TEETHERS POSE CHOKING HAZARD
Kids II Inc. is recalling
Bright Starts Star Teether Beads and Bright Starts Teether Beads
sold nationwide from June 2006 to January 2007. The flexible plastic
ring that holds the teether beads in place can crack or break, and
the beads can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
The Bright Starts Star Teether Beads (model 8483) has textured
soft plastic beads in bright colors and various shapes connected to
a flexible plastic ring. The beads on this model are shaped as
stars, spirals and ovals. The Bright Starts Teether Beads (model
8549) has plastic beads in bright colors that are shaped as an oval
and are connected to a flexible plastic ring.
Consumers should contact Kids II at (877) 325-7056 between 7:30
a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for information on
receiving a free replacement.
Consumers can also visit
More info at
RATTLES AND ORNAMENTS SOLD AT TARGET POSE CHOKING HAZARD
Target is recalling Plush Baby Rattles and Photo Frame Ornaments
sold nationwide at Target stores from November 2006 to December
2006. Small parts on the plush rattles and frame ornaments can break
or detach, posing a choking hazard.
This recall involves plush rattles and frame ornaments sold in
the "See. Spot. Save." department of Target stores. The photo frame
ornaments are a pink bear or green moose holding either a square or
Consumers should return the items to the nearest Target store for
a Target GiftCard.
Consumers also contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m.
and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit
?node=1041388. More info at
GRACO HIGHCHAIRS CAN COLLAPSE
Graco Children's Products Inc. is recalling Contempo™ Highchairs
sold nationwide from December 2005 to December 2006. The highchair
can collapse if it is not fully opened and locked into place from
the storage position prior to use.
The Contempo™ highchairs have an "A" frame design. The recalled
highchairs have model numbers that begin with 3800, 3803, 3804,
3805, 3810 and 3811 followed by a three letter fashion code. Model
numbers included in the recall include: 3800COU, 3800DRB, 3800FMT,
3800GGG, 3800GRM, 3800HEM, 3800JEN, 3800LEG, 3800MNS, 3800OWD,
3800SND, 3800TFE, 3800RIT, 3803HRL, 3804CNR, 3805BDA, 3810PEW,
3810PST and 3811PST. The highchairs were manufactured from October
27, 2005 through November 22, 2006. The model number and
manufacturing date are printed underneath the snack tray of these
Consumers should contact Graco at (877) 445-1312 anytime to
obtain instructions on how to receive a free repair kit. Consumers
can also visit
recall.aspx?categoryID=2. More info at
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CHILDREN'S NECKLACES CONTAIN LEAD
U.S. Toy Co. is recalling additional Children's Butterfly
Necklaces sold nationwide from August 2006 to December 2006. The
pendant on the necklace contains high levels of lead.
The recalled necklaces have pendants shaped as butterflies that
are painted in various colors. The necklace's package is blue
cardboard with images of flowers and butterflies and the words
"Butterfly Necklace" printed on the front and "Item#JA298" on the
Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the store where
purchased for a free replacement product
Consumers can contact U.S. Toy Company at (800) 832-0224 between
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit
http://www.ustoy.com/novelty/Recall_Notices.htm. More info at
MAGNE BLOCKS TOYS POSE CHOKING HAZARD
Geometix International LLC is recalling MagneBlocks™ Magnetic
Construction Toys sold nationwide from January 2004 to November
2006. Tiny magnets inside the building pieces can fall out. Magnets
found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than
one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and
cause intestinal perforation or blockage, which can be fatal.
All types of MagneBlocks™ construction sets are included in this
recall. The sets contain six or more plastic building pieces and six
or more 1/2-inch diameter steel balls. The plastic building pieces
have "MagneBlocks™" imprinted on them.
Consumers should contact Geometix International at (866) 775-0265
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a free
replacement, or visit
http://www.magneblocks.com/1122_2006.cfm. More info at
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