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Health Alerts: Infant formula, play yards, rain boots, and more recalled :

July 17, 2019

Some animal diseases can make kids sick

Visiting the animals at a fair or petting zoo this summer or fall?

Tens of thousands of people get sick each year from illnesses spread by animals. Even animals that do not look sick can spread diseases. Pigs can spread swine flu, for example. And backyard chickens, pet birds, reptiles and amphibians can spread Salmonella, E. coli, ringwormand other germs.

When visiting animals, keep these facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in mind.

  • Wash hands after touching animals; after being near the animal exhibits even if you did not touch the animals; and after wearing gloves while touching animals.
  • Do not let kids sit on the ground near exhibits.
  • Do not eat, drink or bring sippy cups, bottles or pacifiers near the animals.
  • Children younger than 5 years old and those with weak immune systems are more likely to get seriously sick from animal diseases.


Infant formula

Units: 23,388

Hazard: The infant formula might contain “metal foreign matter,” according to the company.

Description: Recalled is Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron sold in 35-ounce (992 gram) containers. Lot number C26EVFV and a use by date of Feb. 26, 2021, is on the bottom of the package. No other lots or products are affected.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores

Remedy: Stop using the formula and return to Walmart for a refund.

Contact: Call Perrigo Company PLC at 866-629-6181 or visit


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 A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at

Play yard with inclined sleeper

Units: About 71,000

Hazard: Infants have died while using inclined sleep products.

Description: Recalled is an inclined sleeper accessory included with all models of Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards. Model numbers are CBV60, CHP86, CHR06, CJK24 and DJD11. The inclined sleeper accessory was part of a set that included a portable play yard with inclined sleeper and changing station, clutch accessories and a carry bag. The other parts still can be used.

Sold at: Juvenile and mass retailers from October 2014 through June 2019 for $90 to $110.

Remedy: Stop using the inclined sleeper accessory. Contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher.

Contact: Visit or call 800-432-5437.


Rain boots

Units: About 29,000

Hazard: The unicorn horn on the boots can come off, and young children can choke on it.

Description: Recalled are Cat & Jack “Lilia” toddlers’ unicorn rain boots. Model numbers for size 5 to size 12 are 093-10-4311, 093-10-4312, 093-10-4313, 093-10-4314, 093-10-4315, 093-10-4316, 093-10-4317 and 093-10-4318.

Sold at: Target stores nationwide, and on Google Express from January  through April 2019 for about $20.

Remedy: Return to any Target for a refund.

Contact: Call Target at 800-440-0680, visit


Children’s pajamas

Units: 2,500 two-piece pajama (PJ) sets and 1,400 PJ pants.

Hazard: The clothing fails to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.

Description: Two-piece sets sold by the Company Store are 100% cotton flannel and were sold in sizes 2T through size 14/16 in unicorn, hedgehog and snowflake prints. RN#120962, 037114-21018-LOT and style 65002B are on the label. Pants sold by Prince of Sleep are green, 100% micro polyester fleece football print and were sold in sizes 4 through 14/16. GPU 12001 and FPU 10001 are on the label.

Sold at: The PJ sets were sold online at from September 2018 to April 2019 for about $50. The pants were sold on and from August 2017 through March 2019 for $6 to $13.

Remedy: Stop using the sleepwear and contact the company for a refund.

Contact: For the PJ sets, call 800-655-0355 or visit For the pants, call 888-330-9632, email and use “Product Recall” in the subject line or visit



Boat coolers

Units: About 2,500

Hazard: The cooler latch automatically locks when the lid is closed. A child who climbs into the airtight container could become trapped and suffocate.

Description: Recalled are Sea-Doo LinQ 13.5-gallon or 51-liter marine coolers sold separately or with model year 2019 Sea-Doo Fish Pro personal watercraft. The coolers are made for use on boats and marine environments. Part number 269800817 is marked on the underside of the cooler.

Sold at: Sea-Doo dealers nationwide and online on, and other websites from September 2018 through June 2019 for about $650.

Remedy: Keep children away from the cooler and contact a BRP Sea-Doo dealer for a repair.

Contact: Call 888-272-9222 or visit



Folding mattresses 

Units: About 2,300

Hazard: The folding mattresses do not meet the federal flammability standard. They are a fire hazard.

Description: The Cushy Form tri-fold folding mattress with storage and carry case is white with lime-green trim.

Sold exclusively at: from September 2018 to March 2019 for about $109.

Remedy: Contact the company for a fitted liner that will bring the mattress in compliance with the federal standard.

Contact: Call 855-732-2929, email or visit



Curio cabinets

Units: About 520

Hazard: The corner curio cabinet can tip over and injure children if not anchored to the wall.

Description: Recalled are corner curio cabinets made from poplar and veneer. The white finish (model 115-P021664; SKU 0-4000-3512) and brown finish (model 115-P021665; SKU 0-4000-3513) corner cabinets have four glass shelves with mirrored panels and are mounted to the wall with hardware that was supplied.

Sold at: Havertys stores and online at from December 2018 through March 2019 for about $500.

Remedy: Contact Havertys for a free pick-up of the curio in exchange for a refund or store credit.

Contact: Call 888-428-3789 or visit

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