Believe it or not, there are probably dangerous or recalled products in your home that you don’t know about. Most of the time, parents, guardians and family members never know that a product they own has been recalled due to the risk of accidents and injuries.
In the most recent list of recalls, you will find a lot of child products. It’s especially important for parents to be aware of these kinds of recalls because kids can’t do so themselves. Check out the recalls listed below and make sure to check the federal recall list often to help to keep your young loved ones safe.
Children’s Upholstered Chairs Recalled by Trend Lab:
There have been close to 20,000 of these products recalled by Trend Lab LLC, of Burnsville, Minnesota because the staples that can be found in the binding on the backside of the chair can come loose and can serve up some serious laceration hazards to children. The date codes TL1007C through TL0812C fall under this recall. If you have one of these items in your home, discontinue use of it and contact the company, by calling (866) 814-7978, for a free repair kit.
Fleece Hoodie and T-Shirt Sets Recalled by Children’s Apparel Network:
There are more than 6,000 of these sets that have been recalled by Children’s Apparel Network, Ltd. of New York, N.Y. — coating on the zipper of the hoodie contains a high level of lead. The levels violate the federal lead paint standard. These sets were sold at Target from October through December of 2011. If your child has one of the sets, please discontinue use and return it to the store for a refund.
Wood Highchairs Recalled by Graco:
There have been close to 100,000 of these Classic Wood Highchairs recalled by Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia. There have already been nearly 60 reports of these seats loosening and/or coming detached from the base. There have been close to 10 reports of children falling from the seat after they became detached. Injuries have been reported also. The following model numbers fall under the recall: 3C00BPN, 3C00BPN TC, 3C00CHY, 3C00CHY TC, 3C00CPO and 3C00CPO. If you have one of these chairs, stop using it immediately and contact the company, by calling (800) 345-4109, for a free repair kit.
Buy Buy Baby Recalls Pink Angel Embroidered Girls’ Denim Shorts:
There have been close to 1,200 of these Pink Angel Embroidered Girls’ Denim Shorts recalled by Franshaw, Inc., of New York, N.Y. because the pockets can come undone and can serve as a choking hazard for young children. There has already been one accident report of this happening. Style numbers B91540 or B11540 can be found on the hangtag of the shorts. Stop allowing your child to wear these shorts if they have them and call the company for a full refund. Call (877) 328-9222.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, contact Freeman, Mallard, Sharp & Gonzalez, LLC for a free and confidential consultation to discuss your rights. Call 1-800-561-7777.
More Blog Entries:
Check CPSC Recall List – Reduce Child Injury Risks in Broward County, South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog, September 20, 2012
Child Injury in St. Lucie: Check Defective Product Recalls, South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog, July 27, 2012