Recalls this week: kids' swimsuits, all-terrain vehicles
Posted 2:07 p.m. Friday
More than 20,000 children's swimsuits are being recalled because snaps on them can pose a choking hazard if they detach. Other recalled consumer products include all-terrain vehicles and vaporizers.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Wave Zone one-piece, zip-back swimsuit for newborns, infants and toddlers. The swimsuits have a zipper on the back and four snaps on the bottom and were sold in four colors: blue and gray with a shark on the front; white and navy stripes with an anchor pattern; pink and teal with a strawberry on the front; pink arms with a multi-colored fish pattern. The swimsuits were sold in sizes: 0-3m, 3-6m, 6-9m, 12m, 18m, and 24m. "Wave Zone" and "Made in China" are printed on the inner collar. The tracking number located on the sewn-in label on the inner side seam is "NOV 2016 021-14328." They were sold at Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin from January 2017 through July 2017.
WHY: The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.
INCIDENTS: 11 reports of the snaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 22,200.
FOR MORE: Call Meijer at 800-927-8699 anytime or visit www.meijer.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page.
DETAILS: Firewood 4 vaporizers sold at Firewoodvapes.com from October 2016 through June 2017. The vaporizers measure 2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches tall by 7/8 inches thick and have a sliding battery compartment cover. The body and battery cover of the vaporizers are wooden and were sold finished or unfinished. The Firewood logo is printed on the bottom of the vaporizers.
WHY: An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: One report of an electrical short that allowed the vaporizer battery to vent and catch fire. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 400.
FOR MORE: Call Firewood at 781-738-3838 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.firewoodvapes.com and click on "Safety Recall" at the top of the page.
DETAILS: European plug heads for power adaptors included with NVIDIA SHIELD World Charger Kits, as well as with NVIDIA SHIELD tablet computers and TVs intended for use in Europe. The power adaptor has the model number SPA011AU5W2 and the NVIDIA name and logo etched on the side of the power adaptor where the European plug head can be attached. There are six different plug heads that come with the World Charger Kit. Only the European plug head is being recalled. They were sold at NVIDIA.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, and NewEgg.com from October 2015 through June 2017.
WHY: The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.
INCIDENTS: NVIDIA has received nine reports of the European plug heads breaking overseas, including six reports of consumers receiving electrical shocks.
HOW MANY: About 6,900 in the U.S. and about 360 were in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call NVIDIA at 800-797-6530 anytime or visit www.nvidia.com/en-us/shield/support/adapterrecall/ .
DETAILS: All model year 2014 through 2017 Scrambler XP 1000 all-terrain vehicles. "Polaris" is stamped on the front grill and rear panel, and "Scrambler XP" on the center panel. The ATVs were sold in black, lime, red and white. Model numbers A14GH9EAW, A15SVE95AW, A16SVE95AM, A16SVE95AA and A17SVE95AM are included on this recall. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. They were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2017. To check for recalled vehicles by vehicle identification number (VIN) visit www.polaris.com
WHY: The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: Nine reports of the throttle release switch failing, including two minor injuries.
HOW MANY: About 2,800.
FOR MORE: Call Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.polaris.com and click on "Off Road Safety Recalls" at the bottom of the page.
DETAILS: 2013-2017 KFX50 and 2012-2017 KFX90 Kawasaki all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The recalled ATVs have four wheels and seating for one person and were sold in a variety of colors. The model name is printed on the right and left front fender. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the front of the steel frame behind the bumper. Kawasaki dealers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2017. Details on model numbers can be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Kawasaki-Recalls-All-Terrain-Vehicles
WHY: The fuel tap can leak, posing a fire hazard.
INCIDENTS: 18 reports of fuel leakage from the fuel tap. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 15,000.
FOR MORE: Call Kawasaki at 866-802-9381 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.Kawasaki.com and click on "Recalls" under "News" at the bottom of the page.