March Recall Roundup – Don’t Put A Cork In It

Bunny geometric shapesLARGEIn this month’s Recall Roundup, cork toys crumble but aren’t edible, heaters overheat, and Grumpy Cat has a lot to be unhappy about.

Babies
Vera Bradley Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Toys – choking hazard
IKEA Baby Bed Canopies – risk of strangulation
Graco car safety seats manufactured 2006-2014 – buckles may not open when crumbs or liquid residue is inside them

Home & Kitchen
Dalton Ottomans with Storage Compartments – small children can get trapped in compartment
Duraflame electric space heaters – risk of overheating; can melt or catch fire
Hitachi Koki Grass Trimmers – risk of overheating, can catch fire or burn user
Design Ideas and Neatlife Rubber Ducky Magnets – magnets may detach, be ingested by small children
Design Ideas Blowfish and Splat Magnets – magnets may detach, be ingested by small children
Therapedic twin and full-size mattresses (BJ’s Wholesale Club) – do not meet flammability standard
The Conran Shop Pondicherry Dining Tables – lead paint
Autumn 2013 Gardeners Eden Light-Up Decorations (T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods) -
exposed wiring; fire hazard
Schneider Electric Square D-Brand F and K Frame Circuit Breakers - fire hazard
Bedz King Bunk Beds with Side Ladder – entrapment hazard

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Packaging Tape Inc. Air Movers/Blowers – risk of overheating and fire

Toys
A Harvest Company Cork Stacker block sets – pieces of cork can fall off; choking hazard
Minga Fair Trade Imports Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys – lead paint
Graco Stuffed Grumpy Cats: 8″, 5″ and 4″ Keychains – eyes may detach, choking hazard

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Sports & Outdoors
STX Shield throat protector – does not protect throat from lacrosse balls
Fitness Anywhere TRX Dip and Hammer Bars – welds can break, causing user to fall
Tektro USA and TRP Spyre and Spyre SLC dual-piston mechanical disc brake calipers – may over-rotate, causing brakes to fail
LP Hornet zip line trolleys – side plates may fall off, user could fall
Stromer ST1 electric bicycles – fork may break, which is bad

Electronics
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras – chemical used on rubber near viewfinder can cause skin irritation
Fitbit Force Wristbands – risk of rashes and skin irritation
MobilePower Instant Boost 500 power packs (QVC) – overheating and fire hazard

Vehicles
Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HD – possible fuel leaks; fire hazard