The Boy Scouts of America have voluntarily recalled 5,400 Cub Scout Wind Tech Jackets. These jackets have retractable cords with toggles near the hood which can pose a strangulation risk or entrapment hazard to children.
The affected products are the blue Cub Scout Wind Tech jackets, which were were sold in youth sizes at Boy Scouts of America retail outlets and online from November 2009 through July 2011 for about $32.
They are nylon with a polyester lining, have a front zipper and a Cub Scout wolf head emblem embroidered on the upper left chest. The jackets have the SKU numbers 73291,...
Under Armour voluntarily recalled more than half a million UA Defender Chin Straps after several reports of the sharp edge of the metal snap that connects the strap to the helmet caused cuts severe enough to require stitches.
According to a press release from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the company received six reports of injuries that required stitches related to the strap, which poses the laceration hazard when it comes in contact with another player.
The recall involves all UA Defender Chin Straps - around 541,000 units. The straps were sold in white and black, red,...
Kiddieland has voluntarily recalled 12,000 Disney Fairies Plastic Racing Trikes because they pose a potential laceration hazard.
Children can suffer cuts from the plastic fairy which sits on the handle bars if they fall on it. Recently, a three year old girl from Ohio suffered facial lacerations near her right eye.
The recalled Trikes are green and purple with a white seat and yellow wheels. There is a Tinkerbell figurine on the handle bars and a logo "Disney Fairies" on the front. They were sold exclusively at Target from July 2009 through December 2009 for about $50.
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Big Lots is recalling 375,000 recliners because of potential entrapment and finger crushing hazards.
So far, there have been at least two reports of children getting stuck in the Microfiber Glider Recliners with Ottomans and Leather Glider Recliners with Ottomans. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, they were "found trapped at the neck between horizontal components of the frame at the back of the chair."
Apparently the recliners have an exposed gap between the moving parts of the chair and the base that toddlers and infants can squeeze into. "In addition, other exposed...
Target has issued a voluntary recall for 3,400 frog masks because of potential suffocation hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The child-sized plush masks lack proper ventilation and pose a risk of suffocation when secured on a child's face. The masks are green with yellow and red highlight and have two eye cutouts and a green elastic band with a fastener. The UPC code 06626491474 is printed on a label attached to the mask. They were sold for about a dollar in Target stores nationwide from August to September of this year.
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State health officials are investigating six cases of salmonella poisoning linked to a recall of organic eggs, said the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) said in a news release.
The tainted eggs have been traced back to Larry Schultz Organic Farm in Owatonna, where testing confirmed the presence of salmonella bacteria. The farm has issued a voluntary recall of the eggs and is cooperating with the investigation.
According to the news release, at least six people, both children and adults, became ill between August 12 and September 24 after consuming the organic eggs, which were sold...
Nassau Candy Distributors has issued a nationwide recall of their Nancy Adams Classics Mini S'mores because they could contain peanuts not listed on the label, reported the Food and Drug Administration
The voluntary recall came after the company received a report that a box bought in a retail location contained the undeclared peanuts. Subsequent investigation showed that some bags of peanut clusters may have been inadvertently packed into boxes of the Nancy Adams Classic S‘Mores. This could cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if a person with peanut allergies consumed the...
A brand of contact lenses that were "quietly" recalled in August may be causing vision problems from blurry vision to torn corneas, according to MSNBC.
Federal health officials are considering issuing a public warning about Avaira Toric contact lenses, which are made by CooperVision Inc. and sold at Wal-Mart, LensCrafters and Costco.
“Absent prompt and adequate communication by CooperVision, the FDA may independently share its concerns about Avaira Toric contact lenses,” FDA spokeswoman Morgan Liscinsky said in an e-mail.
That would be probably be wise, since as far as the FDA's website is...