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Health alerts: Essential oils, children’s tool kits and more recalled :

May 1, 2020

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 atwww.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.

 

Essential oils

Units: About 34,000

Hazard: The product is not in child-resistant packaging and contains methyl salicylate, which is poisonous if swallowed by young children.

Description: Recalled are ⅓ fluid ounce (10 mL), 1 fluid ounce (30 mL) and 3.3 fluid ounce (100 mL) amber glass bottles with black caps of Plant Therapy Wintergreen, Organic Wintergreen, Muscle Aid Synergy Blend, Tingly Mint Synergy Blend and Vein Aid Synergy Blend Oils sold before Sept. 20, 2019.

Sold: Online at PlantTherapy.com, Amazon.com, Ebay.com, Walmart.com and Wish.com from June 2018 through June 2019 for $8 to $40.

Remedy: Store the product out of reach of children. Contact Plant Therapy for a replacement child-resistant cap.

Contact: Call 800-917-6577, email cs@planttherapy.com or visit https://www.planttherapy.com/wintergreen-alert.

 

Children’s tool kits

Units: About 20,645

Hazard:The tool belt, hammer and suspenders contain lead, which is toxic to children. The toy goggles and hard hats do not meet toy safety requirements.

Description: Recalled are children’s tool kits with model number H3044 or H5855. Model H3044 is a 12-piece tool kit that contains a helmet, goggles, tape measure, tool belt, hammer, pair of leather gloves, ruler, carpenter’s square, level, bottle of chalk and suspenders. Model H5855 is an 11-piece tool kit that contains goggles, tape measure, wooden tool caddy, hammer, ruler, carpenter’s square, level, screwdriver, pliers and an adjustable wrench.

Sold at: Grizzly Industrial’s showrooms nationwide and online at www.grizzly.com and www.Amazon.com from September 2002 to November 2019 for about $20.

Remedy: Take the toys away from children. Contact the company for instructions on receiving a refund.

Contact: Call 888-615-7944, email recalls@grizzly.com or visit https://www.grizzly.com/recalls.

 

Bicycles

Units: About 5,500

Hazard: The bicycle’s front fork can loosen and detach, causing riders to fall.

Description: Recalled Woom bicycle models 4 (20 inch), 5 (24 inch) and 6 (26 inch) were sold in red, blue, green, purple and yellow.

Sold: Online at us.woombikes.com from August 2018 through March 2019 for about $450 (woom 4), $480 (woom 5) and $500 (woom 6).

Remedy: Stop using the bicycles and contact Woom for a repair kit for the front fork.

Contact: Call 855-966-6872, email usa@woombikes.com or visit https://us.woombikes.com/pages/safety-notice.

 

Musical llama

Units: About 4,000

Hazard: The screws that attach the spinning flowers to the sides of the toy can loosen and fall off. Young children can choke on the flowers.

Description:The recalled Musical Lili Llama wooden activity toy has a multicolored metal xylophone on the top, two wood mallets, a detachable maraca tail on the back, four spinning squares on the front, two clacking panels on the sides and two spinning flowers on the sides. Lot code 217120 IL is printed on the inside of the side panel below the company name and address.

Remedy: Keep toy out of children’s reach and contact Manhattan Toy for a repair kit.

Sold at: Toy stores nationwide and at www.manhattantoy.com, Amazon.com and other websites from October 2019 through February 2020 for about $50.

Contact: Call 800-541-1345, email mtreps@manhattantoy.com, or visit https://www.manhattantoy.com/pages/recall-information.

 

Wall heaters

Units: About 3,600

Hazard: An internal part of the heater fails to meet flammability performance requirements, posing a fire hazard.

Description: This recall involves ASSO and ASSOS Sonoma wall fan heaters. The heaters are white, with the Stelpro name on the front. Only heaters with version or production codes 47-19 or prior are recalled. The model number and version or production code is on the product nameplate that is on the underside of the front cover. Visit https://bit.ly/3em3Uie to see product codes included in the recall.

Sold at: Electrical distributors nationwide from March 2018 through December 2019 for $140 to $370.

Remedy: Stop using the recalled heaters and contact Stelpro for information on receiving a free replacement wall fan heater.

Contact: Call 844-783-5776, ext. 1204, or visit www.stelpro.com/en-US/warnings-safety.

 

Car seat adapters

Units: About 1,430

Hazard: The plastic brackets on the car seat adapter can break, and infants can fall.

Description: Thule Sleek car seat adapter is used to place a Chicco car seat on the Thule Sleek Stroller. The adapter is metal with two black plastic brackets and clips onto the stroller. Only the car seat adapter is recalled. Its product number is 11000301 and UPC code is 091021188099.

Sold at: REI, Buy Baby and other stores nationwide and online at Thule.com and Amazon.com from December 2018 through February 2020 for about $60.

Remedy:Stop using the adapter. Contact Thule Group to return for a refund or receive a replacement product (Thule Sleek Bassinet) that works with the stroller.

Contact: Call 855-652-2688, email carseatadapter@thule.com or visit www.thule.com/carseatadapter.

 

Dressers

Units: About 100

Hazard: The dressers are unstable and can fall on a child if not anchored to the wall.

Description: Recalled are Joybird Blythe dressers made of plywood with white painted exterior. The dressers have nine brown-colored, veneer-faced plywood drawers with round knobs. “Stitch Industries Inc.,” the month and year of manufacture, and the words “TSCA Title VI Compliant” are on a sticker on the back.

Sold: Online at Joybird.com from October 2017 through July 2019 for about $1,700.

Remedy: Place the dresser in an area away from children. Contact the company for in-home repair to the dresser’s legs or in-home installation of a tip-over restraint kit by a technician plus a $50 gift card to be used on Joybird’s website or pick-up of the dresser for a refund.

Contact: Call 888-282-0842, email support@joybird.com or visit https://www.joybird.com/product-safety/.

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