MEDIA RELEASES
 

WEEK ENDING JULY 2

JUNE 29

CHILDREN'S NIGHTGOWNS 

Saro Trading is recalling Children’s nightgowns sold nationwide from February 2012 to April 2016. The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries. 

This recall involves five styles of children’s nightgowns manufactured by Saro Trading. The 100% white cotton nightgowns have “Taleen” printed on the neck label. These nightgowns are embroidered with either eyelet trimming, ribbons on the chest, or buttons on the center front of the garment. 

Consumers should contact Saro Trading Company at 800-662-7276 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday PT or online at www.sarostore.com for instructions on receiving a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org

JUNE 28

IKEA FURNITURE 

IKEA is recalling MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers sold nationwide and in Canada. The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries. 

The recalled children’s chests and dressers are taller than 23.5 inches and adult chests and dressers are taller than 29.5 inches.  Full description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact IKEA at 866-856-4532 anytime or online at www.IKEA-USA.com/recallchestsanddressers  or www.IKEA-USA.com a for a choice between two options: refund or a free wall-anchoring repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 25

JUNE 23

BOW SCALES 

October Mountain Products is recalling Hanging bow scales sold nationwide from November 2015 to March 2016. The mounting ring on the scales can break during use, posing impact and laceration hazards. 

This recall involves OMP M-100 digital hanging bow scales that measure the user’s peak or holding weight in archery and bow hunting. M-100 and the OMP logo are printed in black lettering on the front of the scale. 

Consumers should contact October Mountain Products at 800-366-4269 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.OctoberMountain.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

NOTEBOOK BATTERIES 

HP is recalling lithium-ion batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers sold nationwide in Canada and Mexico from March 2013 to August 2015. The battery packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 

The batteries are compatible with HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion notebook computers. The batteries included in this recall have the following barcodes: 6BZLU, 6CGFK, 6CGFQ, 6CZMB, 6DEMA, 6DEMH, 6DGAL and 6EBVA. 

Consumers should contact HP at 888-202-4320 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2016 or www.hp.com for a free replacement battery. More info at www.recalls.org. 

HARD HATS 

3M is recalling Vented hard hats sold : Online at Alliedelec.com, Amazon.com and HomeDepot.com from January 2008 to April 2016. Hard hats sold online were marketed to protect against electric shock, but they do not provide this protection, posing a shock hazard. 

This recall involves 3M vented hard hats sold under the 3M™, 3M™ Tekk Protection™ and AOSafety™ brands.  “3M” or “AOSafety” is molded into the white plastic on the top of the brim.  “XLR8 VENTED” is molded onto the bottom of the brim. “ANSI Z89.1” is printed on a sticker inside the hard hats. 

Consumers should contact 3M at 800-494-3552 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.3MSafety.com for a free replacement hard hat. More info at www.recalls.org.

JUNE 22

ROOM SENSORS 

Ecovent is recalling Ecovent room sensors sold online at www.ecoventsystems.com from December 2015 to April 2016. The cover can come off during normal use, exposing high voltage components and posing an electrical shock hazard. 

This recall involves the Ecovent Room Sensors, which plug into an electrical outlet, measure room temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. “Ecovent,” model number “SS1,” part number “901-00001” and date numbers 4415-5215 and 0116-0916” are printed on a label on the back of the device. 

Ecovent has contacted consumers via email and phone notifications, sent the replacement parts and provided return postage for affected parts. 

Consumers can also contact Ecovent at 855-777-0105 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday or online at www.ecoventsystems.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

JUNE 21

RATTLES 

The Land of Nod is recalling Octo-rattles sold exclusively at The Land of Nod stores nationwide from September 2015 to April 2016. The fabric discs on the tentacles of the octopus rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves The Land of Nod’s Octo-rattles, sold individually or as part of a gift bag set. “The Land of Nod,” “Morton Grove, IL 60053,” “951-3072461,” “Made in India” and SKU number 502882 are printed on a label attached to the underside of the rattle. 

Consumers should contact The Land of Nod at 800-933-9904 from 8:30 a. m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.landofnod.com to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BOTTLE WARMERS 

Mayborn is recalling Tommee Tippee Electric Bottle and Food Warmers sold nationwide from July 2011 to April 2016. The warmers can overheat and catch on fire, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Tommee Tippee® Closer to Nature® electric bottle and food warmers, sold separately or as an accessory with the Complete Starter Kit or the All in One Newborn Set. Bottle and food warmers included on this recall have “Min” or “0” stamped on the left-hand side of the control dial and have the UL logo and a six alpha-numeric batch code that begins with a number and ends with “GY” stamped on the underside. 

Consumers should contact Mayborn at www.tommeetippee.us or at 844-340-3420 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday for free replacement warmers.  More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 18

JUNE 15

COMPUTER BATTERY PACKS 

Sony is recalling Panasonic battery packs used in Sony Electronics laptop computers sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2013 to October 2013. The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. 

This recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 18 models of Sony’s VAIO Series laptop computers. Model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Sony Electronics at 888-476-6988 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.sony.com for instructions to obtain a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org. 

JUNE 14

HEDGE TRIMMERS 

STIHL is recalling STIHL battery-powered hedge trimmers sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2010 to April 2016. The hedge trimmer can operate faster than expected, continue running after the trigger is released or operate by depressing either the trigger or the front handle switch individually, posing a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves STIHL model HSA 65 battery-powered hedge trimmers. “STIHL” and “HSA 65” are printed on the side of the battery compartment between the trigger and the loop handle. 

Consumers should return the trimmer to an authorized STIHL dealer for a free replacement battery-powered hedge trimmer.  

Consumers can also contact STIHL Inc. at 800-610-6677 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.stihlusa.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

GRINDERS 

Direct Distributors is recalling Recalls Angle Grinders 4-inch air angle grinders sold exclusively at Agri Supply stores in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia from January 2015 to April 2016. The spring-loaded safety switch can fail and allow the grinder to turn on even with the safety switch locked in place, posing a finger, hand or other laceration risk. 

This recall involves 4-inch air angle grinders with model number 20687. The model number is printed on the packaging. The grinders have a blue handle and some models have the ASC logo on the top.  

Consumers should return the grinder to Direct Distributors or any Agri Supply Company location for a full refund. 

Consumers  can also contact Direct Distributors at 877-564-8669 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.agrisupply.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 11

JUNE 10

SKY ROVER TOYS 

Auldey Toys is recalling Sky Rover toys sold nationwide from January 2015 to January 2016. The USB charging cords sold with the toy can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 

This recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys. The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6 or TTYW859110-5. The item number is printed on a white sticker on the toy’s packaging. 

Consumers should contact Auldey Toys at 844-303-8936 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://www.AuldeyToys.us for instructions on obtaining a free replacement charge cord. More info at www.recalls.org. 

JUNE 9

SURGE PROTECTORS 

360 Electrical is recalling Surge protectors sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2015 to February 2016. The surge protectors can short circuit when non-grounded plugs are connected, posing a shock or fire hazard. 

This recall involves three models of surge protectors, Idealist (360320), Idealist 2.4 (360321) and Agent (360322). The model number is located on the underside of the unit. “360electrical” is printed on the front of the units. 

Consumers should contact 360 Electrical free at 844-827-4207 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.360electrical.com for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BODY ARMOR 

AR500 Armor is recalling Level III Body Armor sold nationwide from February 2016 to March 2016. The body armor can fail to meet performance requirements for Level III body armor, allowing a bullet to penetrate, and pose a risk of gunshot injury or death. 

This recall involves AR500 Armor Level III body armor, including chest plates, side plates and ABS panels. AR500 Armor is printed on a white label on the back side of the armor. Only AR500 Level III body armor with the manufacture date code of February 2016 and March 2016 are included in the recall. 

Consumers should contact Armor at 844-887-8824 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.ar500armor.com for instructions to receive replacement body armor. More info at www.recalls.org. 

HANDGUN SAFES 

Rhino Metals is recalling Bighorn handgun security safes sold nationwide from March 2015 to March 2016. The handgun security safes can be opened without the use of a combination allowing unauthorized access to a handgun, posing a serious risk of injury. 

This recall involves all Bighorn P-20 handgun security safes. The handgun security safes have serial numbers 1412160001 through 1412163000 printed on a sticker on the right hand side. 

Consumers should contact Rhino Metals at 800-701-9128 ext. 5844 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.rhinosafe.com for instructions and how to return the safe for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN'S CHAIRS AND SWINGS 

Far East Brokers is recalling Children’s Chairs and Swings sold nationwide from January 2016 to April 2016. The screen-printing on the fabric of the chairs and swings contains excessive levels of lead. 

This recall involves Leisure Ways® pink butterfly themed children’s camp chairs, moon chairs, and swings. “Distributed by: Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc.” and “Tracking # November/2015” are printed on the tracking label sewn into the seat of each chair. 

Consumers should return the item to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Far East Brokers at 888-753-9040 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fareastbrokers.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

JUNE 8

SLEDS 

Kwik Tek is recalling Sleds sold nationwide from June 2014 to June 2016. The front handle bar assembly can break, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves the Hammerhead sleds, which were sold in blue, green, orange and yellow. “Hammerhead Pro” is written on the top of the sled. 

Consumers should contact Kwik Tek at 800-624-1297 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at yukoncharlies.com for a free replacement front end. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 4

JUNE 2 

CERAMIC MUGS 

Debco Bag is recalling Ceramic mugs sold nationwide and in Canada from August 2015 to April 2016. The mugs handle can break, posing a burn or laceration hazard. 

This recall involves four models of Tonal Thirst ceramic mugs. The 12-ounce mugs have a glossy two-tone finish with a white exterior and colored interior with matching colored handles. The mugs were sold in white/black, white/blue, white/lime and white/red color combinations. Some mugs can have promotional logos printed on them when distributed as giveaways.  

Consumers should contact Debco Bag free at 844-730-5005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.debcosolutions.com for instructions on receiving a replacement mug. More info at www.recalls.org. 

JEWELRY MACHINE 

LaRose Industries is recalling Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations sold nationwide from August 2015 to April 2016. The “Slider Bracelet” in the jewelry making kit contains high levels of lead. 

This recall involves two models of LaRose’s Jewelz Gem Creations jewelry making kit and one refill product.  Product name and UPC code can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact LaRose at (855) 345-4693 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.laroseindustries.com  for instructions to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.             

JUNE 1 

REMOTE CONTROL MONSTER TRUCKS 

Traxxas is recalling X-Maxx Monster Trucks and VXL-6 electronic speed controls sold nationwide and in Canada from November 2015 to January 2016. Vehicle modification or electronic failure can result in a short circuit, posing a fire hazard. 

The recalled VXL-6s electronic speed control #3365 is sold installed in the Traxxas X-Maxx Monster Truck, model 77076-04, and is also sold separately. 

Consumers should return their electronic speed control to their dealer for a free firmware upgrade and installation of a new fusible link, or contact Traxxas customer support at 888-872-9927 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at Traxxas.com to return the electronic speed control and have a firmware upgrade and free fusible link installation. More info at www.recalls.org. 

VOLTAGE DETECTORS 

Southwire is recallng Non-contact voltage detectors sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2013 to February 2016. The voltage detectors can give a false “no voltage” reading when being used to test live wires for electric current, posing shock, electrocution and burn hazards. 

This recall involves Southwire non-contact voltage detectors with model numbers 40110N and 40120N. “Southwire,” the model number and the CE and UL listing symbols are printed on the voltage detectors.  Model 40110N detects voltage from 100 to 1,000 VAC. Model 40120N detects voltage from 24 to 1,000 VAC. 

Consumers should contact Southwire at 855-798-6657 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.southwire.com for instructions on returning them for a free replacement voltage detector. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 31 

VENTILATION FANS 

Broan-NuTone is recalling ventilation fans sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2016 to March 2016. The fan motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves L500 series fans designed to circulate air in and out of a home or building. Brand name and model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

 Consumers should contact Broan at 800-637-1453 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.broan-nutone.com to receive a free replacement fan. More info at www.recalls.org. 

SANDERS 

Mirka is recalling Electric Random Orbital Sanders sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2013 to March 2016. The sanders can short circuit, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves 3-inch, 5-inch and 6-inch Mirka CEROS compact electric random orbital sanders.  Model  numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Mirka at 800-843-3904 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mirka-usa.com for a free replacement sander. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING MAY 28

MAY 27

TOMMEE TIPPEE CUPS 

Mayborn is recalling Tommee Tippee Sippee spill-proof cups sold nationwide and in Canada from December 2014 to May 2016. Mold can develop on the removable, one-piece, white valve inside the spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups when it remains wet/moist and is infrequently cleaned. 

This recall involves five types of spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups all with a removable, one-piece white valve. The five types include: First Sips Transition cup, Trainer Sippee cup, Sippee cup (including Cute Quips), Sportee bottle and Insulated Swiggle/Sippee tumblers. The cups have a 7 to 10 oz. capacity and were sold for children ages 4 to 12 months. Only Tommee Tippee Sippee cups with a removable, one-piece white valve are included in this recall. 

Consumers should contact Mayborn at 877-248-6922 anytime during the week and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday or online at at www.tommeetippee.us to receive a free replacement cup. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MAY 26

MATTRESSES PADS 

Hollander Sleep Products is recalling Wamsutta Mattress Pads sold exclusively at Bed, Bath & Beyond stores nationwide from August 2015 to January 2016. The mattress pads fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses and mattress pads, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves all sizes of Wamsutta Dream Zone cotton 800 thread count mattress pads, manufactured from August 2015 through January 2016. Hollander Sleep Products, style number 266BB and the manufacture date are printed on a label on a side of the mattress pad.   

Consumers should contact Hollander Sleep Products at 800-233-7666 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at to www.hollander.com  for postage paid shipping label and instructions on returning the product for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

BACKPACK CARRIERS 

Osprey is recalling child backpack carriers sold nationwide from January 2016 to May 2016. A cut in the plastic buckle on the shoulder strap can cause the shoulder strap to release, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves the Poco AG, Poco AG Plus and Poco AG Premium model child backpack carriers. Recalled carriers have a production date code of S16SB03, S16SB04, S16SB05, S16SB06 or S16SB07. “Osprey” is printed on the back at the top of the carrier. The model name is printed on the back at the bottom. 

Consumers should contact Osprey at 800-303-1350 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday or online at ospreypacks.com for a free replacement or full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WATER HEATERS 

Rheem is recalling Rheem electric water heaters sold exclusively at Home Depot stores from January 2014 to April 2016. The control panel on the water heaters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 

This recall involves Rheem brand “Performance Platinum” electric water heaters in 40, 50 and 80 gallon capacities. Model and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Rheem at 866-369- 4786 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT on Sunday or online at www.rheem.com to request a free repair by a Rheem field technician. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BICYCLE FORKS 

Box Components is recalling BMX Bicycle Forks sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2013 to April 2015. The steer tube can become loose in the crown of the fork, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves Box Components’ carbon fiber BMX bicycle forks. The forks are black with “BOX” printed in white on the side. Model numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Box Components at (888) 279-9691 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.boxcomponents.com for a free replacement bicycle fork. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 25

LOUNGE CHAIRS 

TJX is recalling foldable lounge chairs sold nationwide during March 2016. The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall and injury hazard. 

This recall involves T.J. Maxx and Marshalls foldable weatherproof lounge chairs. Style numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should return the chair to any T.J. Maxx or Marshalls store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact T.J. Maxx at 800-926-6299 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.tjmaxx.com or Marshalls toll-free at 888-627-7425 or online at www.marshallsonline.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BICYCLE RIMS 

Hed Cycling is recalling Hed Black Rims sold nationwide from January 2016 to March 2016. The rims can cause the brake pads to wear out unexpectedly, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves Ardennes Black and Jet Black rims manufactured between January 1, 2016 and March 15, 2016.  Serial numbers beginning with 0116, 0216 or 0316 are printed near the valve hole on the rim. 

Consumers should contact HED Cycling at 888-246-3639 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.HedCycling.com for replacement instructions. More info at www.recalls.org. 

COUNTER STOOLS 

Noble House is recalling counter stools sold nationwide from October 2013 to March 2015. The kick plates of the counter stools can have a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard. 

This recall involves Noble House’s Louigi and Tate counter stools with solid wood legs and a metallic kick pate.  “MADE BY: PERMAISURI CO., LTD: No. 30 YUANCUO ROAD HONGSHANQIAO, FUZHOU, FUJIAN 350002 CHINA” is stamped on a tag on the underside of the stool’s seat. 

Consumers should contact Noble House at 888-600-6376 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.noblehousefurniture.com for free replacement kick plates, including shipping. More info at www.recalls.org. 

TILLERS 

Honda is recalling Mini Tillers sold nationwide and in Canada from December 2007 to March 2016. The throttle cable can be pinched during packaging, causing the tiller tines to rotate unexpectedly when the lever is not engaged, posing a risk of serious injury. 

This recall involves Honda FG110K1AT Mini Tillers. The mini tillers are red and black with “HONDA” printed on the front tine guard and are about 14 inches wide by 39 inches tall. The serial number range included in this recall is from FAAA-1200001 through 1540521. The serial number is printed on the top side cover of the tillers. 

Consumers should contact their local authorized Honda dealer to schedule an appointment to have the throttle cable inspected for damage and repaired free of charge. 

Consumers can also contact American Honda at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.powerequipment.honda.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GATE CLOSERS 

Rixson Exterior Gate Closers is recalling Exterior Gate Closers sold nationwide from April 2015 to November 2015. The gate closer mechanism can break and eject metal pieces including the spring or it can spray oil, posing a risk of injury. 

This recall involves the Exterior Gate Closer Model 1350. The unit is marked on the side of the body with “MAB/ASSA ABLOY.” The recall only includes units produced between January 2014 and December 2015. The unit’s production date is stamped on the side of the gate closer body in a “week/year” format and can be accessed by removing the body’s plastic housing. 

Consumers should contact Rixson at 866-474-9766 (Option 2) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or contact Assa Abloy Italia online at www.assaabloy.it for information on safely removing the arm from the gate closer and returning for a free replacement gate closer. More info at www.recalls.org. 

METAL LAMPS 

Philips Lighting is recalling Metal Halide Lamps sold nationwide from May 2011 to June 2012. The outer bulbs can shatter, resulting in hot internal pieces of glass falling from the lamps, posing a burn and laceration hazard. 

This recall involves the Philips Energy Advantage Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps model CDM330. Date codes can be  found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Philips at 866-253-5503 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.philips.com for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WATER HEATERS 

Water Heating Technologies is recalling Gas water heaters sold nationwide from May 2015 to February 2016. The water heaters have a space between the burner flange and the combustion chamber that allows flammable liquids or gases to contact burning flammable vapors inside the combustion chamber, posing a risk of fire or explosion. 

This recall involves Water Heating Technologies “American Standard” gas water heaters. The model numbers included in the recall begin with GN and GSN. The water heaters are white with an “American Standard” logo printed on the front.  The model number is printed on a label on the side of the water heater. 

Consumers should call Water Heating Technologies free at 888-883-0788 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.americanstandardwaterheaters.com to arrange for a service technician to inspect, repair or replace the water heater free of charge. More info at www.recalls.org.