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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 27, 2007--Kolcraft Recalls Play Yards After Death of a 10-Month Old Child
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 425,000 infant play yards following the death of a child.
CPSC received a report of a 10-month old boy who strangled on the changing table's restraint strap that was hanging down into Kolcraft's "Sesame Beginnings" Travel Play Yard where the child was located.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a chart of recalled models and pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07315.html
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 21, 2007--About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing today a voluntary recall with Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., of about 1 million cribs. The drop-side can detach from the crib, which can create a dangerous gap and lead to the entrapment and suffocation of infants. CPSC is aware of two deaths in Simplicity manufactured cribs with older style hardware, including a 9-month-old child and a 6-month-old child, where the drop-side was installed upside down. CPSC is also aware of seven infant entrapments and 55 incidents in these cribs.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures showing proper and improper drop-side installations, and older and newer hardware, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07307.html
News 4 JAX News Release--July 15, 2007--Gerber Announces Baby Food Recall
The Gerber Baby Food company announced last Friday that it is recalling 2 different versions of its baby food cereal, Organic Rice and Organic Oatmeal, due to a potential choking hazard. The company has received complaints of choking but has no reported injuries on file. The potential choking hazard is die to lumps in the cereal that will not dissolve in water. The company recall is voluntary, and will be close to 500,000 boxes. If you have purchased the recalled products you can call Gerber at (800)443-7237 to receive a full refund.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 19, 2007--New Easy-Bake Oven Recall Following Partial Finger Amputation; Consumers Urged to Return Toy Ovens
Hasbro announced a voluntary recall of nearly 1 million Easy Bake Ovens nationwide. Children can get their fingers caught in the oven door, trapping their fingers or causing burns. If your child has the recalled oven, it should be taken away from them immediately and Hasbro should be contacted at (800) 601-8418
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 17, 2007--Children's Earrings Sold at Wal-Mart Stores in Florida Recalled by Uncas Manufacturing Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
The Sleeping Beauty Crowns and Cinderella Star earrings sold in Wal-Mart stores in Florida have been recalled voluntarily by the manufacturer, the Uncas company. The earrings were found to have high levels of lead which can be toxic to children and cause health hazards. Consumers who have purchased the recalled products can contact the company at (800) 776-0980.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 17, 2007--Payless ShoeSource Expands Recall of Children's Clog Shoes Due to Choking Hazard
Children's clog shoes from payless have been recalled because of a potential choking hazard. Plastic rivets that attach the strap can come loose and become a potential choking hazard. Styles of clogs include: Dora the Explorer, Spongebob Squarepants, Hello Kitty, Coasters® Lighted Car Compel, and Cambridge Mary-Jane. If you have purchased the recalled product contact Payless at (800) 654-0697.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 28, 2007--Target Recalls Toy Barbecue Grills Due to Laceration Hazard
Target has recalled the Play Wonder barbecue sets because of a possible laceration hazard. The removable ash tray (the part that mimics the place on a barbecue where the ashes are collected) is sharp and can potentially cut children's fingers. The product was sold nationwide in Target stores, if you have this product, call (800) 440-0680 or take them to a Target store for a full refund.
If you have suffered serious physical injuries as the result of a product that has been recalled, please contact one of our product recall attorneys today!