In addition to cleaning out closets and organizing your home, spring is a fitting time to check up on the latest product recalls and alerts.
Keep your home safe this spring by reviewing the following recent product recalls that could impact you and your family.
Sale Dates: "Best When Used By" September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015
Hazard: Some boxes with the code "C2" directly below the date might contain small pieces of metal.
Remedy: Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Kraft at (800) 816-9432 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET for a full refund.
Sale Dates: May 2012 to October 2014
Hazard: The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Dream On Me to obtain a free repair. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a crib that meets current safety standards or play yard depending on the child’s age.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Dream on Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, or online at www.dreamonme.com. Click on “Recalls” on the home page for more information.
Sale Dates: January 2014 to September 2014
Hazard: The tub’s heated seat can get stuck in the “on” position. If a towel or other item is covering the seat of an empty tub, the seat can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should avoid putting a towel or any other covering over the seat. Call the company to get warning stickers to place on the tub. Oliver Fiberglass is contacting owners directly.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Oliver Fiberglass toll-free at (888) 492-9423 any time, or online at www.safesteptub.com. Click on the Recall link on the Safe Step homepage for more information.
Sale Dates: April 2014 to October 2014
Hazard: The heating element can improperly stick to the cooktop. This poses an electric shock hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately discontinue use. Contact Sears to schedule a free inspection and repair.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Sears toll-free at (888) 281-3915 Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT, or online at www.sears.com and www.kmart.com. Click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Sale Dates: January 2012 through February 2015
Hazard: The interior fan of the Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the tool housing, posing a laceration hazard to the user or bystanders.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Turbo Tool accessory and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a free replacement tool accessory.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Royal Appliance toll-free at (888) 393-2063 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, or online at www.dirtdevil.com. Click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Sale Date: July 2014 to December 2014
Hazard: The helmet does not comply with CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets.
Remedy: Stop using the product, and take it to an authorized Scott USA retailer for a refund of the purchase price.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Scott USA toll-free at (888) 607-8365 extension 2012 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT, email [email protected], or online at www.scott-sports.com. Click on “Safety and Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Sale Date: September 2014
Hazard: The detectors can fail to detect carbon monoxide in the air, posing a carbon monoxide poisoning risk.
Remedy: Contact System Sensor to receive a free replacement combination CO/smoke detector. Keep using the recalled detectors until the replacement is installed.
Recall Contact Information: Contact System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, or online at www.systemsensor.com. Click on “Product Safety Notice” for more information.
Sale Date: February 2014 to September 2014
Hazard: The seat can loosen and dislodge, causing the child to fall.
Remedy: Stop using the high chair immediately, and contact Mima to receive a free replacement.
Recall Contact Information: Contact Mima at (800) 392-1206 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, or online at www.mimakidsusa.com. Click on “Moon Recall Information” for more information.