More than one new recall a day, 16 total, have been announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), including recalls for infant car seats, IKEA toys, and Disney clothing. If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled product, contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today at (800) 333-0000 for a free legal consultation.
Pier 1 Imports issues recall for swinging chairs and stands due to falling hazard
About 276,000 Swingasan Hanging Chairs and Stands were recalled after Pier 1 received 93 reports of the chair with stand becoming unstable and tipping over while in use, resulting in 23 injuries. There have also been eight reports of suspension hardware failing, resulting in four injuries. The recalled chairs and stands were made in China. See the recall.
Walmart recalls electric griddles due to shocking hazard
About 330,000 Rival brand Electric Griddles were recalled after discovery that the heating element could crack, allowing water to enter the unit, posing a shock risk. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled griddles were made in China. See the recall.
Cost Plus World Market recalls chairs due to falling hazard
About 1,880 Tovin Chairs were recalled after Cost Plus World Market received five reports of the chair legs bending or breaking while in use, posing a fall risk. The recalled chairs were manufactured in Vietnam. See the recall.
QBP issues recall for BMX bicycles due to falling hazard
About 1,000 Stolen series BMX Bicycles were recalled after QBP learned of an incident where a bicycle’s front wheel detached due to improperly fitted retention washers. The bicycles also fail to meet federal standards for safety. The recalled BMX bikes were made in Taiwan. See the recall.
School Specialty expands recall for stools due to falling hazard
About 6,000 Classroom Select NeoRok Stools were recalled after School Specialty received nine reports of stools breaking while in use, resulting in at least one concussion injury. 1,350 stools were previously recalled in June of 2015. The recalled stools were made in the United States. See the recall.
Steelcase issues recall for chairs due to falling hazard
About 17,000 Steelcase “Rocky” Swivel Chairs were recalled after the company received 311 reports of the screws connecting the seat and back to the base of the chair detaching, resulting in at least one fall injury. The recalled swivel chars were manufactured in the United States and Mexico. See the recall.
Altar’d State recalls coffee mugs due to fire hazard
About 14,000 Monogrammed Coffee Mugs were recalled due to mislabeling that the cups were microwave safe. Altar’d has received one reports of the mug sparking while being microwaved, posing a fire risk. The recalled mugs were manufactured in China. See the recall.
IKEA recalls drum and drumstick sets due to choking hazard
About 2,000 LATTJO Tongue Drum and 1,300 LATTJO Drumstick Sets were recalled after IKEA received six reports of the rubber ball on the drumsticks detaching or being unscrewed, posing a choking risk. The recalled toys were made in China. See the recall.
KTM North America issues recall for off-road motorcycles due to injury hazard
About 3,700 2016 Husqvarna TC and FC and KTM SX and SX-F Motocross Competition Motorcycles were recalled after KTM North America received two reports of motorcycle crashes after wheel spoke failures. One of the incidents result in broken ribs and a shoulder injury. The recalled motorcycles were made in Austria. See the recall.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts recalls infant bodysuits due to choking hazard
About 10,000 Darth Vader and Disneyland 60th Infant Bodysuits were recalled after discovery that the snaps on the products could detach and pose a choking risk to infants. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recalled clothing was made in Guatemala. See the recall.
West Elm issues recall for bar stools due to falling hazard
About 6,100 Saddle Bar and Counter Stools were recalled after West Elm received six reports of legs on the stools breaking while in use, resulting in at least 1 injury from a fall. The recalled bar and counter stools were made in China. See the recall.
Seasonal Specialties issues recall for music and light displays due to fire hazard
About 2,000 Philips Harmonize Synchronized Music and Lighting Systems were recalled after Seasonal Specialties received two reports of the control unit overheating, melting, and/or smoking, posing a risk of fire. The recalled product was made in China. See the recall.
Cheryl & Co. recalls ornaments due to laceration hazard
About 25,000 sets of Cheryl’s Jingle Bell Ornaments were recalled after QVC received 140 reports of injuries after consumers cut a finger handling the ornament. Four of the injuries were severe enough to require stitches. The recalled ornaments were manufactured in China. See the recall.
Britax recalls strollers due to choking hazard
About 60,000 Britax B-Ready Strollers and B-Ready Replacement Top Seats were recalled after the company received 117 reports of children biting the arm bar foam padding, resulting in five incidents of children choking or gagging on the foam. The recalled strollers were made in China. See the recall.
Britax, CPSC, and NHTSA announce recall of car seats due to falling hazard
About 75,000 Britax B-Safe 35 and B-Safe Elite Infant Car Seats were recalled after Britax received 74 reports of car seat handles cracking or breaking while in use. One fall incident resulted in an infant suffering a bump on the head. The recalled car seats were made in the United States. See the recall.
Chillafish issues recall for balance bikes due to laceration hazard
About 29,0-00 Chillafish BMXie, Chillafish Jack, and Chillafish Josie Balance Bikes were recalled after the company received 19 reports of plastic separating from the rims of over-inflated tires, causing two injuries from flying pieces of plastic. The recalled balance bicycles were manufactured in China. See the recall.