This week saw a recall on children’s robes, recalls on tropical medley mix, recalls on women’s scarves, recalls on bicycle forks, recalls on utility vehicles and ATVs, recalls on office chairs, recalls on catheters, recalls on breaded chicken products, recalls on potassium phosphate and succinylcholine chloride, recalls on fireworks, recalls on fish products, recalls on chests of drawers, recalls on TV chests, recalls on vanity fixtures, recalls on infant coveralls.
Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of June 26, 2017:
- Luxe Satin Children’s Robes: Little Giraffe is recalling its Lux Satin children’s robes because they fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. This recall involves Luxe Satin children’s long-sleeve robes. The robes are 43 percent acetate with 57 percent rayon, satin outer shell and a 100 percent polyester microfiber inside. The robes were sold in pink, blue and cream in sizes 1 (XS-S/4-6 years), 2 (MD-LG/6-8 years) and 3 (XL-XXL/8-10 years). The robes have two belt loops on each side and an unattached belt. Lot number “21706-DFR001” and “Not Intended for Sleepwear” are printed on the robes inside seam label. Recalled robes were sold at children’s specialty stores nationwide and online at www.littlegiraffe.com from November 2012 through March 2017. Consumers should immediately take the recalled robes away from children and contact Little Giraffe for a full refund. Recall Date: 6/15/2017
- Publix Tropical Medley Mix: Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Tropical Medley Mix because it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Publix received notification of the potential contamination from their supplier of dried apricot. The 5.7oz clear plastic containers of the mix were sold from Publix retail produce departments in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina with a UPC of 41415088586. All use by dates are being recalled. Consumption of products containing Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Consumers who have purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund. Recall Date: 6/15/2017
- Women’s Scarves: iFashioning is recalling women’s scarves because the scarves fail to meet federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers. This recall includes iFashioning women’s fashion scarves. On Amazon.com the scarves were advertised as “iF Silk Elegant Fashion 100% Silk Scarf.” The recalled scarves measure about 64 inches long by 19 inches wide. The scarves were sold in the following colors and patterns: Blackblue, Blackpink, Blackwhite, Blossom-Beige Red, Coffee, Colorful Poppies-Blue Beige, Leaves-Purplesilver, Paisley-Blackreds, Purple, Romantic Bouquet-Salmon Pink and Rose-Purpleblack. There are no tags or labels on the scarves. Recalled scarves were sold exclusively online at Amazon from October 2015 through April 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact the firm for a full refund. iFashioning and Amazon are directly contacting consumers who purchased the scarves. Recall Date: 6/15/2017
- Bicycle Forks: Advanced Composites Inc. is recalling bicycle forks because the fork leg can crack or become damaged, posing a fall hazard. This recall involves select Wound Up Tandem Duo Disc bicycle forks manufactured between June 2015 and December 2015. The forks have a carbon crown and legs and the words “Wound Up” printed on the legs. Serial numbers included in the recall are: AC662, BJ573, CD758, CE779, CE789, CE800, CE805, CE806, CF830, CF831, CG843, CG845, CG848, CG851, CG852, CG853, CG862, CG863, CG865, CH913, CH914, CH915, CH916, CI925, CI926, CI928, CI929, CI931, CI932, CI933, CI973, CI974, CI975, CI976, CK008, CK009, CL056 and CL062. The serial number is engraved on the bottom of the disc brake tab mounted on the fork leg. Recalled forks were sold at independent bicycle frame builders from June 2015 through December 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle forks and send them back to Advanced Composites for an inspection. Advanced Composites will inspect the forks and provide a free replacement for defective forks including shipping costs. Recall Date: 6/16/2017
- Kawasaki Utility Vehicles and ATVs: Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. is recalling some of its utility vehicles, recreational off-highway vehicles and all-terrain vehicles because the fuel gauge retainer can collapse and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves 2017 Mule™ utility vehicles, Teryx® and Teryx4™ recreational off-highway vicles, and Brute Force® 750 all-t The 2017 Mule utility vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with side by side seating for two to six people and automotive style controls. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. For the Mule SX series and the Mule 4000 series, the vehicle identification number (VIN) is located under the seat. For the Pro models, the VIN is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts. The 2017 Teryx recreational off-highway vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with seating for two or four people and automotive style controls. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The VIN is located on the steel frame between the right front lower A-arm mounts. The 2017 Brute Force 750 4x4i all-terrain vehicle is a four-wheel off-highway vehicle with seating for one person. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The VIN is located on the steel frame between the left front lower A-arm mounts. The vehicles were sold in various colors. A complete list of recalled models and model years can be found at the product recall web page. Recalled models were sold at Kawasaki dealers nationwide from March 2017 through April 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Kawasaki for a free repair. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly. Recall Date: 6/20/2017
- Hazen Mesh Office Chairs: Staples the Office Superstore LLC is recalling Hazen Mesh Task chairs because the legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard. Staples has received 20 reports of the legs breaking on the chairs, including three reports of injuries resulting in minor cuts and bruises. This recall involves Staples and Quill Hazen Mesh Task chairs. The chair has a five-wheel base, black fabric seat cushion, and black mesh seat back. The chairs have SKU number1058246 and item number 26680 printed on a white label on the underside of the seat cushion. Recalled chairs were sold at Staples’ stores nationwide and online at staples.com, staplesadvantage.com, and quill.com from October 2014 through April 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Staples to receive a free replacement base and instructions for replacing the original base. Recall Date: 6/20/2017
- Venture® Catheters: Teleflex Incorporated has announced a worldwide recall of Venture® Catheters voluntarily initiated by its Vascular Solutions, Inc. subsidiary on April 25, 2017. Vascular Solutions, Inc. is the manufacturer of Venture Catheters, which are designed for use in catheterization procedures, to direct, steer, control, and support a guidewire to access discrete regions of the coronary and peripheral vasculature. Two versions may also be used for manual delivery of saline solution or diagnostic contrast agents. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classified this as a Class I recall. The FDA defines Class I recall as, “a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.” The worldwide recall affects 4,679 units distributed in the United States. All unexpired lots of the Rapid Exchange (RX), Over-the-Wire (OTW), and Coronary Sinus (CS) versions of the product have been recalled due to the potential for excess material to be present within the inner lumen of the distal catheter tip. It is possible that the excess material may separate from the catheter during use and pose a potential risk of embolism, which could result in serious injury. A complete list of recalled catheters can be found at the FDA’s product recall web page. Consumers with questions may contact the company for more information. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. Recall Date: 6/22/2017
- Breaded Chicken Products: Maxi Canada, Inc. is recalling an undetermined amount of breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The frozen breaded chicken items were produced on various dates between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. A complete list of recalled products can be found on the product’s FSIS recall web page. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “348” inside the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide. The problem was discovered when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the breading products used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 6/24/2017
- Chicken Products: Overhill Farms, Inc. is recalling approximately 54,630 pounds of chicken bites products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen chicken bites were produced on Aug. 30, 2016, Feb. 1, 2017, Feb. 9, 2017 and April 25, 2017. A complete list of recalled products can be found on the product’s FSIS recall web page. The products subject to recall bear establishment numbers “P2824,” “P6009” or “P44058” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide. The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints involving bone found in the recalled product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 6/24/2017
- Potassium Phosphate and Succinylcholine Chloride: PharMEDium Services is conducting a limited, voluntary recall due to Hospira Inc.’s June 15, 2017 recall announcement that microbial growth was detected during a routine simulation of the manufacturing process and therefore there was a lack of sterility assurance. The products being recalled by PharMEDium Services were compounded using certain Hospira products. The recalled products are specific lots of Potassium Phosphate and Succinylcholine Chloride. This is a secondary recall based on Hospira’s recent recall. Per Hospira, in the event that impacted product is administered to a patient, there is a reasonable probability that the patient may experience adverse events ranging from fever, chills and malaise, to severe adverse events including systemic invasive mycoses or systemic bacterial sepsis. The possibility of a breach in sterility assurance in distributed product, while remote, cannot be eliminated. A complete list of recalled products can be found here. PharMEDium Services is notifying customers of the voluntary recall by phone. Customers that have any of the affected medications that are being recalled should immediately quarantine the product, discontinue use and destroy per their hospital protocol. Customers with any of the affected medications can also reference PharMEDium Services website for more information on the specific lot numbers affected and contact information: www.pharmedium.com. Recall Date: 6/26/2017
- Fireworks: American Promotional Events is recalling TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks This recall involves TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks. American Promotional Events has received three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries. The recalled fireworks are pyrotechnic devices that make smoke when lit. They were sold in a bag containing three canisters: one red, one blue and one white. Each colored smoke firework is a cardboard cylinder tube that measures about 1 inch in diameter and 5 inches long. The TNT logo, “Red, White & Blue Smoke” and UPC number 027736036561 appear on the packaging. Recalled fireworks were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and contact America Promotional Events for a full refund. Recall Date: 6/27/2017
- Frozen Fish Tofu, Frozen Fried Fish Ball and Frozen White Fish Ball: Global Lamsheng Kee Inc., Brooklyn, NY is recalling Frozen Fish Tofu, Frozen Fried Fish Ball and Frozen White Fish Ball because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recall includes the following products: Lam Sheng Kee Frozen Fish Tofu NET WEIGHT: 240g (8.5OZ), UPC CODE: 4712757550542; Lam Sheng Kee Frozen Fried Fish Ball NET WEIGHT: 227g (8OZ), UPC CODE: 4712757550535; Lam Sheng Kee Frozen White Fish Ball NET WEIGHT: 32.1OZ (910g), UPC CODE: 9555123702252. These products are sold frozen. The recall includes all lots that do not declare egg on the label. The product was distributed at retail stores in Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, Texas, Michigan and North Carolina. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the products contain major food allergen but not declared in the packaging and it can pose a health risk to certain sensitive individuals. Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company is certain that the problem has been corrected. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 6/27/2017
- Chest of Drawers: South Shore Industries Ltd. is recalling 5-drawer chests because they are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). This recall involves Summer Breeze style 5-drawer chests of drawers sold in four colors. Each drawer has two round knobs. The model number is printed on a label on the back of the chest. The chests measure 44-inches high by 31-inches wide and 16-inches deep and weigh 88 pounds. The model numbers and colors include: 3746035 or 3746035A, Royal Cherry; 3294035 or 3294035A, Blueberry; 3219035 or 3219035A, Chocolate; and 3210035 or 3210035A, White. Recalled items were sold online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Wayfair.com and other online retailers from February 2005 through December 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Contact South Shore for a full refund or a free tip-over restraint kit. Consumers who are unable or unwilling to install the tip restraint kit should contact South Shore for a free one-time in-home installation of the kit. Recall Date: 6/28/2017
- Fish Products: Vinh Hoan USA, Inc. is recalling approximately 84,000 pounds of imported frozen Swai fillet products that were distributed into U.S. commerce without meeting federal requirements, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen Swai fillets were produced on various dates between Dec. 16, 2016 and Jan. 7, 2017. Products subject to recall include 15-pound cases containing “MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet,” with lot code VN 147 VI 1355 and “BEST BEFORE” dates of “12162018,” “12172018” and “12192018;” 15-pound cases containing “MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet,” with lot code VN 147 VI 1351 and “BEST BEFORE” dates of “12232018,” “12242018” and “12252018;” and 15-pound cases containing “MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet,” with lot code VN 147 VI 1354 and “BEST BEFORE” dates of “01052019,” “01062019” and “01072019.” The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to wholesale locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. The problem was discovered when the import establishment notified FSIS personnel of Swai products entering U.S. commerce without meeting FSIS regulatory requirements for imported Siluriformes. The products were imported from Vietnam and failed to comply with FSIS requirements concerning residue sampling and testing prior to entry into U.S. commerce. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Recall Date: 6/28/2017
- Three-Drawer TV Chests: Homestar North America LLC is recalling Stockholm three-drawer TV chests because they are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14). This recall involves Stockholm three-drawer TV chests sold in Java Brown, Sonoma, Sonoma/Java Brown and Java Brown/Sonoma. The chests have a top shelf and three drawers, and measure 40 1/8 inches high by 30 ½ inches wide by 15 3/8 inches deep. Model number 249-09-2740, 249-09-0041, 249-09-2739, or 249-09-3429 is located on the back panel of the units. Recalled chests were sold exclusively at Target.com from May 2015 through August 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled chest that is not properly anchored to the wall and place it into an area that children cannot access. Contact Homestar for a choice between two remedy options: a full refund including return shipping charges or a free tip-over restraint kit with virtual how-to instructions. Consumers who purchased the recalled chests are being contacted directly. Recall Date: 6/28/2017
- Comotti Vanity Fixtures: Home Depot Product Authority, LLC is recalling Home Decorators Collection 3-Light and 4-Light Comotti Vanity Fixtures because the light shades can detach and fall, posing laceration and burn hazards. This recall involves Home Decorators Collection 3-Light and 4-Light Comotti Vanity Fixtures. The light fixture styles have 3 or 4 chrome-colored glass shades with clear acrylic ball strands that surround a halogen light. The wall plate is made of reflective stainless steel. The firm has received 108 reports of shades falling, including one report of a laceration to the head that also involved a laceration and burn to the arm and one report of a laceration to the leg. Recalled fixtures were sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com from December 2014 through March 2017. Consumers should immediately contact Design Solutions International to receive free replacement light shades and replacement instructions. Recall Date: 6/29/2017
- Infant Coveralls: Burt’s Bees Baby is recalling its infant coveralls because the snap at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants. This recall involves infant Butterfly Garden Coverall & Hat Sets. The coveralls are 100% organic cotton, and were sold in blossom pink with white butterflies. There is a white ruffle around the neck that runs down the front of the garment. It has snaps in the crotch and was sold in infant sizes NB, 3M, 6M, and 9M. The manufacture date code of August 2016 (08/2016) is printed on the inside garment tag located inside the seam of the garment. “Burt’s Bees Baby” and the garment sizes are printed on the inside back of the garment. Only coverall sets with style number LY24195 on the hangtag are included in the recall. Recalled coveralls were sold at Babies R Us, BuyBuy Baby, and online at babiesrus.com, buybuybaby.com, amazon.com, kohls.com, target.com, zulily.com, diapers.com, hautelook.com, and burtsbeesbaby.com from December 2016 through May 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coveralls and contact Burt’s Bees Baby to receive a pre-paid envelope to return the garment for a $20 e-gift card to be used at www.burtsbeesbaby.com. Recall Date: 6/29/2017