News 13 has new information on recalled products that may be in your home. You could be using these items every day and the Consumer Product Safety Commission urges you to stop using them.
First on the list …Fugi Saratoga women's bicycles. According to the CPSC... The bicycle's frame can break in the center of the down tube during use, causing the rider to lose control and fall. There are 12 reports of bicycle frames breaking, including two injuries.
Description: the recalled bicycles are Fuji women's cruiser bicycles. The 2008 through 2010 models Saratoga 1.0, Saratoga 2.0, Saratoga 3.0 and Saratoga 4.0 are included. Sold by: Specialty bicycle stores nationwide from November 2007 through December 2011 for between $300 and $500.
Consumer contact: for additional information, consumers should contact advanced sports inc. Toll-free at (888) 286-6263 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. et Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.fujibikes.com Http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12112.html?tab=recalls
Next...Children's slides are recalled by landscape structures.
Hazard: the slalom glider is a playground slide that lacks a transition platform on the top and sides of the chute. Children can fall when moving from the ladder to the slide and when descending the chute. There have been 16 reports of injuries to children under 8-years old, including one bruised arm, 14 fractures to arms and legs, one fractured collar bone and one bruised spleen.
Description: the slalom glider is a distinctive 6-foot high playground slide that is curved in shape and made from molded plastic. It includes an arched, tubular steel access ladder. The recalled product comes as a stand-alone slide or as an attachment to other playground equipment. The recalled products have model numbers 156456 and 172627 and were sold in combinations of colors, including red, blue, tan, green, granite and white.
Sold: to schools and other facilities with playground equipment nationwide between January 2006 and December 2011 for about $2300.
Consumer contact: for additional information, contact landscape structures toll-free at (888) 438-6574 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ct, or visit the firm's website at www.playlsi.com Http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12109.html
Swing sets by BCI Burke are under recall.
Hazard: the welded connection of the sleeve joint to the arch support can crack or break. When this happens, the top swing beam can collapse causing children on the swings to fall and be injured.
Incidents/injuries: the firm has received seven reports of incidents involving the recalled swing sets, including two minor injuries.
Description: this recall involves the end and middle arch supports on arch swing sets and added bays with belt or bucket seats built with 2 3/8 inch steel tubing. The swings have a 2 7/8 inch diameter sleeve that is welded to the middle or end support. "Burke" is printed on identification labels that were provided to installers who may or may not have put them on the swings.
Sold by: BCI Burke Co. and its distributors from January 2004 through December 2011 for between $700 and $1,000.
Consumer contact: for additional information, contact the firm at (800) 356-2070 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ct monday through friday, visit the firm's website at www.bciburke.com, or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org Http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12726.html
Kelty recalls jogging strollers.
Hazard: the front wheel can come loose during use and cause the stroller to tip over, posing a fall and injury hazard to children in the stroller and adults pushing the stroller.
Incidents/injuries: there have been three reported incidents with these recalled strollers, including cuts, scrapes and fractured bones to adults, and minor cuts and scrapes to children.
Description: this recall involves Kelty speedster swivel deluxe single jogging strollers and swivel deuce double jogging strollers. The strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a canopy. They were sold in color combinations blue/gray and orange/gray. "kelty kids" is embroidered on the front of the stroller in the child's leg area. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number and stroller name are printed on a tag inside the stroller's seat area.
Sold at: juvenile product stores and sporting goods stores nationwide and by web retailers, including www.kelty.com, from January 2010 through February 2012 for between $375 and $475.
Consumer contact: for additional information, contact kelty toll-free at (866) 349-7225 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. mt, or visit the firm's website at www.kelty.com Http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12116.html