Off-road Motorcycle Brake Master Cylinders (failure), Vance Kitira Cinnamon Spice Candles (fire), “Soldier Bear” Toy Sets (lead), Meyer Cooking Torches (fire) Ol’ Man Treestands (fall), Payless Children’s Clog Shoes (choking), Sportsman’s Warehouse Flashlights (fire), Genuine Innovations Combination Tire Inflators and Hand Pumps (injury), Florida Wal-Mart Children’s Earrings (lead). [CPSC.gov]

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  1. 7livesleft says:

    Payless Children’s Clog Shoes (choking)

    I’m sorry, but why are theses kids trying to eat their shoes?

    Everything else, I can understand.

  2. @7livesleft: I believe the little rubber “rivet” holding the strap in place can come off too easily. I think that’s the choking hazard.

  3. AlteredBeast (blaming the OP one article at a time.) says:

    @7livesleft: This one made me chuckle out loud. A child getting is throat clogged with a clog.

  4. AlteredBeast (blaming the OP one article at a time.) says:

    Also…I don’t understand why things are still being recalled for lead. All these other reasons are design flaws that may not have been noticed prior (or noticed, and thought to not be a big issue)….but things don’t suddenly contain lead. Did a company just figure nobody would notice?

  5. j-o-h-n says:

    Odds of taking away my daughter’s Spongebob Clogs unscathed: 0.

  6. kerrington.steele says:

    um, a candle is recalled for “fire”? isn’t catching on fire kind of a candle’s job?

  7. kerrington.steele says:

    um, a candle being recalled for “fire”? isn’t it kind of a candle’s job to catch fire?

  8. anatak says:

    This is a nice post. Can we get this as a regular feature, like the morning deals?

  9. AlteredBeast (blaming the OP one article at a time.) says:

    @anatak:
    It would be funny them morning deals, then having the items repeated the next deay in the morning recalls.

  10. CumaeanSibyl says:

    @AlteredBeast: Yep, pretty much. And American retails either don’t double-check or don’t care.

    @anatak: I agree. This is simple, informative, and not about to spark a giant dramafest about porn or children or racism or victim-blaming… at least I hope not.

  11. a says:

    I looked up the Candle=Fire hazard because I was curious. Seems like the wick is extra long and tied around cinnamon sticks for aesthetic value. But you’re supposed to cut off the cinnamon before lighting the candle.

    I don’t know whether to say “Duh!” or “Yeah, I probably would have done the same thing. Fire + Cinnamon = Extra smell!”

    [www.cpsc.gov]

  12. goodkitty says:

    LOL… from the candle one: “The firm has received one report of a cinnamon stick igniting and causing a small fire contained to the candle. No injuries have been reported.”

    Oh noes! Halp! I put a match next to this ‘candle’ thing and it just caught fire all on its own!

    Darwin, please save us…