The Consumer Product Safety Commission has found lead in a baby crib and they're recalling it. The crib is called Lov's Europa. Tests showed the paint in the crib contains high levels of lead. Lead poisoning can lead to learning and development delays in children. Only cribs with style number 48-27-2 , manufacturing number W-24-088, date June 22, 2004 are recalled. You can find those numbers on the mattress support platform.
Toys R Us sold the cribs exclusively from July 2004 through August of this year for $200. Consumers should stop using the recalled crib immediately and return to retailer where purchased for a credit or refund. For additional information, contact Delta Enterprise Corp. at (877) 660-3777 or ( click here ).
Child Activity Kits
These 10 in 1 Activity Trunks by Kid Connection are being recalled because they contain small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. The trunk is a wood box with a removable lid. Inside, there are ten different activities including stacking rings and building blocks.
Wal-Mart sold the trunks exclusively from July through September of this year for $15. You can return the product to Wal-Mart for a refund. Call 1-800-925-6278 for more information or ( click here ).
You'll want to take these fairy wand party favors from your little princess. American Greetings corporation is recalling the wands because they can break easily, exposing sharp wires. The recalled fairy wands are pink or purple with multi-colored beads, feathers and ribbons. The wands are 7-inches long. There are four wands in each package. The packaging has a light pink cardboard backer. Model number wand1361 is written on the back of the packaging. Discount stores sold the wands from March 2003 through September of this year for about $4. For more information call American Greetings at 1-800-777-4891.
Juvenile Corporation is recalling its vaporizers and aroma therapy diffusers. An internal heater in the products is defective and can cause fires. "Vapor Eze" and "Aromatic Therapy" are printed on the products. Affected model numbers include 1070, 2070 and 3070 . They were sold at discount stores including Wal-Mart from June 2005 through September for $20.
Consumers should stop using the recalled waterless vaporizer and aromatherapy diffuser immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the recalled vaporizers or diffusers at Wal-mart should contact Wal-Mart at 1-800-925-6278. Consumers who purchased the products elsewhere should contact the retailer or CPSC's hotline at 1-800-638-2772.
Candles are supposed to burn but CPSC recalls those that can burn out of control. This time, it's two candle sets that sold at Target. Target is recalling the pillar candles with jewels. The paint coating on the outside of the candle can ignite, posing a hazard. The candles sold during August of this year for $5-$8. The candles measure about 3-inches in diameter and come in two sizes – 3-inches and 6-inches high. Each candle has a black paint coating and has eight diamond-like ornaments at evenly spaced points approximately 1-inch from the candle’s bottom edge. They are packaged in clear plastic wrapping which is tied at the top with a ribbon. The number 054 09 1533 or 054 09 2528 are printed on a label on the bottom of each candle.
Consumers should stop using the candles immediately and return them to the nearest Target store for a gift card worth the value of the returned candle. For more information, call Target at 1-800-440-0680 or ( click here ).
Target is also recalling these Homer brand tea light candles. The candles burn with a high flame and can melt the plastic holders. The candles were sold in a set of twelve and came in six scents and colors. They sold from March 2005 through September for $3. You can return the candles to Target for a gift-card. For more information, call Target at 1-800-440-0680 or ( click here ).
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