Name of product: Infant coveralls
Hazard: The snap at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Recall date: June 29, 2017
Units: About 8,500 (in addition about 44 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact: Burt’s Bees Baby toll-free at 877-907-7511 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at burtsbeesbaby.com and click on “Recall” located at the top of the page for more information.
Alex Toys Recalls Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard
Name of product: Plastic toy building sets
Hazard: Small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled building sets away from children and contact ALEX for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). ALEX will send consumers a full refund upon receipt of returned sets.
Recall date: August 23, 2016
Consumer Contact: ALEX toll-free at 844-310-6691 anytime or online at www.alexbrands.com and click on the “Recall Information” link beneath the carousel for more information.
Xenith Recalls Football Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard
Name of product: Football helmets
Hazard: The shells of the football helmets can crack, posing a risk of head injuries to football players.
Remedy: Football players should immediately stop using the recalled helmets. Players, coaches and parents should contact Xenith to receive a free new replacement helmet.
Recall date: August 17, 2016
Consumer Contact: Xenith at 800-956-9022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.xenith.comand click on the “Helmet Shell Recall” link on the homepage for more information.
Sauder Woodworking Recalls Chest of Drawers Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart.com
Name of product: Four-drawer chests
Hazard: The recalled chests are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that could result in death or serious injuries to children. Due to a manufacturing problem, these chests do not comply with the voluntary safety standard (ASTM F2057-14).
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chests that are not properly anchored to the wall and place them in an area that children cannot access. Sauder Woodworking is contacting all known purchasers directly and sending free repair kits and wall anchoring kits. If a consumer is unable or unwilling to attach the repair kit, they should contact Sauder Woodworking for a full refund. Consumers who request a refund will be provided instructions by Sauder on how to properly dispose of the chests.
CPSC strongly recommends that all dressers be anchored to the wall. For more information on our Anchor It campaign, please visit http://www.anchorit.gov/
Recall date: August 16, 2016
Consumer Contact: Sauder Woodworking at 800-523-3987 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.sauder.com and click on “Public Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Name of product: Combi Coccoro Convertible Child Restraints
Hazard: Combi is recalling over 39,000 car seats due to findings that they may exert too much force on a child in the forward-facing position in the event of a crash.
Description: According to a statement posted on the company’s website, this recall affects the Coccoro Convertible Child Restraints, model number 8220, which were manufactured between January 1, 2009, and June 29, 2016.
“These child seats fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, ‘Child Restraint Systems,’” reads the statement. It also notes, “This recall does not affect the use of the Coccoro car seat when installed in a rearward-facing position.”
Consumer Remedy: Owners of affected car seats can obtain a free cover to add to the bottom of their car seats, which will remedy the issue. They may order this remedy kit on the Combi website or by calling 1-888-232-3294.
Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps Due To Risk of Magnet Ingestion by Children; Sold Exclusively at Frontgate
Name of product: Magnetic travel maps
Hazard: When two or more magnets of the magnetic travel maps are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the magnetic markers that came with the product, keep them out of reach of children and dispose of them or recycle them. Cinmar is contacting consumers who purchased the products directly and will provide instructions on how to receive replacement magnets.
Recall date: August 4, 2016
Consumer Contact: Cinmar toll-free at 888-263-9850 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.frontgate.com and click on "Safety Recall Notices" at the bottom of the page for more information.