This week saw a recall on swivel chairs, recalls on ceiling lamps, recalls on children’s musical instruments, recalls on ski and snowboard helmets, recalls on high chairs, recalls on snowmobiles, recalls on infant booties, recalls on ganache bars, recalls on propane gas, and recalls on beef stew. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of February 08, 2016:
- Pier 1 Imports Swivel Dining Chairs Recall: Pier 1 Imports is recalling its Capella Island Swivel Dining chairs. The chairs can break at the base, posing a fall hazard to the user. The plastic wicker chairs have a natural wood color. The chair measures about 26 inches wide by 26 inches deep and 39 inches high. The chairs were sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at Pier1.com from January 2015 through October 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or a merchandise credit. Recall Date: 02/10/2016
- Classic Characters Infant Booties Recall: This recall involves Classic Characters’ infant knit Elf Booties sold in sizes 6 through 12 months. The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The SKU number 507665 and style number 28046 are printed on the price tag. The infant booties are green, with red and white trim, and a yellow pompom on the tip of the toe. The products were sold exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide and online atwww.crackerbarrel.com from September 2015 through November 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elf booties and return them to a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for a full refund, or contact Classic Characters for instructions on returning them for a full refund. Recall Date: 02/09/2016
- Ikea Ceiling Lamps Recall: This recall involves Ikea HYBY and LOCK ceiling lamps. The lamps have domed white frosted glass shades and three plastic clips that attach the shade to steel electrical lamp housings. The plastic retaining clips that secure the glass shades to the lamp housings can break and allow the glass shades to fall, posing a laceration hazard. The HYBY has a shade that is 15 inches in diameter and decorated with four opaque concentric lines. The lamp housing holds two light bulbs. The LOCK has a shade that is 10 inches in diameter. The lamp housing holds one light bulb. Type number and the model name of the lamps are on a label attached to the electrical lamp housing. The HYBY is type number T1011 and the LOCK is type number T0201. The lamps were sold at IKEA stores worldwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from October 2012 through January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling lamps, uninstall them and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Recall Date: 02/09/2016
- KHS America Children’s Musical Instrument Recall: KHS America is recalling its Green Tones-8-note Monkey Glockenspiel. The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested, lead can cause adverse health effects. This is a children’s musical instrument with eight metal bars in multiple colors mounted on a wooden base shaped like a monkey. The bars are individually attached to the base with one screw at each end. The second bar from the top is pink, 3.5 inches long and has a “B” stamped on it. This is the bar that needs to be replaced. The Green Tones logo is stamped on the back of the glockenspiel and the tracking number HS0178410914 is printed in black at the bottom. The products were sold at Independent toy and music retailers and online at amazon.com and gogreentones.com from January 2015 through September 2015. Consumers should immediately remove the pink bar from the glockenspiel and contact KHS America for information on getting a free replacement pink bar. Recall Date: 02/04/2016
- Head USA Ski and Snowboard Helmets Recall: This recall involves six models of HEAD ski and snowboard helmets: Agent, Alia, Andor, Arise, Arosa and Avril. The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of safety standards for helmets, posing a risk of head injury. They were sold in sizes M/L and XL/XXL in black, blue, green white and yellow, with straps in a variety of colors. HEAD, the model name, size and “Production Code: Dec. 2014” are printed on stickers that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece. The helmets were sold at Specialty ski and snowboard shops and online from January 2015 through December 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Head USA to receive a free replacement helmet. Recall Date: 02/04/2016
- Nuna Baby Essentials High Chairs Recall: Nina Baby Essentials Inc. is recalling its ZAAZ high chairs in eight models: HC-07-004 (pewter), HC-07-005 (carbon), HC-07-006 (plum), HC-07-009 (almond), HC-08-004 (pewter), HC-08-005 (carbon), HC-08-006 (plum) and HC-08-009 (almond). The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children. ZAAZ and the model number are printed under the high chair seat on a white sticker. These high chairs look like a regular kitchen table chair and have removable trays, arm bars footrests, seat pads and harnesses so that they can convert into toddler chairs. “Nuna” is printed above the footrest of the unit. The high chairs were sold at Albee Baby, Giggle, Magic Bean, Nordstrom and other specialty stores nationwide and online at www.nuna.eu and www.wayfair.com and other online retailers from February 2013 through November 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled high chairs and contact the firm to receive a free new arm bar and instructions on how to replace it. Recall Date: 02/11/2016
- Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recall: This recall involves all model year 2016 Arctic Cat turbo 9000 snowmobiles. Recalled models include the M 9000, XF 9000, XF9000 Cross Trek and ZR 9000 snowmobiles. The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death to the operator. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in the colors black, green, orange and white. The model name is on a decal on the top of the chassis between the seat and the rear bumper. The name Arctic Cat is on each side of the snowmobiles. The letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN) indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. The VIN is stamped into the chassis near the right foot rest. The products were sold exclusively at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from June 2015 through January 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly. Recall Date: 02/10/2016
- Trader Joe’s Ganache Bars Recall: Vosges LTD is recalling approximately 135 pounds of Uncured Bacon Ganache chocolate products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The Uncured Bacon Ganache chocolate products were packaged on January 15, 2016 to January 22, 2016 and are stamped with a BEST BY code 03 SEP 2016. The recalled product is a 135-lb. (720 bars) individual paper carton containing 3oz. flow wrapped bars of “Trader Joe’s Uncured Bacon Ganache Bar” (SKU 55001). The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 34647” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. 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: 02/08/2016
- Dinty Moore Beef Stew Recall: Hormel Foods Corporation is recalling approximately 450 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. The Dinty Moore Beef Stew items were produced on January 26, 2016. The recalled products are 15-oz. cans of “Dinty Moore Hearty Meals No Preservatives Beef Stew” with Best By date Feb. 2019 and production date T01266. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 199G” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Kroger locations in Texas and Louisiana. The product was available for sale after February 1, 2016. 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: 02/09/2016
- Crescent Point Energy Propane Gas Recall: Crescent Point Energy Corp. is recalling under-odorized propane gas (LP) delivered to consumers for use in storage tanks or sold at retail locations for use in portable refillable tanks (for use in recreational vehicles, barbeques, stoves and other appliances). LP was also sold to businesses for commercial and industrial use. The recalled propane does not have sufficient levels of odorant to help alert consumers of a gas leak. Failure to detect leaking gas can present fire, explosion and thermal burn hazards. The gas was distributed in Arizona, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Utah, delivered by various companies and sold by retailers between April 2009 and October 2015. Consumers should not attempt to test the propane themselves. Instead, they should immediately contact the retailer, supplier or Crescent Point Energy hotline to arrange for an inspection. If inspection confirms that the propane contains insufficient odorant, Crescent Point Energy will either promptly arrange for appropriate odorization or provide a replacement portable tank. Consumers should have carbon monoxide alarms in homes or other buildings that utilize gas. If consumers do smell even a faint odor of gas or a gas leak, they should immediately leave the building and call 911 or their gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Do not light a match, turn on a light or switch on anything electrical. Recall Date: 02/12/2016