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                         Dear Wisconsin Children’s Safety Advocates:
                                                                              May 2011 Edition

                         In April 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a
                         total of 8 recalls relating to products affecting children. Attached is a
                         summary of the releases identifying the product, problem and what should
                         be done with the recalled product.

                         We have found that not all of the recalls are picked up by the news media
                         as they occur. This monthly summary will give you the opportunity to
                         review all of the children’s product safety recalls for the past month.
                         If you are interested in a complete text of the recall, double click on the
                         hyperlink at the end of the recall description. This will take you to the CPSC
                         website and the actual recall notice.

                         If you have other product safety questions you may call our toll free number
                         at (800) 422-7128. Following is a listing of the 8 “KIDS” recalls by title and
                         identification number (when available):

                          Infantino recalls Toy Activity Trucks due to choking hazard.

                          Arm’s Reach Concepts recalls Infant Bed-Side Sleepers due to
WISCONSIN                  entrapment, suffocation, and fall hazards. (#11-187)
AGRICULTURE,              Key Baby recalls Pampers Natural Stages Pacifiers due to choking
TRADE AND                  hazard. (#11-188)
PROTECTION                Fashionviews Inc. recalls P. Jamas Children’s Sleepwear due to
                           violation of Federal Flammability Standard. (#11-191)

OFFICE LOCATION           My Michelle recalls Girls’ Clothing due to risk of lead exposure.
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53708-8911
                          Midwest-CBK recalls Wrist Rattles and Baby Booties due to
1-800-422-7128             choking hazard. (#11-196)

                          Kiddieland recalls Disney Princess Plastic Trikes due to laceration
                           hazard. (#11-205)

                          Kiddieland recalls Children’s Scooters due to laceration hazard.

                                KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE

Release Number (#11-186): Infantino LLC, of              legs. Model numbers included in the recall begin
San Diego, California is voluntarily recalling           with:
about 40,500 in the United States and 1,900 in
                                                         Originals - 8108, 8133, 8111, 8112 & 8199
Canada Troy the Activity Truck. This recall
involves "Troy the Activity Truck," which is blue,       Universal - 8311
red and yellow with plastic star, circle and heart       The sleepers were sold at: Burlington Coat
beads attached to the bead runs on the back of           Factory, Babies R Us and other retail stores
the truck and has a face on the front. "Infantino"       nationwide from September 1997 through
is printed on the front of the toy truck. Model          December 2001 for about $160 and
number 153-210, 206-110 or 506-110C is                   manufactured in China.
printed underneath the truck. When its switch is         Problem: When the fabric liner is not used or is
turned on, the truck plays music and the back            not securely attached, infants can fall from the
wheels spin. The trucks were sold at Babies R            raised mattress into the loose fabric at the
Us, Toys R Us, Meijer, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and            bottom of the bed-side sleeper or can become
other toy stores nationwide from September               entrapped between the edge of the mattress and
2009 through February 2011 for about $15 and             the side of the sleeper, posing risks of
manufactured in China.                                   suffocation.
Problem: The plastic beads on the activity               What to do: Consumers should immediately
truck's bead runs can detach, posing a choking           stop using the recalled bed-side sleepers and
hazard to young children.                                visit to view
What to do: Consumers should immediately                 and download assembly instructions and to
take the recalled toy away from children and             make sure that the product is properly
contact Infantino to receive a free replacement          configured. Consumers should also contact the
toy. For additional information, contact Infantino       company by phone or via the company website
toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4         to receive hard-copy instructions by mail and an
p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the              assembly/warning label. Consumers who are
firm's website at          missing the fabric liner or other components
                                                         should immediately contact Arm's Reach for an
                                                         alternative remedy. For additional information,
                                                         contact Arm's Reach at (800) 954-9353 between
                                                         10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday,
                                                         or visit the firm's website at

Release Number (#11-187): Arm's Reach                     
Concepts Inc., of Oxnard, California is                       11/11187.html
voluntarily recalling about 76,000 Infant Bed-
Side Sleepers. This recall involves a product            Release Number (#11-188): Key Baby LLC of
called a "co-sleeper" by the manufacturer. One           Florida is voluntarily recalling about 29,000
side of the bed-side sleepers is lower than the          Pampers® Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb
others to allow positioning near a bed and               Pacifiers The pacifier comes in yellow, pink or
access to the infant for care and feeding. This          blue colors and is made of silicone. Only "Stage
recall includes all Arm's Reach Original and             1" pacifiers are recalled. "Stage 1" and "Ortho"
Universal styles with manufacture dates                  or "Bulb" are printed on the package. The
between September 1997 and December 2001.                recalled pacifiers have an oval-shaped mouth
The manufacture date and model number can                guard and "Pampers" molded on to the handle
be found on a sticker on one of the product's            side of the mouth guard. The product comes two

per package. The pacifiers were sold at retail           company’s website at or
stores nationwide from April 2010 through                email
February 2011 for about $6 and manufactured in
Problem: The pacifiers fail to meet federal
safety standards and pose a choking hazard to            Garment tag of blue lettering on a white background,
                                                           affixed to the inside collar of P.Jamas children’s
young children.
What to do: Consumers should immediately
take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and
contact Key Baby for instructions on returning
the product for a full refund or $10 coupon
toward the purchase of any Pampers® Natural                          Sample style: Daisy Nightgown
Stages products. For additional information,
contact Key Baby toll-free at (800) 447-1224
anytime, or visit the company's web site at
                                                                     Sample style: Ric Rac Pajama

                                                                   Sample style: Candy Stripe Pajama
Release Number (#11-191): Fashionviews Inc.,              
of New Rochelle, New York is voluntarily                      11/11191.html
recalling about 4,000 P.Jamas children’s
sleepwear. This recall involves all styles of            Release Number (#11-195): My Michelle, of
P.Jamas brand name children’s sleepwear                  New York, New York is voluntarily recalling
including nightgowns and two-piece shirt/pant            about 90,000 girls tops. This recall involves girl's
sets sold in children’s sizes XS through XL. A           tops and dresses sold in sizes small to extra
garment label with the name P.Jamas in blue              large and 7 to 16. The garments were sold in
lettering on a white background is sewn to the           various styles including: tops with beaded
center back of the garments. The children’s              necklaces attached to the collar and tops with
sleepwear is 100 percent cotton woven or knit            metallic beads attached to the collar. All styles of
fabrics. The garments are in a variety of pastel         the tops and dresses have a black tag on the
colors in solid, stripe or plaid patterns. Some          collar with pink print that reads "mymichelle."
nightgowns are hand smocked and some                     The tops were sold at Burlington Coat Factory,
pajamas are trimmed in piping or rickrack. The           Dillard's, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Army and Air
sleepwear is sold at boutique shops nationwide           Force Exchange (AAFES), K & G Fashion
and the website from January             Superstore and other retail stores nationwide
2006 through October 2010 for between about              from January 2011 through March 2011 for
$50 and $100 and manufactured in Peru and                about $38 and manufactured in Vietnam.
Bolivia.                                                 Problem: The jewelry and decorative trim
Problem: The garments fail to meet federal               attached to the girl's garments contain high
flammability standards for children’s sleepwear,         levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young
posing a risk of burn injury to children.                children and can cause adverse health effects.
What to do: Consumers should stop using the              What to do: Consumers should immediately
recalled sleepwear immediately and return the            take the recalled garments away from children
product to the retailer where purchased for a full       and contact My Michelle for information on
refund.                                                  receiving a full refund. For additional
For additional information, contact P.Jamas toll-        information, contact My Michelle at (800) 960-
free at (888) 554-6495 between 9 a.m. and 5              8791 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday
p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the                 through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
                                                Consumers can

also email the firm at                                          princess figures. "Disney Princess" is printed on                           the label in front of the trike just below the
                                                                handlebar. The trikes were sold at Target,
                                                                JCPenney, Meijer and H.E.B. stores nationwide
                                                                and on the Web at from
                                                                January 2009 through April 2011 for about $50
More pictures regarding this recall available at the link       and manufactured in China.
below:                                                          Problem: The plastic castle display and the
                     princess figures protruding from the top of the
       11/11195.html                                            handle bar pose a laceration hazard if a child
                                                                falls on it.
Release Number (#11-196): Midwest-CBK Inc.,                     What to do: Consumers should immediately
of Union City, Tennessee is voluntarily recalling               take the trikes away from children and contact
more than 10,000 wrist rattles and 11,000 pairs                 Kiddieland for a free replacement handlebar with
of baby booties in the United States and 600                    an enclosed rotating display. For additional
wrist rattles and 700 pairs of baby booties in                  information, contact Kiddieland at (800) 430-
Canada. This recall involves the Monkeez &                      5307 anytime, or visit the firm's website at
Friends™ wrist rattles and baby booties. The          
wrist rattles and the booties are made of knitted
yarn and have a monkey head and a pom-pom
attached. Both come in multiple color
combinations. The rattles and booties were sold                  
by gift stores, drug stores, décor outlets and                       11/11205.html
variety stores nationwide from June 2009
through March 2011. The wrist rattles sold for                  Release Number (#11-196): Kiddieland Toys
about $5 and the booties sold for about $13 and                 Limited, of Scituate, Massachusetts is voluntarily
Manufactured in China.                                          recalling about 16,000 in the United States and
Problem: The pom-poms attached to the wrist                     700 in Canada Lights and Sounds Children’s
rattles and booties can detach, posing a choking                Scooters. This recall involves three models of
hazard.                                                         Kiddieland “Lights and Sounds” three-wheeled
What to do: Consumers should immediately                        scooters including a red Spiderman, a blue
take these recalled products away from children                 Thomas & Friends™ and a pink girl’s scooter.
and return them to the store where they were                    The scooters have buttons on the handle that
purchased or to Midwest-CBK for a full refund. If               play music and sounds. “Kiddieland” is molded
you are unable to return the product to the store               on the back of the steering mechanism.
where it was purchased, contact Midwest-CBK                     Spiderman or Thomas & Friends™ are found on
to receive a prepaid shipping label. For                        the steering mechanism and platform. The girl’s
additional information, contact Midwest-CBK toll-               model has butterflies on the platform. The
free at (800) 394-4225 between 7:30 a.m. and 5                  scooters were sold at Toys R Us and JCPenney
p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.                                 from January 2009 through February 2011 for
                                                                about $40 and manufactured in China.
                                                                Problem: A child’s finger can get caught in the
                                                                hinge mechanism between the steering column
                                                                and the platform, posing a laceration hazard.
                                                                What to do: Consumers should immediately
                                                                take the recalled scooters away from children
Release Number (#11-205): Kiddieland Toys
                                                                and contact Kiddieland for a free repair kit. For
Limited, of Scituate, Massachusetts is voluntarily
                                                                additional information, contact Kiddieland toll-
recalling about 9,000 in the U.S. and 700 in
Canada Disney Princess Plastic Racing Trikes.
The trikes are pink and fuchsia with a purple
seat and wheels. On top of the handlebar, there
is a rotating castle display surrounded by three

  free at (800) 430-5307 or visit the firm's website


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