20 Jan 2017
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Disney Destinations LLC (doing business as Disney Theme Park Merchandise) has recalled about 15,000 infant sweatshirts because the snaps on the hoodies can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves Minnie and Mickey Mouse infant hoodie sweatshirts with a three snap closure. The black garments are made of cotton and polyester, have ears attached to the hood, and were sold in sizes 6M, 12M, 18M and 24M. The Minnie Mouse sweatshirt has a red fabric bow with white polka dots attached to the top of the hood between the ears, and the artwork shows a screen print of Minnie’s body up to the neck. The Mickey Mouse sweatshirt has artwork showing a screen print of Mickey’s body up to the neck. Recalled UPC codes include (6M) 400000175669, (12M) 400000175676, (18M) 400000175683, (24M) 400000175690, (6M) 400000145433, (12M) 400000145440, (18M) 400000145457 and (24M) 400000145464. These garments were sold exclusively at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, as well as on the Shop Disney Parks mobile app from April through October 2016.
Laptop Battery Packs
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. has recalled an additional 83,000 laptop computer lithium-ion battery packs in the United States (91,000 units were previously recalled on 30 March 2016), as well as 10,000 units in Canada and 5,000 units in Mexico, because they can overheat and pose burn and fire hazards to consumers. This expanded recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 41 models of Toshiba Satellite laptops, including the Satellite models affected by the March 2016 recall. The battery packs also were sold separately and installed by Toshiba as part of a repair. Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C. These products were sold at Office Depot, Staples and other electronic stores nationwide and on-line at Toshibadirect.com and other websites from June 2011 through November 2016.
Dunkin’ Brands Inc. is recalling about 8,300 glass tumblers because they can crack or break, posing laceration and burn hazards. This recall involves 16 ounce glass tumblers for hot and cold beverages sold in three styles. They are approximately eight inches tall and three inches in diameter. The first style has “BUT FIRST, DUNKIN” written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid, and pink plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The second style has “BUT FIRST, DUNKIN” written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid, and orange plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The third style has a black and grey plaid pattern on the inside layer of glass, a black silicone grip with the letters “DD” embossed on it, and a black lid. These tumblers were sold at Dunkin’ Donuts stores from September through November 2016.
Nantucket Distributing has announced a recall of approximately 600 Christmas trees because the fuse on these trees can overheat and blow, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves pre-lit artificial Colorado Spruce Christmas trees. The green trees measure about 6.5 feet tall and contain five multi-coloured incandescent and globe light strands. SKU/UPC 31738736 is located on the price tag affixed to the product’s packaging. These trees were sold at Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat!, and andThat! stores from October through November 2016.
Boosted Inc. is recalling about 3,200 electric skateboards in the United States and about 100 electric skateboards in Canada because the lithium-ion battery pack in these skateboards can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves 2nd Generation Boosted Dual+ electric skateboards with lithium ion battery packs. “Boosted” is printed on the wooden skateboards and serial numbers that start with S2634 through S2644 are located on a white sticker on the bottom of the boards. Sold as original equipment with the skateboards, the battery packs have an orange power button and are attached to the bottom of the board in a black thermoplastic enclosure. These skateboards were sold on-line at boostedboards.com from September through November 2016.