Thursday, November 5, 2015

Recalls: Ikea, Pacifiers, Rite Aid, Merck, Philips Halogen Bulbs and More...

Here's a shocking recall:

IKEA Recalls Children’s Nightlight Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

PATRULL Nightlight

Hazard: The nightlight’s plastic covering can detach and expose electrical components, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled product and contact IKEA for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page then Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

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This sucks:

Chewbeads Recalls Pacifier Clips Due to Choking Hazard

The “D” ring on the pacifier clip can break, allowing beads to detach, posing a choking hazard.

Remedy: Replace, Refund

Consumers should immediately take these recalled pacifier clips away from young children and contact Chewbeads for a free replacement pacifier clip or a refund of the purchase price.

Contact Chewbeads Inc. toll-free at 888-786-7790 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at service@chewbeads.com or online at www.chewbeads.com and click on the Product Recall link at the bottom of the page for more information. 


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Don't fall for this one:

Rite Aid Recalls Outdoor Dining Sets Due to Fall Hazard

Outdoor Dining Sets   

Hazard: The chair arms and legs can bend and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to the any Rite Aid store for a full refund. Consumers are not required to return the table and umbrella.

Consumer Contact: Rite Aid at 800-748-3243 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, or online at www.riteaid.com  and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page under Customer Care for more information.

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Breezer Recalls Downtown Bicycles Due to Crash Hazard; Pedals Can Come Off (Well that's a tiny detail of an issue!)

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Calphalon Recalls Pizza Wheels Due to Laceration Hazard because The handle of the pizza cutter can detach during use, posing a laceration hazard.

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IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (VYSSA SPELEVINK crib mattresses)

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Merck Recalls Temodar and Temozolomide Bottles with Cracked Caps Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

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Philips Recalls Halogen Bulbs Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards

The lens of the bulb can shatter in the lamp or the lens can fall and shatter, posing a laceration and burn hazard.

Contact: Philips Lighting North America Corporation at 800-239-6587 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at halogenlamp@philips.com and online at www.philips.com/recall and select “United States/English” for more information.

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Prestone Products Recalls Windshield De-Icer and Ice and Frost Shield Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement

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Thirteen Manufacturers, Distributors Recall Bicycles with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard -

Bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick release levers, Consumers should stop using the bicycles immediately and contact the recalling company for free installation of a new quick release on the front wheel.

Consumers should contact the recalling companies through their websites and call centers listed below or visit the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association Quick Release Recall website at www.quickreleaserecall.com. 

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