Recalls this week: Children's wagons, bunk beds, pajamas and more
Friday, November 15, 2013
A line of children's wagons with seat backs that can detach unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall out, are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include bunk beds with dangerous guard rail spaces and pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagon, which is a two-seat plastic wagon. The Step2 logo appears on the canopy and on the side of the wagon base. They were sold at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com from February 2013 to August 2013.
WHY: The removable blue seat backs can detach and pose a risk that the child would fall out of the wagon and get hurt.
INCIDENTS: 29 reports of the seat back detaching, 28 of which resulted in children falling out of the wagon. Fourteen of these resulted in bumped heads and nine resulted in bruises, scratches or lacerations.
HOW MANY: About 14,000.
FOR MORE: Call Step2 at 866-860-1887 or visit the firm's website at www.step2.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
DETAILS: Riley Duo Bunk Beds. This recall involves Riley Duo model bunk beds with model number C 5702, E 5702 or M 5702. The Duo has a twin size mattress frame on top and a full size mattress frame on the bottom. A warning label on the end rail of the top bunk has model number "5702" and "Duo Bunk" printed on it. They were sold at Dania Furniture and Room and Board Furniture stores nationwide and online at Roomandboard.com from January 2008 through December 2011.
WHY: The openings between the guardrails on the bunk bed can exceed 3.5 inches in width, which is too wide and does not meet safety standards. This presents an entrapment hazard where a child could be seriously injured or become asphyxiated.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,000.
FOR MORE: Call Wood Castle Furniture at 541-754-9304 or visit www.woodcastle.com and click on Product Recall for more information.
DETAILS: The recall includes Girl's or Little Girl's jersey knit aurora purple pajama sets sold by L.L. Bean. The sets have a solid purple top with long sleeves and purple pants with a pattern and a solid purple waistband. The pajamas were sold in girls sizes small (size 8) through extra large (size 18) and little girls sizes small (size 4) through large (6X/7). The pajamas product ID numbers included in the recall are 284889 and 284890 printed on the second side seam label under the care label. GPU#6 is also printed on the garment label located on the inside left seam near the bottom of the pajama top. L.L. Bean is printed inside the back of the neck of the garment. They were sold at L.L. Bean retail stores nationwide from June 2013 through September 2013.
WHY: The pajama sets fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 800.
FOR MORE: Call L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 or visit www.llbean.com and click the bottom right of the home page "Product Recall & Safety Info" for more information.
DETAILS: Babycottons children's 100 percent cotton nightgowns sold in sizes 24 months through toddler size 6. The nightgowns were sold in six prints including Alphabet (style 1413W245), BC Flowers (style 1413S220), Fairies (style 1413W125), Fairies Dots (style 1413W127), Mei Mei (style 1413S200), and Summertime (style 1413S190). The style numbers are printed on a hangtag attached to the garments. They were sold at Babycottons boutiques nationwide from February 2013 through July 2013.
WHY: The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,100.
FOR MORE: Call Babycottons at 855-922-2437 or visit www.babycottons.com and click on the Product Recall link on the bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: This recall involves the Lullaby Cradle Glider made by Dream On Me Inc. The cradle is made of solid pine with slats on all four sides and a base that has a gliding side-to-side motion. The cradle is sold in one design, four colors 640-C, cherry; 640-W,white; 640-E, espresso; and 640-N, natural. A label identifying the date of manufacture as October 2011 is located on the mattress support board. They were sold online only through K-Mart, Kohl's, Sears, Toys R Us, and Walmart from October 2011 through June 2013.
WHY: The mattress support board can fall out or slide out of the bottom of the cradle glider posing a risk that babies can fall out and suffer injuries.
INCIDENTS: Two incidents while infants were asleep inside the cradle. A one-month old infant fell to the floor when the mattress support board partially fell out, but the child was uninjured. A second report involved a four-month old infant who did not fall out of the cradle after the mattress support board became partially disengaged.
HOW MANY: About 700.
FOR MORE: Call Dream On Me at 877-201-4317 or visit www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.
DETAILS: Clay Bowl Outdoor Fireplaces made of clay and steel. A black metal bowl sits in a clay bowl which sits in a steel bowl frame. The recalled model number CTFB215 is located on the color label, which is on the box that the product comes in. The model number also appears in the assembly instructions. They were sold at Christmas Tree Shops and And That! stores from July 2013 through October 2013.
WHY: When fire is lit, pieces of the clay fireplace bowl can blow off of the bowl posing impact and burn hazards
INCIDENTS: Three reports from consumers stating that while a fire is lit, pieces of the exterior clay bowl blew off into the surrounding area. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,200.
FOR MORE: Call Christmas Tree Shops at 888-287-3232 or visit www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the "Product Recalls" link at the bottom of the home page for more information.
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