Monday, September 14, 2015

PRODUCT RECALLS From IKEA, Teavana, Husqvarna, Whirlpool...

PRODUCT RECALLS From IKEA, Teavana, Husqvarna, Whirlpool.

I thought I'd toss out a few more recent recalls that have come out over the last month or so, focusing on purely the products with a large distribution or ones that impact the safety of children"

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- IKEA Offers Free Wall Anchoring Repair Kit for Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-over Hazard After Two Children Died

Children's and adult chests and dressers can tip over if not attached to the wall, posing an entrapment hazard.

About 7 million MALM chests and 20 million other IKEA chests and dressers are part of the nationwide repair program.

The Remedy is a Repair

Contact  IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.IKEA-USA.com/saferhomestogether for more information on how to receive a free wall anchoring kit.

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Teavana Recalls Glass Pitchers Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards, where the glass pitchers can break or leak, posing laceration and/or burn hazards to consumers if filled with hot tea.

Contact: Teavana toll free at (888) 665-0463 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.Teavana.com and click on "Tristan Glass Pitcher Recall" for more information.


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Husqvarna Recalls Lawn and Garden Tillers Due to Risk of Bodily Injury, Laceration, where the tiller’s transmission shift rod and clip can come into contact with the control cable during shifting and cause the tiller to unintentionally move forward or backward, posing a risk of bodily injury and/or laceration.

This recall involves Ariens®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered® and Poulan Pro® brand rear tine tillers

Contact: Husqvarna toll free at (877) 257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recalls@husqvarna.com or online at www.husqvarna.com and click on “Latest Press” for more information.

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UPPAbaby Recalls Strollers and RumbleSeats Due to Choking Hazard, where the strollers’ and RumbleSeats’ bumper bar poses a choking hazard when a child bites the bumper bar and removes a piece of the foam covering.

Products involved include UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ , 2015 VISTA strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat

Contact: UPPAbaby customer service toll-free at (844) 540-8694 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email contact@uppababy.com or online at www.UPPAbaby.com and click on Safety Notice on the lower right hand corner of the page for more information.

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Jake's Fireworks Recalls YoYo Sparklers Due to Burn Hazard, where the sparklers burn faster and with a larger flame than normal and can burn down the stick towards users' hands, posing a burn hazard.

Contact: Jake's Fireworks at (800) 766-1277 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email info@jakesfireworks.com or online at www.jakesfireworks.com and select the Blog on the menu at the top of the page, then click on YoYo Sparkler Alert Recall for more information.

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Whirlpool Recalls Jenn-Air Wall Ovens Due to Risk of Burns, where the extendable roller rack can unexpectedly disengage when fully extended, posing a risk of burns to consumers.

Contact: Whirlpool Corporation toll-free at (877) 929-2029 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday or online at www.whirlpoolcorp.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

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ACCO Brands Recalls Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards Due to Laceration Hazard, where the sharp metal edges on the back of the boards can become exposed while removing mounted boards, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumers should immediately contact ACCO for a caution label that instructs consumers to wear heavy gloves when removing the boards. This recall does not require that consumers remove the mounted boards. Consumers should affix the caution label with safe removal instructions for when needed.

Consumer Contact: ACCO Brands at (800) 611-6654 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Quartet.com and click the link “Important Safety Information – Wall Mounted Dry Erase Boards” for more information.

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Stork Craft Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard because they don't meet federal flammability standards.

Contact: Stork Craft at (800) 274-0277 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT, by email at parts@storkcraft.com , or online at http://storkcraftdirect.com and click on Product Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.

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Diamond Sports Recalls Umpire and Catcher Face Masks Due to Impact Injury Hazard

Epoca International Recalls Glass Whistling Kettle Due to Laceration and Burn Hazard

Kyber Outerwear Recalls Children’s Sweaters Due to Strangulation Hazard

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You can either visit or call the companies mentioned or check out the CPSC site to search for more info on any item noted here or that you might think of.

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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