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K-State Today

August 6, 2012



Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls for July

By Steve Galitzer

Read the latest news from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Recalls are from the weeks ending July 31.

PajamaGram Recalls Children's Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard.
To see this recall click here

Gabiano Collection Boys and Girls Pajamas, Sets and Gowns Recalled by Ishtex Textile Products Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard.
To see this recall click here

Boys and Girls Pull-On Lounge Pants and Girls Boxers Recalled by Rigo International Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor.
To see this recall click here

Annual Rise in Summer ATV Deaths Prompts CPSC to Urge Safety on the Trails.
To learn more about safe riding and the safety of your family on ATVs, visit ATVSafety.gov.

IKEA Recalls Track Lighting System (IKEA 365 + SÄNDA track, 28" and 45") Due to Electric Shock Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Watkins Manufacturing and Therm Products Recall Hot Spring Spas and Limelight Hot Tubs Due to Fire Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Harbor Breeze Bath Fans with Heater and Light Exhaust Fans Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Delta Electronics Dongguan.
To see this recall click here.

Recalls Discovery Kids Animated Marine and Safari Lamps Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.
To see this recall click here.

Bath Petals Recalls Soy Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards.
To see this recall click here.

iSi North America Recalls Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation System Due to Explosion Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Bosch Recalls SkilSaw Miter Saws Due to Laceration Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Nikon Recalls Rechargeable Battery Packs Sold with Digital SLR Cameras Due to Burn Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Troxel Recalls Flexible Flyer Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Chicco Polly High Chairs Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Family Dollar Stores Recalls Decorative 200 Mini Lights Sets Due To Fire and Electrical Shock Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Old Navy Recalls Toddler Girl Aqua Socks Due to Slip and Fall Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Molenaar Recalls Folding Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

The CPSC announced today that Battat Incorporated, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $400,000.
The penalty agreement has been accepted provisionally by the Commission (4-0). The settlement resolves CPSC staff allegations that Battat knowingly failed to report the defect and hazard associated with Magnabild Magnetic Building Sets to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law. To see this press release on CPSC's web site, please click here.

Children's Beach Chairs Recalled by Downeast Concepts Due to Laceration Hazard.
To see this recall click here

Burlington Coat Factory Recalls Lush Life(r) Power Strips Due to Fire Hazard.
To see this recall click here.

Midsummer Drowning Checkup: 90 Child Drownings Nationwide since Memorial Day CPSC Chairman Calls on Parents, Caregivers to Follow Safety Steps and Support Pool Safely Day 2012.
To see this press release click here.

CPSC investigators continued to enforce product safety by screening more than 3,700 imported products at ports of entry into the US and preventing more than 360,000 units of violative and hazardous imported products from reaching the hands of consumers during the second quarter of fiscal year 2012. To see this press release click here.

Peg Perego Recalls Venezia and Pliko-P3 Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation; One Child Death Reported.
To see this recall click here.

Kolcraft Recalls Contours Options LT Tandem Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards.
To see this recall click here.

CPSC Sues Maxfield & Oberton Over Hazardous Buckyballs(r) and Buckycube(tm) Desk Toys Action prompted by ongoing harm to children from ingested magnets.
To see this release click here.

Burlington Coat Factory Agrees to $1.5 Million Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Drawstrings in Children's Outerwear and for Selling Recalled Outerwear.
The settlement resolves CPSC staff allegations that from 2003 to 2010, Burlington knowingly failed to report immediately to CPSC, as required by federal law, that it had sold many different children's sweatshirts and jackets with drawstrings at the neck. Children's upper outerwear with drawstrings, including sweatshirts, sweaters, and jackets, poses strangulation and entanglement hazards to children that can result in serious injury or death. The settlement also resolves CPSC staff allegations that from 2008 to 2012, contrary to federal law, Burlington knowingly sold or had in its store inventories many of these garments after they had been recalled. To see this release click here.

Motion Security Lights Recalled by HeathCo due to Electrical Shock Hazard Sold Exclusively at Home Depot.
To see this recall click here.

Sears Recalls Kenmore(r) Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.
To see this recall click here.

Patio Bistro Sets Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fall Hazard; Made by Midas Lin Co.
To see this recall click here.