Recent Safety Recalls from the CPSC – Includes a high chair, bike helmet & a stroller

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalls

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has released several voluntary recalls over the past month of the following consumer products. As always, consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: ANTILOP High Chairs

Units: About 169,000 (133,000 in the U.S. and 36,000 in Canada)

Importer: IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Hazard: The high chair’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: IKEA has received eight reports worldwide of restraint buckles that opened unexpectedly, including three reports of children who received minor injuries after falling from the high chair.

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12079.html

 

Name of Product: Children’s Chairs and Stools

Units: About 1,600 chairs and 1,300 stools

Importer: Elegant Gifts Mart Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The yellow surface paint on the metal frame of the children’s chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12081.html 

 

Name of Product: Bicycle helmets for children and youth

Units: About 30,400

Importer: Triple Eight Distribution, Inc., of Port Washington, N.Y.

Hazard: Product testing demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12082.html 

 

Name of Product: Madeline Bed Canopy

Units: About 7,700 in the United States and 230 in Canada

Importer: Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The connections of the posts to the top rails of the canopy can come apart, allowing components of the canopy to fall and posing an impact hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 33 reports of components of the canopy falling, including one report of a cut that required stitches and nine other reports of minor cuts, bruises and/or bumps.

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12075.html.  

 

Name of Product: Circo 17″ Children’s Travel Cases

Units: About 139,000 units

Importer: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The surface coating on the travel cases contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12064.html. 

 

Name of Product: Bugaboo Bee Strollers

Units: About 7,000 in the United States and 260 in Canada

Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.

Hazard: The front swivel wheels can lock while the stroller is in motion, causing the stroller to tip and posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Four incidents have been reported where the stroller’s swivel wheels locked and the stroller tipped over. In two of these incidents, a baby and a toddler suffered minor injuries.

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12066.html.

 

Name of Product: Car Seat Adapter

Units: About 64,000

Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.

Hazard: When the adapter is used on a stroller that also has a wheeled board accessory attached for transporting a standing toddler, and the car seat is positioned so the child faces forward, the car seat can disconnect from the adapter and fall.

Incidents/Injuries: Bugaboo received one report of the car seat disconnecting from the adapter and stroller frame, causing a minor injury.

For more information on this recall, including pictures and what steps to take if you’ve purchased this item, please visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12067.html.

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