The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced eight new recalls over the past couple of weeks, including recalls for reclining furniture, safety gates, and cribs. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a dangerous product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation.
Snow Peak issues recall for axes due to laceration and impact hazard
About 220 Japanese Axe M products were recalled after Snow Peak received three reports of handles cracking or the head of the axe becoming loose, posing a risk of injury. The recalled axes were manufactured in Japan. See the recall.
Franklin issues recall for power reclining furniture due to fire hazard
About 81,000 Franklin products using black plastic switches for reclining were recalled after the company received two reports of the switches catching fire and three reports of the switches smoking. The incidents included reports of minor property damage. The recalled products were manufactured in the United States. See the recall.
Baby’s Dream recalls cribs and furniture due to lead paint
About 4,600 Baby’s Dream Full-Size Cribs, Furniture, and Accessories were recalled after discovery that the products failed to meet federal guidelines for lead paint. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled cribs and furniture were manufactured in Chile. See the recall.
Schylling issues recall for toys due to choking hazard
About 15,300 Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles were recalled after a report of the hat detaching from the policeman’s head, posing a choking risk to children. The recalled toys were made in China. See the recall.
La-Z-Boy recalls power reclining furniture due to falling hazard
About 2,600 PowerReclineXRw Chairs were recalled after La-Z-Boy received five dealer reports of the furniture tipping forward when reclined, posing a fall risk. The recalled power chairs were made in the United States. See the recall.
IKEA issues recall for safety gates due to falling hazard
About 75,000 PATRULL KLÄMMA and PATRULL SMIDIG Pressure-Mounted Safety Gates were recalled after IKEA received 18 reports of the gates failing, including 3 reports of injuries after children fell down a set of stairs. The recalled safety gates were manufactured in Denmark. See the recall.
Cost Plus World Market issues recall for stools due to falling hazard
About 125,000 Twist Swivel Stools were recalled after Cost Plus World Market received 12 reports of the products breaking at the joint, posing a fall risk. The recalled stools were made in Indonesia. See the recall.
Mountain Safety Research recalls snow shovels due to product failure
About 4,740 Avalanche Rescue Snow Shovels were recalled after the company discovered that the lower lock button on the shovel could fail to secure the blade, causing the product to break apart. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled shovels were manufactured in Taiwan. See the recall.