May 27, 2011 - More than 2,000 Zooper strollers are recalled because the spacing between the stroller seat and the snack tray or armrest bar is too small. A child's body can slip underneath the bar but could become entrapped by the neck because the child's head is too large for the opening. This poses a strangulation hazard. The recall includes some Zooper Tango, Waltz, Twist and Flamenco strollers that were made between Feb. 2009 and June 2010. The manufacture date is listed on a label on the stroller seat. Call 888-966-7379 or visit zooper.com to order a new armrest bar or a snack tray repair kit.
Dream On Me Cribs
May 24, 2011 - About 22,000 Dream On Me drop-side cribs are recalled because the drop side hardware can break or fail, allowing the side to detach. If it detaches fully, there's a risk of falls. If the drop side detaches partially, it can form a dangerous gap that could allow a baby to become entrapped, leading to suffocation or strangulation. The recall includes full-size cribs manufactured between January 2006 and December 2009 with model numbers 612, 613, 615, 616, 617, 619, 628, and 639. The model number and manufacturer name can be found on a label inside one of the end panels on the full-size cribs. The recall also includes some portable cribs with a drop side. On these cribs, the mattress support can also break and the slats can loosen or detach. Portable cribs manufactured between August 2007 and November 2009 with model numbers 621, 625 and 627 are included. Call 877-201-4317 or visit dreamonme.com. A repair kit will be available for the full-size cribs. The portable cribs will be replaced with a fixed side model.
Meijer Infant Slipper Socks
May 11, 2011 - More than 17,000 pairs of bumble bee and lady bug infant slipper socks sold at Meijer stores are recalled because the balls on the bug's antenna can detach, posing a choking hazard. Stop using the socks and return them to any Meijer store for a refund. Call 800-927-8699 for more information.
Toy Story 3 Bowling Game
May 5, 2011 - About 600 Toy Story 3 bowling games sold at Walmart are recalled because the bowling pins have red paint that violates the federal lead standard. Batch code JA 148 is on the tag on the included Buzz Lightyear rug. These toy sets were sold in September 2010. Call 888-224-4181 for replacement information.
Arm's Reach Infant Co-Sleepers
Apr. 5, 2011 - More than 75,000 Arm's Reach Infant Co-Sleepers are recalled because they pose entrapment, strangulation and fall hazards. Babies can fall from the raised mattress into the loose material below or can become entrapped between the Co-Sleeper and the bed mattress. Ten incidents of babies falling from the Co-Sleeper have been reported. Arm's Reach Original Co-Sleeper models 8108, 8133, 8111, 8112 and 8199; and Arm's Reach Universal Co-Sleeper model 8311 are included in the recall. The model number is on a sticker on one of the legs. Stop using the Co-Sleeper and download new instructions to be sure you have installed the fabric liner properly. If you have lost or discarded the fabric liner, or any other pieces, call 800-954-9353 for an alternate fix.
Pampers Natural Stages Pacifiers
Apr. 5, 2011 - About 29,000 Pampers Natural Stages pacifiers are recalled because they don't meet federal safety standards and could pose a choking hazard. The pacifiers are made of silicone and were available in yellow, pink and blue. They were sold in packages of two. The stage 1 pacifiers have an oval-shaped mouth guard and have Pampers molded into the handle side of the mouth guard. Call 800-447-1224 to receive a refund or coupon for a replacement purchase.
Infantino Activity Truck Toys
Apr. 4, 2011 - About 42,000 Infantino Troy the Activity Truck toys are recalled because the plastic beads on the bead runs can detach, posing a choking hazard. Two incidents of small children gagging on the detached beads have been reported, and 28 incidents of the beads detaching were reported. This recall covers toys sold in the U.S. and Canada. Model numbers 153-210, 206-110 or 506-110C are printed on the bottom of the toy. Call 888-808-3111 to receive a replacement toy.
AOSOM Wood Playpens
Mar. 3, 2011 - About 5,000 AOSOM wooden playpens are recalled because the pine wood can split or break where hardware is installed. This poses collapse and entrapment risks from the broken playpen. There is also a risk of laceration and choking from the broken wood pieces and exposed screws. Four models of pine wood playpens are recalled: 5664-0017S&G, 5664-0017, 5664-0017S and 5664-0017G. The AOSOM logo and website are stamped on the playpen gate. Call 877-644-9366 or email email@example.com for instructions on returning the playpen for a full refund.
OBall Links & Mini Rattle
Mar. 3, 2011 - About 14,000 OBall Links & Mini Rattle toys sold in the U.S. are recalled because the c-links on either end of the soft chain can break, posing a choking hazard. Another 14,000 toys sold in Canada are also recalled. Stop using the toy and contact Rhino Toys at 888-250-9969 or rhinotoys.com to receive a full refund.
Parents Busy Time Activity Toys
Mar. 3, 2011 - About 400 Parents Busy Time Activity Center toys are recalled because the wooden pegs of the xylophone can detach, posing a choking hazard. Only toys with wooden pegs and date code 400090GC are affected. You can find the date code on the package or on the tags on the bear toy that came with the activity center. Return the toy to the store where purchased for a full refund, or call Manhattan Toy at 800-541-1345.
Baby Jogger Jump Seats
Mar. 1, 2011 - Nearly 2,000 Baby Jogger Jump Seats sold in the U.S. and Canada are recalled because the seat can disengage from the stroller if it isn't fully locked into place. This poses a fall hazard. Four incidents, including minors injuries, were reported. The jump seats were sold from Jan. 2008 to now, and are designed to fit City Elite, City Classic and Summit strollers. Stop using the jump seat and call 877-506-2213 or visit babyjogger.com to receive safety straps and assembly instructions.
BOB Jogging Strollers
Feb. 23, 2011 - About 337,000 BOB jogging strollers are recalled because a drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child's neck, posing a strangulation hazard. One incident where an 11-month-old baby had the drawstring around her neck was reported. Eleven BOB stroller models are affected, including both singles and doubles. Click the headline link to see a list of affected serial numbers. This number is stamped on the frame of the stroller or on a white label on the right rear stroller leg. All affected strollers have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy. This drawstring is used to gather up the loose fabric when the canopy is folded back. Remove the drawstring to remove the hazard. If you're using a Sun Shield or Weather Shield, you also must order a retrofit kit from bobcanopy.com.
Burlington Basket Company Bassinets
Feb. 16, 2011 - About 500,000 Burlington Basket Company bassinets are recalled because they can collapse if the folding legs are not fully locked into place. Two injuries were reported. If your bassinet was made before June 2010 and has folding legs with plastic pins to attach the legs to the basket, it is included in the recall. Be sure the legs are fully locked before using the bassinet. You must insert the end tabs fully into the holes on the leg assembly and twist one-quarter-turn to lock. You can watch a video of proper assembly at the company website. Call 800-553-2300 or visit burlingtonbasket.com to order new instructions and labels for the bassinet.
Summer Infant Baby Monitors with Cords
Feb. 11, 2011 - About 1.7 million Summer Infant baby monitors with cords are recalled because the cord poses a strangulation hazard when placed too close to baby's crib. Two infant deaths have been reported as a result of being tangled in Summer Infant baby monitor cords. All Summer Infant baby monitors with cords that were purchased in 2003 or later are included. Call 800-426-8627 or visit SummerInfant.com to order new warning labels or download new safe installation instructions at SummerInfant.com. Keep all baby monitors, of any brand, at least three feet away from cribs to prevent entanglement and strangulation.
Summer Infant Handheld Video Monitors
Feb. 11, 2011 - About 58,000 Summer Infant Slim & Secure handheld video baby monitors are recalled because the rechargeable battery can overheat and burst, posing a burn hazard. Five incidents of the batteries overheating have been reported, including three incidents where the battery ruptured and caused minor property damage. The silver and white, #02800, and pink and white, #02805, monitors are included in the recall. Check the lower right corner of the battery in the handheld unit to see if it is unmarked, or has the letters "MP" or "BK" on it. If so, it is included in the recall. If the battery is marked "TCL," it is not included in the recall. Call 800-426-8627 or visit www.summerinfant.com to exchange the recalled battery for a new one. It is safe to use the baby monitor with the AC power cord in the meantime.
Sassy Refreshing Rings
Jan. 31, 2011 - About 37,000 Sassy Refreshing Rings Teethers are recalled because pieces of the black plastic can come off while baby is chewing on the teether/rattle. This poses and ingestion hazard. No injuries were reported. Call 800-323-6336 or visit sassybaby.com for information on returning the product for a replacement.
Land of Nod Rosebud Cribs
Jan. 26, 2011 - About 300 Land of Nod Rosebud cribs are recalled because the drop side hardware can break or fail, which can allow the drop side to detach. This poses a risk of entrapment, suffocation or strangulation. No injuries have been reported. These cribs were sold in white or antique white and have a label that says "Status Furniture" on the lower part of the headboard. The model number 910 is listed on the instructions. Stop using the crib immediately and call 800-933-9904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a merchandise credit for the price of the crib ($599).
Jan. 21, 2011 - About 22,000 Phil&Teds V1 Classic and V2 Sport strollers are recalled because a consumer's fingers can be caught in the hinge when folding or unfolding the stroller. This poses a risk of laceration or amputation. Three injuries were reported. An additional 7,200 strollers sold in Canada are part of the recall. The V1 Classic was sold in red only and has serial numbers 0308/0001 to 0510/0906 on the inside of the folding hinge. The V2 Sport came in red, orange, green, black, charcoal, navy and a graffiti print, and has serial numbers 0308/0001 to 0510/0840. Call 877-432-1642 or visit philandteds.com to order a hinge cover repair kit.