5 Recent Child Product RecallsApril 23rd, 2013 by 1800thelaw2
Product recalls happen on a daily basis. So far this month, five child product recalls have topped the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s product recall list. If you or a loved one has been injured by one of these products or another defective product, call us. We can connect you with an experienced product recall lawyer right away.
- “Aubree’s” and “Hearts” Baby Socks – These adorable socks for infants 0-12 months have been recalled due to a choking hazard caused by the flowers and bows attached to the socks. Numerous cases of the flowers and bows detaching have been reported, but no injuries have occurred. Consumers are advised to return the socks to Trumpette, Inc. for a full refund.
- Carter’s One-Piece Footed Clothing With Zipper – Approximately 18,100 units of various Carter brand onesies – by Baby B’Gosh, Child of Mine and Just One You – have been recalled because of a choking hazard posed by the zipper. No injuries have been reported, and consumers are advised to keep the clothing away from infants and return it immediately to Carter, Inc.
- Buckyballs & Buckycubes – These high-powered magnet toy sets have been recalled due to a substantial risk of injury and death to children and teenagers. Approximately 3 million sets have been sold in the U.S. since 2010. The importer, Maxfield & Oberton LLC, has refused to participate in the recall, and consumers are instructed to contact the retailers from which they purchased the product for further instruction. Fifty-three children and teens have required medical attention for ingesting the products.
- Huffy Slider Tricycles – The 2012 10-inch Slider Tricycle has been recalled due to defective handlebars, which loosen and pose a crash and fall hazard to riders. The Slider Tricycle was sold exclusively through Toys R Us stores. Consumers are advised to stop riding the tricycle immediately and contact Huffy, Inc. for instruction on refunds.
- Puzzles by Small World Toys – The Spin-A-Mals Farm and Spin-A-Mals Safari puzzles by Small World Toys have been recalled due to a choking hazard. Four reports of pegs falling from the puzzle boards have been reported, with no injuries. Consumers are advised to dispose of the puzzles and contact Small World Toys for a free replacement toy.
Child product recalls can cause mild to severe injuries. A lawyer can help you hold the manufacturers, distributors or retailers of these products accountable for injuring your child — and prevent them from hurting other children. Call 1-800-THE-LAW2 for a free consultation with an experienced product liability lawyer. Your first consultation is free, and we’re open 24/7 to help you any day, any time.