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December 5, 2011

Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls for November

Submitted by Steven Galitzer

News from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Recalls from the weeks ending Nov. 30:

IKEA recalls PAX AURLAND wardrobe mirror doors due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12026.html.

Kiddieland recalls Disney Fairies plastic racing trikes due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12029.html.

Gerber Legendary Blades recalls Winchester(r) hunting knife sets due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12030.html.

Change clocks, change batteries; dead batteries can lead to deaths, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12027.html.

Pool Safely's third year at the Pool and Spa Expo multiple award-winning campaign committed to working with industry on long-term safety, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12028.html.

Battat recalls Toulouse-LapTrec magnetic sketchboards; magnetic pen tip poses choking hazards, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12031.html.

Dutailier group recalls drop-side cribs due to entrapment and fall hazards, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12032.html.

Boy Scouts of America recalls Cub Scout wind tech jackets due to strangulation hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12033.html.

Libbey Glass recalls Fantasy glass bowls due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12034.html.

Under Armour recalls Defender chin straps for football helmets due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12035.html.

CPSC launches online reporting tool for businesses, SaferProducts.gov; business portal changes are part of CPSC's information technology modernization effort, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12036.html.

Joss rock climbing cam units recalled by Sierra Trading Post due to a fall hazard; sold exclusively by Sierra Trading Post: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12038.html.

CPSC warns high-powered magnets and children make a deadly mix, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12037.html.

Federal judge grants permanent injunction against Brooklyn sleep products and Francisco Chavez firm sold mattresses in violation of lifesaving federal flammability laws, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12039.html.

Build-A-Bear recalls Teddy Bear swimwear set with inflatable inner tube due to strangulation hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12041.html.

Liebherr expands recall of freestanding 30-inch wide, bottom freezer refrigerators due to injury hazard; door can detach, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12043.html

Children's Kidgets(r) animal sock top alippers recalled due to choking hazard; sold exclusively at Family Dollar Stores, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12044.html

Collective Brands recalls KEDS(r) "Know It All" girls' shoes due to laceration hazard, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12045.html

Toys safer this holiday season due to stronger safety rules recalls and lead violations are down; 180,000 child injuries per year is too high, http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12042.html.