Friday, March 22, 2013

Busy Set of Recalls: Toy Scooters, Airsoft, Child Walkers, LED lights and more

This is a Busy Set of Product Recalls today that range from Toy Scooters, Airsoft rifles, Child Walkers, LED lights, snorkel goggles a PAMPERED CHEF hazard (besides me being in the kitchen that is) and more!

Here's the list and I expound on a few of them below.

  • Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack [Fire Hazard]
  • Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters [Fall Hazard] (Toys R Us)
  • Monster High City Motor Scooters [Fall Hazard] (Walmart)
  • Jerdon Style Recalls One-Cup Coffeemakers [Hazard]
  • Liberty Mountain Recalls Mountain Climbing Lanyards [Risk of Serious Injury]
  • Regency Seating Recalls Oakmont Fabric Stackable Chair [Fall Hazard] (the leg welds can break)
  • Disco Lights Recalled by Tween Brands [Electrical Shock Hazard]
  • The Pampered Chef Recalls Garlic Slicers [Laceration Hazard]
  • U.S. Divers Recalls Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets [Laceration Hazard]; Sold Exclusively at Costco (Lens can break under pressure)
  • U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport Brand Youth Snorkeling Masks Recalled [Laceration Hazard] (Lens can break under pressure)
  • Soft Air USA Recalls Swiss Arms Air Rifle [Injury Hazard] (The safety isn't working)
  • White House | Black Market Women's Shoes Recalled by Impo International [Fall Hazard]
  • Toys R Us Recalls Imaginarium Activity Walker [Choking Hazard]
  • BrightLight Blankets Recalled by IdeaVillage [Burn Hazard] (overheating issue)
  • Stuart Weitzman Girls' Cha Cha Boots Recalled by Synclaire Brands [Fall Hazard] (The zippers can tangle with each other, and down you go!)
  • LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group [Fire Hazard]... wait.. what?  LED, fire?
  • Yuba Bicycles Recalls Mundo Cargo Bikes [Injury Hazard] (Feet getting caught in rear wheel)
  • Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators [Drowning Hazard]
  • Magura USA Recalls Bicycle Hydraulic Disc Brakes [Collision Hazard]
  • tc electronic Recalls Bass Guitar Amplifier [Electrical Shock Hazard]

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The Hello Kitty City Motor Scooters has an issue where they can accelerate suddenly, tipping the rider off.  (Um, did Toyota make these?)

Stop using the Scooter, disconnect the battery and take it back to Toys R Us for a refund or store credit.

A few bloody noses have been reported.

Alternately, you can also contact the distributor:
Dynacraft; at (800) 551-0032, or at www.dynacraftbike.com, and click on Owners, then select Warnings/Recalls.

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The Monster High City Motor Scooters have the same issue, as they're also from Dynacraft.

You can return the scooters that were sold at Walmart, or contact the distributor.  (See item directly above.)

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The Liberty Mountain Lanyard Recall involves the Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards, and the elastic webbing can deteriorate over time and hence, can break.

You can contact Liberty Mountain for a refund or replacement, toll-free at (800) 366-2666, or at www.libertymountain.com. Click on "Contact Us" for more information.

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The Pampered Chef Garlic Slicers has a blade that can come off while in use.

You can contact contact The Pampered Chef for a replacement product.

Consumer Contact: The Pampered Chef at productalert@pamperedchef.com or tollfree  at (877) 917-2433.  Or visit www.pamperedchef.com and click on the "Product Alert" tab for more information.

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The Toys R Us Recall of their Imaginarium Activity Walker involves the  Imaginarium Activity Walkers.  There's a small bolt that keeps the front wheels attached, that can come out, and this is deemed as a choking hazard.

You can return it to a Toys R Us store for a refund or store credit or contact them at (800) 869-7787.  Or you can visit www.toysrus.com and click on Safety Information and Recalls for more information.

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The LED Light Bulbs being Recalled by Lighting Science Group have an overheating issue, and are posing a fire hazard.

There have been 68 SIXTY-EIGHT incidents of failure.

For more detailed info, contact Lighting Science Group toll free at (855) 574-2533 or at www.lsgc.com/recall

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The Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II weight pocket handles have issues where the rubber handles can come off as you remove your weights under water, during an emergency.

There have been over 200 incidents.  (No injuries thank god.)

You can Contact: Aqua Lung at (855) 355-7170 or at www.aqualung.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

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Details (if you want more) on all recalls can be located at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (www.cpsc.gov).
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