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Health alerts: IKEA dressers, hoverboards, jackets, and more :

December 21, 2017

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.

IKEA dressers, chests

Units:About 17.3 million

Hazard: Chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall. They can tip over and fall on children, causing injuries or death.

Description: Recalled are IKEA chests and dressers, including MALM three-drawer, four-drawer, five-drawer and six-drawer models and other non-MALM models. The recalled children’s chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches; recalled adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches. They are made of particle board or fiber board and are white, birch (veneer), medium brown, black-brown, white stained oak (veneer), oak (veneer), pink, turquoise, gray, gray-turquoise, lilac, green, brown stained ash (veneer) or black.

Sold at: IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.IKEA.com from January 2002 through June 2016 for $70 to $200. Other chests and dressers sold from 1985 to June 2016 also are recalled. 

Remedy: Stop using recalled chests or dressers that are not properly anchored to the wall and place in an area that children cannot access. Contact IKEA for a refund or a free wall-anchoring kit. Those with chests and dressers manufactured before January 2002 can receive partial store credit.

Contact: Call 888-966-4532 or visit http://bit.ly/2zY8RvQ.

 

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

Units: About 13,900

Hazard: The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Description: The following self-balancing scooters are recalled: Drone Nerds, Go Wheels, iHoverspeed, iLive, Tech Drift, Sonic Smart Wheels and Smart Balance Wheel hoverboards. The two-wheeled scooters were sold in a variety of colors.

Sold at: Various retailers and online from 2015 to 2017 for $150 to $500.

Remedy: Contact the company for a refund or credit.

Contact: Visit https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/hoverboards.

 

Infant, toddler jackets

Units: About 38,000

Hazard: The snaps can detach, and children can choke on them.

Description: OshKosh Baby B’gosh quilted jackets in pink and gray with these style numbers are recalled: 13003910, 23003910, 12691410 and 22691410.

Sold at: OshKosh, Bon-Ton, Kohl’s, Fred Meyer and other retail and department stores and online at www.oshkosh.com from August to September for $35 to $40.

Remedy: Return to any OshKosh or Carter’s store or contact OshKosh for a $34 gift card (infant size) or $36 gift card (toddler size).

Contact: Call 800-692-4674 or visit https://www.oshkoshrecall.com/faq/.

 

Clay craft kits

Units: About 6,000

Hazard: Mold might be in the clay, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in people with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Description: This recall involves “totally me!” clay craft kits. Model number AD11244 is printed on the bottom of the box. Kits contain two bricks of air-dry acrylic paints, a paint brush, three sculpting tools, a plastic rolling pin, a sponge, an instructional work mat, two texture rollers, a plastic clay cutting tool and ribbon.

Sold at: Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us stores from January through October 2017 for about $10.

Remedy: Return the kits to Babies“R”Us or Toys“R”Us for a refund or store credit.

Contact: Call 800-869-7787 or visit https://www.toysrusinc.com/corporate-responsibility/product-recalls.

 

Children’s pajamas

Units: About 4,100

Hazard: The pajama sets do not meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear. They are a burn risk to children.

Description: Recalled are children’s 100% merino wool one-piece, long-sleeve, footed pajamas. They have a blue, gray, lilac or lilac gray horizontal stripe print and a zipper that extends from the center of the neckline down to the left ankle. The sleepwear was sold in sizes 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months and 2T. Woolino and the size are printed on the back of the neckline.

Sold at: Clothes Pony and Caro Bambino stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Zulily.com and Woolino.com from May 2015 through November 2017 for $50 to $60.

Remedy: Contact the company for a refund.

Contact: Call 844-882-8080, email contact@woolino.com or visit https://www.woolino.com/pages/product-recall.

 

Children’s bicycles

Units: About 1,050

Hazard: The cranks can bend or break during use, and riders can fall.

Description: Recalled are 2015, 2016 and 2017 model year Norco children’s bicycles with Samox SAC30-111NA square taper bicycle cranks in 140 mm and 152 mm lengths. Crank model number AC30 is on the inside of both crank arms, and the crank length is stamped at the end of each crank arm. The following 20- and 24-inch wheeled bicycles are recalled: Storm 2.1, Storm 4.1, Charger 2.1, Charger 4.1, Fluid HT 2.3, Fluid HT 4.3, Fluid FS 2.2, and Fluid FS 4.2.

Remedy: Contact an authorized Norco Bicycles dealer for installation of a new crankset.

Contact: Call 800-663-8916 or visit http://www.norco.com/safety-recalls/.

 

Children’s rain ponchos

Units: About 1,300

Hazard: A drawstring in the poncho’s hood can strangle children if it becomes entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects.

Description: Kids’ waterproof hooded rain ponchos were sold in clear, red and blue. A white nylon drawstring is attached at the neck.

Sold online at: Amazon.com and Wealers.com from May through July 2016 for $12 for a six-pack and $17 for a 12-pack.

Remedy: Remove the drawstring or return for a refund. 

Contact: Call 844-222-2812, email recall.jwcrawford@gmail.com or visit https://wealers.com/pages/recall.

 

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