Thursday, December 5, 2013

RECALLS: Baby Rattles, Blenders, A/C Adaptors, Stools, Lamps and More

Recalls of note today include

Baby Rattles,
Blenders,
Children’s Sitting Stools,
Hanging Pendant Lamps
Mini Bikes,
Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights,
power A/C Adaptors,
Sno-Cone Machines, and
a wearable blanket for infants,

As with any recall of any kind, if you suspect you own the troublesome product, stop using it immediately and follow through on check things out.

Better safe than sorry... right?

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Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

The Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles have been reported as breaking, and small pieces resultant from the break, could be choking hazards.

Remedy: Refund

For a refund, call Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345, or go online at www.manhattantoy.com and click on RECALLS at the bottom of the home page for more information.

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Baja Motorsports Recalls Mini Bikes Due to Fall, Crash Hazard

Um... hmm...

Despite the obvious, the actual hazard here is that the front fork can come off, posing a separate fall hazard other than the obvious!

They've had 13 reported incidents.

Call Baja Inc., toll-free at (888) 863-2252 or go online at www.bajamotorsports.com and click on Safety Information.

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Snoopy Sno-Cone Machines Recalled by LaRose Industries Due to Risk of Mouth Injury

Turns out some rivets inside the machine can come out and you'd eat it before you know it.

{For repairs, LaRose Industries toll-free # (855) 345-4593, email recall@laroseindustries or see them online at www.laroseindustries.com which takes consumers to the Cra-Z-Art website.  click on the Recall tab}

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Calphalon Recalls Blenders Due to Injury Hazard

Apparently a piece of the mixing blade can break and come off, posing a hazard.

The recall involves Calphalon XL 9 speed blenders, model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL.

Stop using the recalled blender and contact Calphalon for a free repair kit.

{Calphalon (800)-809-7267, or online at www.Calphalon.com and click on “XL 9 Speed Blender Recall Information.”}

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Southern Telecom Recalls A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots

These A/C Adaptor (charger) came with the Polaroid PMID 709 Internet Tablets.

They need to be replaced.

Contact Southern Telecom at (866) 450-4493,
or online at www.southerntelecom.com then go to Product Support and click on “PMID709 A/C Adaptor Exchange Program."

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HeathCo Recalls Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard because the outer shell can find itself carrying a current.

They were sold at home improvement stores.

To replace these shocking lights, you can call HeathCo at (855) 704-5438,
email hzproductnotice@heathcollc.com, or
visit www.heath-zenith.com and click on “Recall”

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Target Recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to Fall Hazard

Circo-brand Chloe and Conner Sitting Stools have a stabalizing bar that can crack and make the chair unstable, creating a fall hazard.

For refunds, Contact: Target Guest Relations at (800) 440-0680.
Email guest.relations@target.com. Or www.target.com ; click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page and then select “Children’s & Baby Products.”

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BreathableSack wearable blanket for infants

Apparently zipper parts can detach and pose choking hazards.

To replace,

Contact BreathableBaby toll-free at (877) 827-4442.
Visit online at www.breathablebaby.com and click on Recall Information.

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Crate and Barrel Recalls Finley Hanging Pendant Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Hazard: The lamp’s wires can be connected incorrectly because the wires’ polarity labels can fall off or be mislabeled, posing fire and shock hazards to consumers.


Contact: Crate and Barrel at (800) 451-8217 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT every day or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on Safety Recall at the bottom of the page

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ALL RECALLS can be found at www.cpsc.gov for more details.

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Hi - sorry for the confirmation but I need to weed out the noise from the well intended comments. Thanks for leaving a note... - Bruce