July Recall Roundup: Of Course Kids Are Going To Chew On Their Strollers

In this month’s recall roundup, a stroller wasn’t designed to be chewed on, a fish tank heater might cook your fish instead of keeping them comfortable, and a lawn mower may fling grass clippings at the person operating the vehicle. It’s a dangerous world out there, apparently.

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UPPAbaby Strollers and RumbleSeats – Children may bite off pieces of foam that pose a choking hazard when chewing on the bumper bar. 22 incidents reported, but no children have choked on the pieces.
Kyber Outerwear Animal-Themed Sweaters – Drawstring around neck that poses strangulation hazard. No injuries reported.
Circo Animal Night Lights (Target) – May overheat and melt, causing a fire hazard. Two incidents reported, including one fire.
Bexco da Vinci cribs – Bracket may break, posing entrapment, fall, and laceration hazard to youngsters.
Otteroo Inflatable Baby Floats – May leak air and pose drowning risk. 54 consumers have reported broken seams, but no harmed babies.
Classroom Select NeoRok Stools – May break during use. Two incidents reported, but no injuries.

Top Fin Plastic Aquarium Heaters – Risk of fire or electric shock. 13 incidents reported, which included overheated fish tanks, minor electric shocks, and one fire that caused property damage.

Northern Tool + Equipment Little Digger Toy – Lead paint.
Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull Toys – Hub caps may come off, posing choking hazard.

Lawn & Garden
Briggs & Stratton Simplicity Riding Mowers, Garden Tractors, and Mower Decks – Deflector chute may not keep mower from flinging grass clippings at the operator. No reported injuries.
Husqvarna Lawn and Garden Tillers – Defect means they may move backward or forward when the user doesn’t expect it. No reported injuries.
GreenWorks blower/vacs – Motor may catch fire. Three fires have been reported, but no injuries.
Worx electric blower/vacs – Wiring problem leading to electric shock hazard. No incidents reported.
Jenn-Air (Whirlpool) Wall Ovens – Rolling rack may roll out unexpectedly, burning the user. There have been eight incidents reported, and one user sustained second-degree burns.

IKEA Dressers and Chests – free wall anchoring kits to keep furniture from tipping over onto small children. Two children have been killed.
Cost Plus World Market Ronan Bistro Chairs – Metal legs may bend or fracture. Two reported incidents.
Hearth & Home Technologies Pellet Stoves and Inserts – Fuel may back up, resulting in pressure in the firebox that shatters the glass. Eight reports of broken glass.
Hearth & Home Technologies Gas Fireplaces – Back of firebox may bow out and pose a fire hazard; there have been two reported incidents with charring and minor property damage.
Ramart Swing Chairs (HomeGoods) (also sold at Big Lots) – Chairs may tip over. 11 reported incidents, with five injuries, which include a baby.
Pali Design Children’s Furniture – Straps meant to anchor dressers to walls may break. One incident of a broken strap reported.

lululemon athletica Tops With Elastic Draw Cords – Cord may get caught on something and snap back. There have been seven reported face and eye injuries.

Beats XL Pill – Fire hazard.
Olympus VG 170 Digital Cameras (sold only at HHGregg) – Electric shock hazard. No reported incidents in the US.

Cooper Lighting, Portfolio and Utilitech fluorescent lighting fixtures – May overheat, arc, and melt. Seven overheating incidents reported, but no injuries or property damage.

Polaris Youth RZR recreational off-highway vehicles – Fuel pump retaining ring can leak, which is very bad and flammable. No reported incidents.
Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX – Potential fuel leak. No reported incidents.
E-Z-GO Gas-Powered Golf, Shuttle and Utility Vehicles – Potential fuel leak. No reported incidents.
Yamaha Recalls Golf Carts and Personal Transportation Vehicles – Front wheels may detach. No reported incidents.
Yamaha SRViper Snowmobiles – Brake line and clutch may come into contact, which would cause the brakes to fail. No reported incidents.

Sports & Outdoors
Diamond Sports Umpire and Catcher Face Masks – Stitching on mask may fail. 36 incidents reported, but no injuries.
Black Diamond, Pieps and POC Brand JetForce Avalanche Airbag Packs – Motor may fail to deploy. No reported incidents.
Specialized Bicycle Components Pedal Axle Extenders – May break, which is bad when you are pedaling a bicycle. 10 reports, some of which led to minor injuries.
Barnett Outdoors Slingshots – Wrist strap may slip off. Two reported incidents resulting in minor injuries.
Technosport Omersub Scuba Mask – Glass may shatter. Twelve incidents have been reported.
Bicycles with SR Suntour forks – Bolt may break, causing front wheel to come off. 15 reported incidents that caused minor injuries.

EKO Motion Sensor Trash Cans (Sold only at Costco) – Plastic collar may cut the user. 13 laceration injuries reported.
Teavana Tristan glass pitchers – May break or leak during use. 50 reports, including three lacerations and two minor burns.
Avon nut choppers – Tines may break, resulting in metal fragments mixed with chopped nuts.
Double Insight Instant Pot Pressure Cookers – Electric shock hazard; three reports of shocks but no injuries.
Epoca International Glass Whistling Kettle – Bottom of glass kettle may break. Nine reported incidents, including three injuries and some property damage.
Monogram Beverage Mugs (Kirklands) – Mugs contain metal and are not microwave-safe. One incident of a sparking mug reported.

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