January 2020 Product Recalls

New year, new recalls! We really don’t like it when people get sick or injured, and neither does the government, so once a month we like to do a deep dive into the most recent product recalls and share with you the ones we think you should be aware of — especially when it comes to the safety of your little ones. This week we have a stroller, a magic wand, and a tricycle on the list, so keep reading to find out more!

Baby Trend Recalls Tango Mini Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Date:  January 16, 2020

Recall Number:  20-052

Recall Details:  Tango Mini Strollers

Sold At:  Amazon.com, Target stores and online at www.target.com from October 2019 through November 2019 for between $100 and $120.

Hazard:  Both of the stroller’s hinge joints can release and collapse under pressure, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller.

Recall Description:  This recall involves four models of black Tango Mini Strollers, each with its own model number and identifiable by a uniquely colored bonnet top sold in Quartz Pink (Model Number ST31D09A), Sedona Gray (Model Number ST31D10A), Jet Black (Model Number ST31D11A), and Purest Blue (Model Number ST31D03A).  Model numbers are printed in black on a white sticker located on one of the stroller’s legs. 

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.

 

 

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Baby Trend for a replacement or full refund.

Contact Baby Trend at 800-328-7363 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail info@babytrend.com or online at www.babytrend.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

Libbey Glass Recalls Milk Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard

Recall Date:  January 9, 2020

Recall Number:  20-051

Recall Details:  33.5 oz. Milk Bottles

Sold At:  Libby sold the recalled bottles to various foodservice distributors including Edward Don & Company and The Wasserstrom Company for about $2 per bottle.

Hazard:  The bottles can break unexpectedly during use, posing a laceration hazard.  

Recall Description:  This recall involves the Libbey Glass 33.5 oz. Milk Bottles.  They are clear colorless glass bottles with no markings that measure about 8½ inches in height by 3¼ inches in width at the base.  The recalled bottles can be identified by their original packaging. Bottle cartons with item number 92129 and manufacturing dates of either August 15, 2019 or August 31, 2019.  If your establishment received these bottles after August 15, 2019, contact your distributor to determine if you received affected bottles.

Incidents/Injuries:  None Reported

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Foodservice establishments and customers should immediately stop using the recalled milk bottles and contact the firm to receive a refund in the form of a credit voucher or a free replacement bottle

Contact Libbey Glass at 800-982-7063 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.libbey.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

Thesaurus Global Marketing Recalls Tricycles Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

Recall Date:  January 9, 2020

Recall Number:  20-712

Recall Details:  Little Bambino 4 in 1 canopy children’s tricycles

Sold At:  Amazon.com from October 2018 through June 2019 for between $97 and $130.

Hazard:  Paint on the canopy’s frame contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban and tricycle components contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.  Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Recall Description:  This recall involves Little Bambino 4 in 1 canopy children’s tricycles.  The three-wheeled tricycles can be used as a push stroller or a push, training and classic tricycle.  They were sold in blue, pink or red and have a back handle, an elongated back rest, a basket, a canopy and a bell on the front handle.  The Little Bambino logo is on the front of the tricycle. Model BW204 and UPC code 653981740030, 653981740092, 653981740108, 656857123326, 656857123333 or 656857123340 can be found on the product packaging.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tricycles, take them away from children and contact Thesaurus Global Marketing for a full refund, including the cost of shipping.  Amazon is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Contact Little Bambino toll-free at 866-633-8202 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at info@shoplittlebambino.com or online at www.shoplittlebambino.com and click on Contact Us for more information.

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Boston-Warehouse-

Trading-Corp-Recalls-Holiday-Travel-Mugs-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Meijer-Stores

Recall Date:  January 9, 2020

Recall Number:  20-050

Recall Details:  Holiday Travel Mugs

Sold At:  Exclusively at Meijer stores nationwide from October  2019 through November 2019 for about $10.

Hazard:  The mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe.  If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.

Recall Description:  This recall involves Holiday Travel mugs with lids.  They have a decal with “Let it Snow” or “Merry and Bright” in gold metallic lettering.  The bottom portion of the mugs is red or green and the top half portion is white. The lids are black.  They measure 7 inches tall. “Microwave safe” is written on the backstamp under the glaze and on the wrap band.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received one report of sparks when a consumer used the mug in a microwave.  No injuries have been reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and return them to place of purchase for a full refund or contact Boston Warehouse Trading Corp.

Contact Boston Warehouse Trading Corp. toll-free at 888-923-2982 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, email  customer.service@bwtc.com, or online at

www.bwtc.com and click on recall at the top of the page for more information. 

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

 

 

Hallmark Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

 

Recall Date:  December 20, 2019

Recall Number:  20-047

Recall Details:  Frosted balsam jar candles

Sold At:  Norman’s Hallmark stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania from September 2019 through December 2019 for about $28.

Hazard:  When the candle is lit, the glass jar can break, posing fire and laceration hazards.

Recall Description:  This recall involves the frosted balsam soy blend jar candles.  The scented candles are green and have three wicks. The candle’s glass jar measures about 5 inches high and 4.5 inches in diameter and has a metal top.  Hallmark, frosted balsam and an image of a snowy pine cone appear on the front of the candle. Date code 9211D, SKU code XKT1747 and UPC code 763795556991 appear on a white label on the candle’s underside.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received 6 reports of the glass jar breaking, resulting in fire damage to nearby items.  No injuries have been reported.

 

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund of the purchase price and a $10 Hallmark Gold Crown gift card. 

Contact Hallmark at 800-HALLMARK (800-425-5627) from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.hallmark.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

Toysmith Recalls Light-Up Magic Wands Due to Choking and Ingestion Hazards

Recall Date:  December 19, 2019

Recall Number:  20-045

Recall Details:  Light-Up Magic Wands

Sold At:  Carter’s stores and various toy, grocery, hobby and gift retailers nationwide from June 2018 through October 2019 for about $5.

Hazard:  The battery cover can detach and expose the button-cell batteries, posing choking and ingestion hazards to young children.

Recall Description:  This recall includes a fuchsia colored Light-Up Magic Wand topped with a star that flashes and makes noise. The recalled wands have a manufacturing date code printed in white on the bottom portion of the wand. Only magic wands with date codes between March 2018 (3/18/373) and June 2019 (6/19/373) are included in the recall. The UPC code 085761220034 and can be found on the hangtag.

Incidents/Injuries:  Toysmith has received one report of a child swallowing one of the batteries removed from the toy. Medical attention was required to remove the battery.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled magic wands, place them out of the reach of children and return them to store where purchased for a refund.

Contact Toysmith at 800-356-0474 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email info@toysmith.com or online at www.toysmith.com and click on the “Safety Info” tab located at the bottom of the page for more information.

Read the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

 

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Check Out These References for Further Reading:

“Safety Issues & Recalls.” NHTSA. Retrieved 23 January 2020. https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.

 

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