Spring & Summer 2018 Product Recall Alerts, Part 2

This is Part Two of our Spring & Summer product recall series. For Part One, click here.

We’re almost halfway through 2018, and with the school year coming to an end, children will be spending more and more time at home with their toys. Since it’s been a few months since our last product recall update, we wanted to do another to help keep you safe and informed—this time with a special emphasis on kid and summer gear.

Munchkin Recalls Waterpede Bath Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Date: May 10. 2018

Recall Number: 18-153

Recall Details: WaterpedeTM children’s bath toys

Sold At: Babies R Us, Target, and other stores nationwide and online at munchkin.com from September 2015 through January 2018 for between $5 and $7.

Hazard: The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children.

 

Recall Description: This recall involves Munchkin’s Waterpede bath toys. The one piece multi-colored Centipede -shaped toy allows water to be scooped from the top, and flows through the chambers of bottom. The bath toy is 100% plastic and is for children six months and up.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the toy breaking apart and exposing small beads. No injuries have been reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the bath toy away from young children and contact Munchkin for a free replacement bath toy of comparable value.

Contact: Munchkin toll-free at 877-242-3134 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.munchkin.com, click on Help at the bottom of the page and then Recalls for more information.Read United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s full report here.

Tobi Recalls Babynest Crib Bumpers Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively Online at babybay.us

Recall Date: May 10, 2018

Recall Number: 18-741

Recall Details: Babynest crib bumpers

Sold At: Online at www.babybay.us from April 2016 to January 2018 for between $45 and $65.

Hazard: The strings on the crib bumper exceed a safe length, posing a strangulation hazard to babies.

Recall Description: This recall involves Babynest crib bumpers used in Babybay bedside sleeper cribs that attach to adult size beds. The recalled bumpers measure 60 inches long by 9.5 inches wide and were sold in seven colors; yellow, brown, green, blue, pink, white, gray with white stars, white with gray stars, gray with white polka dots, white with gray polka dots and white with blue stars.

SKU Description Recalled Babynest crib bumpers
167805 Yellow
167806 Brown
167807 Green
167808 Blue
167810 Pink
167811 White
SKU Description Recalled Babynest crib bumpers
167814 Gray with White Stars
167815 White with Gray Stars
167816 Gray with White Polka Dots
167817 White with Gray Polka Dots
167820 White with Blue Stars

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crib bumpers and contact Babybay for a full refund. Babybay is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Contact: Babybay toll-free at 844-692-2292 between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at info@babybay.us or online at www.babybay.us and click on Recall Notice for more information.

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

Discount School Supply Recalls Crayons Due to Laceration Hazard

Recall Date: May 17, 2018

Recall Number: 18-744

Recall Details: Discount School Supply Recalls Crayons Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)

Sold At: Exclusively online at DiscountSchoolSupply.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $36.

Hazard: The red crayons in the multi-color sets can contain glass, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Recall Description: This recall involves Colorations™ brand 200 extra-large crayon sets, including 25 red crayons. The extra-large crayons measure about 4.5 inches long and .5 inches in diameter. The crayons were packaged in a purple and yellow box with the Colorations® logo printed on the box.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of a red crayon with glass in it. No injuries have been reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crayons and contact Discount School Supply to obtain a free full replacement set. Discount School Supply is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Contact: Discount School Supply at 800-338-4430 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@discountschoolsupply.com, or online at ww.discountschoolsupply.com and click on “Safety Information” for more information.

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

Michaels Recalls Spin Art Kits Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Date: May 17, 2018

Recall Number: 18-160

Recall Details: Creatology® Spin Art Kits

Sold At: Exclusively at Michaels stores nationwide and online at www.michaels.com from August 2011 through February 2018 for about $25.

Hazard: The battery compartment in the spin art kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Recall Description: This recall involves spin art kits sold under the Michaels private brand Creatology®. The 34-piece kit includes one battery operated spin art wheel with cover, paint, paint brushes, and paper. The recalled art kits are blue and have SKU number 197861 and one of the following UPC codes printed on the barcode on the box: 042409093252, 042409930601, 042409093115, 042409093061, 042409931141, 069545093113, or 400100663486.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of battery compartments overheating in the spin art kits. No injuries have been reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled spin art kits away from children, stop using them and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Contact: Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.michaels.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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

Jané Recalls Strollers Due to Violation of the Federal Stroller and Carriage Safety Standard; Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

Recall Date: May 24, 2018

Recall Number: 18-167

Recall Details: Jané Muum strollers

Sold At: Albee Baby, Baby World, Kidsland, Toys R US, Dainty Baby, USA Baby stores and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from July 2016 through August 2017 for between $300 and $450.

Hazard: The recalled strollers violate the federal Stroller and Carriage standard. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller armrest and the seat bottom and his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the armrest, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards.

Recall Description: This recall involves the US model of Jané Muum strollers. The recalled strollers have a black frame, a reclining seat or hammock that is reversible and a hood. An insert is sold with the stroller for smaller babies. There is a basket for storage underneath the stroller seat. The recalled strollers were sold in: dark gray and black (S85), light grey and black (S49), blue and black (S46) and green and black (S47). “Muum by Jané” is printed on the front bottom frame. “Muum” is printed on the side frame and on the handle. “Jané” and “Muum,” “Jané USA LLC,” “Muum US 5399US/S85” or “S47,” “S49,” “S46” are printed on a label on the leg of the stroller.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

What to Do if You Own One

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Jané for a free repair. The repair consists of a free replacement armrest. Consumers can continue using the recalled strollers if they remove the armrest and harness the child properly until they receive the replacement armrest.

Contact: Jané toll-free at 844-200-7971 anytime to leave message or from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET Monday through Thursday for a live operator, email at info@jane-usa.com or online at and click on MUUM USA MODEL for more information.

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

 

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Check Out These References for Further Reading:

“Salmonella Homepage” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 15 June 2018. https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/index.html

“Pre-Cut Melons Linked To Salmonella Recalled In CA.” Patch Media. Retrieved 15 June 2018. https://patch.com/california/paloalto/california-food-recall-pre-cut-melons-linked-salmonella

“Honey Smacks Recalled After 5 In CA Sickened By Salmonella: CDC.” Patch Media. Retrieved 15 June 2018. https://patch.com/california/agourahills/s/gg2tc/honey-smacks-recalled-after-5-ca-sickened-salmonella-cdc

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