Source: Safe Kids Worldwide and the
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
September 23, 2020 CPSC: Specialized Bicycle Components recalled its Sirrus Bicycles with Alloy cranks because the crank can detach and cause a loss of control, posing fall and injury hazards. Units: About 36,000.
September 23, 2020 CPSC: Pedego recalled its Interceptor, City Commuter, Boomerang Plus, Ridge Rider, Trail Tracker, and Stretch electric bikes because the electrical cable was not properly manufactured, which can cause the bike to accelerate without warning, posing a fall hazard to children. Units: About 11,600.
September 24, 2020 CPSC: Vthrive recalled its Bioactive Women’s One-Daily Multi Vitamins because the packages are not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk to children. Units: About 8,200.
September 23, 2020 CPSC: Caravan Global recalled its Caravan Sports Armed/Padded Arm Bagged Chairs because the bracket can fail, causing the seat to separate from the frame and posing an injury hazard to children. Units: About 2,700.
September 16, 2020 CPSC: Monoprice recalled its Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cables because they do not meet flammability standards, posing a fire hazard. Units: About 10,800.
September 16, 2020 CPSC: RH has recalled its Industrial Three-Panel Mirrors because the panels of the mirrors can loosen or detach from its backing and fall, posing an injury hazard to children. Units: About 270.
This service collects recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Food and Drug Administration and Food Safety and Inspection Service. Parents Central at NHTSA’s safercar.gov is a go-to resource on car seats.
A few more reminders:
Register all new car seats and booster seats. http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/register/childseat/
Be careful about using hand-me-downs or buying children’s products at a secondhand shop or yard sale.
It violates federal law to sell recalled products. If you know of an unsafe product, you can report it to the CPSC. https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
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