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CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China

The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.

Stuffed Toys
TOMY International Inc. has recalled about 9,300 stuffed toys in the United States and about 4,700 stuffed toys in Canada because parts inside these toys can break, creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy and pose a laceration hazard. This recall involves Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys with item number L27578. “Tomy,” “Lamaze” and the item number are printed on a sewn-in fabric label near the tail of the toy. The toys are multi-coloured with a white clip on the head of the chipmunk. When the clip is pulled, the chipmunk toy vibrates and simulates eating the cloth nut attached to its arm. These toys were sold at Babies R Us, Toys R Us and other retail stores nationwide as well as on-line at Amazon.com from May 2016 through July 2017.

Harness Belts
Corbeau USA LLC is recalling approximately 2,000 harness belts because one of the five belts can unlock during use and allow the user to fall out of or be thrown from the vehicle, posing a risk of serious injury or death. This recall involves 5-Point Camlock harness belts intended for use on off-highway vehicles. The belts have five mounting points, two lap points, two points behind the seat and an additional strap between the legs. Only harness belts with part numbers 53001B, 53007B or 53009B and a date code between May 2016 and May 2017 are included in the recall. They were sold at CJ Pony Parts Inc., Latemodel Restoration, Transamerican Auto Parts and other aftermarket auto parts stores nationwide, as well as on-line at www.corbeau.com, from April 2016 through April 2017.

Activity Toys
The Manhattan Toy Company LLC has issued a recall for about 14,400 activity toys in the United States and approximately 1,000 activity toys in Canada because the coloured plastic tubes on these toys can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants. The Winkel Colorburst teething and activity toy has multi-colour plastic tubing inserted into a plastic cube with rattle beads inside. The model number and lot code are printed on the centre of the cube as well as on the hang-tag and product packaging near the UPC code. Only activity balls with lot codes 206880 DH, 206880 EH, 206880 HH or 206871 EH are included in this recall. These toys were sold at toy stores nationwide and on-line at www.manhattantoy.com and through other websites from May 2015 through September 2016.

Women’s Scarves
ZORJAR has announced a recall of about 1,700 women’s fashion scarves because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles. The recalled scarves have a metal tassel in either gold or silver attached to the corner. They measure about 43 inches long by 70 inches wide and weigh 0.5 ounces per square yard. They have a small black side seam label stating “100% silk” and were sold in the following 26 colours: salmon, pink yellow, yellow, watermelon, red, coffee, royal blue, rose, beige, wine red, light purple, black, blue green, blackish green, gradient purple pink, gradient khaki pink, gradient beige green, gradient beige wine, gradient green, gradient orange, gradient watermelon, gradient yellow green, gradient rose, gradient royal blue, gradient light blue, gradient light purple and gradient khaki. They were sold exclusively at Amazon.com from February 2015 through May 2017.

iRover has announced a recall of about 2,800 self-balancing scooters/hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery packs in these products can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding. This recall involves iRover self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model number 87645 or 87644. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. They have “iRover” printed on the front outer casing and come in black and white. They were sold at Fallas Stores in Los Angeles, California, as well as at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores nationwide, from December 2015 through December 2016.

Light Bulbs
R & D Products LLC is recalling approximately 3,700 LED light bulbs because they can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard. This recall involves all Outxpro 2-in-1 mosquito zapper LED light bulbs. The 10-watt bulb has a white grid housing that measures about 3.1 inches high, 3.1 inches wide and 6.1 inches deep. The grid housing has a blue light used to attract insects and a LED light below for lighting. Item number DYT-80 and “Kinven” are printed on the product’s packaging. These light bulbs were sold exclusively at Amazon.com from July through August 2016.

Magnetic Boards
Really Good Stuff has issued a recall for some 1.6 million magnetic dry erase white boards because the thin magnetic metal surface can separate from the product’s wooden board, posing a laceration hazard. This recall includes Write Again brand dry erase white boards sold in four sizes with SKU numbers 152277 (double sided, 9 by 12 inches ), 136110 (9 by 12 inches), 152211 (12 by 18 inches) or 301800 (6 by 9 inches).  Lot numbers XXXXXX-0903 through XXXXXX-1115 and the SKU numbers are printed on a label on the back of the board. The boards were sold individually and in packs of six exclusively through Really Good Stuff catalogues nationwide, as well as on-line at www.reallygoodstuff.com, from March 2003 through April 2017.

Water Dispensers
Nestlé Waters North America Inc. has recalled about 12,300 water dispensers because they can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves Nestlé Waters AccuPure floor-standing filtration dispensers with model number HB215-3G (black) or HW215-3G (white). They measure 44.6 inches tall by 12.5 inches wide. The units connect to the customer location’s plumbing system, draw and filter water from the local system, and then dispense the filtered water through the unit. The upper front panels of the units have an “AccuPure” logo and an illuminated clock display. The model number can be found on a white sticker on the back of the dispenser. These products were sold and rented to businesses nationwide from April 2011 through April 2017 as part of individual service contracts with Nestlé Waters.

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