Posts tagged Recall
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall notice for Levana Wireless Video Baby Monitors due to overheating concerns. The overheating poses smoke and possible burn hazards. According to the recall, they were sold at: “BB Buggy and Health and Safety stores nationwide and on the Internet between February 2010 and May 2010 for about $200″.
The CPSC has issued a pacifier recall by Antonio Flores due to choking hazard. The scary part about this recall is the first issue listed for “Hazard:” is: “The pacifier fails to meet federal safety standards.”
Simple question: How did it get into the market to begin with?
Per their own press release, found here: McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling all lots that have not yet expired of certain over-the-counter (OTC) Children’s and Infants’ liquid products manufactured in the United States and distributed in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Dubai (UAE), Fiji, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and Kuwait.
I have provided the list here, but please make sure to consult McNeil’s press release directly. Unlike drop side cribs, medicine does not make my list of Bad Things — More >
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued another drop side crib recall, this time for a wide variety of models sold under the Graco brand name, but made by LaJobi. You can see all the models here.
As I posted, drop side cribs are on my Bad Things list for this reason. Drop side cribs are recalled at a fairly regular rate, which makes me wonder why companies continue to produce them (although these started selling back in 2007). If you are a new parent reading this — steer clear of drop side cribs unless it is an absolute necessity. More >