Monday, July 11, 2016

Recalls for Rattles, Helmets, Pacifiers and More

Recalls for Rattles, Helmets, Pacifiers

Today we have clamp meters, infant rattles, pacifiers, infant bicycle helmet recalls and more. The impacted distributors include Hobby Lobby, Pacific Cycle, Target, & Rocky Mountain.

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Black Diamond Recalls Camming Climbing Devices Due to Fall Hazard

The camming devices can come apart during use and fail, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Contact: Black Diamond at 877-775-5552 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at recall@bdell.com.

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Digital Clamp Meters Recalled by Klein Tools Due to Shock and Burn Hazards

The meters can fail to give an accurate voltage reading, resulting in the operator falsely believing the electrical power is off, posing shock, electrocution and burn hazards.

Contact: Klein Tools at 800-527-3099 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.kleintools.com and click on “Safety Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information or email ClampMeterRecall@kleintools.com. 

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Hobby Lobby Recalls Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

The rattle seams can separate, exposing the fiber stuffing and bell rattle, posing a choking hazard.

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Hobby Lobby Recalls Infant Pacifier Holders Due to Choking Hazard

The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder, posing a choking hazard.

Contact: Hobby Lobby Stores at 800-326-7931from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hobbylobby.com and click on the “Recall” tab at the bottom of the page for more information.


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Munchkin Recalls Latch Lightweight Pacifiers & Clips Due to Choking Hazard

The clip cover can detach from the pacifier’s clip, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Contact: Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.munchkin.com, click on Help at the bottom of the page and then Recalls for more information.

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Pacific Cycle Recalls Infant Bicycle Helmets Due to Choking and Magnet Ingestion Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Target

The magnetic buckle on the helmet’s chin strap contains small plastic covers and magnets that can come loose, posing a risk of choking and magnet ingestion to young children.

Contact: Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, email customerservice@pacific-cycle.com or online at www.schwinnbikes.com and click on “Support” then “Safety & Recalls” or www.target.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

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Rocky Mountain Recalls Bicycles with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard

An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider.

Contact: Rocky Mountain toll-free at 800-663-2512 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at info@bikes.com or online at www.bikes.com and click on Safety/Recall at the bottom of the page.

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Target Recalls Menorahs Due to Fire Hazard

The menorahs can melt when the candles are burning, posing a fire hazard.

Contact: Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.target.com, click Help section at bottom of homepage, then click Product Recalls or click on Recall tab on the Target’s Facebook page for more information.

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Twin Go Recalls Baby Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

The waist buckle can break, posing a fall hazard to children in the carrier.

Contact: TwinGo toll-free at 888-288-9342 from 9am-5pm EST Monday-Friday, via email at safety@twingocarrier.com or online at www.TwinGoCarrier.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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