Lead Poisoning/Choking Hazard Recall Round Up

There have been quite a few lead poisoning and choking hazard related recalls lately, so we thought we’d just round them up for you. Here they are:

Small World Toys Recalls Children’s Take-Apart Townhouse Toys; Detached Magnets Pose Aspiration and Intestinal Hazards
Small magnets used to connect the wooden pieces to the sides of the townhouse can fall out. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal. Units: About 8,800

Battat Inc. Recalls Parents

Magazine Toy Cell Phones for Choking Hazard
The metal pin inside the hinge of the cell phone flip-top can fall out, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: About 300,000

Graco Children’s Products Recalls to Replace Soft Blocks Towers on Activity Centers Due to Choking Hazard
The plastic covering on the soft block towers can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. Units: About 40,000

CPSC Warns About Worn Vinyl Baby Bibs
Some vinyl materials, including those used as the front or back of baby bibs, contain lead (Pb) compounds as part of their formulation. Acting on information provided by and in cooperation with the New York and Illinois Attorney Generals’ Offices, CPSC recently tested a wide range of bibs from various retailers nationwide.

Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Cardinal Distributing to Again Recall Children’s Rings
The rings contain high levels of lead. Units: About 200

Target Recalls Anima Bamboo Collection Games Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
The toys in the bamboo game sets could contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Units: About 5,000

Oriental Trading Company Inc. Recalls Children’s Necklaces Due to Lead Hazard
The recalled children’s necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Units: About 132,000

Payless ShoeSource Recalls Children’s Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard
Plastic rivets used to attach the strap to the shoe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Units: About 690,000