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
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 www.armsreach.com/instructions 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 http://service.infantino.com. 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 www.armsreach.com
Release Number (#11-187): Arm's Reach http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml
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 www.p-jamas.com or
stores nationwide from April 2010 through email email@example.com.
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
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., http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml
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 www.p-jamas.com 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
www.mymichellerecall.com. Consumers can
also email the firm at princess figures. "Disney Princess" is printed on
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.target.com 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
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml 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 www.kiddieland.com.hk.
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 http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml
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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