Defective Toys

Defective Toy Injuries with Children – James Swartz

October 1st, 2020|0 Comments

  Designers, manufacturers and distributors of such products are too eager to place the blame on individual purchasers and users, often claiming “accidents will happen,” and additional safety measures would not have made a difference. Defective Toys Toys are often colorful and innocent-looking, and should provide hours of safe enjoyment and learning opportunities. Unfortunately, defective toys, sold for infants

Joules USA Recalls Children’s Pajamas and Robes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Burn Hazard

February 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Joules USA Recalls Children’s Pajamas and Robes Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard; Burn Hazard

This recall  involves Joules girls’ and boys’ pajamas and robes sold in multiple prints and sizes. Joules is printed on the sewn-in neck label. Garments with the following item numbers, printed on the wash care label, are included on this recall.   Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garments, take them away from children and contact Joules USA for a full refund. Incidents/Injuries:

Rawlings Recalls Catcher’s Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

February 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Rawlings Recalls Catcher’s Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

This recall involves the Rawlings CHMACH-SR (Senior) Catchers Helmet.  The recalled helmets have “MACH” printed on the hangtag originally attached to the helmet.  “Rawlings” is printed on the side of the helmet and the “R” Rawlings logo is printed on the front center of the helmets with a gray chin strap.  The plastic helmets were sold in two-tone color combinations including black/white (UPC 083321545504), green/white

Graco Recalls Little Lounger Rocking Seats to Prevent Risk of Suffocation

February 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Graco Recalls Little Lounger Rocking Seats to Prevent Risk of Suffocation

The Graco Little Lounger Rocking Seat™ is two products in one, a rocking seat and a vibrating lounger.  Most models (model numbers 1872034, 1875063, 1875102, 1877160, 1882081, 1896313, 1908957, 1914283 and 2047734) have multiple incline positions and one model (model number 1922809) has one incline position.  The model number is located on a label on one of the metal legs. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop

Thesaurus Global Marketing Recalls Tricycles Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

January 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Thesaurus Global Marketing Recalls Tricycles Due to Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

This recall involves Little Bambino 4 in 1 canopy children’s tricycles.  The three-wheeled tricycles can be used as a push stroller or a push, training and classic tricycle.  They were sold in blue, pink or red and have a back handle, an elongated back rest, a basket, a canopy and a bell on the front handle. The Little Bambino logo is on the front of

Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

December 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Trek Recalls Super Commuter+ Electric Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves all model year 2017, 2018, and 2019 Trek Super Commuter+ 8S electric bicycles. “Trek” is printed on the bicycle’s downtube and the bike has an integrated battery and motor. The bikes were sold in the following color and sizes: Viper Red with black decals, sizes 45/S through 60/XL. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to a

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety

December 11th, 2019|Comments Off on James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety

James Swartz on Holiday Toy Safety Toys are often colorful and innocent-looking, and should provide hours of safe enjoyment and learning opportunities. Unfortunately, defective toys, sold for infants and children of all ages, can cause death and debilitating injury when designers and manufacturers are not careful to eliminate hazards before toys reach the marketplace. Designers, manufacturers and distributors of such products

Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

April 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. Since 2015, 10 infant deaths have been reported in the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play, according to the

Children’s Deaths Prompt Recall of Toy Dart Gun Sets Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

On May 17, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled 1.8 million toy dart gun sets, due to an aspiration hazard. CPSC and Family Dollar Stores (the exclusive retailer) received reports of two asphyxiation deaths involving a 9-year-old boy in Chicago, Ill. and a 10-year-old boy in Milwaukee, Wis. If a child places the soft, pliable plastic toy dart in his/her mouth, the

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