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July 2013 Product Safety Recalls
Please note: Safe Kids is now emphasizing especially important recalls at the beginning of the listing.
07/23/2013 CPSC: Kids II is voluntarily recalling Baby Einstein Activity jumpers because the “sun” toy attachment can rebound or snap with force and pose an impact hazard to infants.
07/22/2013 FDA: Olam Tomato Processors, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Chunky Salsa because the bottles may contain large glass pieces.
07/31/2013 CPSC: Be Amazing! Toys is voluntarily recalling water-absorbing polymer balls because the product can easily be mistaken by a child for candy and can be life-threatening if ingested.
07/31/2013 CPSC: Far East Brokers is voluntarily recalling Leisure Ways Kids outdoor furniture because the red surface paint contains excess levels of lead.
07/30/2013 CPSC: Midwest-CBK is voluntarily recalling Bistro chairs because the metal frame can bend or break and pose a fall hazard.
07/25/2013 CPSC: Lennox Hearth Products is voluntarily recalling Lennox and Superior gas fireplaces because defective gas connectors can leak and pose a fire hazard.
07/25/2013 CPSC: Home Depot is voluntarily recalling Soleil portable fan heaters because the plastic housing can melt or deform and pose a fire hazard.
07/24/2013 CPSC: Big Lots is voluntarily recalling Holiday light bulb sets because the lights have components that are not flame retardant, posing a fire hazard.
07/23/2013 FDA: Ferrara Candy Company is voluntarily recalling 6-pound packages of Brach’s malted milk balls because they may contain undeclared tree nuts and peanuts.
07/23/2013 CPSC: Renaissance Imports is voluntarily recalling Autumn Run Girls Gemma II boots because an exposed staple in the sole of the boot presents a laceration hazard.
07/23/2013 CPSC: Nan Far Woodworking is voluntarily recalling Rockland Furniture round cribs because the drop-side rail can malfunction and a pose fall risk and/or suffocation hazard.
07/18/2013 CPSC: Macy’s is voluntarily recalling Infants’ First Impressions Varsity jackets because the snaps on the jacket can come off and pose a choking hazard.
07/17/2013 CPSC: SCS Direct is voluntarily recalling Thermobaby Aquababy bath seats because the bath seats can tip over and pose a drowning risk.
07/17/2013 CPSC: Industrial Revolution is voluntarily recalling UCO Arka LED lanterns because the wall charger can malfunction and pose a fire hazard.
07/17/2013 CPSC: 5 Star Kids Apparel is voluntarily recalling boys’ long sleeve hooded jackets because the drawstrings in the neck area can pose a strangulation hazard.
07/17/2013 FDA: Whole Foods Market’s Mid-Atlantic Region is voluntarily recalling pimiento cheese spread because it contains eggs, an undeclared allergen.
07/12/2013 FDA: Torn and Glasser, Inc. is voluntarily recalling packaged pistachios because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
07/11/2013 CPSC: Staples is voluntarily recalling Bermond Fabric Manager’s chairs because the base of the chair can break and pose a fall hazard.
07/10/2013 FDA: Western Mixers Produce & Nut Company is voluntarily recalling ARO and Treasured Harvest pistachios because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.
07/03/2013 FDA: Somersault Snack Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling 6-count Multipack Pacific sea salt products due to undeclared milk products.
07/03/2013 FDA:Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company is voluntarily recalling Petit and Les Frères cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
07/03/2013 CPSC: H-E-B is voluntarily recalling Outdoor Solutions hammock with Sunshade because one of the seams can open and rip, posing a fall hazard.
07/03/2013 CPSC: Toys “R” Us is voluntarily recalling remote-controlled 3 channel helicopter toys because the rechargeable battery can overheat and pose a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
07/03/2013 CPSC: Angel’s Touch Collections is voluntarily recalling butterfly and shell decorative lamps because the lamps have exposed wiring and can pose a fire hazard to consumers.
07/02/2013 CPSC: Yamaha is voluntarily recalling Big Bear ATVs because the front shock absorber can break apart and pose a crash hazard.
What are “Important” Recalls? They can involve large numbers of a product, serious injuries, and other factors.
Pecan Turtledoves Clusters
Campbell Soup Company: 355,000 Cans
Chests and dressers
IKEA: 27 million
Lane Home Furniture: 12 million
Keurig: 7.2 million
Macaroni & Cheese
Kraft: 6.5 million
Notebook Power Cords
HP: 6 million
Graco: 5 million
Kidde: 4.6 million