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This Week (May 18) in Product Recalls

May 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced 17 recalls in the past three weeks, including two urgent recalls for an inflatable water slide and a crib tent. If you or a loved one has been hurt by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.

Christmas Tree Stores recalls tea light holders due to fire hazard

About 6,200 Farm Glass & Metal Spiral Tea Light Holders were recalled by Christmas Tree Stores after an incident where a consumer was burned when the tea light produced a high flame. The recalled tea lights were manufactured in China. See the recall.

LANY Group recalls sweatshirts due to strangulation hazard

About 210 “Goddess” Hooded Sweatshirts with drawstrings were recalled after discovery that the clothing item violated federal guidelines on children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled sweatshirts were made in China. See the recall.

LA Fashion Hub issues recall for jackets due to strangulation hazard

About 2,300 Girls’ Winter Jackets with drawstrings were recalled because they violated federal guidelines for drawstrings in children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled winter jackets were manufactured in China. See the recall.

YMI Jeanswear recalls sweatshirts due to strangulation hazard

About 500 “YMI” girls’ hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings were recalled because they violated federal guidelines for drawstrings in children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled sweatshirts were made in Cambodia. See the recall.

LaJolla Sport issues recall for flannel shirts due to strangulation hazard

About 600 O’Neill Pluto hooded flannel shirts were recalled due to failing the federal standards for drawstrings in children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled hooded flannel shirts were made in India. See the recall.

Myriad Trading recalls jogging suits due to entanglement hazard

About 1,700 M.M.M. Boys’ Jogging Suits were recalled due to a violation in federal standards for drawstrings in children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled jogging suits were made in China. See the recall.

Kennedy International issues recall for step stools due to falling hazard

Over 1.6 million folding step stools were recalled by Kennedy International after they received 15 reports of the step stools breaking or collapsing while in use. Three injuries, including a broken leg have been reported. The recalled step stools were made in China. See the recall.

Sportspower Limited recalls trampolines due to falling hazard

About 92,000 Sportspower BouncePro 14′ Trampolines were recalled after Sportspower received 17 reports of the netting breaking and consumers falling through the broken net. 11 injuries, including broken bones, bruises, and injured backs and necks have been reported. The recalled trampolines were manufactured in China. See the recall.

Kolcraft issues recall for bassinets due to falling hazard

About 46,000 Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets were recalled after receiving seven reports of latches unlatching from the frame. One injury to an infant was reported when the bassinet fell to the floor with the infant inside. The recalled bassinets were made in China. See the recall.

Manley Toys, Wal-Mmart, and Toys R Us announce recall of inflatable pools due to severe injury risk

About 21,000 Banzai Falls In-Ground Pool Slides were recalled after reports of severe injuries, including one death. When the slide deflates, slide users can hit the ground beneath the slide. A 29 year-old woman died after fracturing her neck hitting the ground. A 24 year-old man became a quadriplegic and another woman fractured her neck while using the slide. The recalled inflatable slides were manufactured in China. See the recall.

Salsa Cycles recalls bicycle racks due to falling hazard

About 1,100 Salsa Minimalist bicycle racks were recalled after Salsa Cycles received two reports of the racks breaking at the mounting straps. Both reports included minor injuries when the riders fell. The recalled bicycle racks were made in Taiwan. See the recall.

Supreme Trading issues recall for jackets due to choking hazard

About 320 Class Club Children’s Letterman Jackets were recalled after the company discovered that the snaps on the jacket can detach and pose a choking risk to young children. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled jackets were manufactured in Vietnam. See the recall.

Bonded Apparel recalls jackets due to strangulation hazard

About 720 SX and QH Boys’ Zip-front Hooded Jackets were recalled due to a violation in federal standards for drawstrings in children’s outerwear. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled jackets were made in China. See the recall.

Five Retailers recall crib tents due to strangulation and entrapment hazards

About 330,000 play yard tents from Tots in Mind were recalled in July of 2010 offering a repair kit, but has since gone out of business. 27 reports of tent failures were reported, including one fatality and one catastrophic brain injury after the tents inverted, trapping the infants. See the recall.

Dorel Juvenile Group recalls toilet and cabinet locks due to product failure

About 183,000 toilet locks and 685,000 cabinet locks were recalled after Dorel Juvenile Group received 110 reports of the toilet locks not securing toilet lids properly and 278 reports of cabinet locks not securing properly. One toddler who disengaged a cabinet lock imbibed toxic materials requiring a hospital stay. The recalled locks were manufactured in China. See the recall.

Aqua-Leisure recalls trampolines due to falling hazard

About 40,000 First Fitness Trampolines with Handlebars were recalled after Aqua-Leisure received four reports of the handlebars breaking from the connection joint, posing a fall hazard. The recalled trampolines were made in China. See the recall.

Meyer Corporation issues recall for cookware due to laceration hazard

About 4,600 13-Piece Circulon Cookware Sets were recalled after Meyer received 65 reports of glass lids breaking or shattering. The recalled cookware was made in China and Thailand. See the recall.

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