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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Children's Product Recalls December 2015

Here are the newest recalls from Kids In Danger.  Below are pictures and details of children's products recalled this month. If you have one of these products, take it away from children and contact the company using the information the I have provided below or view the recall notice for more details at www.recalls.gov.


May cause strangulation and/or entanglement
This voluntary recall affects certain cellular shades, roller shades, soft horizontal shades, and Roman-style solar shades.  This recall involves four types of window coverings:

  • Cellular shades that contain a continuous loop cord operating system and either does not include a hold down device, or included in the product’s packaging a hold down device that was not properly installed on the loop cord (collectively, “Cellular Subject Product”).
  • Roller shades that contain a continuous loop bead chain operating system and a P clip style hold down device that lacks a locking feature or other mechanism to interfere with the shade’s operation if the hold down device was not properly installed (“Roller Subject Product”).
  • Soft horizontal shades that contain a continuous loop cord operating system and a P clip style hold down device that lacks a locking feature or other mechanism to interfere with the shade’s operation if the hold down device was not properly installed (“Soft Horizontal Subject Product”).
  • Roman style solar shades with inner cords (“Roman Subject Product”).
So far there have been no incidents of strangulation that Carra knows about.  For more information on how to get a free repair kit: http://www.carrablindsandshades.com/#recall


Ignite USA, LLC has issued a voluntary recall for the full line of Bueno by Contigo Kid’s Straw Tumblers (see product image above) because the straws could bend and possibly chip if chewed over time. If you own a Bueno by Contigo Kid’s Straw Tumbler, please follow the instructions at this link, Buenorecall.com, to receive your refund.




May cause strangulation

These jackets have drawstrings in the hood and at the bottom, which pose an entrapment 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. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children's upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC's actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.


Richie House toll-free at 844-742-1303 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.richiehouse.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the top bar or at the bottom of the page, or email info@richiehouse.com for more information.




CAMDEN, NJ, November 12, 2015 – Campbell Soup Company is voluntarily recalling 14.2 ounce cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in a small number of cans. This plastic material is from parts of the can lining which may peel off.

The affected 14.2 ounce SpaghettiOs Original product has a date of February 22, 2017 which is stamped on the base of the can, and a UPC code of 51000 22432 printed under the bar code.

The issue was identified after the company received consumer complaints.

This recall affects 355,000 cans and is limited to the United States.

This product should not be eaten. People who have bought the affected product should return it to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or full refund. For more information call 1-866-535-3774 between 9.00 am to 7.00 pm EST, Monday to Friday or visit  www.Facebook.com/SpaghettiOs. Campbell Soup Company apologizes for the inconvenience.


Lutron Electronics Roman Shades

Hazard: Strangulations can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed ribbon (hobble tape) and the fabric on the backside of the shade or when a child pulls the tape out and wraps it around his/her neck.


This recall involves hobbled-style, motorized or manual, custom-made Roman shades. They were made out of fabric mounted on a metal frame, manufactured between December 17, 2009 and July 23, 2015. Each shade has two to six vertical mesh lift bands that are 8 inches wide, secured by lift band clamps at the bottom of the shade, and a 1-inch wide vertical hobble tape running the length of the shade. Lutron Electronics Inc. and the manufacture date appear on a white label on the shade tube at the top of the shade; which can be located when the shade is fully extended. Consumers should contact Lutron Electronics if the label cannot be located. 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Roman shades and contact Lutron Electronics for a full refund or a free replacement shade.  Consumers can contact Lutron Electronics toll-free at 844-478-2033 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.lutron.com and click on Important Safety Notice. 


To get monthly email alerts of recalls and product safety news, sign up at www.KidsInDanger.org. Sign up for email alerts from the Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cpsc.gov or call 1-800-638-2772. If you have an incident or injury with any children’s product, report it to SaferProducts.gov.

KID is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children’s product safety. KID’s mission is to PROMOTE the development of safer children’s products, ADVOCATE for children, and EDUCATE the public, especially parents and caregivers about dangerous children’s products    


Disclosure: The information was provided to me in hopes that I would post it on my blog.  No compensation was received.

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