackets) for between $25 and $40.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including picture of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08316.html
Hazard: The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: The recall involves two Taggies(tm) Sleep ‘n Play style infant garments sold in purple or blue and white with style number listed in chart. The infant garments are one piece footed coveralls with snaps down the front. These garments were sold in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months. RN #27829 is printed on the care label sewn into the garment. Style numbers are printed on the hangtag of the garments.
Style# UPC Color Description
T21301H 0-22253-21301-3 Purple Butterfly Applique Sleep’n Play (0-3M)
T21302H 0-22253-21302-0 Purple Butterfly Applique Sleep’n Play (0-6M)
T21301H 0-22253-21303-7 Purple Butterfly Applique Sleep’n Play (6-9M)
T20816H 0-22253-20816-3 Blue and White Fun Dog Print Sleep’n Play (0-3M))
T20817H 0-22253-20817-0 Blue and White Fun Dog Print Sleep’n Play (3-6M)
T20818H 0-22253-20818-7 Blue and White Fun Dog Print Sleep’n Play (6-9M)
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Dillards, Nordstrom, and other specialty stores and Internet retailers nationwide from June 2007 through May 2008 for about $20.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08317.html
Hazard: The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.
Description: The recalled remote controls were included in the remote cars as shown below. These cars were sold in a variety of colors. The model name and numbers are located on the body of the vehicle or on the retail packaging:
Model Description Model Number
Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) Green/Flame HURRICANEXP-GF
Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy)
Green/Flame-Blue Aluminum HURRICANPRO-GF
Silver-Blue Aluminum URRICANPRO-SB
Yellow/Flame-Blue Aluminum HURRICANPRO-YF Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck)
Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy)
Red/Yellow MONSOONXP-94085-RYTsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy)
Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from March 2007 through April 2008 for between $260 and $400.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08318.html