This week saw recalls on seafood, recalls on adhesive remover, recalls on climbing tree stands, recalls on denim pants, recalls on gaming headsets, recalls on climbing sticks, recalls on knives, recalls on stuffed animals, and recalls on stoves. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of October 19, 2015:
- Krud Kutter Adhesive Remover Recall: Krud Kutter is recalling its Adhesive Removers due to a failure to meet child resistant closure and cautionary labeling requirements. The recall involves Krud Kutter Decal & Adhesive Remover and Krud Kutter Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover. The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and the labeling on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act because it does not warn of the hazard presented. The adhesive remover contains petroleum distillates, which pose aspiration and poisoning hazards if swallowed. The recalled adhesive removers have product numbers PU08, UP08, UP16 and UP32 and were manufactured from October 2014 to July 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adhesive removers and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/21/2015
- Big Game Tree Stands Recall: This recall involves three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514. The recall is necessary because the cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release, posing a fall hazard to the user. The products were sold at Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s, Menards, Rogers Sporting Goods and Sportsman’s Guide stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables. Global Manufacturing Company is also recalling its climbing tree stands due to a fall hazard. The cable assembly on the climbing tree stand can release posing a risk of injury. This recall involves model year 2014 API Outdoors climbing tree stands model GCL300-A (The Marksman) with batch numbers 9G-0114 and 9G-0614. The product was sold at Menards and Rogers Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through June 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables. Recall Date: 10/20/2015
- Golden Horse Denim Pants Recall: Golden Horse Enterprise NY Inc. is recalling its “Nursery Rhyme Play” brand children’s five pocket 100% denim pants. The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The pants were sold in infant sizes 6/9M through 24M. The size label is sewn in on the back of the waistband. Only pants with style number 4122186 or 4122185 printed on a white tracking label sewn into the lower left inside seam are included in the recall. Manufacture date codes 0415 or 0515 are also printed on the tracking label. The pants were sold at Belk stores nationwide and online at www.Belk.com from June 2015 through September 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the denim pants and return them to a Belk store for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/20/2015
- XO FOUR Gaming Headsets Recall: Turtle Beach Corporation is recalling its 2015 Ear Force XO FOUR Stealth gaming headsets. They are multi-use but marketed for use with Xbox One gaming systems. Mold spores were found on the headsets, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems. Recalled units have a 13-character alphanumeric serial number that includes C16 through C25 and do not have a green dot under the windscreen of the microphone. The serial number is printed on the inside of the headband of the headset and on the bottom flap of the box. They were sold at Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2015 to September 2015. Consumers should immediately place the recalled headset into a plastic bag with the original box and any components, tie or tape the bag closed, and contact Turtle Beach for instructions on how to return the product for a free replacement gaming headset. Recall Date: 10/20/2015
- Innopower Hawk Climbing Sticks Recall: Innopower Inc. is recalling its 2014 and 2015 Hawk 2085 RAZOR 3PK (32 inches long), the 2085-1 RAZOR 1PK (32 inches long), and the 2015 Hawk 2084 RAZOR SHORTMAX 4PK (20 inches long) and 2084-1 RAZOR SHORTMAX 1PK (20 inches long) climbing sticks. The folding steps can bend or break during use, posing a fall hazard. The climbing sticks were sold at A-1 Archery, Camofire LLC, Cinnamon Creek Ranch Archery, DNW Outdoors, Eunice Archery Range, Franks Great Outdoors, GameMasters, Grabow Archers, Hunter’s Refuge, & Gear, Innovations of Home, Jay’s Sporting Goods, Jon’s Sports Shop, Long Range Archery, Mack’s Sport Shop, RackFan Addicts, Simmons Sporting Goods and Woodbury Outfitters from June 2014 to August 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the climbing sticks and contact Innopower for information on returning the folding steps for a free replacement. Recall Date: 10/21/2015
- Bornstein Seafood Recall: Bornstein Seafoods Inc. is voluntarily recalling its canned salmon, sardines, sturgeon, and tuna with any code starting with “OC” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. Products were distributed to retail and to internet customers nationwide from the website Bornstein.com. The last date of distribution of recalled products is September 2015. Affected production codes include any codes starting with “OC” and are listed here. The code can be found on either the bottom or on top of the can. Products are packaged in metal cans with net weights ranging from 5.5 oz. to 6 oz. Recall Date: 10/19/2015
- L. Bean Knives Recall: L.L. Bean is recalling its GTO Hunting Knife with Sheath. The knife can cut through the sheath, posing a laceration hazard. The product has an identification number 296435 printed on the product’s packaging. The knives were sold at L.L. Bean retail stores nationwide, catalog and online at www.LLBean.com from June 2015 through September 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the knife sheath and contact the firm to receive a free replacement sheath. Recall Date: 10/22/2015
- Build-A-Bear Stuffed Animals Recall: Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. is recalling its Starbrights Dragon stuffed animals. The satin seam of the stuffed animal can open, allowing the stuffing material to be exposed, posing a choking hazard for young children. Starbrights Dragon is covered in a blue furry fabric with silver satin tummy, feet pads, wings and horns. The horns light up and the toy makes a musical sound when the hand is squeezed. The stuffed animal is about 17 inches high. The tracking label ending with 9333 or 9334 for U.S.A. and 9337 or 9459 for Canada can be found on the label sewn on the backside of the leg. The products were sold at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and online at www.buildabear.com between April 2015 and August 2015. Consumers should immediately take the recalled stuffed animal away from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a coupon for any Build-A-Bear stuffed animal. Recall Date: 10/22/2015
- Pellet Stoves Recall: This recall involves the United States Stove Company’s HomComfort 2400 24K BTU Pellet Heater/Stoves. These steel and polycarbonate products are grey and are used as a window mounted heating appliance. The internal firebox baffle can degrade, overheat and pose a fire hazard. Serial numbers included in the recall are 0451 through 4420, 5681 through 5890 and 6301 through 6310. The firm name and serial number are printed on the faceplate attached by screws on the front bottom of the unit. The products were sold at Northern Tool, Orsheln, Orgill Brothers and Rural King home heating retailers and online at www.HomeDepot.com, www.Lowes.com and www.NorthernTool.com from April 2010 through March 2012. Consumers should immediately unplug these units, stop using the product and return the circuit board and serial faceplate to the firm for $868 cash or $1,200 credit towards the purchase of any United States Stove Company product. Recall Date: 10/22/2015