[August 25, 2014]According
to Recalls.org, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were
issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending
AUGUST 22 - BEAN BAG CHAIRS
Ace Bayou is recalling bean bag chairs sold
nationwide before July 2013. The zippers on the bean bag chairs can
be opened by children who can then crawl inside, get trapped and
suffocate or choke on the bean bag chair’s foam beads.
The recalled bean bag were sold in a variety of
colors, including purple, violet, blue, red, pink, yellow, Kelly
green, black, port, navy, lime, royal blue, turquoise, tangerine and
multi-color. “ACE BAYOU CORP” is printed on a tag sewn into the
bean bag chair’s cover seam.
Consumers should contact Ace Bayou at (855) 751-8151 from 7 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at
www.acebayou.com for a free
repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.
AUGUST 21 - SOLAR SYSTEMS
SolarWorld is recalling Solar Systems with
Copper Grounding Lugs sold nationwide and in Canada from June 2011
to June 2014. SolarWorld solar panels installed with bare-copper
grounding lugs can corrode which could result in a faulty ground
circuit, posing an electric shock, electrocution or fire hazard.
This recall includes SolarWorld solar systems
installed with bare-copper grounding lugs installed after June 1,
2010. The installation instructions for SolarWorld solar systems
sold after June 1, 2010 called for the use of GBL-4DB lugs for
Consumers should contact SolarWorld at (877)
360-1787 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at
for replacement. More info at www.recalls.org.
AUGUST 20 - STORAGE HANGERS
Attwood is recalling Kayak and Watersports
Storage Hangers sold nationwide from January 2014 to July 2014. The
length adjustment buckles release unexpectedly, causing the item
being stored to fall.
This recall involves kayak and watersports
storage hangers sold as a pair of blue and black fabric straps that
measure approximately 1 inch wide and 84 inches long when unbuckled.
Model number 11917-6 is located on the back of the retail package
near the barcode.
Consumers should return the hangers to Attwood
or the store where the item was purchased for a full refund or
Consumers can also contact Attwood
Corporation at (844) 808-5704 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday or online at
www.attwoodmarine.com. More info at www.recalls.org.
Bexco is recalling Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1
Convertible Cribs sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2012 to
June 2014. The crib front can separate from the side panels and
create a hazardous gap that can allow a child to fall out or become
entrapped between the front and side panels.
This recall includes Franklin & Ben Mason style
4-in-1 style cribs model number 5601 that were manufactured from
January 2012 through August 2012. The model number and the date of
manufacture are printed on a label on the inside of a side panel of
the crib. Listed on the label as a “serial number,” the following
purchase order numbers are included in the recall: H004522, H004546,
H004548 or H004777.
Consumers should contact Franklin & Ben, a
division of Bexco, toll-free at (888) 673-6652 8:30 a.m. to 5:15
p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit
for a free repair kit. More info at www.recalls.org.
CHILDREN'S WATER BOTTLES
BRITA is recalling Brita hard-sided water
filter bottle for kids sold nationwide from June 2013 to July 2014.
The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration
The four recalled children’s water bottles have
popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. The
removable plastic wrap on the bottle at time of purchase has the
model number BB07 and the following UPC codes: 60258-35883 on the
Dora the Explorer, 60258-35914 on the Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 on
the SpongeBob Square Pants and 60258-35882 on the Teenage Mutant
Consumers should contact Brita at (800)
926-2065 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to
www.brita.com to receive a
postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full
refund. More info at www.recalls.org.