27 April 2018
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Knives with Sheath
L.L.Bean Inc. has recalled about 600 knives with a sheath because the knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves the Allagash fixed blade hunting knife with a sheath. The sheath measures seven inches long by two inches wide, is made of brown leather and contains white stitching down one side. The knife blade measures 3.55 inches long by one inch wide, is made of stainless steel and is attached to a light brown handle. L.L.Bean is embossed on the brown leather sheath and engraved on the top of the knife blade near the handle on one side. The recalled knives with a sheath have product identification number 501794 printed on the green box in which the knife is packaged. These products were sold exclusively at L.L.Bean stores nationwide, through the L.L.Bean catalogue and on-line at llbean.com from August 2017 through February 2018.
Jo-Ann Stores LLC is recalling approximately 3,000 light sets because the glass jars in these sets can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard. This recall involves battery-operated Maker’s Holiday 10-count LED string light sets. The light sets consist of ten glass jars with white plastic snow and red plastic beads inside and a cork at the top that holds the LED bulb. The light strings measure about 73.5 inches long and have a tag attached with instructions on how to replace the batteries. Maker’s Holiday is printed on the front of the product packaging and SKU/UPC 1554-7201/603559321277 is on the bottom left of the back side of the product packaging. These light sets were sold at Jo-Ann stores nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018.
Primark US Corp. has issued a recall for about 14,500 decorative cushions because they can catch fire if exposed to an ignition source. This recall involves 21 different types of decorative cushions sold in various colours and shapes, including square, rectangular, heart-shaped, unicorn-shaped and pumpkin-shaped. The product code is printed on the label attached to the cushion. Product codes included in this recall are 0608803, 0608804, 0608805, 0608806, 0608808, 0822101, 0822102, 4467001, 4467002, 4727601, 5512101, 5512102, 5512103, 8191201, 8191202, 9752806, 3685901, 4467701, 5912001, 4467201 and 8167401. The recalled cushions were sold exclusively at Primark’s eight stores located in the north-eastern United States from May 2017 through February 2018.
Wild & Wolf has announced a recall of about 2,900 toy xylophones in the United States as well as approximately 240 toy xylophones in Canada because the ball on the end of the xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard. This recall involves Petit Collage musical jumbo wooden xylophones, which are musical instrument toys for children. The recalled toy xylophones have a wooden base shaped like the profile of an elephant with five different coloured metal keys and a wooden beater stick with a red wooden ball attached to one end. The beater stick measures about 5.625 inches long by 0.75 inches wide. “Petit Collage” and “TT.1902.0617” are printed on the bottom back of the xylophone. These xylophones were sold at Barnes & Noble, Patina, Urban Outfitters and other stores nationwide, as well as on-line at PetitCollage.com and other websites, from August 2017 through February 2018.
Base Brands LLC has recalled about 2,000 children’s water bottles because the pink paint on the outside of these bottles contains excessive lead levels. This recall involves children’s Reduce Hydro Pro Furry Friends water bottles. The stainless steel insulated, 14-ounce water bottles were sold in a pack of two bottles: a pink bottle with a character of a bear face and a grey bottle with the character of a lamb head. The recalled water bottles have a removable lid gasket and a rubber carry strap. Reduce, www.reduceeveryday.com and 14oz/0.41L are printed on the blue or pink underside of the bottle. These products were sold at Costco Wholesale stores nationwide and on-line at Amazon.com from January through February 2018.