Recalls

Recalls

Recall Alert! 4 Million Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Bumbo International voluntarily recalled 4 million of their Bumbo baby seats today due to a fall hazard. According to the recall, babies can maneuver out of or fall from the Bumbo seat, posing a risk of serious injuries. There have already been at least 50 reported incidents.

Bumbo International is offering free repair kits from www.recall.BumboUSA.com or by calling (866) 898-4999.

For more info visit cpsc.gov.

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Tags: Recalls, Safety
Categories: News, Shopping

Recall Alert: Build-A-Bear Pulls 300,000 Teddy Bears Over Choking Risk

build-a-bear-recall
Build-A-Bear is voluntarily recalling 300,000 teddy bears over concerns the bears’ eyes could pop out and cause a choking hazard.  The 16-inch tall ‘Colorful Hearts Teddy Bear’ pictured above was sold from April 2011 through December 2011. Consumers who have purchased the bear can bring it to any Build-A-Bear store and return it for another stuffed animal.  Hopefully this will be the last recall of 2011!

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Tags: Recalls, Toys
Categories: Baby, Boys, Girls, Maternity

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Enfamil Formula Pulled from Shelves After Infant Death

Enfamil Formula Recall
While it hasn’t been officially recalled by the feds, the FDA and CDC are currently investigating all cans of Enfamil powdered formula that matched the size and lot number of the formula involved in the recent death of a Missouri infant from a rare bacterial disease.

The formula involved is Enfamil PREMIUM Newborn powdered formula in 12.5-oz. cans, with the lot number ZP1K7G. Anyone who has purchased formula with that lot number should discard the product or return it to the store immediately.

Find more info at cnn.com

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Tags: Baby, News, Recalls
Categories: Baby, Maternity

BOB Jogging Strollers Recalled Over Choking Hazard

BOB Stroller Recall
More than 400,000 BOB jogging strollers have been recalled after the manufacturer received six reports of children mouthing a detached patch backing. Two cases involved choking and gagging.  Luckily, the backing was removed from the children’s mouths without injury.

The recall involves BOB Strollers manufactured between November 1998 and November 2010 with logos on the patch that say: BOB, Ironman, or Stroller Strides.

Owners are asked to immediately stop using the recalled strollers until they remove the backing patch from the interior of the canopy.

Learn More: cpsc.gov

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Tags: Recalls, Strollers
Categories: Baby

Recall Alert: phil&ted’s Jogging Strollers

Approximately 22,000 phil&ted’s jogging strollers were recalled by the CPSC today. When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer’s finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards. There have already been 3 reports of injury including a finger amputation.

The recall affects the Sport v2 model and the Classic v1 model single-seat jogging strollers.

If you own one of these strollers, stop using it immediately and contact phil&teds at (877) 432-1642 for a free hinge-cover kit and repair instructions.

Visit cpsc.gov for more information.

Tags: Recalls, Safety, Strollers
Categories: Baby