Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 27 batches of products in April 2019. There are 18 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 66.67%.

Based on our statistics, the Chinese products notified through the CPSC in April were as below:

Recall date

Product

Hazard

Incidents/Injuries

Remedy

2019-04-02

NameInfant Cheetah Fur jackets

Units About 1,550

Recall number : 19-093

Manufactured in : China

The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

The firm has received two reports of the snaps detaching from the jacket, including one report of a child that began to choke.

Refund

2019-04-02

Name: T119 Elf power bank chargers

Units : About 4500 (in addition, about 2,600 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-096

Manufactured in : China

The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard.

Spector & Co has received two reports of the power bank overheating, resulting in no property or fire damage. No injuries have been reported.

Replace

2019-04-03

Name: Matco Tools wireless chargers

Units : About 4,800 (in addition, about 200 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-098

Manufactured in : China

The wireless chargers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Professional Tool Products has received six reports of the chargers overheating, including two reports of burns to consumers’ fingers. 

Refund

2019-04-03

Name:  Salsa Warbird and Vaya bicycles

Units : About 1,900

Recall number : 19-097

Manufactured in : Taiwan

The bicycle’s fork legs can break, posing an injury hazard.

Quality Bicycle Products has received two reports of forks breaking with one injury of minor scratches reported.

Repair

2019-04-04

Name: Hot/cold massage balls

Units : About 60,000

Recall number : 19-099

Manufactured in : China

The massage balls can leak or rupture during or after microwaving, posing a burn hazard to consumers.  

The firm has received 84 reports of massage balls bursting during microwaving, including 17 reports of burns to various parts of the body. 

Refund

2019-04-09

Name:  GO travel sleep sound machines

Units : 5000

Recall number : 19-102

Manufactured in : China

The sound machine’s internal battery can leak and cause an electrical short, posing a burn hazard.

None reported

Refund

2019-04-11

Name:  Field & Stream Timberline Hang On tree stands

Units : About 2600

Recall number :19-103

Manufactured in : China

The weld on the seats can break and cause the seat to fall from the tree, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received three reports of the tree stand seats breaking.  No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2019-04-11

Name: Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus Bicycles with steerer tube collars

Units : About 63,000

Recall number : 19-104

Manufactured in :Taiwan

The bicycle’s steerer tube collar can crack if exposed to corrosion resulting in sudden loss of steering control, posing fall and injury hazards to the rider.

The firm has received two reports involving cracking in the steerer tube collar. No injuries have been reported.

Repair

2019-04-12

Name: All Models of Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

Units : About 4.7 million products

Recall number : 19-105

Manufactured in : China

Infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Since the 2009 product introduction, over 30 infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled over while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Refund

2019-04-15

Name: Children’s Bathrobes

Units : About 980 (in addition, about 60 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-736

Manufactured in : China

The children’s hooded bathrobes fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

None Reported

Refund

2019-04-17

Name:Portable mini heaters

Units : About 20,000 (In addition, about 49 units weres sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-738

Manufactured in : China

The heater can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

The firm has received 117 reports of the heater overheating, including 47 units smoking and 10 catching on fire, two resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported. 

Replace

2019-04-18

Name: Tuff smoke-less grills

Units : About 40,200

Recall number : 19-107

Manufactured in : China

The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Tekno Products has received 12 reports of the grill overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage and a report of a minor burn injury. 

Refund

2019-04-18

Name: Bullseye’s Playground wooden toy vehicles

Units : About 495,000

Recall number : 19-108

Manufactured in : China

The wheels on the vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

There have been four reports of the wheels detaching including a report of a missing wheel when opened.  No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2019-04-23

Name: CHAMBORD® stove top espresso makers

Units : About 500

Recall number : 19-109

Manufactured in : China

The espresso maker’s handle can ignite from the flame of a gas stove, posing fire and burn hazards.

The firm has received one report of the espresso maker’s handle igniting from the flame of a gas stove. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2019-04-23

Name: Wooden Train Carts

Units : About 2,200

Recall number : 19-110

Manufactured in : China

The steam dome on the toy train’s engine car can come loose, posing a choking hazard

None reported

Refund

2019-04-25

Name: Ruggable shag area rugs

Units : About 6200

Recall number : 19-741

Manufactured in : China

The rug’s shag cover fails to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard.

None reported

Refund

Replace

2019-04-26

Name: All models of Kids II Rocking Sleepers

Units : Approximately 694,000

Recall number : 19-112

Manufactured in : China

Infant fatalities have occurred in the Rocking Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Since the 2012 product introduction, five infant fatalities have occurred in the Kids II Rocking Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Refund

2019-04-30

Name: Justice Light Up bed canopies

Units :  About 23,900 (in addition, about 950 were sold in Canada)

Recall number :  19-743

Manufactured in : China

The canopy lights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Tween Brands has received one report of a consumer with a burned finger. In addition, the firm has received 17 reports of the canopy lights melting the wiring or mesh canopy or overheating, including one report in Canada that the lights burned a consumer’s pillowcase and two other reports of minor damage to nearby bedding. No serious injuries have been reported.  

Refund

Accompanying remedies (refund, replacement and repair) are taken for such notifications. As notified on the CPSC website, some customers have already got injured due to the potential hazards. So it is important to track the recalls of products to ensure consumers' legitimate interests and rights. C&K Testing hereby reminds related enterprises to enhance the product quality by learning more about the potential hazards of their product categories.