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Recalls for March 2010

April 1, 2010
By the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Boys' Vests and Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by North-Sportif Due to Strangulation and Entanglement Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory. Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garment to eliminate the hazard or return the garment to Burlington Coat Factory for a refund or credit.

Sport Obermeyer Ltd. Voluntarily Recalls Girls' Jackets with Drawstrings at the Waist Due to Entrapment Hazard. Sold as Posey, Lily, Rose and Daisy Girls' Ski Jackets. Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the jackets to eliminate the hazard or return it to Sport Obermeyer, Ltd. for a full refund.

Evenflo Recalls Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates Due to Fall Hazard. The recall involves Evenflo models 10502 and 10512 Top-of-Stair Plus Wood Gates made from October 2007 through July 2009. The model number can be found on the bottom rail. No other Evenflo model numbers or gates are affected by this recall.

Sold at: Toys "R" Us, Burlington Baby Depot, Kmart and other juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers nationwide in the U.S. and Canada, and on the Web at Amazon.com and other online retailers from October 2007 through March 2010 for about $40. Consumers should stop using the recalled gate and contact Evenflo to obtain a free newer model 10503 or 10513 Top-of-Stair Plus Wood replacement gate.

Children's Educational Kits Recalled by Carolina Biology Supply Due to Risk of Lead Exposure. Sold in Carolina's catalogs and online at www.carolina.com nationwide and directly to schools from February 2009 through January 2010 for about $34. They were also sold with "Math Out of the Box Kits" for between $780 and $2,930. Consumers should immediately take the recalled kits away from children and contact Carolina Biology Supply to obtain a free replacement kit. The firm is directly contacting purchasers of the educational kits.

Infantino Recalls to Replace SlingRider Baby Slings; Three Infant Deaths Reported. Consumers should stop using the recalled slings immediately and contact Infantino to receive a free replacement product, with a choice of a Wrap & Tie infant carrier, or a 2 in 1 Shopping Cart Cover, or a 3 in 1 Grow & Play Activity Gym. A Jittery Pals Rattle will also be provided. Contact Infantino toll-free at (866) 860-1361 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.infantino.com

Painted Wooden Beads Intended for Children's Crafts Recalled By S&S Worldwide Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard. Sold at: S&S Worldwide's catalog and on the firm's Web site at www.ssww.com from March 2008 through February 2010 for about $20 per 1/2 lb. bag. Consumers should immediately take the recalled beads away from children and contact S&S Worldwide for a full refund or replacement product. S&S Worldwide is directly contacting consumers who purchased the beads to alert them to this recall.

Do It Best Recalls Bicycle Bells Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. Sold at Dollar Stores and Do It Best Hardware stores nationwide from August 2008 through August 2009 for about $1. Consumers should immediately remove the bicycle bells and return them to the store where purchased for a refund.

 
 
 

 

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