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Product Safety

This page displays the latest recalls and product safety news items from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Clicking on a headline will take you to the full article at the CPSC’s website.

Baby Trend Recalls Tango Mini Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
January 16, 2020 Both of the stroller’s hinge joints can release and collapse under pressure, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller.
The Thompson’s Company Recalls Aerosol Waterproofing Wood and Masonry Protectors Due to Fire Hazard
January 14, 2020 The contents of the cans can react with the package, causing rust to form along the can seam, which could spread to other areas of the can and create pinhole leaks.  Leaking propellant poses a fire hazard when it comes into contact with sources of ignition.  Leaking sealer can also result in property damage. 
Libbey Glass Recalls Milk Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard
January 9, 2020 The bottles can break unexpectedly during use, posing a laceration hazard.  
Thesaurus Global Marketing Recalls Tricycles Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)
January 9, 2020 Paint on the canopy’s frame contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban and tricycle components contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.  Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
Boston Warehouse Trading Corp. Recalls Holiday Travel Mugs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Meijer Stores
January 9, 2020 The mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe.  If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.
Hallmark Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards
December 20, 2019 When the candle is lit, the glass jar can break, posing fire and laceration hazards.
Bosch Thermotechnology Recalls Buderus Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard
December 20, 2019 The siphon can become blocked, leading to a delayed ignition that can damage the boiler’s exhaust system, creating a carbon monoxide hazard.
Toysmith Recalls Light-Up Magic Wands Due to Choking and Ingestion Hazards
December 19, 2019 The battery cover can detach and expose the button-cell batteries, posing choking and ingestion hazards to young children.
BCI Burke Recalls Merge Playground Climbers Due to Entrapment Hazard
December 19, 2019 A welded rung opening on the sides of the climber poses an entrapment hazard to children.
Hillsdale Furniture Recalls Five-Drawer Chests Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards
December 18, 2019 The chests are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.  The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-17).
J. Crew Recalls Boys’ Denim Pants Due to Aspiration and Choking Hazards
December 17, 2019 Small stones can be present in the pockets or waistband of the pants from the stone washing manufacturing process, posing aspiration or choking hazards to young children.
Profile Design Recalls Bicycle Carbon Aerobars Due to Crash Hazard
December 11, 2019 The bicycle aerobars can crack and break, causing the rider to lose control and crash.
Bass Pro Recalls MR. STEAK™ Gas Grills Due to Fire Hazard
December 10, 2019 The gas regulator hose with attached fuel gauge can melt if it comes in contact with the bottom of the grill’s firebox, posing a fire hazard.
WilliamsRDM Recalls Cooktop Fire Suppressors Due to Risk of Failure to Activate and Suppress Fires
December 6, 2019 The StoveTop FireStop (STFS) Rangehood and Microhood Automatic Cooktop Fire Suppressors can fail to activate the sealed openings that allow the suppressant powder to feed out of the canister and suppress the fire.  
Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Racks Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
December 6, 2019 The recalled front bicycle rack can loosen and contact the front wheel, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.
Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
December 6, 2019 The front fender bolt can unthread causing the wheel to detach from the bicycle, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
DaVinci Recalls Bassinets Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
December 5, 2019 The bassinet’s support legs can break, posing a fall hazard to babies.
Stanley Black & Decker Recalls Wooden Handle Nailing Hammer Due to Injury Hazard
November 27, 2019 The molded grip on the hammer can come loose, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Yamaha Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)
November 26, 2019 The portable generator’s fuel tank can leak gasoline, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recalled Products Sold by T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods After Recalls Were Announced
November 26, 2019 Hazards include infant fatalities, fire, burn, choking, fall, laceration, skin irritation, explosion or other injuries depending on the product.