Recalls this week: flashlights, infant cradle swings
A line of flashlights are being recalled because the batteries can overheat and start a fire. Other recalled consumer products include defective infant cradle swings and inline skating helmets.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Three models of Coleman CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights, including CTAC20 (model 2000013874), CTAC40 (model 2000013873) and CTAC60 (model 2000013872). The flashlights are black, with "Coleman" printed in white along the handle and have the model number in white print on the upper portion of the handle next to the light. They were sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, Green Supply, Sportsman's Supply Company and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at www.coleman.com and www.amazon.com from January 2014 through August 2015.
WHY: The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of the flashlight batteries overheating, catching fire and causing minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 8,500 in the U.S. and about 500 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Coleman at 800-835-3278 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, send email to email@example.com or visit at www.coleman.com and click on "Safety Information" under the "Customer Support" tab at the bottom of the page and then click on "CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlight Recall" for more information.
INLINE SKATING HELMETS
DETAILS: Black Rollerblade brand Maxxum helmets. "Rollerblade" is printed on the side of the helmet, a white inline skate logo is printed on the back of the helmet and a label on the inside of the helmet contains the model number "YJ-219" and production date of October 2014 or earlier. The SKU number 06520210100 is printed on the helmet's box. They were sold at Inline Warehouse, Paragon Athletic Goods, Summit Sports and other sporting goods stores and Rollerblade helmet dealers nationwide and online at www.amazon.com, www.inlineskates.com, www.inlinewarehouse.com and www.rollerblade.com from November 2014 through January 2016.
WHY: The helmet's plastic shell can crack where the straps attach, causing the helmet to shift and move on the wearer's head. This can result in a head injury hazard to the user in the event of a fall.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 500.
FOR MORE: Call Rollerblade USA at 800-232-7655 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, send email to RCS@Rollerblade.com or visit www.rollerblade.com and click on Product Recall for more information.
DETAILS: Model year 2016 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE Side-by-Side utility vehicles sold in four colors: orange and black, blue and white, silver and red, and yellow and white. The model name (YXZ.) and "1000" is displayed in a graphic on both the left and right side of the vehicle. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame near the driver's side rear wheel. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. They were sold at Yamaha side-by-side dealers nationwide from September 2015 to February 2016.
WHY: Water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 7,000.
FOR MORE: Call Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or visit www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on "CPSC Alerts" for more information.
INFANT CRADLE SWINGS
DETAILS: Three models of the Fisher-Price cradle swings including CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle 'n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle 'n Swing and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle 'n Swing. The product number is located on the seat under the pad. They were sold at buybuyBaby, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through March 2016.
WHY: When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child.
INCIDENTS: Two reports of a seat peg coming out from the seat, causing the seat to fall. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 34,000.
FOR MORE: Call Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.
DETAILS: Outdoor Gourmet marinade injectors sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide and online at www.academy.com from September 2015 through December 2015. They are stainless steel, measure about six inches in length and have three metal rings at the top. "Outdoor Gourmet," ''6 inch stainless steel injector," style number BGOG0047, UPC 400216227091 are printed on the product packaging. Several date codes are also printed on the packaging, including 06/15-2549000, 06/15-2549319 and 06/15-2549203.
WHY: The injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process. The metal shavings can be deposited into the marinade during use and ingested by consumers.
INCIDENTS: One report of small metal shavings coming out of the product on first use. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 3,500.
FOR MORE: Call Academy Sports + Outdoors at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. CT, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.academy.com and click on the "Product Recall Info" link under "Stores + Services" for more information.
DETAILS: Staples and Quill brand "Back in Motion" office chairs sold at Staples stores nationwide and online at Staples.com and Quill.com from January 2014 through January 2016. The black, bonded leather chair has a tilt function and a base with wheels. The chairs have SKU # 203439 and item number SBG 24422 printed on the white label on the underside of the seat cushion. A second label, also located on the underside of the seat cushion, states "Reg. No. CA31704 (CN)" and "Made by LF Products PTE LTD."
WHY: The chair can tip over when leaning back, posing a fall hazard
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,000.
FOR MORE: Call Staples at 844-442-6980 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.staples.com and click on the Warranty & Recall link under the Customer Service tab at the bottom of the page for more information. Consumers can also find information about the recall repair remedy at www.officechairrecall.com.
DETAILS: This recall involves Moogy plush fastening toys for toddlers between 12 and 36 months of age. The toy has zippers, buttons, buckles and laces. The Moogy toy has a blue and green face, red ears, a blue jacket with a red zipper, pink/red striped pants and pink and orange shoes with polka dots. "Miniland," item number R.96295 and lot number 0115 1402813 085 are printed on a white tag sewn into the toy's pants. They were sold at specialty toy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Gilt.com, HighlightsforChildren.com, ToysRUs.com and Zulily.com from July 2015 through February 2016.
WHY: The red button on the Moogy plush toy's left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
INCIDENTS: Information not available.
HOW MANY: About 2,000 in the U.S. and about 100 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Miniland Educational at 866-201-9069 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.minilandeducationalusa.com and click on "Products," then on "Safety Information" in the dropdown menu for more information.