13 Oct 2017
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Delta Enterprise Corp. has recalled about 28,000 strollers because their leg bracket can break and pose a fall hazard to infants in the stroller. This recall involves J is for Jeep brand cross-country all-terrain jogging strollers manufactured by Delta. The strollers have two wheels in the back and one smaller wheel in the front. “J is for Jeep” is printed on the side of the stroller sun canopy and a star with a circle around its logo is printed on the front bottom of the seat as well as on the side of the stroller. The model number and lot number are printed on a Delta Children label with a blue heart at the left bottom frame support. These strollers were sold at Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide as well as at Shopko stores in Wisconsin from August 2015 through August 2016.
Pro-Tec is recalling approximately 4,600 multi-sport helmets because the buckle on these helmets fails to meet current federal safety standards. This recall involves Pro-Tec City Lite and Pro-Tec Street Lite adult multi-sport helmets. The helmets have chin straps secured by plastic buckles and were sold in sizes S, M, L and XL. The same buckle was used on all sizes of both helmets. The buckle bears the marking “ERGO-LOK” and the “UTX D-FLEX” logo and a label on the inside of the helmet reads “Pro-Tec City Lite” or “Pro-Tec Street Lite.”. There are two vent holes in the back of the helmet and the left vent hole has either an LED light or a plastic insert. The City Lite helmet was sold in rubber black and gloss white, and the Street Lite helmet was sold in rubber black, rubber red and gloss white. They were sold at McCully Bicycle & Sporting Goods, Quality Bicycle Products, Uncle Funky’s Boards and other sports specialty stores nationwide, as well as on-line at Amazon.com and ProtecB2C.com, from February 2016 through January 2017.
Saber Grills LLC has issued a recall for about 18,800 grills and 2,900 warranty parts and conversion kits in the United States, as well as approximately 7,700 grills and 500 warranty parts and conversion kits in Canada, because the grill’s LP regulator can allow gas to flow at a higher pressure than intended, which can result in a gas leak and flame burst from the burner knobs. This recall involves model RA329 LP regulators with a date code in the range of 1120 to 1344, which were (i) sold with certain SABER LP grills, warranty part kits and natural gas to LP conversion kits; (ii) installed as warranty or service parts in certain other SABER LP grills; or (iii) installed in SABER natural gas grills and burners if converted to use LP instead of natural gas. Model numbers affected or potentially affected by this recall include R33CC0312, R33SC0012, R33SC0012-A1, R33SC0012-A2, R50CC0312, R50CC0612, R50SC0012, R50SC0012-A1, R50SC0012-A2, R67SC0012, R67SC0012-A1, R67SC0012-A2, R50CC1715, A00AA0912, 55710672, 55710654, 55710666, 55710845, 55710846, 55710843, 55710613, 55710637, 55710680, R50SB0412, R67SB0312 and K00SB1814. The model number is located on a rating label on the underside of the grease tray. These grills were sold at specialty outdoor living stores nationwide such as Family Leisure, Fortunoff Backyard Store and Watson’s, as well as through authorised websites and catalogues including Bed, Bath & Beyond and Frontgate, from September 2011 through May 2017.
DICK’s Sporting Goods has announced a recall of about 207,500 resistance tubes because they can break while in use and strike the user, posing an injury hazard. This recall involves Fitness Gear resistance tubes used as upper and lower body workout equipment. The latex tubes were sold in blue, grey, green, orange, purple and red with grey handles. The tubes range in resistance from five pounds to 30 pounds and were sold individually and in kits of three, four or five resistance tubes. The resistance level is marked on the black strap between the handle and the tube. The recalled model numbers are STA00560, STA00561, STA00562, STA00563, STA00564, STA00565, STA00566, STA00567 and STA00568. These products were sold exclusively at DICK’S Sporting Goods stores nationwide and on-line at DicksSportingGoods.com from September 2015 through August 2017.
Skip Hop is recalling some 130,000 nightlight soothers in the United States as well as about 21,500 nightlight soothers in Canada because the soother’s USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock hazard. This recall involves Skip Hop’s Moonlight & Melodies owl and elephant nightlight soothers that play melodies or nature sounds and project images. They have a USB wall power adapter and cord. The white and grey owl soothers measure about 5.5 by 4.5 by six inches, while the white elephant soothers measure about seven by 4.2 by 5.7 inches. The soothers have a sound speaker on each side and operation buttons at the top or the back. The Skip Hop logo is on the underside of the soother. These products were sold at Babies “R” Us, Buy Buy Baby, Target and other retailers nationwide and on-line at Skiphop.com and Amazon.com from July 2016 through August 2017.
Children’s Plates and Bowls
Playtex Products LLC is recalling some 3.6 million children’s plates and bowls in the United States as well as about 1.9 million children’s plates and bowls in Canada because the clear plastic layer over the graphics can peel or bubble from the surface of these products, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recalled plates have various printed designs, including cars, construction scenes, giraffes, princesses, superheroes and more. The white polypropylene plates and bowls also have a coloured rim on top and a non-slip bottom. Playtex is written on the bottom of the plates and bowls, which were sold separately and together as sets. A Mealtime set is comprised of a plate, a bowl, two utensils and a cup. These products were sold at Babies “R” Us, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide and on-line at Amazon.com from October 2009 through August 2017.
Toys “R” Us is recalling about 29,700 infants’ balls in the United States as well as 3,000 infants’ balls in Canada because the ball’s rubber knobs and plastic back can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. This recall involves Bruin infant wiggle ball toys, which are also known as a giggle ball. The blue ball has textured bumps for gripping as well as orange, green and yellow rubber knobs all around. The ball wiggles, vibrates and plays three different musical tunes. It has an on/off switch and requires three AA batteries to operate. The recalled balls have model number 5F6342E and Toys “R” Us printed on the product and were sold exclusively at Babies “R” Us and Toys “R” Us stores nationwide from June 2016 through January 2017.