17 Feb 2017
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Bolton Furniture has recalled about 1,000 dressers 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 injuries to children. This recall involves two over two style four-drawer dressers sold in cherry, chestnut, espresso, honey, ivory, natural and white. Covered models include Cambridge 8614, Emma 8314, Essex 6614, Wakefield 8014 and Woodridge 8414. These dressers were made in mainland China and Vietnam and sold at full line furniture and children’s specialty stores nationwide as well as on-line at Amazon.com, Overstock.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com, Wayfair.com, Zulilly.com and other on-line retailers from February 2011 to October 2016.
Casual Living Worldwide is recalling some two million patio chairs in the United States, about 30,000 patio chairs in Canada and approximately 14,000 patio chairs in Mexico because the base of these chairs can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard to the user. This recall involves Hampton Bay Anselmo, Calabria and Dana Point chairs as well as Martha Stewart Living branded Cardona, Grand Bank and Wellington swivel patio chairs. The chairs are made of aluminium and steel with a round swivel base and arm rests. They were sold as a pair and as part of a seven-piece patio set with accompanying tables exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and on-line at HomeDepot.com from January 2007 through February 2016.
Brown Jordan Services Inc. has recalled about 1,500 patio chairs because the base of these chairs can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard to the user. This recall involves La-Z-Boy Kayla swivel dining and lounge patio chairs made of aluminium and steel with a round swivel base. The chairs have dark blue fabric covered cushions as well as La-Z-Boy printed on a gold-coloured tag on the back. They were sold in a four-piece lounge set and a five-piece dining set exclusively at Sears.com from January through July 2016.
Lowe’s Stores has announced a recall of some 315,000 bar chairs because their legs can become detached from their centre post at the weld, posing a fall hazard. This recall involves allen + roth brand Safford model and Garden Treasures brand Lakeview model bar chairs sold in sets of four. The four-foot tall chairs have a brown, aluminium frame and a beige sling fabric cover. They swivel 360 degrees and have arm rests on each side. They were sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores nationwide and on-line at www.lowes.com from November 2008 through August 2016.
Barnes & Noble is recalling about 147,000 power adapters because they can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing the metal prongs and posing an electric shock hazard. This recall involves black power adapters sold with the NOOK Tablet 7”. The adapter has model number TPA-95A050100UU and manufacture date 201610. The NOOK Tablet 7” model number BNTV450 is located on the back of the product. These products were sold at Barnes & Noble stores and on-line at www.barnesandnoble.com from November 2016 through January 2017.
Disney Destinations LLC (doing business as Disney Theme Park Merchandise) has recalled about 3,000 Mickey Mouse nightlights because liquid from the nightlights can leak onto the electrical outlet, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves the Happy Holidays! Mickey Mouse Nightlight with a Mickey Mouse face and a red and white Santa hat filled with liquid and glitter. Date code FAC #019808-16150 is printed on the bottom rear of the nightlight, while UPC code 400009489637 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the product packaging. These nightlights were sold exclusively at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista (Florida) and the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim (California), as well as through the Shop Disney Parks mobile app and on-line at DisneyStore.com from July through November 2016.
Sony Electronics Inc. has recalled an additional 700 laptop computer lithium-ion battery packs (1,700 units were previously recalled in June 2016) because they can overheat and pose burn and fire hazards to consumers. This expanded recall involves Panasonic battery packs installed in 18 models of Sony’s VAIO Series laptop computers. The battery packs were manufactured with the laptop and battery packs were sold separately or installed by Sony as part of a repair. Panasonic battery packs included in this recall have model number VGP-BPS26 and part numbers 1-853-237-11 and 1-853-237-21 printed on the back. They were sold by Best Buy, Sony retail stores, other consumer electronic stores nationwide, and on-line at www.store.sony.com
and other websites from February through October 2013.
Power Supplies Sold with Chairs
La-Z-Boy Inc. has announced a recall of about 2,500 power supplies sold with lift chairs in the United States and approximately 210 power supplies sold with lift chairs in Canada because the power supply cover can crack within the screw housing and break, exposing internal electrical components and posing a shock hazard to users. The recall involves power supplies sold with Gold Series electric lift chairs, the Clayton Luxury-Lift (model 1HL562) and Power Lift (model 1ML562) and Luxury-Lift (models 1LF505 and 1LF819). They were also part of conversion kits for older lift chairs with models 1LL320, 1LL508, 1LL515, 1LM320, 1LM508 and 1LM515. The power supply enables the chair’s seat to lift a consumer from a seated into a standing position. Its casing is a black plastic rectangular box measuring approximately six inches by 3.5 inches by 3.5 inches. Only power supplies with LOT #150113 are included in this recall. The power supplies were made in mainland China and the lift chairs were made in the United States. These products were sold at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries and independent furniture stores nationwide as well as on-line at la-z-boy.com from September 2015 through November 2016.