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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.

Children’s Bracelets
Studio Fun International Inc. has recalled about 79,000 children’s bracelets in the United States as well as 7,000 children’s bracelets in Canada because the metal band can wear through the fabric covering of the bracelet, posing a laceration hazard. The recalled “slap bracelets” were included with "DreamWorks Trolls: It's Hug Time!" children’s storybooks. They are an inner, flexible metal band wrapped in a purple fabric covering with a pink fabric flower. The ISBN for the book is 978-0-7944-3840-1 and is printed on the back. These products were sold at book and other retail stores nationwide, book fairs and clubs, as well as on-line at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, Walmart.com and other on-line retailers from September 2016 through August 2017.

Patio Chairs
Nantucket Distributing Co. LLC is recalling approximately 45,200 patio chairs because the fabric seat on these chairs can tear, posing a fall hazard to the user. The recall includes Nantucket Distributing folding chairs sold with the Bimini patio set. The set includes four brown powder coated steel and fabric folding chairs, a square glass table and an umbrella. The folding chairs, table and umbrella were sold with hang tags with model number HYS0120 at Christmas Tree Shops, andThat! and Christmas Tree Shops and That! stores nationwide from February 2015 through May 2017.

Southwire Company LLC has issued a recall for about 8,700 lights in the United States and about 10,000 lights in Canada because light refraction through these lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves Moonrays brand large mystic globe and winter-themed snow globe stake lights. The lawn and garden decorations are plastic globes mounted on a metal stake that can be inserted into the ground. Water and antifreeze allows glitter inside the globe to float. The winter-themed light stake is framed by a snowman, Christmas Tree, Santa Claus or reindeer. The solar powered lights also contain LED bulbs that run on AA NI-cd or AA-NI-Mh rechargeable batteries. These lights were sold at Moonrays and home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and on-line from August 2016 through March 2017.

Infant Bib and Bootie Sets
DEMDACO has announced a recall of about 1,500 infant bib and bootie sets because rattles sewn into the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves Story Time bib and bootie sets for infants ages three through six months sold under the brand name Nat & Jules. The multi-coloured pastel sets were sold in six different child themes and have serial numbers ranging from 5004700491 to 5004700496. The serial number can be found on the side of the bib. Rattle attachments sewn into the booties co-ordinate with the theme. These products were sold at Christus Health Retail Systems, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, More Than Words, and The Mole Hole of Peddlers Village & Eash Sales from June through August 2017.

Fireworks Over America is recalling approximately 13,050 fireworks units because the lit firework can tip over and fire shells at bystanders. This recall involves all Fireworks Over America Serious Spinout multi-effect fireworks sold individually and by the case. Recalled fireworks have product code FOA 2773 printed on the back panel in the lower right hand corner. The fireworks consist of eight tubes wrapped in colourful paper. The tubes are bundled together to form a “cake” that measures six inches tall by about four  inches wide. “Serious Spinout,” “Warning” and an image of two yellow cars are printed on the front panel. These products were sold by Fireworks Over America wholesale distribution centres and retail fireworks stores, tents and stands nationwide from October 2016 through July 2017.

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