3 Sept 2019
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced a recall of the following products made in mainland China.
Wireless Headphones. Happy Plugs Inc. has recalled about 6,900 wireless headphones in the United States as well as about 2,550 wireless headphones in Canada because the micro-USB charging cable packaged with these headphones can cause them to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers. This recall involves wireless Bluetooth headphones sold with an external micro-USB charging cable. The black charging cable is about 20 inches in length and has a USB 2.0 port on one end and a micro-USB port on the other. The UPC is printed on the back of the product packaging and the item number is printed on the bottom of the packaging. UPC codes involved in this recall include 811613031059, 811613031066, 811613031073, 811613031080, 811613031097, 811613031103, 811613031110, 811613031127, 811613032056 and 811613032063. These headphones were sold at Macy’s stores nationwide and on-line at happyplugs.com from January through May 2019.
Kids Water Bottles. Contigo USA has announced a recall of some 5.7 million kids water bottles in the United States as well as approximately 157,000 kids water bottles in Canada and about 28,000 kids water bottles in Mexico because the water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. The recalled Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles have a clear silicon spout with a black base and cover. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front near the bottom of the bottle. The water bottles came in three sizes (13 ounce, 14 ounce and 20 ounce) and four bottle colours (solid colour, graphics, stainless steel and stainless steel solid colours). They were sold individually as well as in two-packs and three-packs at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide, as well as on-line, from April 2018 through June 2019.
Rugs. At Home Procurement is recalling approximately 24,000 rugs because the large rugs fail to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard, while the small rugs fail to meet federal labelling requirements. This recall involves eight models of Ultimate Shag rugs. Each rug has a label on the back stating “Ultimate Shag”, “at home”, “100% Polyester” and “Made in China”. SKU numbers involved in this recall include 124142991, 124142992, 124115994, 124115995, 124129568, 124121400, 124121401 and 124129561. These rugs were sold at Garden Ridge stores nationwide from December 2013 through October 2014, as well as at Home Stores nationwide from March 2014 through December 2018.
Chests of Drawers. Kirkland’s has recalled about 3,000 chests of drawers because they are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. This recall involves two chests of drawers made from medium-density fibreboard wood. One chest model is mirrored with five drawers and a black wash finish. It measures 35 inches tall, weighs about 47 pounds, and has SKU number 177373 on a price label attached to the back of the hangtag. The Camille chest has six-drawers and a cream distressed finish. It measures 36 inches tall, weighs about 75 pounds, and has SKU number 145191 on a price label attached to the back of the hangtag. These products were sold at Kirkland’s stores nationwide and on-line at www.kirklands.com from January 2016 through May 2019.
Patio Chairs. Rite Aid has announced a recall of about 18,800 folding patio chairs because the chair frame can bend, causing the user to fall. This recall involves two folding, metal framed patio chairs with padded seats. The chairs were sold in tan and grey and measure about 24 inches long by 22 inches wide by 37 inches high. UPC number 011822956628 and item number 9043325-MMXIX are printed on the packaging of the tan chair, while UPC number 011822952361 and item number 9044998-MMXIX are printed on the packaging of the grey chair. These chairs were sold at Rite Aid stores nationwide as well as on-line at RiteAid.com from February through June 2019.
Bath Toys. Pearhead Inc. is recalling approximately 6,200 bath toys because they can break and create a sharp point, posing laceration and choking hazards to young children. This recall involves Ubbi Connecting plastic bath toys. The toys, which can be connected to one another, have a big circle in the middle with an engraved smiley face attached to six smaller circles. They were sold in a set of six pieces in red, orange, yellow, navy, blue and green colours. They were also sold in an Ubbi bath toy gift set, which included four sets of bath toys including the Ubbi connecting bath toy. These toys were sold at buy BABY, Nordstrom, Bump Box and other specialty stores nationwide, as well as on-line at Amazon.com and ubbiworld.com, from January through August 2019.