High chairs that can potentially entrap a child and poses a strangulation hazard are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include cribs and bar stools that can partially fall apart.
Here’s a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Dream On Me Dinah high chairs made with steel, powder coated tubing and an open-framed base with white plastic foot grips and black with white trim or red with white trim fabric seats. The chair has a white plastic tray, plastic footrest and a white fabric five point adjustable safety strap. “Dream On Me” is printed on a label attached to the front of the tray. There is a color-coordinated black and white or red and white fabric storage bin attached to the bottom of the chair legs. They were sold at Walmart.com and Amazon.com from November 2012 to November 2013.
WHY: The leg or side opening of the chair can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck or fall from the chair. This poses a strangulation and fall hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,800.
FOR MORE: Call Dream On Me at 877-201-4317 or visit www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.
DETAILS: Four models of Oeuf Sparrow cribs. The cribs were sold in the colors birch, grey, walnut and white. The recalled cribs were made between July 2007 and January and have one of the following model numbers: 1SPCR, 2SPCR, 4SPCR or 5SPCR. The manufacture date, in the MM-YYYY format, and the model number are located on the warning label attached to the crib’s mattress support.
WHY: The slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.
INCIDENTS: Four reports of the slats/spindles and the top rail detaching from the crib. No injuries were reported.
HOW MANY: About 14,000.
FOR MORE: Call Oeuf toll-free at 844-653-8527 or visit www.oeufnyc.com and click on Sparrow Recall for more information.
DETAILS: All Trayl TRN 29-inch hardtail mountain bikes. The bike has a black and green frame with a white front fork. The word Trayl is in white on the underside of the down tube and in green on the top side of the down tube. The Trayl logo appears as the “Y” in the word. They were sold exclusively at Sports Authority between November 2013 and May.
WHY: The brakes can fail to stop riders within the distances required by federal regulation, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: One report of the braking system taking longer to stop than allowed by federal regulation. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,800.
FOR MORE: Call East Coast Cycle Supply at 844-322-9253, send email to email@example.com, or visit www.eccyclesupply.com and click on News at the top or bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: Donovan model bar stools sold at Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, online at PotteryBarn.com and through the Pottery Barn catalog from March through June. The stools were sold in five colors: red, mahogany, Tuscan chestnut, antique white and black. Each color was sold in two sizes: counter height at 24 inches tall and bar height at 30 inches tall. SKU numbers are printed on the box, as the item number on the shipping receipt, and online in the customer’s account history. Details on the size, color, and SKU numbers can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2014/Pottery-Barn-Recalls-Bar-Stools/
WHY: The bar stool footrest can break, posing a fall hazard to the user.
INCIDENTS: 26 reports of the footrest breaking. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,000.
FOR MORE: Call Pottery Barn at 844-211-5403 or visit www.potterybarn.com and click on “Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for additional information.
DETAILS: Two models of the Tommee Tippee Movement and Sound Baby Monitors with Sensor Pads. The product comes in three parts; the baby unit, parent unit and the movement sensor pad. The recalled products include models 1082S and 1094S. Model 1094S includes a night-vision video camera. Model numbers are located on the bottom of the base of the recharger and also on the bottom of the camera. They were sold at Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us stores and Amazon.com, since September 2011.
WHY: A child can pull the sensor pad cord into crib and wrap it around his or her the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 25,000 in the U.S. and 3,500 in Canada
FOR MORE: Call Mayborn USA at 866-214-1537 or visit http://www.tommeetippee.us/ and click on “Safety Recall” at the lower center area to order the free cord cover kit and for more information.
DETAILS: Metabo W14-150 Ergo series 6-inch medium angle grinders. Metabo is printed on the handle and Metabo 14-150 Ergo is printed on the side of the grinder. The grinders are used for grinding and cutting metal. Model numbers include 06251421 and 06251441 and serial numbers include 3010000001 through 4020031488 for both models. The model and serial numbers are located on the rating plate on the right side of the tool. They were sold at industrial, construction, and welding distributors to consumers from March 2013 through April.
WHY: The on/off switch can stick in the “On” position, posing a laceration hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the angle grinder switches sticking in the “On” position. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 4,300.
FOR MORE: Call Metabo Corp. at 800-638-2264, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.metabo.us and click on “Press”, then click on “News” for more information.
ELECTRONICS AND APPLIANCES
DETAILS: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Best Buy are warning consumers that 10 different recalled products continued to be sold or were resold by Best Buy, Magnolia stores and liquidators Best Buy Private Auction, CowBoom and TechLiquidators nationwide, and online at www.bestbuy.com, after they were recalled in 2012 and 2013. They include Canon EOS Rebel T4i Digital Cameras, Coby Televisions, Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers, GE Dishwashers, Gree Dehumidifiers, iSi North America Twist’n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation Systems, LG Electronics Electric Ranges, LG Electronics Gas Dryers, and Samsonite Dual-Wattage Travel Converters and Sauder Woodworking Company Gruga Office Chairs. More details can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Recalled-Products-Sold-by-Best-Buy-and-Liquidators-After-Recall-Date/
WHY: Hazards can include fire, burn, shock, expelled parts, falls and skin irritation depending on the product.
FOR MORE: Contact the recalling companies. Also, Best Buy can be reached at (800) 566-7498 for visit www.bestbuy.com and click on “Product Recalls” under “Product Support” at the bottom of the page for more information.