MEDIA RELEASES

WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 4

SEPTEMBER 30 

BOYS' HOODIES 

Pure Baby Organics is recalling Boy’s Zipper Hooded Hoodie sold nationwide from January 2014 to August 2014. The sweaters have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves a Pure Baby Organic boy’s hoodie made of 100% cotton. It comes in solid gray with a red drawstring that is inside the lining of the hood that surrounds the face. A label with style number PB1613.B12 is sewn into an inside side seam of the garment under the washing instruction label. 

Consumers can remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers can also contact Chantique’s Corp at (213) 629-3222 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday. More info at www.recalls.org. 

HOODED SWEATSHIRTS 

Active Apparel is recalling Boys Zipper Hooded Sweatshirts sold nationwide from June 2014 to August 2014. The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves boys Fission zipper hooded sweatshirts made of 100% cotton. On the label, it states Karachi Pakistan, Active Apparel, has the manufacture date “MAY, 2014,” and batch number 61271,159. 

Consumers can remove the drawstring from the sweatshirt to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund and a $10 gift card. 

Consumers can also contact Active Apparel at (844) 861-5308 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.activeapparel.net. More info at www.recalls.org. 

FUEL CURB HOSE 

Franklin Fueling Systems is recalling Hardwall Fuel Curb Hose sold nationwide from March 2014 to July 2014. The crimp on the fuel hose can loosen causing fuel to leak, posing a fire and explosion hazard. 

The FLEX-ING™ FLEX-ON hardwall curb hose is 1 inch in diameter ranging in lengths from 9 inches to 100 feet. A date code of M1014 through M3014 in WWYY format, is on the fitting with model numbers starting with FLHFR3XX XXX or FLXHW3XX XXX. 

Consumers should contact Franklin Fueling Systems at (800) 225-9787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.franklinfueling.com to receive a full refund or a replacement hose. More info at www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN'S SNEAKERS             

Trimfoot is recalling Children's soft-soled shoes sold exclusively at Macy's stores nationwide from February 2014 to August 2014. A small metal eyelet can detach from the inside of the sneaker, posing a choking hazard. 

The recall involves First Impressions high-top, soft-soled sneakers for infants that are crawling or standing.  Style number 42090 is on a cloth tag inside of shoe. 

Consumers should return the shoes to Macy's or contact Trimfoot at (800) 325-6116 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.trimfootco.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 27

SEPTEMBER 25

LAWN MOWERS 

Shivvers is recalling Country Clipper Riding Lawn Mowers sold nationwide and in Canada from October 2011 to May 2014. The ignition module can fail to ground, resulting in overheating and melting, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves model year 2012, 2013 and 2014 Country Clipper riding lawn mowers. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact a Country Clipper dealer to schedule a free repair.

Consumers can also contact  Country Clipper at (800) 344-8237 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.countryclipper.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

OFF-ROAD VEHICLES 

Bad Boy Buggies is recalling Bad Boy Buggies Off-Road Vehicles sold nationwide from August 2012 to May 2014. Incorrect parking brake adjustments and improperly bled brake lines can diminish a consumer’s braking ability, posing a crash hazard. 

This recall involves gas- and electric-powered, four-wheeled recreational vehicles manufactured by Bad Boy Buggies. The recalled off-road vehicles have serial numbers ranging from 8004970 through 8012901. More info can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Bad Boy Buggies at (855) 738-3711 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.badboybuggies.com or an authorized dealer for a free repair. More info at www.recalls.org. 

BISTRO CHAIRS 

Ross Stores is recalling Metal Bistro Chairs sold exclusively at Ross stores nationwide from February 2014 to April 2014. The chair’s seat can fail to attach to the frame when the chair is unfolded, causing the chair to collapse. 

 This recall involves metal folding bistro chairs that are orange and have perforations on the seat. SKU 400101018858 is found on the product hangtag.  

Consumers should return the chairs to any Ross store for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org.

SEPTEMBER 23

GAS FIREPLACES 

Hearth & Home Technologies is recalling Gas fireplaces, gas stoves, gas inserts and log sets sold nationwide from May 2014 to July 2014. The gas valve in the unit can leak, posing a fire hazard. 

This recall involves Hearth & Home Technologies®, Heat-N-Glo®, Heatilator®, Outdoor Lifestyles® and Quadra Fire® natural or propane gas indoor and outdoor fireplaces, stoves, inserts and log sets. The brand names and serial numbers can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact the fireplace store where the unit was purchased to arrange for a free inspection and, if necessary, valve replacement.   

Consumers can also contact Hearth & Home Technologies at (800) 883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.hearthnhome.com. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 20

SEPTEMBER 18

FIRE ALARM BASE 

Siemens is recalling SBGA-34 Audible Fire Alarm Base sold nationwide from February 2013 to June 2014. The fire alarm base can fail to sound an alarm, posing a risk of personal injury and property damage. 

This recall involves the SBGA-34 audible base that is affixed to ceiling-mounted smoke detectors in order to sound an alarm when the fire alarm system is activated. The audible base has part number S54370-F13 and date codes 0113 through 2314 in a WWYY format printed on a white label on the back of the unit part affixed to the wall. “MODEL SBGA-34” is printed on a blue label also affixed to the back of the device. A complete list can be found at www.recalls.org. 

Consumers should contact Siemens at (800) 516-9964 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.usa.siemens.com/buildingtechnologies to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base. More info at www.recalls.org.

SEPTEMBER 16

CHILDREN'S SWINGS 

IKEA is recalling GUNGGUNG child’s swing sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and in Canada from June 2014 to August 2014. The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury. 

GUNGGUNG is intended for indoor and outdoor use by children ages 3-7. A permanent label is attached to one of the suspension straps, showing age recommendation (3-7), IKEA logo, Design and Quality IKEA of Sweden, GUNGGUNG article number 302.439.74, supplier number 17915 and Made in Vietnam. 

Consumers should return the swing to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase is not required to receive a full refund for the return. 

Consumers can also contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com.More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 13

SEPTEMBER 11 

SMOKE/CO ALARMS 

Kidde is recalling Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2014 to July 2014. The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. 

This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014. 

Consumers should contact Kidde at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kidde.com for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm. More info at www.recalls.org

SEPTEMBER 10

BOYS' JACKETS 

Benetton is recalling Boy’s hooded jacket with a waist drawstring sold exclusively at Benetton stores nationwide from January 2014 to March 2014. The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard. 

This recall involves United Colors of Benetton boy’s jackets made of 100% cotton. Style number 2GQ1534Q0 is on the white label located inside the jacket near the waist. 

Consumers should remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or contact Benetton at (800) 535-4491 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.benetton.com for a full refund. More info at www.recalls.org. 

RUBBER TUBES 

Coleman is recalling Rubber River Tubes sold exclusively by Walmart from January 2014 to July 2014. Contact with the tube can cause skin irritation. 

This recall involves Sevylor brand River Racer inflatable rubber tubes. The tubes have the Sevylor logo and name, and the River Racer logo and name printed in blue on the outer side. Model  number 2000014090 is located on the inner side of the tube below the bottom left corner of the English language warning. 

Consumers should contact Coleman at (800) 835-3278 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.coleman.com for a free replacement tube. More info at www.recalls.org.  

SEPTEMBER 9

KICKBOARDING SYSTEMS

Cabrinha is recalling Cabrinha Kiteboarding 1X and Overdrive 1X Control Systems sold nationwide in August 2014. The RecoilTM spring on the control mechanism can jam, leading to a loss of control, which poses a risk of injury.

The 1X and the Overdrive 1X control systems are both comprised of a light-weight control bar to control and depower the kite, a set of flying lines and a harness loop/quick release (QR) mechanism. The 1X control system (model number KS51XCSFX) is a fixed length and is available in two sizes: 45 cm and 55 cm. The Overdrive 1X (model number KS5CSSDODO) is adjustable between two bar lengths and comes in sizes: 48-56 cm and 57-62 cm. Model numbers are located on a cloth tab attached to the bungee line restrainers at the end of the bars.

Consumers should contact any Cabrinha authorized dealer for a free repair part. A list of authorized dealers can be found at www.cabrinhakites.com/dealers.html.

Consumers can also contact Pryde Group Americas (PGA) at (305) 591-3922 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cabrinhakites.com. More info at www. recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 6

SEPTEMBER 4 

CHILDREN’S SHOES 

Livie & Luca is recalling “Carta” and “Cotton” Children’s Shoes sold in nationwide  from January 2014 to March 2014. A metal thread inside the interior shoe liner can loosen and poke through the shoe lining, posing a laceration hazard. 

The recalled Livie & Luca children’s shoes include two styles: Carta and Cotton. Only shoes with date codes 06 2013 through 12 2013 (Month Year) printed on the insole of the shoe are included in the recall, 

Consumers should contact the retailer where purchased for instructions on receiving a store credit or replacement. 

Consumers can also contact: Livie & Luca toll-free at (888) 548-5822 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.livieandluca.com. More info at www.recalls.org. 

FLAT SCREEN TVS 

AmTRAN Video is recalling 42-Inch JVC Flat Panel Televisions sold nationwide from February 2014 to August 2014. The neck of the stand can crack and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury. 

This recall involves JVC 42-inch, Emerald Series Full HD 1080P LED flat panel televisions, model EM42FTR and serial number beginning with “T”. The flat panel televisions are black with “JVC” printed in the lower center of the television front. Model and serial numbers are located on the bottom left on the back of the television. 

Consumers contact AmTRAN Video at (855) 328-6650 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.jvc-tv.com for a replacement stand neck. More info a www.recalls.org. 

CHILDREN’S SUNGLASSES 

FGX International is recalling children’s sunglasses sold nationwide from December 2013 to May 2014. Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead. 

This recall includes 20 styles of Disney, Marvel and Sears/Kmart brand children’s sunglasses. The following style numbers located inside the sunglasses’ left temple arm are included in the recall: 

Style#

Brand

Colors

S00014SVS999

Marvel Spider-Man

Red, blue

S00014SVSBLU

Marvel Spider-Man

Blue

S00014SVSRED

Marvel Spider-Man

Red

S00021LKC999

SK2 Sears /Kmart Private Label 

Blue

S00021SVS999

Marvel Spider-Man 

Red/black, silver/blue 

S01551SDB999

Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 

Red/white, silver/black

S02964SJN440

Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates          

Blue

S02964SJN999

Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates          

Blue

S03683SDC999

Disney Cars 

Blue, black, red

S04611SDC001           

Disney Cars 

Red/black 

S04611SDC080           

Disney Cars 

Red/Silver 

S04611SDC400           

Disney Cars 

Blue/teal/yellow 

S04611SDC999

Disney Cars 

Blue/teal/yellow, red/black, red/silver 

S07786SMS500

Disney Doc McStuffins 

Purple/pink 

S07786SMS650

Disney Doc McStuffins 

Pink/blue 

S07786SMS999

Disney Doc McStuffins 

Purple/pink, pink/blue 

S07840SDC999           

Disney Cars 

Red/black 

S07841SDC001           

Disney Cars 

Black/silver 

S07841SDC440           

Disney Cars 

Blue/red 

S07841SDC999           

Disney Cars

Blue/red, black/silver, black/red

Consumers can contact FGX International  at (877) 277- 0104 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fgxi.com to return the sunglasses for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org..  

 SEPTEMBER 3

TEMPERATURE PROBES 

iDevices is recalling Cooking thermometer probes sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2014 to June 2014. The plastic insulator located inside the stainless steel probe is not heat resistant and can melt and fall into food, posing an ingestion hazard. 

This recall involves all Pro Ambient Temperature Probes and Pro Meat Probes manufactured from May 2014 through June 2014. The probes were sold separately as an accessory for the iGrill, iGrill2, iGrillmini grilling thermometers and the Kitchen Thermometer and Kitchen Thermometer mini cooking thermometers. The iDevices name and logo and either “iGrill Pro Meat Probe,” “iGrill Pro Ambient Temperature Probe,” “Kitchen Thermometer Pro Meat Probe” or "Kitchen Thermometer Pro Ambient Probe” are printed on the front of the packaging. UPC number 852931005148, 852931005193, 852931005162 or 852931005216 is printed on the bottom of the packaging. 

Consumers should contact iDevices at (888) 313-7019 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.iDevicesinc.com for a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org. 

AVANT BICYCLES 

Orbea is recalling Avant Bicycles sod nationwide from August 2013 to June 2014. The bicycle front fork can crack, posing a fall hazard. 

This recall involves all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disc brakes. 

Consumers should contact Orbea at (888) 466-7232 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.avantsupport.com for a free replacement and installation of the bicycle front fork. More info at www.recalls.org.

SEPTEMBER 2

STROLLER TRAYS 

Tray Vous  is recallng Tray Vous™ snack and activity trays with connectors sold nationwide and in Canada from May 2011 to June 2012. The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to pass through but could trap a child’s head, posing a strangulation hazard. 

This recall involves Tray Vous snack and activity trays, which have connectors that fit into strollers.   “Tray Vous” and “Patent Approved US7942437B2” are printed on a sticker underneath the tray. 

Consumers should contact Tray Vous at (800) 281-6483 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT or online at www.trayvous.com/recall to receive a free replacement tray and connectors. More info at www.recalls.org.

WEEK ENDING AUGUST 30

AUGUST 27

SPORT HELMETS      

NRS is recalling NRS water sports helmets sold nationwide from April 2014 to July 2014. The rivets holding the chin strap to the helmet can fail and cause the helmet to fall off . 

This recall involves NRS “Chaos Side Cut” helmets used for water sports, including rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddling and canoeing. “NRS” is printed on the front and back of the helmet.  The recalled helmets have a black “Boa” dial-fit retention harness inside at the back of the helmet. “Boa” is printed on the dial. “Chaos” and PO#39225 are printed on a white sticker inside of the helmet. 

Consumers should return the helmets m to the place where purchased.

Consumers can also contact NRS at (800) 635-5202 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT or online at www.nrs.com. More info at www.recalls.org.  

A/C AND HEATING UNITS             

Goodman Company is recalling Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) units sold nationwide from January 2007 to June 2008. The power cords on the air conditioning and heating units can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards. 

The recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. The units are most often installed in walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control. The recalled units are beige with serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329. The brand name is located on the unit’s front cover.  

Consumers should contact: For Amana, Goodman and York International-branded units call (800) 366-0339 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.  For Comfort-Aire and Century-branded units call at (877) 442-4482 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. For all products, go to www.amana-ptac.com to request a free replacement power cord. More info at www.recalls.org.

 AUGUST 26

COMPUTER POWER CORDS           

Hewlett-Packard is recalling Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computer AC power cords sold nationwide and in Canada from September 2010 to June 2012. The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard. 

This recall involves Hewlett-Packard’s LS-15 AC power cord. The power cords are black in color and have an “LS-15” molded mark on the AC adapter end of the power cord. 

Customers should contact Hewlett-Packard at (877) 219-6676 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.hp.com to order a free replacement. More info at www.recalls.org.