Happy Colour Supersoft “Baby” Musical Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Huanyu Australia Pty Ltd trading as SJS Homeware recalls some Happy Colour Supersoft “Baby” Musical Giraffe-shaped Toys due to choking hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/lMP8a

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1048549

Additional information:
Happy Musical ToyThe Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the recalled product fails to comply with the mandatory standard for toys for children up to and including 36 months of age because the batteries are accessible without the use of a tool, or two independent movements of the battery compartment lid.

If children can open the battery compartment, they can gain access to the batteries inside. The batteries are classified as small parts, and therefore, present a potential choking hazard.

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13606
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2090
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Country Life Target-Mins Iron Supplement Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Country Life recalls some Target-Mins Iron Supplements due to lack of child-resistant packaging, injury and death hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/lN6UW

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Country-Life-Recalls-Target-Mins-Iron-Supplement-Bottles/

Additional information:
Target Mins Iron FrontThe US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Country Life Target-Mins 25 mg Iron Supplements. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words “IRON”, “Country Life” and “90 tablets” are printed on the label. Bar code “015794024927” and Lot Number “13A866B” are printed on the far left side of the front label.

According to the CPSC, the packaging of the Target-Mins Iron Supplements is not child-resistant as required by the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The Supplement Tablets inside the bottle contain Iron, a substance that can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.Target Mins Iron Back

CPSC recall number: 13-212
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2089
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Philips Metal Halide Lamp Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Philips recalls some Metal Halide Lamps due to fire, laceration hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/lMWnI

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Philips-Recalls-Metal-Halide-Lamps/

Additional information:
Philips Metal Halide LampThe US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled items are egg-shaped, clear glass, 150-watt industrial metal Halide Lamps. They are approximately five inches long and have a medium base. Recalled lamps were manufactured between November 2012 and March 2013. The words “Philips”, “150W”, “ALTO M142/0” “Hg”, “USA 3A-1” and “MHC150/U/MP/4K” are stamped on the lamp.

Each recalled Halide Lamp comes in a protective cardboard sleeve and the Philips logo appears at the top of the sleeve on all sides. The words, “MasterColor”, “Ceramic Metal Halide ED-17 Protected”, “Hg – Lamp Contains Mercury” are also on the side of the sleeve. The words, “MHC150/U/MP/4K ALTO” and Universal Product Code (UPC) “46677 37724” are on a label on the side of the sleeve.

According to the CPSC, the internal wiring of the recalled Halide Lamp can arc causing the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter. This poses fire and laceration hazards. Philips has received one report of a failure that damaged a lamp. The company has received no reports of injury or property damage.

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CPSC recall number: 13-211
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2088
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Gerber Machete Recall [Canada & US]

US CPSC RecallCanada HCSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Gerber recalls some Machetes with Stitched Sheaths due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/lMJM5; HCSC: http://ht.ly/lMJUy

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Gerber-Recalls-Machetes-with-Stitched-Sheaths/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/33639r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Stitched Sheaths sold in a set with Gerber’s curved blade Parang Machetes.

Gerber Bear Grylls MacheteAccording to the CPSC, there are five rivets on the bottom of the recalled Sheath and two rivets bordering the strap on top. The Machete itself measures 19.5 inches (about 50 centimeters) with a blade length of 13.5 inches (34 centimeters). The Sheath measures 16 inches (40 centimeters) long and 3.5 inches (9 centimeters) wide and has the word “GERBER” printed in gray and two Bear Grylls logos in orange.

The Machetes with Sheaths were sold as a set or as part of Gerber’s Apocalypse Survival Kit, which includes a Parang Machete among other items in a foldable black cloth case with “GERBER” printed on the inside right. The model numbers are on the package. Applicable model numbers include 31-000698, 31-001507 and 31-002289. Model number 30-000601 is on the package for the Apocalypse Survival Kit. The Stitched Sheath is the only one of three styles of sheaths sold with the Parang machete included in this recall.

The CPSC reports the Parang Machete can cut through the stitching of the supplied Sheaths when the blade is taken from or replaced in the Sheath. This poses a laceration hazard. Gerber has received eight (8) reports of lacerations to the user’s hands or fingers, including three (3) injuries that required medical treatment including sutures.

Please note: this is a joint recall of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 13-209
HCSC recall number: RA-33639
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2087
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Joe Fresh Children’s Short Sleeper Recall [Canada]

Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Loblaw Companies recalls various Joe Fresh Children’s Short Sleepers due to choking hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/lMtze

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/33859r-eng.php

Additional information:
Joe Fresh Sleeper PinkHealth Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Joe Fresh Children’s Short Sleepers are subject to this recall:

  • Pink Heart Print Size: 0 to 3M UPC: 057846349671
  • Pink Heart Print Size: 3 to 6M UPC: 057846349688
  • Pink Heart Print Size: 6 to 12M UPC: 057846349695
  • Pink Heart Print Size: 12 to 18M UPC: 057846349701
  • Pink Heart Print Size: 18 to 24M UPC: 057846349718Joe Fresh Sleeper Purple
  • Purple Floral Print Size: 0 to 3M UPC: 057846385402
  • Purple Floral Print Size: 3 to 6M UPC: 057846385433
  • Purple Floral Print Size: 6 to 12M UPC: 057846385440
  • Purple Floral Print Size: 12 to 18M UPC: 057846385419
  • Purple Floral Print Size: 18 to 24M UPC: 057846385426

According to HCSC, there is a potential that the snaps on the recalled Children’s Short Sleepers could come loose, posing a choking hazard. Loblaw Companies Limited has received one report of the snaps detaching from the garment after overnight wear. No injury was incurred.

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HCSC recall number: 33859
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2086
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NHTSA June Vehicle Recalls – 11 MTD [US]

FlagUSUS/Washington: As of Thursday, June 6, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 11 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following manufacturers:

  • Chrysler Group LLC – Power train and steering hazards: potential number of units affected: 180,131
  • Chrysler Group LLC – Air bag, electrical system, seat belts hazards: Potential Number of Units Affected: 254,396
  • Fleetwood RV – Loose solar panel hazards: potential number of units affected: 184
  • Fleetwood RV – Tire failure hazards: potential number of units affected: 113
  • Ford Motor Company – Fuel system hazards: potential number of units affected: 390,783
  • General Motors LLC – Fuel system hazards: potential number of units affected: 1,791
  • New Flyer Industries Ltd. – Electrical system hazards: potential number of units affected: 101
  • PACCAR Incorporated – Electrical system hazards: potential number of units affected: 1,340
  • Triumph Motorcycles America – Steering, vehicle speed control hazards: potential number of units affected: 652
  • Yakima Products – Whispbar rack system hazards: potential number of units affected: 1,369

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2085
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IKEA LYDA Jumbo Coffee/Tea Cup Recall [Canada & US]

US CPSC RecallCanada HCSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: IKEA recalls some LYDA Jumbo Coffee/Tea Cups due to burn, scald hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/lLPFU; HCSC: http://ht.ly/lLPK7

Direct US Link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/IKEA-Recalls-LYDA-Jumbo-Coffee-Tea-Cups/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/33857r-eng.php

Additional information:
Ikea Lyda CupThe US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves IKEA’s LYDA jumbo Coffee/Tea Cups. The 20-ounce cups are four inches tall and are white in color and decorated with a pink rose and green leaves. Printed on the bottom of the cup is the following information: Model number 302.033.7; Supplier number 10866; the IKEA logo; the words “IKEA of Sweden Design and Quality”, and “Made in Thailand”.

According to the CPSC, the recalled LYDA Cups can break when hot liquid is poured into them, creating a potential burn hazard. IKEA is aware of twenty reports globally of the LYDA Cups breaking when hot liquid was poured into them. Ten incidents reported scalding injuries with three of the reported injuries requiring medical treatment.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 13-210
HCSC recall number: RA-33857
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2084
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