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Health Alerts: Nursing pillows, cribs, scooters, sippy cups :

December 1, 2020

Do not let infants sleep on nursing pillows

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding parents and caregivers not to let infants sleep on nursing pillows or pillow-like products because babies can suffocate. At least 28 infant deaths have been linked to these types of pillows.

The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds families that babies should sleep on their backs for naps and at night until their first birthday. Use a firm sleep surface, such as a crib, bassinet, portable crib or play yard that meets CPSC safety standards along with a tight-fitting, firm mattress and fitted sheet designed for that product. Nothing should be in the crib except the baby. Bed-sharing is not recommended, and babies should never sleep on a couch, sofa or armchair.

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 A searchable food and medical product recall database is available

Mini jelly cups

Hazard:Children can choke on the jelly cups.

Description:Eishindo Mini Cup Jelly were sold in 50-piece 28.2-ounce bags with UPC code 4970481000034 and product code E007.

Sold at: Retail food stores nationwide

Remedy: Return to the store where purchased for a refund or throw them away.

Contact:Call Hadson (Toko) Trading Co. Inc. at 718-628-6761.


Units: About 162,300

Hazard: The handlebar joint on the scooter can break, and the rider can fall.

Description: Recalled are Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo scooters with “Y” handlebars. The skateboard system has interchangeable parts that convert into a scooter. The scooters came in blue, yellow, red and green. Recalled scooters have one of these manufacturing codes: 0049VE01, 0128VE01, 0238VE01, 0328VE01, 0598VE01, 0718VE01, 0878VE01, 1068VE01, 1168VE01, 1278VE01, 1458VE01, 1508VE01,1598VE01, 1858VE01, 2068VE01, 2328VE01, 2398VE01, 2478VE01, 2548VE01, 2508VE01, 2568VE01, 2958VE01, 3198VE01, 3258VE01, 3537VE01 or 3628VE01. The code is on the bottom of the skateboard.

Sold at: Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Meijer, BJ’s Wholesale Club stores and online at from February 2018 through August 2020 for about $100.

Remedy: Contact Jakks Pacific for a replacement “T” handlebar.

Contact: Visit or call 855-602-5464.

Sippy cups 

Units: About 9,700

Hazard: Plastic on the sippy cup contains high levels of lead and phthalate. Lead and banned phthalates are toxic for young children.

Description: Recalled are 13.5-ounce Ron Jon Surf sippy cups in blue, green, orange or pink. They have a rubber-like grip material and images of a crab, turtle, fish, boat and seagrass. UPC number 1082-0405 is printed on the bottom.

Sold at: Ron Jon Surf Shops in Florida, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Ship Bottom, N.J., and the Stellarbay store in Tampa, Fla. International Airport from May 2014 through March 2020 for about $7.

Remedy: Stop using the cup and contact Porter World Trade for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-282-2777, email or visit


Units: About 2,100

Hazard: The legs on the bookcases can collapse, putting children at risk of injury.

Description: Recalled are Crate and Barrel Danish white and natural tall bookcases (SKU 325982) and Danish walnut and white tall bookcases (SKU 325943). The bookcases have four shelves. A label under the bottom shelf includes the SKU number and product name.

Sold at: Crate and Barrel stores nationwide and online at from June 2017 through January 2020 for about $300.

Remedy: Stop using the bookcase, and contact Crate and Barrel for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-451-8217 or visit


Units: About 260

Hazard: The crib leg can partially detach and put children at risk of injury.

Description: The recalled Serena & Lily Nash convertible cribs are white with oak trim and can be turned into a toddler bed. Cribs have one the following PO numbers and manufacturing dates: 10320091, 06-2018; 10327234, 08-2018; 10361800, 07-2019; or 10365097, 08-2019.

Sold at: Serena & Lily stores nationwide and online at from September 2018 through April 2020 for around $900.

Remedy: Stop using the crib and contact Serena & Lily for a repair, replacement or refund.

Contact: Call 866-597-2742.

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