Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 23 batches of products in August 2017. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 60.87%.

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

NO.

Recall date

Name of product

Manufactured In

Hazard

Incidents/Injuries

Remedy

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1

August 1, 2017

Liquid glitter iPhone cases

China

Liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.

There have been 24 reports worldwide of skin irritation or chemical burns, including 19 in the U.S. One consumer reported permanent scarring from a chemical burn and another consumer reported chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body and hands.

Refund

 

2

August 1, 2017

Children’s magnetic building sets

China

The building sets corner welds can break, allowing the panels and frames to separate and release magnets during play. When released, exposed magnets can create a choking hazard.

None reported.

Replace

 

3

August 2, 2017

Children’s two-piece woven pajama sets

China

The children’s pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. 

None reported

Refund

 

4

August 2, 2017

Mini barrel charcoal grills

China

The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

There are two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Refund

 

5

August 3, 2017

Children’s robes

China

The children’s robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

None reported

Refund

 

6

August 8, 2017

European plug heads for NVIDIA SHIELD™ power adaptors

China

The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.

There have been no reports of injuries or incidents in the U.S. NVIDIA has received nine reports of the European plug heads breaking overseas, including six reports of consumers receiving electrical shocks.

Replace

 

7

August 8, 2017

Wave Zone children’s swimsuits

China

The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.

Meijer has received 11 reports of the snaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

 

8

August 10, 2017

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)

China-Taiwan

The fuel tap can leak, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the fuel tap. No injuries have been reported. 

Repair

 

9

August 15, 2017

Safety boots and shoes

China

The boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

The firm has received one report of a tire falling onto a consumer’s foot while he was wearing his safety boots; resulting in a broken foot.

Refund

 

10

August 15, 2017

Girl’s dresses

China

The flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

The firm has received one report of a flower petal detaching from the dress. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

 

11

August 15, 2017

BRIO soft hammer rattles

China

The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.

BRIO has received seven reports of the wooden ring cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

Replace

 

12

August 23, 2017

Outdoor Gourmet 100-Qt. Crawfish kits with strainer

China

The crawfish kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received 14 reports of hoses melting or catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Repair

 

14

August 29, 2017

Infant rompers

China

The buttons on the shoulder straps can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Fabri-Tech has received one report of an infant putting a detached button in his mouth. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

 

14

August 31, 2017

itty bittys® baby plush stacking toys

China

The toys have fabric hats and bows that can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Hallmark has received one report of the toy’s fabric bow detaching. No 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.


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