Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 26 batches of products in August 2019. There are 12 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 46.15%.

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

Recall date

Product

Hazard

Incidents/Injuries

Remedy

2019-08-01

NameSuper Jumper Trampolines

UnitsAbout 23000

Recall number : 19-179

Manufactured in : China

The welds on the metal railings (legs) can fail, posing fall and injury hazards.

Super Jumper has received 97 reports of the welds on the metal railings breaking, resulting in four consumers suffering minor injuries.

Repair

2019-08-15

Name:  SSR Motorsports competition off-road motorcycle

Units :About 420

Recall number :19-768

Manufactured in : China

The vehicle’s front fork assembly can fail during use, causing the rider to lose control, and result in a crash hazard.

SSR Motorsports has received three reports of the front fork assembly failing. Two incidents resulted in bruising.

Repair

2019-08-20

Name: Garvin Pop-Up Electrical Outlet Floor Box Kits

Units : About 3000

Recall number : 19-183

Manufactured in : China

The electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard.

Southwire has received three reports of the floor boxes overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2019-08-20

Name:  Activity Push Walkers

Units : About 1500

Recall number : 19-184

Manufactured in : China

Walkers can be damaged over time exposing sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children.

Crate and Barrel has received three reports of small parts becoming exposed. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2019-08-22

Name: Rubber Brooms

Units : About 58000

Recall number : 19-771

Manufactured in : China

The broom handles can break in half, exposing a metal inner rim, posing a laceration hazard to the user. 

Norwex has received 41 reports of the broom handle breaking in half during use, including six reports of minor injuries to user hands or fingers. 

Refund

2019-08-27

Name:  Happy Plugs Bluetooth Wireless II Headphones

Units : About 6900

Recall number : 19-188

Manufactured in : China

The micro-USB charging cable packaged with Happy Plugs wireless headphones can cause the headphones to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

The firm has received one report of the headphones overheating while plugged into their micro-USB charging cables. No injuries have been reported.

Replace

2019-08-27

Name:   Kids Cleanable Water Bottles

Units : About 5.7 million

Recall number : 19-186

Manufactured in : China

The water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching including 18 spouts found in children's mouths.

Replace

2019-08-27

Name:  Ultimate Shag Rugs

Units : About 24000

Recall number : 19-187

Manufactured in : China

The recalled large shag rugs fail to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard. The small shag rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: “FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2-70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION.”

None reported

Label

Refund

2019-08-28

Name:  Black Wash Mirrored Chests and Six-Drawer Camille Chests

Units : About 3000

Recall number : 19-190

Manufactured in : China

The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The dressers do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM 2057-17).

None

Refund

Repair

2019-08-29

Name:  Folding patio chairs

Units : About 18800

Recall number : 19-193

Manufactured in : China

The chair frame can bend causing the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.

The firm has received four reports of chairs bending unexpectedly, including one report of a minor bruise and one laceration injury.

Refund

2019-08-29

Name:   Ubbi Connecting Bath Toys

Units : About 6200

Recall number : 19-195

Manufactured in : China

The recalled toys can break and create a sharp point, posing laceration and choking hazards to young children.

Pearhead received two reports of broken bath toys. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

Replace

2019-08-30

Name:  Lively Mobile Plus Emergency Alert Devices

Units : About 44300

Recall number : 19-775

Manufactured in : China

The call button can fail when pushed by the consumer in an emergency. 

None 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.