Consumer Alert: Recent child product recalls

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BATON ROUGE, La (La Atty General's Office) - Attorney General Jeff Landry is urging Louisiana parents, guardians, and consumers to be aware of several child products that have been recently recalled.

“As the State’s chief legal officer, I am committed to doing all that I can to make Louisiana a safer place to raise our families,” said Attorney General Jeff Landry. “For the safety of our State’s youth – I encourage everyone to heed notice of these recalls and remedies.”

Attorney General Jeff Landry listed the following recalled products and consumer tips:

Little Lotus Baby Swaddles and Sleeping Bags by Embrace Technologies

+ This recall involves the Little Lotus baby swaddles with model number 901-01 and sleeping bags with model numbers 830-03, 830-05 and 830-07.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby swaddles and sleeping bags and contact Little Lotus for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a store credit for a full refund, plus a $25 credit towards a new purchase.

Pacific Cycle Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers

+ This recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel: Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo, and Schwinn Discover models.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jogging strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a repair kit to secure the front wheel.

IKEA Safety Gates and Safety Gate Extensions

+ This recall involves IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the safety gates and safety gate extensions and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

CGSI Outdoors Children’s Water Bottles (sold exclusively at L.L.Bean)

+ This recall involves five styles of kids’ 13.5 oz. insulated water bottles with the following color prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly and Robo Shark.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.

Lorex Video Baby Monitors

+ This recall is due to video monitor’s batteries being able to overheat, swell and expand – causing the battery cover to open or come off.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled monitors and contact Lorex to receive a full refund.

Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou

+ This recall involves girl’s Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou 100% cotton tunic nightgowns.

+ Consumers should immediately take the recalled nightgowns away from children and return them to the firm for a full refund, including shipping, or a merchandise credit of $23.

Starbucks Stainless Steel Beverage Straws

+ This recall involves reusable stainless steel Cold-to-Go food grade drinking straws in Grande and Venti sizes.

+ Consumers should not allow children to handle or use the stainless steel straws.

ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps

+ This recall is due to small parts of the plastic toy building sets being able to detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

+ Consumers should immediately take the recalled building sets away from children and contact ALEX for a prepaid shipping envelope to return the product(s). ALEX will send consumers a full refund upon receipt of returned sets.

McDonald’s “STEP-iT” Activity Wristbands

+ This recall is due to the wristbands being able to cause skin irritation or burns to children.

+ Consumers should immediately take the recalled wristbands from children and return them to any McDonald’s for a free replacement toy and either a yogurt tube or bag of apple slices.

Dorel Juvenile Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems

+ This recall is due to the stroller tray folding mechanism being able to partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1st for a free repair kit.

Dazzling Toys Chicken Toys

+ This recall involves the Bump and Go Action Egg Laying Chickens with lights, music and bump and go action.

+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toys and contact Dazzling Toys for a full refund.

Babies ‘R’ Us Pacifier Clips

+ This recall involves Babies ‘R’ Us pacifier clips sold in an assortment of six colors and character designs: red monster, blue monster, monkey, giraffe, owl with one eye closed, and an owl with both eyes open.

+ Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier clips from babies and return the product to Babies ‘R’ Us or Toys ‘R’ Us for a refund.

Buckle Onbu Infant Carriers by Lenny Lamb

+ This recall is due to the internal stitching on the infant carrier being missing, posing a fall hazard to children.
+ Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carrier and contact Lenny Lamb to receive a full refund or a free replacement carrier.

To view pictures of these recalled items and to read more about them, please visit the link posted in the related documents section of this story.

For more information, consumers may call Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Consumer Protection Hotline at 800-351-4889.



 
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