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Health Alerts: Acetaminophen, gaming headsets and more recalled :

November 16, 2015
Recalls have been issued for the following products.

Epinephrine injectors

Hazard: The products can deliver an inaccurate dosage.

Description: This recall involves all Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) in both the 0.15 milligram and 0.3 milligram strengths. This includes lot numbers 2299596 through 3037230, which expire March 2016 through December 2016. Auvi-Q is packaged with two active devices and one trainer device.

Sold at: Distributed throughout the U.S. via wholesalers, pharmacies and hospitals.

Remedy: Contact your health care provider for a prescription for an alternate epinephrine auto-injector. Sanofi US will reimburse out-of-pocket costs to those who buy new epinephrine auto-injectors with proof of purchase.

Contact: Call 866-726-6340, email cs@sanofi.com or visit www.Auvi-Q.com.


Acetaminophen tablets

Hazard: The acetaminophen 500 milligram (mg) tablets are mislabeled as “Acetaminophen 325 mg.” Taking the tablets at the maximum labeled dose or with other medications containing acetaminophen can lead to liver toxicity or failure.

Description: Recalled are lot #45810 of acetaminophen uncoated, compressed tablets, an over-the-counter oral medication. The item is packaged as 100 tablets per bottle, Medline item No.: OTC20101, NDC#: 53329-641-30, with expiration date May 2018.

Sold at: Various retailers from June 12 through Sept. 18.

Remedy: Return to Medline Industries Inc. for credit.

Contact: Call 866-359-1704 or email recalls@medline.com.


Dietary supplements

Hazard: These products contain high levels of lead and/or mercury, which can cause serious health problems.

Description: This recall involves 11 Baidyanath brand ayurvedic (dietary) supplements imported by Butala Emporium. The 80-count capsules are packed in white plastic bottles with green, yellow or orange labeling under the brand name “Baidyanath.” The supplements are made by Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan Ltd., 1 Gupta Lane, Kolkata, India.

Sold at: Retail stores and on the Internet.

Remedy: Return to the place of purchase for a refund.

Contact: Call 718-899-5590 or email butala1@aol.com.


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.

Adhesive removers

Units: About 85,000

Hazard: The decal adhesive remover packaging is not child-resistant. The adhesive remover contains petroleum distillates, which can cause breathing problems and be poisonous if swallowed.

Description: Recalled are Krud Kutter Decal & Adhesive Remover and Krud Kutter Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover in 8-, 16- and 32-ounce clear plastic bottles. The front of the bottle has a yellow and purple label with the Krud Kutter earth-friendly logo. The 8-ounce bottle has a purple flip-open top. The two larger bottles have purple trigger spray tops. The recalled adhesive removers have product numbers PU08, UP08, UP16 and UP32 and were manufactured from October 2014 to July 2015.

Sold at: The Home Depot and other paint and hardware stores nationwide and online at krudkutter.com between October 2014 and September 2015 for $5 to $20.

Remedy: Return products to the store where purchased for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-908-4050 or visit www.krudkutter.com.

 


Gaming headsets

Units: About 59,500

Hazard: Mold spores were found on the headsets, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in people with chronic health problems.

Description: The Turtle Beach 2015 Ear Force XO FOUR Stealth gaming headsets are multi-use but marketed for Xbox One gaming systems. The headsets are black with green trim and have soft ear-cups, an audio controller and a removable microphone. Recalled units have a 13-character alphanumeric serial number that includes C16 through C25 and do not have a green dot under the windscreen of the microphone.

Sold at: Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Wal-Mart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June to September 2015 for about $100.

Remedy: Contact Turtle Beach for instructions on how to return the product for a replacement.

Contact: Call 855-868-4832 or visit www.turtlebeach.com.


Window shades

Units: About 55,500

Hazard: Children can strangle if caught in the cords.

Description: Recalled are made-to-order cellular, roller, soft horizontal and Roman style solar shades. The shades were sold in a variety of sizes and colors with no identifying labels or markings.

Sold at: Online and by phone order at Blinds.com, Blinds Century (aka American Blinds), Blinds Wholesale, HomeCraft, Home Depot, JustBlinds.com, Nobrainer Blinds, Office Depot, Rugs Direct BFC, Steve’s Blinds, Wayfair and Window World Blinds for $35 to $775 from July 2010 through February 2015.

Remedy: Contact Carra Imports for a free repair kit. If the cellular, roller or soft horizontal shades do not have hold down devices installed, contact Carra to receive a repair kit that includes a hold down device and installation instructions.

Contact: Call 800-845-8637 or visit www.carrablindsandshades.com.


Wood high chairs

Units: About 35,000

Hazard: A child can remove the high chair’s tray and fall out.

Description: Recalled are Safety 1st Wood Décor high chairs in three models: HC144BZF (Casablanca), HC229CZF (Gentle Lace) and HC229CYG (Black Lace); the numbers are printed under the seat. These A-frame black wood high chairs have a removable black and white print seat pad with a blue or pink border. A white plastic, detachable tray with a cone-shaped center divider fits between a child’s legs. “Safety 1st” is printed on the front center of the tray.

Sold at: Babies R Us and Toys R Us retail stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com, www.BabiesRUs.com, www.ToysRUs.com, www.Walmart.com and other online retailers from May 2013 through May 2015 for about $120.

Remedy: ContactDorel Juvenile for information on how to obtain a free repair kit.

Contact: Call 877-717-7823, email decorwoodhighchair@djgusa.com or visit www.safety1st.com.


Child bicycle trailers

Units: About 34,000

Hazard: Trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected.

Description: This recall involves seven models of Burley Design child bicycle trailers. The trailers allow cyclists to tow children behind their bicycles. The trailers are connected to the bicycle by a tow bar. Trailers with the following names and serial numbers are recalled: Cub (K943); Rental Cub (K943); D’Lite and D’Lite ST (D948, K948); Encore (K942); and Solo and Solo ST (D939, K939, KK939).

Sold at: REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods stores and bike shops nationwide, and at Amazon.com and other online retailers from January 2009 to October 2015 for $300 to $700.

Remedy: Contact Burley for a safety strap kit with tools and instructions for installation and a coupon for a 20% discount on the purchase of any Burley accessory. If the tow bar receiver is damaged, request a replacement.

Contact: Call 800-311-5294 or visit https://burley.com/recall/.


Stuffed animals

Units: About 33,600

Hazard: The satin seam of the stuffed animal can open, allowing the stuffing material to be exposed, which young children can choke on.

Description: Starbrights Dragon is covered in a blue furry fabric with silver satin tummy, feet pads, wings and horns. The horns light up and the toy makes a musical sound when the hand is squeezed. The tracking label ending with 9333 or 9334 for USA and 9337 or 9459 for Canada can be found on the label sewn on the backside of the leg.

Sold at: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com from April to August 2015 for $25.

Remedy: Return to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any Build-A-Bear stuffed animal.

Contact: Call 866-236-5683, email ProductHotline@buildabear.com or visit www.buildabear.com.


Kids’ water bottles

Units: About 15,200

Hazard: The paint on the metal portion of the water bottle might contain lead, which is harmful to children.

Description: This recall involves stainless steel water bottles with images of Thor, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man on one and an image of Darth Vader and the Death Star on the other style. The water bottles are gray with a blue or black plastic top and a vacuum-valve stopper.

Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog and online at www.potterybarnkids.com from June 2014 through September 2015 for about $16.

Remedy: Return bottle to the nearest Pottery Barn Kids store or call the firm for instructions on how to return the bottle for a refund or replacement water bottle, plus a $20 Pottery Barn Kids gift card.

Contact: Call 844-421-8062 or visit www.potterybarnkids.com.


Ride-on toys

Units: About 11,000

Hazard: The toy’s hubcaps can detach from the wheel’s axle, and children can choke on them.

Description: Peanuts Flying Ace ride-on toys modeled after older style airplanes are intended for children ages 12 months to 2 years. The body of the plane is red, the steering wheel, propeller and wings are yellow, and the hubcaps are blue. “Snoopy Flying Ace” is printed on the front of the airplane, and Snoopy characters are printed on each wing and on the front.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide from July through August 2015 for about $40.

Remedy: Return the product to any Target store for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-440-0680 or visit www.target.com.


Denim pants

Units: About 8,300

Hazard: The zipper pull can come off, and young children can choke on it.

Description: The Nursery Rhyme Play brand children’s five pocket 100% denim pants have a zipper fly, two front pockets with a coin pocket and two back pockets. The pants were sold in infant sizes 6/9M through 24M. Only pants with style number 4122186 or 4122185 printed on a white tracking label sewn into the lower left inside seam are recalled.

Sold at: Belk stores nationwide and online at www.Belk.com from June through September 2015 for about $24

Remedy: Return the pants to a Belk store for a refund.

Contact: Call 844-594-3339 or visit www.Belk.com.


Kiteboard control systems

Units: About 2,050

Hazard: The chicken loop release system, which is used to depower the kite, can stick and fail to open, posing a risk of injury to the kiteboarder.

Description: Liquid Force Response kiteboard control systems from model year 2015 are comprised of a light-weight control bar to control and depower the kite, a set of flying lines and a harness loop (chicken loop)/quick release mechanism. Recalled units have an orange release hood, and the words “RESPONSE RELEASE SYSTEM” are printed on the black loop. The release hood on replacement systems is orange and black or yellow and black.

Sold at: Surf and specialty stores nationwide and by independent sales representatives from December 2014 through February 2015 for about $500.

Remedy: Contact Liquid Force for a free replacement chicken loop release mechanism.

Contact: Call 800-820-7781 or visit www.liquidforcekites.com.


AC/DC chargers

Units: About 1,300

Hazard: The chargers can overheat, which could result in a fire or injury.

Description: This recall involves the EFLC1105 E-flite Ultra Micro-4, 4x9W, AC/DC battery charger with four independently functioning charge circuits and an LED status display. The charger is blue with a gray, black and blue faceplate. “Eflite Celectra UMX-$ Battery Charger” is printed across the center of the charger.

Sold at: Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at www.HorizonHobby.com from March through June 2015 for about $70.

Remedy: Contact Horizon Hobby for a replacement charger.

Contact: Call 877-504-0233 or visit www.horizonhobby.com.


Girls’ hoodies

Units: About 1,200

Hazard: The drawstring inside the lining of the hood can become entangled or caught on playground equipment, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children.

Description: This recall involves girls’ hoodies in sizes 2T-6X. The garment comes in blush/pink and has a lace decoration strip around the hood opening and a white drawstring inside the hood lining around the face. There is a zipper on the front with a pocket on each side. The name Just Fab Girls is sewn into the label of the neck.

Sold at: Children’s boutiques and other specialty retail stores nationwide from July 2013 through December 2013 for about $20.

Remedy: Remove the drawstring, or return the hoodie to the place of purchase for a refund.

Contact: Call 626-701-7575 or visit www.maelirose.com.


All-terrain vehicles

Units: About 240

Hazard: The fuel filter can break and leak, posing a fire hazard.

Description: This recall includes the 2015 and 2016 Youth Model Can-Am DS 90 and DS 90X all-terrain vehicles, which come in black and yellow. “Can-Am DS” and the engine size, 90 cubic centimeters, are painted on both sides of the vehicle’s fairing.

Sold at: Can-Am dealers nationwide from May through September 2015 for $2,800 to $3,800.

Remedy: Contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP will notify registered customers about this recall.

Contact: Call 888-272-9222 or visit www.can-am.brp.com.

Bicycles, cranksets

Units: About 70 bicycles and about 170 cranksets

Hazard: The left end of the bicycle crankset spindle can break, posing a fall hazard.

Description: The recall involves WeThePeople BMX bicycles and aftermarket ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets. The Envy BMX bicycles have a 20.6- or 21-inch frame painted dark gold. The bicycle bottom bracket has an “ENVY20.6” or “ENVY21” stamp. The ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets are the gears at the front of the bicycle chain with pedals attached to the outer ends. The cranksets have a steel, two-piece construction. Printed on the left side of the spindle is “ESS Eclat 22mm” and next to the pedal, on the crank arm is “Aeon.” Printed on the inside of the crank arm is “Eclat Germany” followed by the crank arm length “170 mm” or “175 mm.”

Sold at: BMX bicycle/product dealers, WeThePeople distributors and specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and online at www.QBP.com and other BMX bicycle/product websites from September 2014 through July 2015. The Envy bicycles sold for about $1,100, and the aftermarket cranksets sold for $180.

Remedy: Return to the store where purchased for a free inspection and replacement spindle.

Contact: Call 844-610-7484 or visit www.qbpbmx.com.

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