Children’s Apparel Network has issued a voluntary recall in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for Disney-branded Fleece Hoodie and T-Shirt Sets sold exclusively at Target. The recalled styles are: Red Fleece Hoodie with Snow White (DP4253B), Grey Fleece Hoodie with Mickey Mouse (J4821) and Blue Fleece Hoodie with Cars (J4820-A). Style numbers can be found printed on the label along the hoodie’s side seam.
The products are being recalled due to the surface coating on the zipper of the fleece hoodie and t-shirt sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. To date no incidents have been reported.
The items were manufactured in Pakistan and approximately 6200 were sold at Target between October 2011 and December 2011 for about $18. Consumers are advised to return the item to Target for full credit.
Bravo Sports has issued a voluntary recall in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for Disney-branded Pogo Stick (Disney Hannah Montana Pogo Stick, the Disney/Pixar Toy Story Cruising Cool Pogo Stick, the Disney/Pixar Cars Pogo Stick, the Disney Princess Pogo Stick and the Disney Fairies Cruising Cool Pogo Stick). The pogo sticks have Disney labels between the handlebars. The manufacturing date codes between 01/01/2009-022CO and 11/30/2010-022CO are on a clear label on the stem of the pogo stick near the foot pedals. The bottom rubber tip attached to the pogo stick frame can wear out prematurely, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Also, the end caps on the handlebars can come off, exposing sharp edges. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers. 82 reports of the bottom tip wearing out on the pogo sticks, including five reports of injuries. A 9-year-old girl suffered a skull fracture and chipped a tooth. Another 9-year-old girl cut her lip and chin, requiring stitches. Other injuries included scrapes, hits to the head and teeth pushed in.
The item was manufactured in China and approximately 159,000 sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Kmart, Kohls.com, Target and Toys R Us from February 2009 through June 2011 for about $20. Consumers are advised to immediately take the toy away from children and contact the manufacturer for a full refund by calling (855) 469-3429 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or visit the firm’s website at www.bravopogorecall.com or view the full product recall notice here.
Disney Hannah Montana Pogo Stick, the Disney/Pixar Toy Story Cruising Cool Pogo Stick, the Disney/Pixar Cars Pogo Stick, the Disney Princess Pogo Stick and the Disney Fairies Cruising Cool Pogo Stick. The pogo sticks have Disney labels between the handlebars. The manufacturing date codes between 01/01/2009-022CO and 11/30/2010-022CO are on a clear label on the stem of the pogo stick near the foot pedals.
Kiddieland Toys Limited has issued a voluntary recall in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission the Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trike. The toy can pose a laceration hazard if the child falls on the handlebar decoration. Three reports of facial lacerations have been reported.
The item was manufactured in China and sold at Target, JCPenney, Meijer and H.E.B. stores nationwide and on the Web at www.target.com from January 2009 through April 2011 for about $50. Consumers are advised to immediately take the toy away from children and contact the manufacturer for a replacement handlebar with an enclosed rotating display. For additional information, contact Kiddieland at (800) 430-5307 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.kiddieland.com.hk or view the full product recall notice here.
Recall Notice: ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Toddler Hooded Jacket Among Items Recalled by Burlington Coat Factory
Burlington Coat Factory has issued a recall in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for several models of children’s hooded jackets and sweatshirts with draw strings. Among the items being voluntarily recalled is a Disney-branded Winnie the Pooh hooded jacket in toddler sizes. The hooded jackets and sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood and/or waist which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. No injuries or deaths have been reported as a result.
The items were manufactured in China, Cambodia, Korea and the United States and sold at Burlington Coat Factory and other retailers nationwide from January 1995 through September 2009 for between $7 and $30. Consumers are advised to immediately remove the drawstrings or return the jacket to Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund. For additional information, contact Burlington Coat Factory toll-free at (888) 223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or view the full product recall notice here.
Playmates Toys is voluntarily recalling approximately 252,000 units of Tinky Tink & Friends Toy Jewelry, sold nationwide between November 2008 and November 2009 due to potential unlawful amounts of lead content.
Items specifically affected by the recall include: Tinker Bell’s Lil’ Tinker Bracelet (UPC 0 43377 74634 8); Tinker Bell’s Lil’ Tinker Bracelet (UPC 0 43377 74641 6); Rosetta’s Rosebud Key Chain (UPC 0 43377 74631 7); and Silvermist’s Water Lily Necklace (0 43377 74632 4).
Consumers are advised to immediately take the charm and cords away from children, discard the items and contact Playmates Toys for a replacement charm accessory at (888) 810-1133 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.playmatestoys.com
No incidents relating to this potential hazard have yet been reported.
About 55,000 of metal toy necklaces featuring The Princess and the Frog and sold exclusively by Walmart between November 2009 and January 2010 have been voluntarily recalled due to high levels of cadmium which can be toxic if ingested by children.
The necklaces, manufactured in China, are produced by FAF, Inc. of Greenville, R.I. and sold for about $5 each.
Parents who purchased these items are advised to take them away immediately from children and return them to Walmart for either a full refund or a replacement product.
No incidents related to this product have been reported at this time.
For additional information, contact F.A.F. Inc. at (800) 949-3311 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s web site at www.faf.com
About 213,000 units total have been recalled today due to a potential suffocation hazard. The one piece metal bars supporting the floorboard of the bassinet attachment can come out of the fabric sleeves and create an uneven sleeping surface, posing a risk of suffocation or positional asphyxiation.
The affected models (05025, 05026, 05037, 05088 and 05350) were sold at Babies “R” Us, Kmart, Sears, Target and Walmart between January 2007 and October 2009. To determine the model number, locate the sticker on one of the support legs underneath the play yard
A free repair kit is available from the importer making the recall. For more information and to order the free replacement kit for models that qualify, visit DJGUSA.com
To date, there have been no reported incidents as a result of this potential hazard.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: CARS Fleece Clog Children’s Shoes
Units: About 73,000 distributed in the United States and 18,000 distributed in Canada
Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Distributor: Pagoda International Footwear Ltd., of Hong Kong
Hazard: The shoe has four decorative wheels that can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a decorative wheel detaching from the shoe. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Buster Brown & Co. “CARS” fleece clog children’s shoes. The shoe is a red plastic molded clog with fleece lining and is designed to resemble a car. They were sold in infant sizes 4 to 6 and toddler sizes 7 to 11. The infant-size shoes have a strap in the back. Each side of the shoe has two red and black decorative wheels and the number “95”. “Buster Brown & Co.” and “Disney” are printed on a tag sewn inside the shoe.
Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores in the United States and Canada from September 2008 through March 2009 for between $6 and $10 (U.S.) and for about $13 (CAN).
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Customers should immediately take this product away from children and return it to the nearest Wal-Mart store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Buster Brown & Co. toll-free at (888) 869-1044 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, visit the website at www.busterbrownshoes.com, or send an email to [email protected]
The Disney Store has issued a recall for about 20,000 Handy Manny Tool Sets that were sold between October 2007 and January 2009 for potential choke hazards. Customers who have purchased the item (UPC Code #405144100614 or #422147400633) should return it immediately to their local Disney Store location for a full refund.
For additional information, contact the Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DisneyStore.com