August Recall Round-Up - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/29/05

August Recall Round-Up

Toy Box

It's not the toys. This time-, it's where the toys go that is causing problems. Stork Craft is recalling more than 3,000 toy boxes. The lid support can fail. The following model numbers and colors: are recalled: 01520-331 – white, 01520-334 – cherry, 01520-33c – cognac, 01520-33l – oak, and 01520-33n - natural. The pine boxes were sold at Wal-Mart and JcPenny web-sites and at baby stores nationwide for $90. Call the firm at 1-877-274-0277 for a free replacement lid support. or( click here ) for more information.

Watch

A liquid filled watch could be extremely dangerous to your children. The band contains liquid petroleum distillates. If punctured, the band could leak and irritate a child's mouth or throat if swallowed. The water watches were sold exclusively at Dollar General stores from March 2005 through July 2005 for $2. The watches are made of clear plastic with white snaps. The watch bands have clear glitter-filled liquid and colored liquid inside including pink, blue, red and yellow. Consumers should immediately take these watches away from young children and return the watches to the store where purchased for a refund or contact the firm at 1-800-251-2522.

Shoes

The plastic flower on the sandal can snap off easily. The sandals were sold at Gymboree stores nationwide from May 2005 through July 2005. The recall includes the Caroline Flower sandal number 140-00-20-69 sold in sizes one to eight. Only sandal numbers with the following sku number are recalled: 140002069. Consumers should return the sandals to a Gymboree store for a refund or ( click here ).

Folding Chairs

Finally, sitting at the kid's table for dinner could be dangerous. Three companies are recalling children's folding chairs. These chairs by Fourstar Group Inc. can collapse or fold unexpectedly. The recalled kid’s folding chairs are made of metal tubing with a vinyl padded seat and seat back. They were sold in red, blue, yellow, green, pink, and lavender solid colors. They also come in pink with “princess” printed in red on the seat and seat back along with stars, crowns and hearts, or in blue with pictures of basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, football helmets, and roller blades. The chairs were sold nationwide from July 2003 through July 2005 for $5 a piece or $25 per set. Call Fourstar at 1-866-290-6191 for a free repair kit or ( click here ) for more information.

A line of chairs by Idea Nuova have the same problem. The chairs were sold nationwide from September 2004 through June 2005 for $15 to $25 per set. The recalled children’s folding chairs are made of metal tubing with a vinyl padded seat and seat back. They were sold with the following designs: “monkey moods” a monkey with stars, “rock n roll” with a monkey playing a guitar, “princess” with pink flowers and a crown, “sport” with a football, basketball and soccer ball, “training camp” with frogs, “rainbow angel” with clouds, rainbows and stars, spider-man®, and Disney® princess. Call Idea Nuova at 1-866-772-1666 for a free repair kit.

Meco Corp is recalling their folding chairs because fingers can become caught or trapped in the hinge and slot areas. And the paint on the red chairs contain excessive lead. The chairs are made of metal tubing with a vinyl padded seat and seat back. They were sold in red, blue, yellow and green colors as a part of a set consisting of a table and four chairs. Call Meco at 1-800-251-7558 for a refund or ( click here ).

That wraps up this month's Recall Round-up. ( Click here ) for more information on these recalls and others.

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