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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.

Comfort Research LLC has recalled about 1,200 bean bag chairs because the zippers on these products can be opened by children who can then crawl inside, become entrapped, and suffocate or choke on the chair’s foam beads. This recall involves Comfort Research’s Ultra Lounge bean bag chair covers. The natural polyester Sherpa, teardrop-shaped bean bag chair covers measure 28 inches by 28 inches by 36 inches and have two zippers on the exterior. The covers were sold without foam bead filling in a DIY package. They have three sewn-in tags: one reads “id COLORS” on the front and “RN48711” on the back, the second has the UPC label code “PO#12991” or “PO#13539” on the front, and the third has the care and use instructions printed on one side and the warning notice on the other. These chairs were made in mainland China and the United States and sold at Kroger, Meijer and Shopko stores from April through August 2017.

Lawnmower Blade Shafts
SureFit is recalling approximately 900 lawnmower blade spindle shafts in the United States and about 75 lawnmower blade spindle shafts in Canada because they can break during use and the broken blade pieces can become projectiles. This recall involves the SureFit blade spindle shaft/assembly with model numbers 504-00341 and 504-00346. These products were sold separately as replacement blade spindle shafts/assemblies in the aftermarket for John Deere riding lawn mowers at Ball Equipment, Dixie Sales, Marr Brothers, and other lawn and garden stores nationwide from January through September 2017.

Computer Batteries
HP Inc. has issued a recall for about 50,000 computer lithium-ion batteries in the United States and about 2,600 computer lithium-ion batteries in Canada because they can overheat and pose fire and burn hazards. These batteries were shipped with or sold as accessories for HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), HPx360 310 G2, HP Envy m6, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11 and HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4 and Studio G3) mobile workstations. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation or for any of the products listed above. They were sold at Best Buy and other stores as well as by authorised dealers nationwide and on-line at www.Amazon.com, www.hp.com and other websites. The batteries were shipped in notebook computers and mobile workstations sold from December 2015 through December 2017.

High Chairs
Skip Hop has announced a recall of about 7,900 convertible high chairs in the United States as well as about 2,000 convertible high chairs in Canada because the front legs in these chairs can detach from the seat, posing a fall and injury hazard to children. This recall involves charcoal coloured Tuo convertible high chairs, which can be converted into a toddler chair. The recall involves style numbers 304200 and 304200CN as well as date codes HH102016, HH11/2016, HH3/2017 and HH4/2017. The high chairs have a reversible seat pad, a removable tray, a five-point harness, a beechwood footrest and legs. These products were sold at Babies ”R” Us, Buy Baby, Target, Kohls, Dillards and other children specialty stores nationwide as well as on-line at Amazon.com and Skiphop.com from December 2016 through September 2017.

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