Multiple Christmas Gift Items RECALLED
Several gift items are being recalled just before Christmas. Please check your lists – twice.
We will update this page as necessary.
Recall date: December 13, 2016
Cuisinart® food processors are being recalled because the food processor’s riveted blade can crack over time and small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Conair has received 69 reportsof consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.
About 8 million units were sold. Please contact Cuisinart toll-free at 877-339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.cuisinart.com for a free replacement blade.
Recall date: December 13, 2016
World Trading Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards are being recalled because The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact World Trading to exchange their hoverboard for a free UL-certified replacement hoverboard.
This recall involves Orbit brand self-balancing scooters/hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium ion battery packs.
There have been no reported Incidents/Injuries.
Units were sold through Evine’s televised shopping programs and online at evine.com
Please call World Trading toll-free at 877-498-8697 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT
Monday through Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Recall date: December 14, 2016
Trek Bicycle Lights are being recalled because the bicycle light can operate intermittently when paired with a remote transmitter, reducing the visibility of and for the rider, posing an injury hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lights with a remote transmitter and return the lights to the store where purchased or contact Trek to receive a free replacement bicycle light.
The firm has received seven reports of the lights functioning intermittently when paired with a remote transmitter. No injuries have been reported.
Units were sold at Bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.trekbikes.com from July 2016 through October 2016 for between $60 and $240.
Please call Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on “Safety & Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Recall date: December 8, 2016
This recall involves Yankee Candle’s Luminous Collection fragrance candles. The square glass candles contain a fragrant wax with three wicks. The item number is printed on the bottom of glass candle jar. The recalled candles are approximately 4 inches wide by 5 inches high.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and contact Yankee Candle to receive a full refund.
The firm has received 16 reports of the glass jar cracking. No injuries have been reported.
Sold exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at www.yankeecandle.com from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $35.
Please call Yankee Candle toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Saturday & Sunday or online at www.yankeecandle.com and click on “Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.
Recall date: November 23, 2016
Human Touch Perfect power recliner chairs are being recalled because the chair’s joystick reclining mechanism can malfunction and allow the chair to continue moving, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs, and take them to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact Human Touch to receive a free repair kit (including shipping) or to arrange for free repair.
The firm has received one report of the chair’s joystick mechanism malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.
Units were sold at furniture and specialty stores nationwide including Healthy Back, Human Touch, Relax in Comfort, Relax The Back and The Better Back Store and online at ebay.com and vitalityweb.com for between $3,000 and $3,500.
Please call Human Touch at 800-355-2762 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, via email at email@example.com or online at www.humantouch.com and click on Support and then on Recall for more information.
Recall date: December 7, 2016
Playworld Stainless Steel Playground Slides are being recalled because the weld between the slide bedway and sidewall can crack and separate. A child’s fingers can get caught in the space, posing an amputation hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled slides and contact Playworld for a free replacement slide and free installation. A temporary barrier will be shipped to consumers prior to shipment of a replacement slide to prevent children from using the slide. Playworld is contacting consumers who purchased the slides directly.
Playworld is aware of 13 incidents of broken welds, including two children who have suffered finger amputations.
Units were sold through Independent distributors to parks, schools and municipalities from November 2000 through October 2016 for between $1,500 through $4,000.
Please contact Playworld at 800‐233‐8404 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://playworld.com/ and click on “Slide Recall Safety Information” for more information.
Recall date: December 1, 2016
Lexibook® Baby Bath Seats and Chairs are being recalled because the bath seats/chairs fail to meet the federal safety standard, including requirements for stability and the bath seats can tip over while a baby is in it, posing a drowning hazard to babies.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby bath seats and contact the online retailer where it was purchased for return instructions and to receive a full refund, or a refund in the form of a store credit or gift card, depending on the online retailer. All known purchasers will be contacted directly about the recall.
There have been no reports of Incidents/Injuries.
Units were sold Online at Amazon.com, Unbeatablesale.com, Wayfair.com and Youngexplorers.com from January 2013 through August 2016 for between $30 and $60.
|Company||Number of Units||Remedy||Online Retailers|
|Young Explorers||5,900||Refund||855-831-7478 anytime
Online at www.youngexplorers.com
|Amazon.com||780||Gift Card||888-280-4331 anytime
Online at www.amazon.com
|Wayfair LLC||200||Store Credit||888-549-1625 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Online at www.wayfair.com
|Unbeatable Sale, Inc.||65||Refund||888-657-8436 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
Online at www.unbeatablesale.com