Recalls this week: toy toasters, folding tables
A line of toy toaster sets sold at Toys R Us are being recalled because part of the toy can pose a laceration or choking hazard to children. Other products being recalled this week include faulty folding tables and television wall mounts.
Here's a more detailed look:
TOY TOASTER SETS
DETAILS: Just Like Home brand toy toaster sets sold at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from July 2013 through August 2014. The set was sold with two plastic toast slices and two plastic half bagel slice accessories. Model number 5F60589 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the toaster and above the UPC bar code in the lower right hand corner of the product packaging.
WHY: The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges and posing a choking hazard.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 30,000 in the U.S. and about 6,000 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Toys R Us at 800-869-7787 anytime or visit www.toysrus.com and click on "News/Press Room" under the About Us tab at the bottom of the page, then click on the Safety tab and Product Recalls for more information.
DETAILS: The Ashland Summer Living Vintage Wood Folding Table. SKU 309950 and UPC 886946388804 are printed on a hangtag on the tables. Phase MDF and 01276 are printed on a black and white label under the table. They were sold at Michaels Stores nationwide from April 2014 to May 2014.
WHY: The folding tables can collapse under excessive weight, posing an impact or falling hazard.
INCIDENTS: Four reports of consumers sitting on the tabletop and falling when the tables collapsed, resulting in injuries to the back, leg or hip.
HOW MANY: About 8,400.
FOR MORE: Call Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday, or visit www.michaels.com and click on "Contact Us."
TELEVISION WALL MOUNTS
DETAILS: Sanus Simplicity SLF5 flat screen television wall mounts. The words "Sanus Simplicity" are located on the top left corner of the box the product is sold in and on the instructions manual. The words are not found directly on the product. The model number SLF5 can be found on the product label sticker located on the metal wall plate, under the plastic cover that covers the top horizontal bar. They were sold at Costco from July 2013 to September 2014.
WHY: The nut securing the television to the main arm assembly can loosen, causing the attached television to become detached from the arm assembly, posing an impact hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the television becoming detached from the arm assembly. One injury to a shoulder has been reported.
HOW MANY: About 207,000.
FOR MORE: Call Milestone at 877-277-3707 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday or visit www.milestone.com and click on "Recall Information" at the lower right corner for more information.
DETAILS: All models of the 2014 Honda Pioneer 700 recreational off-highway vehicle. The recalled vehicles came in two-seat and four-seat models and were black with camouflage, olive or red hood and trim pieces. "HONDA" is on the front grill and rear tail gate. "Pioneer 700" appears on a tab on the sides of the vehicle just behind the driver's and front passenger's seats. They were sold at authorized Honda powersports dealers nationwide from August 2013 through September 2014.The model and serial numbers are on a certification label affixed to the top rear of the driver's side front wheel well. The following model numbers and serial number ranges are being recalled: Model number SXS 700M2 2AC with the serial number range VE0225E4000006 to VE022XE4006304; model number SXS 700M2 4AC with the serial number range VE0284E4000003 to VE0284E4001202; model number SXS 700M4 AC with the serial number range VE0204E4000013 to VE020XE4006849; model number SXS 700M4 3AC with the serial number range VE0268E4000004 to VE0269E4001503.
WHY: Vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate and make contact with the vehicle's exhaust system. Dried debris can ignite, resulting in smoke or fire.
INCIDENTS: 10 incidents involving fires resulting from vegetation and debris accumulating on the middle skid plate and making contact with the vehicle's exhaust system. No injuries were reported.
HOW MANY: About 15,400.
FOR MORE: Call American Honda at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.powersports.honda.com and click on "Product Recall Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
DETAILS: Brigg & Stratton Snapper Rear Engine Riding Mower. The name Snapper is printed on both sides of the mower. The model and serial numbers are on a label on the engine platform under the right side of the seat. They were sold from April 2013 through May 2014. The following models and serial number ranges are included: Model number 7800918 with the serial number range 2016447188 - 2016485206; model number 7800920 with the serial number range 2016443919 - 2016568930; model number 7800932 with the serial number range 2016462619 - 2016481454; model number 7800950 with the serial number range 2016611952 - 2016766052; model number 7800951 with the serial number range 2016624456 - 2016765000; model number 7800954 with the serial number range 2016603229 - 2016775752.
WHY: Weld on drive axle can fail resulting in loss of brake control, posing an injury hazard.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of brake failure, related to failed weld. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 8,500.
FOR MORE: Call Briggs & Stratton Corp. at 800-935-2967 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.Briggsandstratton.com and click on "Recall Alert Notice" for more information.