This Week (June 15) in Product Recalls
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced five recalls over the past two weeks. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.
Evenflo issues recall for high chairs due to falling hazard
About 35,000 Evenflo Convertible High Chairs were recalled after the company received 18 reports of the activity tray detaching, allowing children to fall from the chair. Eight reports of children falling from the chair were reported, resulting in minor injuries. The recalled high chairs were made in China. See the recall.
West Marine recalls deck chairs due to collapsing hazard
About 1,200 West Marine Products folding deck chairs were recalled after six reports of the chair collapsing while in use under the listed weight capacity. The recalled folding chairs were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Nautilus issues recall for dumbbells due to injury hazard
About 17,000 Nautilus Bowflex SelectTech 1090 dumbbells were recalled after the company received 16 reports of the weight selector dial failing, causing weight plates to fall from the dumbbell. Three reports of injuries from weights falling on consumers’ feet or legs have been reported. The recalled dumbbells were made in China. See the recall.
California Innovations expands recall for freezer gel packs due to ingestion hazard
About 880,000 additional Ice/Hot and Ice Gel Packs were recalled after discovery that damaged gel packs can leak gel, which can then be ingested, and which in large quantities can cause illness. No new injuries or incidents have been reported. The recalled gel packs were made in China. See the recall.
Kolcraft recalls strollers due to amputation and laceration hazards
About 36,270 Kolcraft Contours Options three and four-wheeled strollers were recalled after receiving five incidences of injuries from the hinge mechanism. Three injuries were from children who suffered fingertip amputation and two from adults whose fingers were smashed or cut. The recalled strollers were manufactured in China. See the recall.