Monday, March 21, 2016

APPLE, IKEA, MICHAELS, And More Recalls

Today Apple gets some mention in the recall zone because of a wall adapter, while IKEA once again hits the CPSC news with some ceiling lamp recalls.

Other recalls involve children's booties that choke, and high chairs that can tumble.

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Apple Recalls Travel Adapter Kits and Plugs Due to Risk of Electric Shock

The two-prong wall plug adapters for Australia/New Zealand/Argentina, Brazil, Continental Europe and Korea can break and expose the metal portion of the adapter, posing an electric shock risk.

Contact: Apple at 800-275-2273 any time, or online at www.apple.com and click on AC Wall Plug Adapter Recall Program for more information.

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BYA Sports Recalls Skyline Backyard Zipline Kits Due to Fall Hazard

A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Contact: BYA Sports collect at 303-443-0163 from 8 a .m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.BYAsports.com and click on the Recall Information tab for more information.

(Sold at: REI and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at promotive.com from August 2013 through July 2015 )

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Classic Characters Recalls Infant Booties Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Contact:  Classic Characters, Inc. toll-free at 866-274-3452 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.classiccharacters.com and click on “safety notice” for more information.

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Crescent Point Energy Recalls To Inspect Propane Gas Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

The recalled propane does not have sufficient levels of odorant to help alert consumers of a gas leak.  Failure to detect leaking gas can present fire, explosion and thermal burn hazards.

Contact: Crescent Point Energy toll free at 866-421-4266 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, email info@youandpropane.com or online at www.youandpropane.com for more information.

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IKEA Recalls Ceiling Lamps Due to Laceration Hazard

The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades to the lamp housings can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration hazard.

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 for more information.

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Michaels Recalls Artificial Poinsettias Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

Mold can be present on the stems and bushes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

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Michaels Recalls Holiday Paper Boxes Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

Mold can be present on the boxes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Contact:  Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.michaels.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

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Nuna Baby Essentials Recalls High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children.

Contact: Nuna Baby Essentials toll-free at 855-686-2872 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nuna.eu/usa/ and click on “Product Recall” under the “Support” section on the sidebar of the homepage for more information.

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