January Recall Roundup: These Pacifier Clips Really Suck

DSCN0094_blue_packaged_LARGEBig news in recall-land today: 1.25 million pacifier clips from Playtex recalled because they can crack, transforming them into a choking hazard. What other dangers might lie in our dressers, closets, pantries, garages, and refrigerators? Let’s find out.

Babies & Kids
Midwest-CBK Animal-shaped Baby Rattles
Under Armour Infant Sports Jersey Kits – snaps may detach and scratch baby
Zoom Car Seat Stroller Adapter – adapter clips may not clip properly
Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers – buckles may crack or break
Browning Youth Buckmark Junior Hoodie Sweatshirts – drawstrings; strangulation hazard
Yoki Girl’s Faux Leather Jacket (Burlington Coat Factory) – drawstrings; strangulation hazard
IQ Girls’ Hooded Pink Leopard Jackets (Burlington Coat Factory) – drawstrings; strangulation hazard
IKEA Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps – strangulation hazard

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Toys
Doodlebutt Growing Toys – may be mistaken for candy and ingested
Tornado brand home playground tube slides – port holes may break and scratch children

Home & Kitchen
Bosch GV4 Fire Alarm Control Panels – alarms may not activate
RSI (Home Depot) Bathroom Medicine Cabinets – Mirror may fall out
Kenmore oscillating fan heaters – Heaters may overheat or catch fire
Norwood Furniture Science Tables – legs may split
Walmart Card Table and Chair Sets – risk of sudden collapse and possible finger amputation
Yankee Candle Pine Berry Ring – candle holder is flammable
Libbey Bristol Valley Cocktail Glasses with Sheer Rim
Wahl Total Care, Aerosol Cleaner, Lubricant & Coolant – may ignite on contact with electric clippers
Seasonal Specialties Pre-lit Christmas Trees (Menards) – fire and burn hazard
Hobby Lobby Accent Chairs – front legs may collapse
Shaw Industries Aristocrat II Carpet (Home Depot) – does not meet federal flammability standards

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Sports & Outdoors
Trident Pool Gate Latches – Magnet may come loose, not latch gate
SRAM Hydraulic Road Rim Brakes and Hydraulic Road Disc Brakes for bicycles – brakes may fail, which is very bad
Olympic Decline free weight bench – frame may collapse forward
Evolution Mountain Bike Suspension Forks – may cause wheel to detach
Trek model year 2013 Madone bicycles – front brake may fail
efco brand Gas Trimmers – muffler may break; fire hazard
Honda 21” lawnmowers – Blade may continue spinning after engine is stopped

Clothing
Red Wing Shoes Steel Toe Work Boots – steel may not protect toes sufficiently

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Electronics
HP Chromebook 11 chargers – fire hazard
Coby Electronics 32″ TVs – fire hazard

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  1. MissPurdy says:

    Of all the items on this list, I wonder how many were developed and made in China. Does Consumer Reports also track that data?