Recalls this week: Water-absorbing toys, drawer chests
Posted April 14
More than 500,000 water-absorbing toys are being recalled because they pose hazard to children if ingested. Other recalled consumer products this week include potentially defective garbage disposals and drink tumblers.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino sold at Target stores nationwide from February 2017 through March 2017. Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product's packaging. Hatch Your Own Dino Egg has model number 234-09-0016 on the label inserted in the product's packaging. The pink, blue, or purple Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs include a white bunny, brown bunny, or butterfly. The Easter Grow Toys include a yellow chick, brown bunny, or white bunny. The Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs are purple or yellow/green and contains one of eleven dinosaurs.
WHY: If the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration, and could be life threatening. Surgery is required to remove the toy from the body, if ingested. Medical professionals and parents should be aware that there is a possibility that the toys might not show up on an x-ray.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 560,000.
FOR MORE: Call Target at 800- 440-0680 between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, visit www.target.com and click on "Recalls" at the bottom of the page, then on "School/Stationery/Seasonal," or the "Product Recalls" tab on Target's Facebook page.
CHEST OF DRAWERS
DETAILS: Bow Front chests of drawers from the Vanguard Furniture Compendium Collection sold at Furniture stores from August 2015 to February 2017. The eight-drawer beechwood chests have primavera veneers and are finished in a variety of custom colors. The chests weigh 250 pounds and measure 36 inches high by 20 inches deep by 75 inches wide. Tip restraint kits were included with each chest of drawers.
WHY: The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to a wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in injuries or death to children.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 170.
FOR MORE: Call Vanguard Furniture at 800-968-1702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, send email to email@example.com, or visit www.VanguardFurniture.com and click on "Contact."
DETAILS: 14-ounce Teavana flip tumblers used for steeping hot tea. The recalled tumblers have a clear plastic cap with a welded black base that screws onto a stainless steel tumbler. The tumblers were sold in black and silver and measure about 10 inches tall by 3 inches in diameter. "Teavana" is printed on the side of the tumbler. Sold at Teavana stores nationwide and at Teavana.com from October 2016 through February 2017.
WHY: The flip tumblers can leak hot liquid, posing a burn hazard.
INCIDENTS: 12 reports of the tumblers leaking, including one report of a burn injury to a consumer's abdomen.
HOW MANY: About 23,600 in the U.S. and about 1,600 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Teavana at 877-832-8262 from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT on Saturday or visit www.Teavana.com and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page and then select "Teavana Flip Tumbler."
DETAILS: This recall involves 3/4 and 1 horsepower disposals sold at Best Buy, HD Supply, Menards, and plumbing supply stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, HomeDepot.com, Walmart.com and other websites from December 2015 through March 2017. Details on recalled brands, model numbers and serial numbers can be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Anaheim-and-Moen-Recall-Garbage-Disposals . The disposal housings were sold in silver, gray, black and blue and have the brand name printed on them. The brand name, model number and serial number are printed on a label on the bottom or side of the disposals.
WHY: A metal component inside the disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use, posing an impact hazard.
INCIDENTS: 22 reports of a metal component coming out of a disposal, including three reports of a broken component hitting consumers. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 146,000 in the U.S. and about 2,700 were sold in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Anaheim Manufacturing at 800-628-0797 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.anaheimmfg.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page.
DETAILS John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles with model number XUV590i or XUV590i S4 printed on the hood and the "John Deere" and "Gator" brand names printed on the cargo box. The serial number, located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch, ranges from "1M0590 to M010001 - 20742" and "1M0590 to M010001 - 20277". They were sold at John Deere dealers nationwide from January 2016 through March 2017.
WHY: The dust boot on the throttle cable can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: 2 reports of the dust boot on the throttle cable coming loose. No reports of injuries.
HOW MANY: About 8,500.
FOR MORE: Call Deere & Co. at 800-537-8233, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or visit www.deere.com and select "Product Recall Information" on the drop-down menu under "Services & Support."
DETAILS: The bases of Customatic adjustable beds. These power foundations were offered in all bed sizes and were sold with hand-held remote controls, allowing the head and/or foot of the bed mattress to be moved up and down. These bases also have a side-mounted AC outlet. The model numbers can be found on the metal frame near the foot of the bed. A detailed list can be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Customatic-Beds-Recalls-Adjustable-Beds . They were sold at Sleepy's and other mattress stores nationwide from June 2012 through January 2017.
WHY: The bed's side-mounted AC outlets can be incorrectly wired, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 50,000.
FOR MORE: Call Customatic Beds at 844-815-9023 from 9 a.m. through 9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday.
DETAILS: This recall involves Roof-Mounted Bosch Photovoltaic Solar Modules with model number c-Si M 60 NA30119. Bosch solar modules are photovoltaic solar panels used to generate electricity. Each module measures approximately 65 inches by 39 inches by 1.65 inches, and weighs just less than 42 pounds. The solar cells are housed in a glass-foil laminate framed by an anodized aluminum profile. The output power of the panel is 245-watt peak.
WHY: The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
INCIDENTS: Commercial installers nationwide from October 2011 through May 2013.
HOW MANY: About 28,000.
FOR MORE: Call Bosch at 855-866-8470 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bosch-solarenergy.com and click on "Learn More" under "Roof-installed solar panel recall" and to register for free replacement.
DETAILS: This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 model ATVs. They were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2016 through March 2017. The recalled ATVs have "Polaris" printed on the front grill and "Sportsman 450," ''Sportsman 570," ''Sportsman 850," ''Sportsman 1000" or "Scrambler 1000" printed on the side of the steering column. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com . Details can also be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Polaris-Recalls-Sportsman-All-Terrain-Vehicles-Recall-Alert
WHY: The electronic power steering unit can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.
INCIDENTS: 15 reports of the electronic power steering unit malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 3,800.
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: This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). They were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through March 2017. The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. "Ranger" is printed on the rear box, and "900" is printed on the hood. All 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver's side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com . Details can also be found at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Polaris-Recalls-Ranger-900-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles
WHY: A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
INCIDENTS: 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 51,000.
FOR MORE: Call Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday and Friday, or visit www.polaris.com and click on "Off Road Safety Recalls" at the bottom of the page.