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K-State Today

April 11, 2011



Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls and news

By Steven Galitzer

News and recalls, from the week ending March 31, from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:

OBall Links & Mini Rattles(tm) Recalled by Rhino Toys Due to Choking Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11151.html

Liebherr Recalls Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators Due to Injury Hazard; Door Can Detach. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11153.html

IKEA Recalls FORSTA Coffee/Tea Makers Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11154.html

AOSOM Recalls Wooden Playpens Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11155.html

Manhattan Group Recalls Parents(r) Busy Time Activity Centers™ Due to Choking Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11156.html

Sunjoy Industries Recalls Freestanding Steel Outdoor Wood Burning Fireplaces Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Stores Due to Fire Hazard. To see this recall please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11157.html

Sanus Elements Low-Profile Power Conditioners Surge Protectors Recalled by Milestone AV Technologies Due to Shock Hazard Manufactured by Rite-Tech Industrial Co. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11158.html

Baja Motorsports Recalls Dirt Bikes Sold Exclusively at Pep Boys Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11159.html

Fun World Recalls Little Pet Vet and Dr. Littles Halloween Costumes with Toy Stethoscopes Due to Choking Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11160.html

Sunbeam Products Recalls Wine Bottle Openers Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold by QVC. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11161.html

Ms. Bubbles Agrees to Pay $40,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Drawstrings on Children's Jackets. To see this release go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11162.html

Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Sunsations Due to Strangulation Hazard. To see this recall please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11163.html

Colin Cowie Gel-Fuel Wood Wall Mount Fireplaces Recalled by Southern Enterprises Due to Fire and Fall Hazards; Sold Exclusively by Home Shopping Network. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11164.html

Kid O Products Recalls Wooden Fruit Puzzles Due to Choking Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11165.html

Rocky Mountain Bicycles Recalled by Procycle Due to Fall Injury Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11166.html

Atico International USA Recalls Holiday Rattle Baby Slippers Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walgreens. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11167.html

Kawasaki Motor Recalls Gasoline-Powered Backpack Blowers Due to Fire Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11174.html

Maruyama U.S. Recalls Gasoline-Powered Backpack Blowers and Mister Dusters Due to Fire Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11175.html

CPSC and HUD Issue Updated Remediation Protocol for Homes with Problem Drywall. To see this press release go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11176.html

Government Investigation Raises Concerns About Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing and Entrapment Risks. To see this press release go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11177.html

Matilda Jane Recalls Girl's Chelsa Dress Due to Choking Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11171.html

8th Grader from Hawaii Wins Grand Prize in CPSC's Carbon Monoxide Poster Contest Finalists from California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. To see this press release go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11170.html

Gerber Legendary Blades Recalls Gator(r) Combo Axe Due to Laceration Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11182.html

CPSC Warns: As Button Battery Use Increases, So Do Battery-Related Injuries and Deaths Toddlers and Seniors Most Often Injured in Battery-Swallowing Incidents. To see this press release please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11181.html

Scotch Corporation Recalls Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11178.html

Second Infant Death Prompts Re-Announcement of Delta Enterprise "Safety Peg" Drop-Side Crib Recall to Repair Missing Safety Pegs Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11179.html

Ocean Technology Systems Recalls Guardian Full-Face Diving Masks Due to Drowning Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11180.html

Lasko Recalls Box Fans Due To Fire Hazard. To see this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11183.html