13 April 2017
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
SolarWorld has recalled about 97,000 connectors sold with solar panels because they can develop microscopic cracks that allow moisture to leak into them while the system is producing electricity, posing an electrical shock hazard. This recall involves Amphenol UTX PV model connectors used to connect various types of photovoltaic solar panels to the electrical connection system. The connectors have a black plastic exterior with “Amphenol” and “UTX PV” stamped on the end. They consist of a male pin on one end and a female socket on the other. These products were sold by solar panel installers nationwide from November through December 2016.
Target Corp. is recalling about 19,000 magnetic tic-tac-toe games because the magnets can come off the game, posing a choking hazard. In addition, when two or more magnets are swallowed they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. This recall involves a magnetic tic-tac-toe 10 by 10 inch plywood board with nine “X” and “Heart” game pieces. The game pieces have a magnet on the back. Model number “234-25-1089” is printed on the bottom right corner of the product. These games were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from December 2016 through February 2017.
Juratoys U.S. has recalled about 9,900 toy trolleys in the United States and 640 toy trolleys in Canada because they can tip backwards, posing an impact injury hazard to children. This recall involves four Bricolo by Janod push toy trolleys. The French Cocotte Cooker trolley is red with orange wheels and includes a cooktop with fried egg shapes, an oven and eight accessories, including pots and pans. The DIY-Magnetic trolley is grey and black with red wheels, a work station and tools. The Redmaster-Magnetic DIY trolley is black and grey with red wheels and 21 accessories, including three magnetic tools and a set of gears. The Barbecue trolley is brightly coloured and comes with a magnetic spatula, a magnetic barbecue fork, one piece of pork, two sausages, one fish, one piece of beef and three tomatoes. The trolleys measure approximately 17 inches tall and have a one foot by one foot base. These toys were sold at various toy stores nationwide, including Giggle and Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as on-line at Zulily.com from September 2012 through March 2017.
Sundesa LLC (doing business as BlenderBottle) has announced a recall of about 48,000 glass dressing shaker bottles in the United States and about 800 glass dressing shaker bottles in Canada because the bottom of the bottle can break when the metal agitator strikers it, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves Whiskware glass dressing shaker bottles with a white plastic combination lid and pour spout and an internal stainless steel, round wire agitator used to mix the shaker's contents. “Whiskware™” and a volume measurement scale are written in white letters on the side of the glass bottle. Only glass shakers that measure 8.7 inches tall by about three inches in diameter and hold 2.5 cups of liquid are included in the recall. These products were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond and other specialty stores nationwide as well as by various on-line retailers from July 2016 through January 2017.
humangear inc. is recalling about 61,000 bottle caps in the United States and about 360 bottle caps in Canada because the cap can dislodge or come off, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the bottle is used to hold hot liquids. This recall involves humangear’s capCAP accessory bottle caps sold in green/grey, blue/grey, black/grey and black/black colour combinations for standard wide-mouth stainless steel bottles and in black/grey for glass mason jars. humangear is stamped on the top of the capCAP. Only caps with model numbers HG0501, HG0502, HG0505, HG0505-DSG and HG0515 printed above the UPC code on the package are included in the recall. The recalled caps have a silicone seal, a rubber coating on the large cap and a tab/slot feature on the strap. This recall only includes the newer version of capCAPs sold between November 2016 and February 2017 at Dicks Sporting Goods, REI, SCHEELS and other sporting goods stores nationwide.
Sock and Accessory Brands Global has recalled about 14,500 infant caps in the United States and approximately 50 infant caps in Canada because the button on the top of the cap can detach, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves John Deere grey infant baseball caps with a green tractor design. The caps were sold in one size (infant 6-12 months). Style number “JSH721HF ” and manufacture date “11/2016” are printed on the sewn in care label inside the back of the caps. These caps were sold at Tractor Supply Company and farm and ranch stores nationwide from January through March 2017.
Walmart has announced a recall of about 400 portable table saws because they can collapse unexpectedly, posing laceration and impact injury hazards to the operator. The recall involves model number JT2504BD Black+Decker brand 10-inch table saws. The table saws sit on a black metal foldable stand and have Black+Decker and JT2504BD printed on the front right side. They were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and at Walmart.com from February through August 2016.
Children’s Sweatshirts & Girls’ Jackets
Fred Meyer Inc. is recalling about 48,000 children’s zipper hooded sweatshirts and girls’ bomber jackets because the zipper pull can detach from these garments, posing choking and laceration hazards to the wearer. This recall involves Kids Korner brand fleece hooded sweatshirts and girls’ bomber jackets with a front zipper, two front pockets, and knitted ribbing around the wrists and waist. The sweatshirts were sold in 18 different prints and solid colours in infant, toddler and children sizes 9 months to youth size 7. Kids Korner is printed on the label at the back of the neck and a white label sewn into the lower left inside seam has the manufacture date of “11/16” and style numbers ending in 8701P, 8701YD, 8671P, 9019 or 9022P. These garments were sold at Fred Meyer, Kroger, Smith’s and Fry’s Marketplace from February through March 2017.
Safavieh has recalled about 500 lingerie chests because they are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injury to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of U.S. voluntary industry standard ASTM F2057-14. This recall involves the Audrey lingerie chest in the white smoke colour with item number AMH6584A. The item number is printed on a tag that is included in the product’s original box. The recalled chests measure about 18 inches wide by 15 inches deep by 30 inches high and have one drawer and one door below the drawer. They were sold on-line at Amazon.com, Overstock.com and Wayfair.com from January 2012 through June 2016.