Written By: Consumer Product Safety Commission
CareBears Pacifier Recalled by IDM Group Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: CareBears(tm) Pacifiers
Units: About 119,000
Importer: IDM Group LLC, of New York
Manufacturer: Yi Wu Jiangyi Plastic Co., of China
Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The pacifiers and the clip attachment have CareBear figures and a "TCFC" copyright mark on them. The nipple is made of silicone.
Sold at: Various discount and dollar stores, Walmart Puerto Rico, children's apparel stores and Consolidated Stores nationwide from October 2009 through June 2012 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact IDM Group LLC for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IDM collect at (212) 686-5221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's recall web site at www.pacifierrecall.net
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Zest Garden Recalls Wilson & Fisher Bistro Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots Stores
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Wilson & Fisher White Cast Bistro Table and Chairs Set
Units: About 22,500
Retailer: Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio
Importer: Zest Garden, of Ontario, Calif.
Hazard: The chairs can break during normal use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Zest Garden has received five reports of chairs breaking, including three reports of injuries.
Description: This recall involves three-piece patio sets sold in a white, cut-out rose pattern. The set consists of a table and two chairs made of cast iron and aluminum. The table is about 26 inches high and measures about 24 inches in diameter. Each chair is about 33 inches high with an oval-shaped seat that measures about 19 inches long and about 16 inches wide. The item number is XG-1015-23. The product measurements, the item number and "Wilson & Fisher White Cast Bistro Set" and "Made in China" are printed on labels located on the product's packaging.
Sold exclusively at: Big Lots stores nationwide from November 2011 to May 2012 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the set and return it to any Big Lots store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Zest Garden at (800) 893-3006 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the firm's website at www.biglots.com
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