This week saw recalls on water bottles, recalls on kids bicycle trailers, recalls on ride-on toys, recalls on seafood, recalls on mugs, recalls on fire alarms, recalls on peanut butter, recalls on bicycles and cranksets, recalls on girls’ hoodies, and recalls on allergy injectors. Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of October 26, 2015:
- Pottery Barn Kids Water Bottles Recall: Pottery Barn Kids is recalling its Avengers and Darth Vader themed stainless steel water bottles with images of Thor, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man on one and an image of Darth Vader and the Death Star on the other style. The gray paint on the metal portion of the water bottle can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. SKU number 7939721 (Avengers) or 7939721 (Darth Vader) is printed on the price sticker affixed to the bottom of the bottle, along with one of the following date codes: 12/2013, 8/2014 or 12/2014. A tracking label imprinted on the underside of the bottle contains the date code printed along with the words, “Pottery Barn Kids,” “LOT 1, BATCH 1” and “JINHUA, CHINA.” Consumers should immediately take the recalled water bottles from children and return them to the nearest Pottery Barn Kids store or contact the firm’s toll-free number for free shipping information. The bottles were sold exclusively at Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog and online at www.potterybarnkids.com from June 2014 through September 2015. Recall Date: 10/28/2015
- Big Game Burley Design Child Bicycle Trailer Recall: Burley Design LLC. is recalling seven models of its child bicycle trailers manufactured from 2009 to 2015. The trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard to the child in the trailer. Recalled trailers can be identified by the first four characters of the serial numbers on the trailer. The serial number is on a sticker in the rear cargo area behind the seat of the trailer on the left inside frame bar. The trailer models and serial numbers involved in the recall can be found here. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle trailers and contact Burley for a free safety strap kit with tools and instructions for installation. Consumers should also inspect the black plastic tow bar receiver. If it appears to be cracked or damaged, consumers should also request a free replacement tow bar receiver. These products were sold at REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods stores and bike shops nationwide, and at Amazon.com and other online retailers from January 2009 to October 2015. Recall Date: 10/28/2015
- LaRose Peanuts Flying Ace Ride-On Toys Recall: LaRose Industries is recalling its Peanuts Flying Ace Ride-On Toys. The toy’s blue hubcaps can detach from the wheel’s axle, posing a choking hazard to young children. The toys are intended for children ages 12 months to 2 years. The body of the plane is red, the steering wheel, propeller and wings are yellow and the hubcaps are blue. “Snoopy Flying Ace” is printed on the front of the toy airplane and Snoopy characters are printed on each wing and on the front. A hang tag attached to the product at purchase has “#38126” printed on it and one of the following date codes: BCHTAR616A13-0515, BCHTAR614A13-0515, BCHTAR615A11-0515, BCHTAR684A20-0515, BCHTAR682A05-0615, BCHTAR683A05-0615. Consumers should immediately take the recalled ride-on toys away from children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund. The products were sold at Target stores nationwide from July 2015 through August 2015. Recall Date: 10/27/2015
- Gilmore Fish Salmon and Sturgeon Recall: Gilmore Fish Smokehouse is voluntarily recalling all canned (Gourmet smoked Columbia sturgeon, fresh packed Pacific salmon, gourmet smoked Chinook salmon), Gilmore Fish brand, with any codes 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. The last date of distribution of recalled products was September 2015. Affected production codes include any codes starting with “OC”. The code can be found on either at the bottom or on top of the can. Recalled products are packaged in metal cans with net weight 5 oz. or 7 oz. cans. The recall includes Gourmet Smoked Columbia Sturgeon, Smoked Wine Maple Salmon and Smoked Chinook Salmon. Consumers are advised to destroy or return recalled product to Gilmore Fish Smokehouse for a refund. Recall Date: 10/26/2015
- Lighthouse Ceramic Mugs Recall: Lighthouse Christian Products Co. is recalling its ceramic mugs due to hot liquids can seep through hairline cracks in the mugs, posing a burn hazard. The two recalled ceramic mug products are the Pastor’s Wife model #18208, and the Serve with Gladness model #18209. The Pastor’s Wife mug is cream color on the outside and teal on the inside with the phrase “Pastor’s Wife” on one side and “We Always Thank God and Pray For You” on the other side. The Serve with Gladness mug is cream color inside and outside with the phrase “Serve with Gladness” on one side and “Anyone who loves is a child of God” inside a multicolored floral arrangement on the other side. Model number 18208 or 18209 is printed on a UPC sticker on the bottom of the mug. The mugs were sold at Family Christian Stores, Lifeway Christian Stores, Mardel, many smaller Christian bookstores and online at www.christianbook.com from July 2015 through October 2015. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and return them to the store where they were purchased or call Lighthouse for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/29/2015
- Sure Signal Fire Alarms Recall: Sure Signal Products Inc. is recalling its heat-activated fire alarms sold under the following brand names and models: DeTech FST2004H, MasterGuard QR50, Responsive TR70-R and Thermalink QR50. A defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire. The alarms were manufactured from January 2004 through July 2015. Date codes are listed in a YYDDD format and range from 04001 through 15182. The alarm’s model is printed on a label on the back of the alarm. SSP, the temperature rating and the date code can be found on the back of the fuse. The fire alarms were sold at fire alarm dealers nationwide from January 2004 through September 2015. Consumers should immediately contact Sure Signal Products for free replacement fuses. Recall Date: 10/29/2015
- QBP WeThePeople Bicycles And Cranksets Recall: This recall involves WeThePeople Envy BMX bicycles and aftermarket ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets. The danger is that the left end of the bicycle crankset spindle can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. The Envy BMX bicycles have a 20.6 or 21 inch chromoly frame, painted dark gold. The bicycle bottom bracket has an “ENVY20.6” or “ENVY21” stamp. The ECLAT Aeon BMX cranksets are the gears at the front of the bicycle chain with pedals attached to the outer ends. The cranksets have a steel, two-piece construction. Printed on the left side of the spindle is ESS Eclat 22mm” and next to the pedal, on the crank arm is “Aeon.” Printed on the inside of the crank arm is “Eclat Germany” followed by the crank arm length “170mm” or “175mm.” The products were sold at BMX bicycle/product dealers, WeThePeople distributors and specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and online at www.QBP.com and other BMX bicycle/product websites from September 2014 through July 2015. Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and cranksets and return to the store where purchased for a free inspection and free replacement spindle. Recall Date: 10/29/2015
- Sanofi US Auvi-Q Allergy Injectors Recall: Sanofi US is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP). The recall involves all Auvi-Q currently on the market and includes both the 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg strengths for hospitals, retailers and consumers. This includes lot number 2299596 through 3037230, which expire March 2016 through December 2016. The products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery. Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) is used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in people who are at risk for or have a history of these reactions. Auvi-Q is packaged with two active devices and one trainer device in a corrugate box. Auvi-Q was distributed throughout the United States via wholesalers, pharmacies and hospitals. All Auvi-Q is being recalled. Sanofi US is notifying its distributors and customers who include doctors, pharmacies, wholesalers and other customers in the supply chain by letter, fax, email and phone calls and is arranging for return and reimbursement of all recalled products. Customers with questions regarding this recall can go to www.Auvi-Q.com and call 1-866-726-6340. Recall Date: 10/28/2015
- Maeli Rose Girls’ Hoodies Recall: Maeli Rose is recalling its girls’ blush hoodie sizes 2T-6X. The hoodies have a drawstring inside the lining of the hood that surrounds the face which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children. The garment comes in blush/pink and has a lace decoration strip around the hood opening. There is a white drawstring inside the hood lining that surrounds the face. There is a zipper on the front with a pocket on each side. The pocket openings and sleeves are decorated with a lace strip. The name Just Fab Girls is sewn into the label of the neck. There is also a label sewn into the side seam that reads “RN #137339” and “Made in China.” The products were sold at Children’s boutiques and other specialty retail stores nationwide from July 2013 through December 2013. Consumers should immediately take the recalled hoodie away from children and remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 10/29/2015
- Hormel Foods Skippy Peanut Butter Recall: Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling 153 cases, or 1,871 total pounds, of a single code date of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, due to the possibility that some jars may contain small pieces of metal shavings which were discovered on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning. Foodborne objects that are greater than 7mm in length may cause injury such as severe choking with airway obstruction, gastrointestinal peroration or secondary infection. The recalled product is limited to 16.3 ounce jars with a “Best If Used By” date of DEC1416LR1 with a package UPC code of 37600-10500. The code date is located on top of the lid. Recalled product was sent to distribution centers for Publix, Target and Walmart located in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware and Arkansas. The company is issuing the recall to ensure that consumers are made aware of the potential hazard. No reports have been received to date of any consumer injuries or complaints. No other sizes, varieties or other packaging configurations of SKIPPY® brand peanut butter or peanut spreads are included in this recall. If a consumer has this product, they should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or call Hormel Foods Customer Relations at 1-866-475-4779. Recall Date: 10/29/2015