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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Cribs, Cordless Brad Nailers, Electric Halogen Work Lights, Bicycle Pedals, BongoCheetah Girls Jackets, Drawstring Hoodies, and Hooded Sweatshirts R

Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Raw Blue Due to Strangulation Hazard

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Raw Blue Sportswear, of Moonachie, NJ, is voluntarily recalling about 5,740 Hooded Sweatshirts. The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
bullet Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Request Jeans Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Request Jeans, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 Drawstring Hoodies. The hoodies have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
bullet Children’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled By Kids with Character Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids with Character LLC, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,200 BongoCheetah Girls Jackets. The garments have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
bullet Nine Firms Agree To Pay More Than $350,000 in Civil Penalties For Failing To Timely Report Drawstrings In Children’s Outerwear
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that nine firms have agreed to pay a total of $355,000 in civil penalties. The penalties settle allegations that the firms knowingly failed to report to the CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, that their children’s hooded sweatshirts, jackets, or sweaters were sold with drawstrings at the hood and neck. These products, which the firms eventually recalled, pose a strangulation hazard that can cause death to children.
bullet Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Look Cycle; Pedals Can Break Causing Cyclists to Fall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Look Cycle USA, of San Jose, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 80,000 (40,000 pairs) KéO Bicycle Pedals. The steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a fall hazard to cyclists.
bullet Halogen Work Lights Recalled by Harbor Freight Tools Due to Fire and Shock Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Harbor Freight Tools, of Camarillo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 58,000 Chicago Electric Halogen Work Lights. The halogen work lights can overheat and melt, and pose a risk of fire and electrical shock to consumers.
bullet DEWALT Recalls Cordless Brad Nailers Due to Injury Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DEWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 DEWALT DC608 Cordless Brad Nailers. The nailer can operate when the lock-off (safety) is in the locked position. Also, the nailer can operate when the trigger is not pulled and the contact trip is depressed. The unexpected ejection of a nail poses a serious injury hazard to consumers.
bullet Baby Appleseed Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baby Appleseed, of City of Industry, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 500 Davenport Cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The cribs have a two mattress support system. The secondary mattress support, used for the lowest position, does not meet the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard.
bullet Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards Recalls Cribs Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mother Hubbard’s Cupboards, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 cribs. The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards. The distance between the mattress support bracket in the lowest position and the top of the side rail in the highest position is less than the required 26 inches, posing a fall hazard to children who climb over the railing.

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