Archive for the ‘Recalls’ Category

Newest Recalls

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Carter’s Recalls Infant Clothing with Zippers Due to Choking Hazard

Name of product:

One-piece footed infant clothing with a zipper


The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.


Consumer Contact:

Carter’s, Inc.; toll-free at (888) 282-4674 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Product Recalls.










Huffy Recalls Slider Tricycles Due to Loss of Control Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

Name of product:

2012 Huffy® 20-Inch Slider Tricycle


The handlebar can unexpectedly loosen while in use, causing the rider to lose control. This poses crash and fall hazards for the rider.

Consumer Contact:

Huffy toll-free at (888) 366-3828 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Product Recall” on the bottom of the page.

RECALLS FROM 2012 - Do you have any of these products?

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Peapod Plus Travel BedBritax BoulevardSummer Infant Baby BatherBumbo Baby Seat Kolcraft Contours Tandem StrollerPeg Perego StrollerChicco Polly High ChairKolcraft Bassinet

CLICK HERE to have a look at the full list.


Thursday, September 20th, 2012

H&M Children’s Water Bottles
Date:September 18, 2012 Brand:H&M Hennes & Mauritz

The Danger:The water bottle’s spout can break off, posing a choking hazard to children. H&M has received one report of an incident in England of the water bottle spout breaking off in a child’s mouth as the child was drinking from the bottle. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves about 2,900 water bottles. The 16 oz. water bottles are pink plastic with a crackle design or blue plastic. The bottles have flip-top lids in coordinated pink and blue colors. “H&M Sweden” and “” are embossed on the bottom of the bottle. The recalled products were manufactured in June 2012. The water bottle contains the manufacture date in an embossed date clock on the bottom of the bottle. The inner circle on the clock contains the number 12 with an arrow between the two numbers. The arrow points at the number 6 in an outer circle of numbers.

Sold At:H&M stores with children’s departments nationwide from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $5.

What To Do:Immediately stop using the water bottle and return it to H&M for a full refund. For additional information, contact H&M toll-free at (855) 466-7467 or visit the firm’s recall page on its website at For More

President’s Choice organic baby cereals recalled

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

01/19/2012  | Shawne McKeown,

Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling several types of its President’s Choice brand organic baby cereals after an unpleasant and rancid smell and taste has been reported.

The grocery chain announced the recall Wednesday and there has been at least one report of illness.

Here’s a look at the affected products:

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is urging parents and caregivers to monitor for symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if a child has consumed a rancid product.

For more information on the recall contact President’s Choice at 1-888-495-5111 or ; or call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342.

Recall Notice - Strollers

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

“sport v2″ and “classic v1″ Strollers by phil&teds

Joint Recall with phil&teds, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Full Product Description

This recall involves phil&teds “sport v2″ and “classic v1″ strollers, which are foldable and have 3 wheels.

  • Sport v2 strollers have “SPv2″ printed on the wrist safety strap attached to the stroller handle. They can be identified by serial numbers between 0308/0001 and 0510/0840.
  • Classic v1 strollers have “E3C” printed on the wrist safety strap attached to the stroller handle. They can be identified by serial numbers between 0308/0001 and 0510/0906.

This recall does not affect sport v1, classic v2, dash, hammerhead, explorer or vibe inline buggies.

Hazard Identified

The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a potential fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child or adult when the consumer is folding and unfolding the stroller.

phil&teds has received 3 reports in the United States of parents catching their fingers in the main hinge of their strollers. Worldwide, there have been an additional 6 reports of incidents.

Neither Health Canada nor phil&teds has received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

For more safety tips, visit Health Canada’s publication on Next link will take you to another Web site Strollers and Carriages.

Corrective Action

Consumers should use caution when opening or closing the stroller. Consumers are instructed to contact phil&teds to receive a free hinge cover.

For more information, consumers may contact phil&teds at 1-877-432-1642 or by visiting Next link will take you to another Web site phil&teds recall website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Next link will take you to another Web site Commission’s website.

Number Sold

Approximately 7,251 of the recalled strollers were sold at specialty children’s stores and online in Canada.

Approximately 22,000 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2008 to January 2011.

Manufactured in China.


phil&teds of New Zealand


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Baby Item Recalls!

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Playard Tents

July 15, 2020 – About 20,000 Cozy Indoor Outdoor Portable Playard Tents are recalled because the clips that attach the tent to the top of the playard can break or be removed by a child. The child can then lift the tent and become entrapped between the tent and the playard, posing a strangulation hazard. One child death is associated with this recall. Call 800-626-0339 to order replacement clips.

July 20, 2020 – More than 40,000 Kariño baby pacifiers are recalled because they don’t meet federal safety standards. The pacifier nipple can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard. In addition, the handle is too long, the mouth guard is too small, and there aren’t ventilation holes in the mouth guard. These pacifiers were sold in grocery stores in California and Texas, for about 25 cents each. “Kariño” is printed on the handle side of the pacifier. Stop using the pacifiers immediately and call 619-395-4543 for refund or exchange.

Nap Nanny Baby Recliners
July 26, 2020 – About 30,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners following a report that a 4-month-old baby died in a Nap Nanny that was being used inside a crib. The baby was found hanging over the edge of the Nap Nanny, and was caught between the Nap Nanny and the crib bumper. Though the instructions say not to use the product in a crib, CPSC has another report where a child received a cut on the forehead after becoming trapped between the Nap Nanny and the side of the crib. More than 20 other babies are reported to have fallen over the side of the Nap Nanny, even when harnessed in. If the product is used inside of a crib or play yard or on a high surface, babies can be injured if they fall out or become trapped. If you have a first-generation Nap Nanny with no D-rings under the cover, call 888-240-4282 to receive an $80 credit with free shipping. If your product does have D-rings, stop using it until you can visit the company’s website and download new instructions and warnings.

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RECALL! Drop-side Cribs by Pottery Barn Kids

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Pottery Barn kids is offering a free kit to fix the malfunctioning drop side featured on their cribs sold across Canada From 2003-2010.

“The crib’s hardware can break or become damaged, causing the drop-side to detach. If the drop-side detaches, it could create a space between the side of the crib and the mattress. Infants and toddlers could roll into this space and become entrapped, which could lead to suffocation or strangulation, or they could fall out of the crib.”

For more information, consumers may contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at 1-877-804-3847.


Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Be carful if you are a parent or caregiver that is using a sling for your newborn! Canada has recalled more than 15,000 Infantino “Sling Rider” and “Wendy Ballisimo” slings, due to deaths in babies fewer than 4 months of age. Though it is not stated what has caused these death’s in the States it is cautioned that the fabric of the sling and an adult’s body can press against the infant’s nose and mouth, posing a risk of suffocation.

The company is offering a free replacement baby carrier, activity gym or shopping–cart cover to any consumer affected by the recall. The company’s president Jack Vresics said in a statement; “Our top priority is the safety of infants whose parents and caregivers use our products”

These products were sold in various stores such as Babies R’ Us, Winners, and other children’s stores across Canada. The “Wendy Ballisimo” slings were sold exclusively to Babies R’ Us, Sears and Winners, Health Canada says.

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