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Health Alerts: Smartwatches, magnetic playsets, bikes and more recalled

May 2, 2022

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 the 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.

Smartwatches

Fitbit is recalling 1 million Ionic smartwatches with a polyurethane band and 1.4-inch color LCD screen because the lithium-ion battery can overheat and cause burns. The watches were sold nationwide in stores and online from September 2017 through December 2021 for $200 to $330. Call 888-925-1764 or visit https://help.fitbit.com/en_US/ionic.htm for a refund.

 

 

 

Magnetic playsets

HD Premier is recalling 120,000 DigitDots magnetic balls. The high-powered magnetic balls can be lodged in the digestive system if children swallow them. At least four children have needed surgery to remove the magnets. The sets were sold online from March 2019 through January 2022 for $20 to $30. Visit www.ilovedigitdots.com or email recall@ilovedigitdots.com for a refund.

 

 

 

Activity walkers

B. toys is recalling 17,200 wooden Walk ‘n’ Learn activity walkers. The wheels and wheel attachment hardware can detach from the walker in small pieces, and young children can choke on the pieces. The walkers were sold at Target and Amazon.com from September 2020 through November 2021 for about $36. Call 844-963-2479 or email recalls@battatco.com to schedule a repair.

 

 

 

Glow rattles

PlayMonster is recalling 8,900 Kid O Hudson Glow Rattles because the rattle’s legs can break off, and young children can choke on them. The rattles were sold from February 2018 through February 2022 for about $25. Call 800-469-7506 or visit https://playmonster.com/recalls for a refund.

 

 

 

Magnetic blocks

Boxine is recalling 4,200 magnetic block sets. Children can swallow the magnets, which can become lodged in the digestive system. The block sets were sold at www.tonies.com from November through December 2021 for $15 to $20. Call 877-397-7898 or email productsafety.us@tonies.com for a refund.

 

Bicycles

Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling 19,000 Sirrus, Sirrus X and Sirrus sport bicycles with alloy cranks because the crank arm can disengage. The rider could lose control and fall. The bikes were sold at Specialized retailers nationwide and online from July 2020 through March 2022 for $850 to $1,700. Call 800-808-8154 or email ridercare@specialized.com to schedule a repair.

 

 

Bike helmets

Segway is recalling 960 Ninebot children’s bicycle helmets because they might not protect the rider from head injury in the event of a crash. The helmets were sold at Best Buy and online from December 2020 through May 2021 for $30 to $50. Call 888-523-5583 or email product.recall@segway.com for a refund.

 

 

 

Kids’ bicycles

Commencal is recalling 925 Ramones 14-inch bicycles because the bikes do not have foot brakes. Young children might not be able to stop using handbrakes only. The bikes were sold at www.commencalusa.com from December 2014 through March 2021 for $230 to $320. Call 844-884-9085 or visit www.commencalusa.com to schedule a repair.

 

 

 

Band music sets

Crate and Barrel is recalling 620 Be the Band Music Sets because the maracas can break or become unscrewed and release the metal beads inside. Young children can choke or suffocate if they swallow the beads. The music sets were sold online from September 2021 through January 2022 for about $200. Call 800-967-6696 or visit https://www.crateandbarrel.com/customer-service/product-recalls  for a refund.

 

 

Off-highway vehicles

Honda is recalling 32,000 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) because the intake funnel band screw can loosen and cause sudden engine failure. Riders can crash and be injured. The 2019-2021 Honda Talon 1000 S2 and S4 ROVs were sold from March 2019 through January 2022 for $20,000 to $27,000. Call 866-784-1870 or visit www.powersports.honda.com to schedule a repair.

 

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