Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls 32 batches of products in October 2018. There are 17 batches of Chinese products, accounting for 53.125%.

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

Recall date

Product

Hazard

Incidents/Injuries

Remedy

2018-10-02

Name Cooler/Grills

Units About 275

Recall number : 19-002

Manufactured in : China

The wooden cabinet surrounding the grill can catch fire, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received two reports of the wood surrounding the grill burning. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2018-10-09

Name: Decorative driftwood pineapples

Units : About 1500

Recall number : 19-005

Manufactured in : China

The metal leaves on top of the pineapples have sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has received two reports of consumers cutting their fingers on the metal leaves on the pineapples, resulting in one injury that required stitches.

Refund

2018-10-10

Name: Mountain bikes

Units : About 820 

Recall number : 19-704

Manufactured in : China

The chainstays can crack, which can lead to failure of the chainstay, rear wheel detachment and loss of control, posing a crash hazard.

The firm is aware of 20 chainstays cracking which could lead to failures. No injuries have been reported.

Repair

2018-10-10

Name:  Everyday Yoga Backless Yoga Chairs and Everyday Yoga Tall Backless Yoga Chairs

Units : About  12,400 (in addition, about 120 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-705

Manufactured in : China

The chairs can break at the seat or back welded support rod connecting the back legs of the chair, posing a fall hazard.

Spiraledge has received three reports of the chairs breaking, including one minor injury reported.

Refund

2018-10-11

Name:  All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures

Units : About 350,000 (in addition, about 11,963 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-009

Manufactured in : China

The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture’s housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.

Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Repair

2018-10-16

Name: Tubeez Baby Bath Support Seats

Units : About 80 (in addition, about 5,109 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-011

Manufactured in : China

The bath support seat fails to meet the federal safety standard including the requirements for stability. The bath seat can tip over or an infant can slip underneath the front support, posing a drowning hazard.

None reported

Refund

2018-10-16

Name: Eddie Bauer fabric infant carriers

Units :  About 22,000

Recall number : 19-010

Manufactured in : China

The buckles on the infant carriers can break, posing a fall hazard to children.

The firm is aware of eight reported incidents of broken buckles.  No injuries have been reported.

Refund

Replace

 

2018-10-18

Name: Wireless charger bedside pockets

Units :  About 3,600

Recall number : 19-013

Manufactured in : China

The wireless charger bedside pockets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Kikkerland has received three reports of smoke coming from the charger pockets. No injuries have been reported. 

Refund

2018-10-19

Name:  Wireless speakers

Units : About 164,000

Recall number : 19-017

Manufactured in : China

The lithium ion batteries in the wireless speakers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard.

Brookstone has received 12 reports of the speakers overheating and catching fire, resulting in five reports of property damage totaling about $2,000.

Refund

2018-10-24

Name:  Neon one wheel electric skateboards

Units : About 10,000

Recall number : 19-020

Manufactured in : China

The tire on the skateboard can deflate, posing a fall hazard to the user.

The firm has received 128 reports of flat tires.  No injuries have been reported.

Label

New Instructions

 

2018-10-25

Name: Lazer bicycle helmets

Units : About 4200

Recall number : 19-021

Manufactured in : China

The bicycle helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

None reported

Replace

2018-10-25

Name: 2018 Schwinn Abbott Adult Men’s Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles

Units : About 17600

Recall number : 19-019

Manufactured in : China

The downtube on the bicycles can crack, posing a fall hazard

Pacific Cycle has received 37 reports of cracks in the bike’s downtube. One injury has been reported, involving cuts and abrasions. 

Replace

2018-10-25

Name Haier Top-Mount Refrigerators

Units About 137,000

Recall number : 19-015

Manufactured in : China

An electrical component in the refrigerator can short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

Haier America has received three reports of smoke, fire and associated property damage. No injuries have been reported. 

Repair

2018-10-25

Name: Infant rattles

Units : About 6,100 (in addition, about 30 were sold in Canada)

Recall number : 19-024

Manufactured in : Taiwan

Pieces of the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

i play has received three reports of pieces detaching from the rattle. No injuries have been reported.

Refund

2018-10-26

Name: INNOCHEER children’s musical instruments sets

Units : About 440

Recall number : 19-709

Manufactured in : China

Paint on the maracas, xylophone and carrying case contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

None Reported

Refund

2018-10-31

Name: Slap bracelets

Units : About 22500

Recall number : 19-026

Manufactured in : China

The slap bracelet’s metal wristband can pierce the protective fabric around it and expose sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to young children.

Fantasia Accessories has received four reports of the bracelets piercing the fabric cover, resulting in five injuries of minor cuts to consumers’ hands or wrists.

Replace

2018-10-31

Name: Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Units : About 1800

Recall number : 19-711

Manufactured in : China

The throttle pedal can be pushed past the throttle stop and not return to the idle position, posing a crash hazard.

None Reported

Repair

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.