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Health Alerts: Baby clothes, helmets, backyard playsets, and more recalled

January 2, 2022
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Hand sanitizer

American Screening is recalling hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol because it is packaged in 8-ounce containers that look like water bottles. If people drink the hand sanitizer, they can become ill or die. Call 318-606-6037 or email wlaskowski@americanscreeningcorp.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.

Baby clothes

Hanna Andersson is recalling baby rompers and long sleeve top and pant sets. Snaps on the clothing can detach, and young children can choke on them. The clothing was sold from July through October 2021. Call 800-222-0544, email help@hannaandersson.com or visit www.hannaandersson.com/product-recall.

 

 

 

 

Pool ladders

VidaXL is recalling ladders for above-ground pools. The steps of the ladder can loosen, and people using the ladders can fall or drown. The ladders were sold from February through August 2021. Call 888-854-0905, email recall@vidaxl.com or visit https://www.vidaxl.com/product-recalls.html.

 

 

 

 

Bike helmets

ABUS is recalling youth bike helmets because they do not meet federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury. The helmets were sold from April 2020 through October 2021. Call 877-643-8415, email abus8077@sedgwick.com or visit https://bit.ly/3oCRUhY.

 

 

 

Backyard playsets

Backyard Play Systems is recalling outdoor playsets with a wooden roof. Children can become trapped in the gap between the lower part of the roof structure and the bottom of the gable decoration. The playsets were sold from March 2019 through May 2021. Call 866-890-2211, email customerservice@backyard-play.com or visit www.backyardproducts.com/safety.

 

 

Projector flashlights

Halo is recalling projector flashlights because children can take them apart and choke on or swallow the button cell batteries inside. One child needed surgery after swallowing a battery. The flashlights were part of care packages distributed by Starlight Children’s Foundation to hospitals and health care facilities between February and June 2021. Call

855-425-6266, email halo.safety@halo.com or visit https://halo.com/flashlightrecall.

 

 

 

Dumbbell handles

Impex Fitness is recalling OBB-20 Fitness Gear Olympic dumbbell handles because the locking collars can slip. When held perpendicular to the floor, the weights can drop and injure the user. The dumbbells were sold from July 2015 through July 2021 at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Call 800-999-8899 or visit https://bit.ly/3y1FpkC.

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