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Recalled Items for July

Posted by on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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Thought it might be a good idea to post any recalls for products that we all might see come across on Facebook or in other groups here.  :)  I'll try to keep updated and post them throughout the month and start a new post for the new month.  :)



Lilypie Fifth Birthday tickers
by on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Artsana USA Chicco Polly High Chairs

This recall involves a range of Chicco Polly high chairs with pegs on the back legs intended for tray storage. The high chairs have a folding metal frame for storage and a reclining seat. The recalled high chairs can be identified by the model number and date code printed on a label on the underside of the seat, close to the footrest. The date code is in the format DDMMYYYY or YYYY-MM-DD. High chairs included in this recall were manufactured prior to October 13, 2010 and have one of the following model numbers on the label:

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Thu, 07/12/2012
Brand: 

Chicco

Sold At: 

Retail stores including Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Buy Buy Baby, Shopko and Toys R Us, as well as online outlets including Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Babyage.com, Babysupermart.com, Diapers.com and Target.com from January 2005 through July 2012 for between $100 and $150.

Problem: 

Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 455,000 in the United States and 30,690 in Canada

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should contact Chicco for a free peg cover kit which will be mailed to them. To help prevent injuries before repair, consumers should store the tray on the pegs when the high chair is not in use.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Chicco toll-free at (800) 807-8817 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.chiccousa.com/pollykit

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm is aware of 21 reports of incidents in which a child fell against the peg and received injuries, including four laceration injuries requiring medical closure (stitches, tape or glue) and one scratched cornea.

Manufactured In: 

China

NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Nikon digital SLR camera battery packs

This recall involves Nikon EN-EL 15 rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs with lot numbers E and F. The battery pack was sold with the Nikon digital SLR D800 and D7000 model cameras. The battery packs model number EN-EL15 and 7.0V 1900mAh 14Wh are printed on the back of the battery pack. Only battery packs with an E or F in ninth character of the 14-digit lot number located on the back of the battery pack are included in this recall.

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2012
Brand: 

Nikon

Sold At: 

Camera, office supply and mass merchandise stores, in catalogs and on various websites nationwide. They were sold with the digital SLR camera in Canada from February 2012 through March 2012 and in the U.S. from March 2012 through April 2012 for between $1,200 and $3,000.

Problem: 

The battery packs can short circuit, causing them to overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 5,100 in the United States, 1,100 in Canada and an additional 195,000 worldwide

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should stop using the recalled battery packs immediately, remove them from the camera and contact Nikon for a free replacement battery pack.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Nikon at (800) 645-6687 between 8 a.m. through 12 midnight ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.nikonusa.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

Nikon has received seven reports of incidents outside of the U.S. and Canada of the recalled battery packs overheating. No incidents have been reported in the U.S. or Canada. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 

Japan and China

NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Innovage Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps

This recall involves Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps that feature rotating films with marine or safari scenes. The words "Discovery Kids" are printed on the front top-left corner of the product. The recalled products have both an 11-digit batch number that begins with either 584894 or 10128 and a model number of 1628626, 1642433, 1641522, 1641523, 1645729, or 1645853. Batch numbers can be found imprinted in the plastic underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging. Model numbers can be found on stickers placed underneath the lamps and on the bottom of the packaging near the barcode.

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Tue, 07/03/2012
Brand: 

Innovage

Sold At: 

Bed Bath & Beyond, Bonton, JCPenney, Kohls, Office Max, Toys "R" Us stores nationwide as well as the online retailers Amazon, Ideeli, JCPenney, Kohls, Macy's and Overstock from June 2010 through March 2012 for between $10 and $20.

Problem: 

The placement of internal wires near the circuit board can cause electrical short-circuiting and sparking, posing a fire and a burn hazard to consumers.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 300,000

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the lamps and contact Innovage for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information contact Innovage toll-free at (888) 232-1535 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at www.innovage.net, www.lamprecall.org or e-mail info@lamprecall.org

Incidents/Injuries: 

Innovage has received 11 reports of short circuiting. This includes three reports of lamps catching fire, which led to property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 

China


NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Troxel Flexible Flyer Big Adventure, Fun Fantastic Swing Sets

The Flexible Flyer swing sets come in 11 different models each with a see saw attachment along with swings, bars or a slide. The model number can be found on a sticker located underneath the center of the top bar of each swing set unit. Model numbers and names are listed below:

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2012
Brand: 

Troxel

Sold At: 

0

Problem: 

The see saw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use, posing a fall hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 100,500 in the United States and 4,900 in Canada

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should stop using the see saws immediately and contact Troxel to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Troxel at (888) 770-7060 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at http://www.regcen.com/flexibleflyer

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm received 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking resulting in thirteen injuries to young children that included bumps, bruises and lacerations.

Manufactured In: 

United States

NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:41 PM

iSi North America Twist'n Sparkle Home Beverage Carbonation System Plastic Bottles.

The products are plastic bottles used as a part of the iSi Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation System. The recalled bottles were sold in the Starter Set model number 1005 with one reusable bottle and the Bottle Set model number 1006 with two reusable bottles. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the box. The recalled plastic bottles are available in one size and two colors of caps/bottoms, white or gray.

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Thu, 07/05/2012
Brand: 

iSi North America

Sold At: 

Williams-Sonoma, QVC and other national retailers and websites from June 2010 to March 2012 for approximately $50 for the Starter Set and $30 for the Bottle Set.

Problem: 

The plastic bottles can explode under pressure, expelling plastic parts, resulting in an injury hazard to anyone nearby.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 162,700

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and either contact iSi or the place of purchase for instructions on returning the product for a refund or store credit. For products purchased online, contact the online retailers for instructions on how to ship the returns and receive a refund or credit. Note that the US Postal Service does not accept CO2 gas chargers for shipment by mail.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact iSi at (800) 645-3595 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.twistnsparkle.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm is aware of nine incidents involving exploding plastic bottles including three in which consumers received cuts to various parts of their upper body.

Manufactured In: 

Austria and Hungary

NicholasMama608
by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Old Navy Toddler Girl Aqua Socks slip-on shoes

The slip-on shoes have pull-on tabs on both the front and back of the foot opening of the shoe. These Aqua Socks were sold in pink and purple in Toddler sizes 5-11. The recall includes Old Navy Toddler Girl Aqua Socks with style number 896452. A small tag inside the foot opening contains the style number (896452), size information and country of origin (China).

By Parenting Staff
Date: 
Thu, 07/12/2012
Brand: 

Old Navy

Sold At: 

Old Navy stores in the U.S. and Canada and at oldnavy.com in the U.S. and at oldnavy.ca in Canada from February 2012 through June 2012. The shoes sold for between $12 and $15.

Problem: 

This style of Aqua Socks have less traction when worn on wet or smooth surfaces such as hardwood or tile, creating a slip and fall hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 

About 34,000 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada

If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using these shoes and return them to any Old Navy store for a full refund. Consumers who return the shoes before November 9, 2012 will also receive a coupon for $10 off their next purchase at Old Navy. Contact custserv@oldnavy.com if you wish to return the Toddler Girl Aqua Sock by mail.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Old Navy toll-free at (866) 580-9930 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, Saturday between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET, and Sunday between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET, or email Old Navy at custserv@oldnavy.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

Two customers reported falls with minor injuries that did not require medical attention.

Manufactured In: 

China

timon95
by Betty on Jul. 23, 2012 at 10:14 AM

tfs

nngmommy83
by on Jul. 23, 2012 at 5:26 PM
We don't own any of these
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abra
by on Jul. 23, 2012 at 5:41 PM
Same here. Tyfs, though!

Quoting nngmommy83:

We don't own any of these
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