Infantino Expands Recall of Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard (see photo below)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Infantino Lion and Lamb Grabby Rattles(tm)
Units: About 131,000 (20,000 units were previously recalled in March 2008)
Manufacturer: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif.
Hazard: The tail-piece on the rattles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Infantino has received 10 reports of the tail piece on the rattle detaching since March 2008. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled Infantino Lamb and Lion Grabby Rattles(tm) are shaped like a lamb and lion respectively. Each has a ring-shaped body and an Infantino elliptical logo stamped on the front right foot of the animal. Rattles without tails on the animals and products with production codes of 0108 and 0508 are not affected by this recall. The production code is printed behind the ear in a dial format with the year (08) in the middle of a circle and an arrow pointing to the number on the circle (01 or 05) that indicates the month.
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Babies “R” Us and other specialty stores nationwide from May 2007 through September 2008 for between $3 and $4.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and contact Infantino for a replacement rattle or a product of equal value.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.infantino.com
Fisher-Price Recalls Simplicity’s Rainforest(tm) Portable Play Yards Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards (see photo below)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Rainforest(tm) Portable Play Yards manufactured by Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc.
Units: About 200,000
Manufacturer: Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc., of Reading, Pa.
(Note: Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. have not responded to CPSC’s request to recall these products nor have they been responsive to consumer complaints recently received.)
Hazard: One or more rails can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Due to Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. being unresponsive to consumers via their Hotline and Web site, a significant number of complaints were recently reported. There have been at least 1,350 reports of one or more rails collapsing. There were numerous reports of children receiving bumps and bruises when the side rail collapsed. There were five reports of injuries which included a broken nose, a broken wrist, a mild concussion, a cut to the hand which required stitches, and a chipped tooth.
Description: The recalled play yards are portable and were sold with a bassinet, changing table, and mobile features. The products have a Rainforest(tm) patterned fabric, Rainforest themed artwork and bear the “Fisher-Price” logo. The Simplicity Inc. model numbers are 5310 RNF, 5310RNFC, and 5310RNFW. The model number is located on a sticker on one of the legs underneath the play yard.
Sold at: Retailers and specialty children’s stores nationwide from January 2007 through January 2009 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the play yards immediately. Although it did not manufacture or sell the play yards, Fisher-Price has voluntarily agreed to assist consumers who own the products. Consumers who own one of the recalled play yards with the Fisher-Price logo should contact Fisher-Price to obtain assistance to replace their play yards.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437 anytime or visit the Web site at http://www.service.mattel.com