Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 29 batches of products in November 2017. There are 14 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 48.28%.

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

S/N

Recall date

Name of product

Manufactured In

Hazard

Incidents/Injuries

Units

Recall number

Remedy

1

2017-11-01

Children’s pajamas

China

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

None reported 

About 950

18-019

Refund

2

2017-11-03

Kid’s rain ponchos

China

A drawstring in the poncho’s hood poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children.

None reported

About 1300

18-023

Refund

Repair

 

3

2017-11-07

Children’s bicycles with Samox cranksets

China

The cranks can bend or break during use, posing a fall hazard.

The firm has received four reports of the cranks bending or breaking. No injuries have been reported.

About 1,050 (In addition 1,750 were sold in Canada)

18-025

 

Replace

4

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

The firm has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard catching fire in Louisiana in 2017 resulting in approximately $40,000 of property damage to a consumer’s home. No injuries have been reported.

About 1000

18-032

 

Replace

5

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

None reported

About 100

18-031

 

Replace

6

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the hoverboards smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

The firm has received one report of the battery pack overheating and smoking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

About 8700

18-030

Replace

7

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

None reported

About 900

18-029

 

Replace

8

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Four Star Imports has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard overheating. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

About 1800

18-028

 

Replace

9

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

None reported

About 700

18-027

 

Refund

10

2017-11-14

Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

China

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

The firm has received one report of a battery pack catching fire and/or exploding in Mississippi in 2017 resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

About 700

18-034

Refund

11

2017-11-15

Fireworks

China

The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standards for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing burn and explosion hazards to consumers.

None reported

About 1,700

18-035

Refund

12

2017-11-16

Crossbows

Taiwan

The crossbows can fire or discharge unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.

PSE has received six reports of the crossbow firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

About 17,000

18-038

Repair

13

2017-11-21

Children’s pajamas

China

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

None Reported

About 4,100

18-042

Refund

14

2017-11-29

Clay craft kits

China

Mold can be present in the clay, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

The firm has received three reports of mold in the clay. No injuries have been reported.

About 6,000

18-045

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.