MEDIA RELEASES
 

WEEK ENDING MAY 7

MAY 5

PACIFIERS AND CLIPS 

Munchkin is recalling LatchTM lightweight pacifiers and clips sold nationwide from March 2014 to March 2016. The clip cover can detach from the pacifier’s clip, posing a choking hazard. 

The pacifiers were sold in five styles: designer, rattle and heartbeat clips with 0m+ natural shape pacifiers, and designer and rattle clips with 6m+ orthodontic pacifiers. The designer pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are in three color patterns: blue and white strips, orange and with white polka dots and pink with white polka dots. The rattle pacifiers and clips 0m+ and 6m+ are green with beads in the pacifier cover to make a rattle sound and have a polka dot strap. The heartbeat pacifiers and clips have a red, heart-shaped pacifier cover and red and white polka dots on the strap. 

Consumers should contact Munchkin at 877-242-3134 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.munchkin.com for a free replacement Lightweight Pacifier pack with two pacifiers or a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

MAY 3

RESCUE PROBES 

Cascade Designs is recalling Avalanche rescue probes sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2014 to January 2016. The lock button on the probe can fail to engage and lock, causing the probe not to function as intended. This can interfere with finding someone buried beneath snow, posing a suffocation hazard. 

This recall involves Mountain Safety Research Striker™ 320, Striker™ 240 avalanche rescue probes. “Striker 320” is printed on the red and gray probe and “Striker 240” is printed on the yellow and gray probe. “MSR” is printed on the shaft. 

Consumers should call Cascade Designs at 800-531-9531 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT on Monday through Friday or online at www.msrgear.com for instructions on receiving a refund or free replacement probe. More info at www.recalls.org.

WATER KETTLES 

Walmart is recalling Rival brand electric water kettles sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from March 2011 to October 2015. The heating element can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards. 

This recall involves Rival brand electric water kettles with model numbers WK8283CU and WK8283CUY.  The model numbers are printed on a product label on the underside of the water kettle. 

Consumers should return the kettles to any Walmart store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Walmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Saturday, or noon and 6 p.m. Sunday; or visit the company’s website at www.Walmart.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 30

APRIL 26

SNOW BLOWERS 

One World Technologies is recalling Ryobi Brushless Snow Blowers sold nationwide and in Canada from November 2015 to February 2016. The snow blowers can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard. 

This recall involves Ryobi 40-Volt Brushless Snow Blowers. Item number RY40802 is printed on the data label on the back of the blowers. “RYOBI” is printed on the front of the snow blowers. The models included in this recall are RY40802, RY40802A and RY40822. The model numbers are printed on the packaging. “40 V” is printed on each side of the snow blowers.  

Consumers should contact One World Technologies at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ryobitools.com in order to return them to One World Technologies for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

FOLDING BICYCLES 

Stile Products is recalling Tern folding bicycles sold nationwide from January 2012 to April 2016. The bike’s frame can crack at the hinge on the top tube, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves Eclipse S11i and Verge S11i, X10, X20 and X30h models of Tern brand folding bikes. “Tern” is printed on the front end of the top tube and on portion of the frame. The model name is printed on the middle of the top tube. The frame has a 10-character alphanumeric serial number that begins with AM1A or from AM1102 through AM1208. The serial number is stamped on the bottom bracket shell of the bike.  

Consumers should contact Stile Products at (888) 570-8376 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.ternbicycles.com or take the bike to an authorized dealer. Consumers will receive a free frame and have it installed at no cost. More info at www.recalls.org. 

TIE DOWNS 

Alltrade Tools is recalling Snap-on ratcheting tie downs sold exclusively at Sam's Club stores nationwide from May 2015 to September 2015. The ratchet handle can fail during use, releasing the secured load, posing an injury hazard. 

This recall involves Snap-on ratcheting tie downs sold in a package of four. The product’s ratchet mechanism is black and the straps are yellow with “Snap-On” printed in red across the strap. Product number 871343S is printed on the upper right corner of the packaging. 

Consumers should return the product to Sam’s Club for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Alltrade Tools at 800-994-4343 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.alltradetools.com. More info at www.recalls.org.  

WEEK ENDING APRIL 23

APRIL 21

WOMEN'S SCARVES 

SouvNear is recalling Women’s scarves sold nationwide from October 2014 to March 2016. The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a burn risk. 

This recall involves 51 different styles of women’s 100 percent silk scarves. “100% Pure Silk” and “Made in India” are printed on the sewn-in tags. The scarves come in standard and infinity styles and come in various colors and patterns, including floral, leopard and paisley. 

Consumers should return the scarves to SouvNear for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact SouvNear at (844) 328-5735 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.souvnear.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

APRIL 20

DRYWALL LIFTS 

YTL International is recalling Drywall lifts sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2013 to January 2016. The drywall lifts can fail during use causing the load of drywall to fall onto the lift operator, posing an injury hazard. 

This recall involves YTL drywall lifts used for lifting sheets of drywall. The recalled drywall lifts have a label on the vertical mast stating “PERFORMANCE BUILT,” “MUD BOSS” OR “150 LB. DRYWALL PANEL HOIST.” 

Consumers should contact YTL International at 888-723-6534 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.ytlinternational.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

APRIL 19

WOODEN TOYS 

Flying Tiger Copenhagen is recalling Wooden Toy Blocks and Giraffes sold exclusively at Flying Tiger Copenhagen in New York from November 2015 to December 2015.  Parts of the wooden toys can become detached, resulting in small pieces that can pose a choking hazard. 

The Twist & Lock blocks were sold in a combination of blue, green and yellow and red, pink and yellow. Item number 1701354 is printed on the packaging for the blocks. The Twist & Lock giraffe toys were sold in pink and red combination and a yellow and orange combination. Item number 1701493 is printed on the packaging for the giraffe. 

Consumers should return the products to Flying Tiger Copenhagen for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Flying Tiger Copenhagen at 844-350-0560 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.flyingtiger.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES 

Polaris is recalling Polaris RZR recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) sold nationwide July 2012 to April 2016. The recalled ROVs can catch fire while consumers are driving, posing fire and burn hazards. 

Visit www.polaris.com to determine if your RZR ROVs VIN number is included in this recall. 

To schedule a free repair, consumers should call their local Polaris dealer.  

Consumers can also contact Polaris at 800-POLARIS or 800-765-2747 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday or online at www.polaris.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BATTERY  PACKS 

Brunton Outdoors is recalling Rechargeable battery packs sold nationwide and in Canada from February 2011 to May 2015. The power packs’ lithium ion polymer batteries can overheat and catch on fire during charging, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Brunton’s Impel and Impel 2 rechargeable, portable battery packs that are used to charge cell phones, tablets, laptops and other devices. Brunton is embossed on the top of the battery pack, along with the power button and five LED lights. 

Consumers can contact Brunton Outdoor at 800-443-4871 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.brunton.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 16

PLUSH TOYS 

Miniland Educational is recalling Moogy plush toys sold nationwide and in Canada from July 2015 to February 2016. The red button on the Moogy plush toy’s left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard. 

This recall involves Moogy plush fastening toys for toddlers between 12 and 36 months of age. “Miniland,” item number R.96295 and lot number 0115 1402813 085 are printed on a white tag sewn into the toy’s pants. 

Consumers should contact Miniland Educational at 866-201-9069 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.minilandeducationalusa.com for instructions on cutting off the button to remove the hazard in order to receive a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

OFFICE CHAIRS 

Staples is recalling “Back in Motion” Office Chairs sold nationwide from January 2014 to January 2016. The chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves Staples and Quill brand “Back in Motion” office chairs. The chairs have SKU # 203439 and item number SBG 24422 printed on the white label on the underside of the seat cushion. A second label, also located on the underside of the seat cushion, states “Reg. No. CA31704 (CN)” and “Made by LF Products PTE LTD.” 

Consumers should contact Staples free at 844-442-6980 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.staples.com for a free replacement base. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MARINADE INJECTORS 

Academy Sports + Outdoors is recalling Outdoor Gourmet® marinade injectors sold nationwide from September 2015 to December 2015. The injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process. The metal shavings can be deposited into the marinade during use and ingested by consumers. 

Description and Models: This recall involves Outdoor Gourmet® marinade  injectors. “Outdoor Gourmet,” “6 inch stainless steel injector,” style number BGOG0047, UPC 400216227091. 

Consumers should return the injectors to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund or a free replacement marinade injector. 

Consumers can also contact Academy Sports + Outdoors at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. CT or online at www.academy.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CRADLE SWINGS 

Fisher-Price is recalling Cradle ‘n Swings sold nationwide from November 2015 to March2016. When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury. 

This recall includes three models of the Fisher-Price cradle swings: CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle 'n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle 'n Swing, and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle 'n Swing. The product number is located on the seat under the pad.  

Consumers should contact Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com for revised assembly instructions.  More info at www.recalls.org. 

OFF-ROAD VEHICLES 

Yamaha is recalling Yamaha Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles sold nationwide from September 2015 to February 2016. Water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards. 

This recall involves model year 2016 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE Side-by-Side utility vehicles sold in four colors: orange and black, blue and white, silver and red, and yellow and white. The model name (YXZ…) and “1000” is displayed in a graphic on both the left and right side of the vehicle. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame near the driver’s side rear wheel. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year.  

Consumers should contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. 

Consumers can also contact Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

SKATING HELMETS 

Rollerblade USA is recalling Rollerblade inline skating helmets sold nationwide from November 2014 to January 2016. The helmet’s plastic shell can crack where the straps attach, causing the helmet to shift and move on the wearer’s head. This can result in a head injury hazard. 

This recall involves black Rollerblade brand Maxxum helmets. “Rollerblade” is printed on the side of the helmet, a white inline skate logo is printed on the back of the helmet and a label on the inside of the helmet contains the model number “YJ-219” and production date of October 2014 or earlier. The SKU number 06520210100 is printed on the helmet’s box. 

Consumers should contact Rollerblade USA at 800-232-7655 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rollerblade.com for instructions on receiving a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

FLASHLIGHTS 

Coleman is recalling Coleman® CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2014 to August 2015. The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves three models of Coleman® CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights. Models include CTAC20 (model 2000013874), CTAC40 (model 2000013873) and CTAC60 (model 2000013872). The flashlights are black, with “Coleman” printed in white along the handle and have the model number in white print on the upper portion of the handle next to the light. 

Consumers should contact Coleman at 800-835-3278 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.coleman.com for instructions on returning the flashlights for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 9

CHILDREN'S COSTUMES 

IKEA is recalling Children’s LATTJO Bat Cape Costumes sold nationwide and in Canada from November 2015 to February 2016.The fabric hook and loop fastener at the neck of the bat cape can fail to detach readily during use, posing a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves IKEA children’s bat cape costumes. IKEA, LATTJO and numbers 60311650 and 18937 are printed on a white label sewn into the seam of the cape. 

Consumers should return the capes to any IKEA store for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact IKEA at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

GPS BANDS 

Deca International is recalling GolfBuddy golf GPS bands sold nationwide from April 2015 to January 2016. The band charging ports can produce an electrical charge to exposed skin, posing a burn hazard. 

This recall involves GolfBuddy BB5 golf GPS LED bands. The band is a wearable GPS unit that operates as a pedometer, distance monitor and watch and comes preloaded with golf course information.  GolfBuddy is molded on the outer part of the band. The model BB5 is on the back of the recalled unit below the charging port. 

Consumers should contact GolfBuddy at 888-251-6058 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.golfbuddyglobal.com for instructions on how to update the unit with the latest firmware. More info at www.recalls.org. 

TRAPEZE RINGS 

Rainbow Play Systems is recalling Plastic Trapeze rings sold nationwide and in Canada and Mexico from January 2009 to December 2009. The rings can unexpectedly crack or break during use, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves only the yellow plastic trapeze rings. They were sold either as a separate component or as an attachment on the following Rainbow®-branded residential wooden playsets: All-American, Backyard Circus, Carnival, Fiesta, King Kong, Monster, Sunray, Sunshine and Rainbow.  All of these playsets have an aluminum plate located on the front of the wooden swing beam with the following name stamped on it, “Playgrounds America,” “Rainbow Play Systems Inc.,” or “Sunray Premium Playgrounds.” 

Consumers should contact Rainbow at 888-201-1570 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.rainbowplay.com for ring removal instructions, then remove the rings from the playset and receive a $10 gift card. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MATTRESSES 

Nipoamerican is recalling Mattresses sold from July 2014 to October 2015. All Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses. 

This recall involves all models and sizes of Niposul and NipoFlorida Elegance, Elegance Gold, and Evolution mattresses. The Elegance and Evolution mattresses are white and the Elegance Gold mattresses are white with black sides. NIPOBRASILEIRA and ORIENTAL J2000 are embroidered on the side of the mattress. 

Consumers should contact Niposul at 855-336-4848 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET or online at www.niposul.com or NipoFlorida 508-958-6608 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, or online at www.nipoflorida.com for free mattress covers. More info at www.recalls.org. 

WOMEN'S SCARVES 

GBG Accessories Group is recalling Ivanka Trump Scarves sold nationwide from October 2014 to January 2016. The scarves do not meet the federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a burn risk. 

This recall involves two styles of Ivanka Trump-branded scarves, Beach Wave, in blue, coral and yellow; and Brushstroke Oblong, in blue, red, neutral and green. A black label with “IVANKA TRUMP” embroidered in silver is sewn on the edge of the scarves. 

Consumers should return the scarves to the place where purchased for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact GBG Accessories Group at 888-771-9047 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. More info at www.recalls.org. 

MEN'S SHIRTS 

Givenchy is recalling men’s silk T-shirts sold nationwide from February 2016 to March 2016. The T-shirts fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a run of burn injury. 

This recall involves three styles of Givenchy-branded 100% silk T-shirts for men. The style number 16J7127135, 16J6218886 or 16J7205877 is printed on a tag sewn into the side seam. 

Consumers should return the T-shirts to the place of  purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Givenchy at 646-453-4700 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN'S LOUNGEWEAR 

Eleanor Rose is recalling Children’s loungewear sold nationwide from November 2014 to February 2016. The loungewear fails to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries. 

This recall involves two different styles of Eleanor Rose loungewear, including a girl’s gown and a boy or girl’s top and pants set. Style name and number can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should return the loungewear to Eleanor Rose for a merchandise credit. 

Consumers can also contact Eleanor Rose at 855-816-4649 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.eleanorrose.com. More info at www.recalls.org.    

WEEK ENDING APRIL 1

MARCH 31

FAN HEATERS 

CE North America is recalling KUL fan heaters sold exclusively at H-E-B grocery stores in Texas from September 2015 to December 2015. The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves KUL small, white portable fan heaters. The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model number "KU39221" and "Date: 0715" in the lower right-hand corner. 

Consumers should contact CE North America at 844-645-3208 from 8:30a.m.to 5:30p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cemglobal.com for instructions on returning the recalled heaters with a prepaid shipping label. More info at www.recalls.org.

CHAIRS AND STOOLS 

Grosfillex is recalling Havana side chairs and armless bar stools sold nationwide from April 2008 to August 2015. The backrest can crack and detach, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves the Grosfillex Havana commercial side chairs and armless bar stools. Grosfillex and CE # 2194 is molded on the underside of the seat.  

Consumers should contact Grosfillex at 844-845-4570 extensiovia email at gfxprogram@grosfillex.com or online at www.grosfillexfurniture.com for free replacements. More info at www.recalls.org.

FIRE ALARM PANELS 

Gamewell-FCI is recalling Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels (ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3) sold nationwide from May 2015 to August 2015. When configured in a certain way, the panels can become non-responsive and connected detectors in the area can fail to detect and respond to an alarm. 

This recall is for the ILI-MB-E3 and ILI-S-E3 Gamewell-FCI fire alarm panels in commercial buildings. This issue is limited to a specific configuration of Signaling Line Circuit (SLC) devices. To occur, the SLC must include at least two of the following detectors in any combination: Acclimate, 4-Warn, Photo/CO and iFAAST. The issue would occur only if the detectors are addressed within the same FlashScan polling group. 

Consumers should immediately contact the distributor to obtain the free repair, a firmware upgrade. 

Consumers can also contact Gamewell-FCI at 800-274-4324 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.gamewell-fci.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

TABLE TOP TOYS 

Manhattan Toy is recalling Busy Loops table top toys sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2015 to January 2016. The round plastic beads can break, posing a choking hazard. 

Busy Loops table top toys have orange, green, blue and purple plastic tubing with plastic beads threaded on the tubing that can slide up and down. The model number 700470 and lot code FH are printed on the bottom of the blue base. 

Consumers should return the toy to the store where it was purchased or contact Manhattan Toy at 800-541-1345 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.manhattantoy.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

MARCH 30

RUNNERS 

Black Diamond is recalling Nylon Runners sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2014 to February 2016. A nylon runner with a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use, posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall. 

This recall involves Black Diamond 18 mm wide nylon runners that are 60 cm/24 inch or 120 cm/48 inches long that have a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape). The nylon runners were sold in red, blue, gold, green, gray and purple. “CE 0333” and 2014 or 2015 are printed on the sewn-in label.  

Consumers contact Black Diamond at 800-775-5552 FREE from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com for instructions on obtaining a free replacement nylon runner. More info at www.recalls.org

BATTERY PACKS 

Toshiba is recalling Panasonic battery packs used in Toshiba laptop computers sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2011 to January 2016. The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. 

This recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 39 models of Toshiba Portege, Satellite, and Tecra laptops. Battery packs included in this recall have part numbers that begin with G71C (G71C*******). Part numbers are printed on the battery pack. A complete list of battery pack part numbers included in this recall can be found on the firm’s website at http://go.toshiba.com/battery

Consumers should immediately go to the firm’s website and click on the battery pack utility link in the first shadowed box on the page and follow the instructions to obtain a free replacement battery pack. 

Consumers can also contact Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. at 866-224-1346 FREE any day between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. PT, online at http://go.toshiba.com/battery or at www.us.toshiba.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CARABINERS 

Black Diamond is recalling Black Diamond Carabiners for Climbing sold nationwide and in Canada from December 2014 to January 2016. The carabiner can unexpectedly open and allow the rope to become detached, posing a risk of injury or death. 

This recall involves 16 models of Black Diamond brand carabiners with manufacturing date codes between 4350 and 6018. Full description can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Black Diamond at 800-755-5552 FREE from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com for instructions on inspecting and returning the product for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org.

 MARCH 28

SHEERS 

Fiskars is recalling Fiskars® 32-Inch Bypass Lopper Shears sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada from May 2011 to June 2014. The lopper handles can break when attempting to cut branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration. 

This recall involves Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model number 6954. “FISKARS” is printed on one handle and product identification information, including model number 6954, is printed on a label on the opposite handle above the barcode. 

Consumers should contact Fiskars at 855-544-0151 FREE anytime or visit Fiskars’ website at www2.fiskars.com to receive a free replacement lopper. More info at www.recalls.org.