Latest Additions to the Recall List

  • March 24, 2017
  • Steinger Greene & Feiner
  • Recall

As a consumer, you make purchases assuming that what you bought will work as intended. When that isn’t what transpires, you or someone you love may experience injury. To prevent this, manufacturers recall products that are discovered to be unsafe. Here are the latest products to land on the recall list.

1. Little Tikes Swings

With the weather warming up, parents may soon be shopping for swings to hang in the backyard. If you are in the market for a new swing for your little one, avoid the 2-in-1 Snug n’ Secure Pink Swing for now. The product has been recalled because the seat can crack. If this happens, the rider can fall to the ground. If you have already purchased this swing, call 855-284-1903 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for refund information.

2. Pool Slide

Nothing is as fun as slipping down a slide and into a pool during the hot summer. If you have purchased a Helix pool slide, you need to phone 800-611-4750 Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. The company is offering to repair the slides at no cost to consumers. The way the slide is built may let children fall off before they reach the pool, possibly incurring serious injury.

3. Baby Jacket

If you have recently purchased a baby jacket from Dillard’s, you may be entitled to a refund. The snaps on the Starting Out Baby Girls 3-24 Months Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coat may detach and pose a choking hazard to the wearer. Although stylish, the coats may be dangerous. Call Dillard’s directly at 800-345-5273 Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET for information about securing a refund.

4. Glass Pull Knobs

Pier 1 is known for having funky and eclectic home decor. The popular store sells everything from furniture to area rugs. If you have purchased glass knobs from the store in an effort to spruce up your interior, don’t use them. Before installing glass knobs purchased from Pier 1, give the company a call to find out if they have been recalled. Some glass knobs sold by the store can break, cutting the user. Call 855-413-5140 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT for more information.

5. Electric Blowers

Electric blowers make ridding your lawn of leaves a breeze. If you bought an electric blower manufactured by One World Technologies and sold at Home Depot, you may want to put off using it. The Ryobi Electric Jet Fan Blowers have been recalled. There is a plastic piece on the inside that may break. If this happens the fan blades may discharge and cause laceration to the user. If you have one of these blowers, call 800-860-4050 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET for replacement information.

6. Oball Rattle

Infants are often bought rattles for entertainment purposes and to help develope fine motor coordination. If you have purchased the Oball Rattle for a child you know, it’s important to know that it has been recalled. There is a plastic disc on the outside of the rattle that can break. If this happens, small beads inside the rattle are released, posing a choking hazard to the child. Call Kids II at 877-243-7314 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for information on how to obtain a refund.

7. Children’s Sleepwear

Some long-sleeve robes sold by LIVLY have been recalled. The robes and some two-piece pajama sets have not met the federal flammability standards for sleepwear for children. Because of this, the clothing has been recalled. Anyone who has purchased these specific items of clothing can obtain refund information by calling 844-350-7728 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8. XBOX ONE Battery Chargers

The XBOX ONE is a popular gaming system found in millions of households. If you have purchased a Smart Charger sold by Energizer for your controllers, you are entitled to a refund. The chargers may overheat, causing a burn hazard. If you have purchased a charger, call 800-263-1156 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT for more information about a refund.

9. Fuji Bicycles

Some Fuji bicycles manufactured by Advanced Sports International have been recalled. It has been discovered that the rear wheel freehub can malfunction while the rider is pedaling. This poses a fall hazard for the rider. The company is offering replacement parts for consumers. Call 888-286-6263 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET if you have bought one of these bicycles.

10. Bistro Chairs

Pier 1 has two products on the latest list of recalls. Both the Neely and Dahlia Bistro Sets have been recalled due to bolts and/or nuts that connect the chair legs to the chair coming loose. This makes the chair prone to collapsing, posing the danger of injury to anyone sitting in the chair at the time of its collapse. If you have purchased either of these sets, call 855-513-5140 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for information about repairs.

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