News 13 Problem Solver has information on some of the latest items officially under recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. You may have some of these items in your home.
First on the list…Crib Tents and Play Yard Tents made by Tots in Mind, Inc. According to the CPSC, there have been 27 tent failures resulting in one fatality and one serious injury over the past 15 years. In 2008, a two-year-old boy died after becoming entrapped in a play yard tent. The company, Tots in Mind, Inc., is no longer in business. But, retailers who sold the products are stepping up to offer refunds. If you have these products contact the store where they were purchased for a refund or store credit. Amazon.com [amazon.com] Bed bath & beyond / buy buy baby [bedbathandbeyond.com or buybuybaby.com or (800) gobeyond] Burlington coat factory [burlingtoncoatfactory.com or (888) 223-2628] Toys r us/babies r us [toysrus.com or babiesrus.com or (800) 869-7787] Walmart [walmartstores.com or (800) 925-6278]
Next up.. 14' trampolines.. Recalled by Sportspower Limited. The netting surrounding the trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured. There have been 17 reports of the net breaking,11 injuries including broken bones, back and beck injuries. Consumers should stop using the trampolines immediately and contact Sportspower to receive replacement black netting for the trampoline. Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from February 2009 through February 2012 for about $275. Consumer contact: for additional information, contact Sportspower's customer service hotline toll-free at (888) 965-0565 between 9 a.m. And 5 p.m. Et Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html.
Kennedy international recalls Folding Step Stools. The company has learned of at least 15 incidents involving step stools cracking or breaking resulting in back injuries and a report of a fractured leg. This recall involves 9-inch and 13-inch folding step stools. Contact Kennedy International to receive a full refund…toll-free at (855) 270-8301 between 9 a.m. And 5 p.m. Et Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kennedy-intl.com
And, Clip-on desk lamps sold at Lowe's stores are recalled. The hazard: the power cord can detach where it meets the clamp, exposing wires posing an electric shock risk. The CPSC says there have been reports of cords detaching including one reported electric shock and one report of a child receiving burns. Stop using immediately and return to the manufacturer.. He Shan lide...regarding a refund. Consumer contact: He shan lide toll-free at (800) 584-1664 between 9:00 a.m. And 5:00 p.m. Pt monday through friday, or visit the website at www.diogenlighting.com
Consumer Product Safety Commission: http://www.cpsc.gov/index.html