Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toy Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Washington: Minga Fair Trade Imports recalls some Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys due to excessive levels of lead, a serious health hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/uUYkNWooden Flipping Acrobat Toy

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Minga-Fair-Trade-Imports-Recalls-Wooden-Flipping-Acrobat-Toys/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Flipping Acrobat Toys that are made of painted wood and are 8.5 inches tall. The Acrobat Toys consist of two rectangular wooden sticks connected by a wood crosspiece near one end and a coyote, super hero, woodpecker or yellow bird wooden cartoon character suspended by nylon string at the other end. Please see photo above for an example of one Toy design.

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NHTSA March Vehicle Recalls – 56 MTD [US]

US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: As of Monday, March 24, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 56 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bbUS Department of Transportation logo

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

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EU Issues 31 Product & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: European Union issues 31 new consumer and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/uT1bC

Direct link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/safety/rapex/alerts/main/index.cfm?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=902&selectedTabIdx=1

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Waitrose Pine Kernel Recall [UK]

UK TSI RecallUK/Basildon: Waitrose recalls some Pine Kernels due to a bitter taste due to possible contamination or other sources. TSI: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=308032

Direct link: http://ht.ly/uT01I

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The UK Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the following Pine Kernels is subject to this recall: Continue reading

Just Jeans Girls Jeans & Boys Shorts Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Just Jeans Girls Jeans Junior Boys ShortsJust Jeans recalls some Just Jeans Junior Girls Skinny Jeans & Junior Boys Denim Shorts due to hazardous azo-colourants, a Cancer hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/uSVx2

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1056461

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Children’s Clothing are subject to this recall: Continue reading

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