February 2008 Recall List
Product: Majestic Curved Top and Flat Top Cribs, Essex Cribs, Brighton/Sussex Cribs and Captiva Cribs
Importer: Munire Furniture Inc., of Piscataway, N.J.
Hazard: The cribs fail to meet the federal safety standards for cribs. The four support brackets on the mattress support spring are too long. The brackets prevent the spring from lowering to the full 26 inch minimum height in its lowest position, allowing children inside to crawl over the railing, posing a fall hazard.
Product: FUN ‘N SAFE Magnetic Dart Boards
Importer: Family Dollar, of Charlotte, N.C.
Hazard: Small magnets at the ends of the darts can detach. Magnets found by young children can be swallowed or aspirated. If more than one magnet is swallowed, the magnets can attract each other and cause intestinal perforations or blockages, which can be fatal.
Product: Children’s Metal Necklaces
Manufacturer: Pecoware Co. Inc., of Chino, Calif.
Hazard: The children’s necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Product: Memory Testing Cards (sold as part of educational testing kits)
Distributor: Riverside Publishing Co., of Rolling Meadows, Ill.
Hazard: Surface paint on the cards contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Product: Spiderman® Water Bottles
Manufacturer: Fast Forward LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: Screws under the bottle’s lid can come loose and fall into the cup, posing a choking hazard to children.
Product: Cinderella 12-Volt Electric Ride-On Vehicles
Manufacturer: Dumar International USA, of Franklin, Mass.
Hazard: The wires under the hood of the car and/or in the battery compartment under the seat can short circuit, posing a fire and burn hazard to children riding in the car.
Product: A Life of Faith Charm Bracelet Sets
Manufacturer: Mission City Press, of Franklin, Tenn.
Hazard: Surface paint on the pearl white beads of the bracelet, contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Product: Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Drop-Side Cribs
Importer: Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va.
Hazard: Spindles on the drop-side of the crib could loosen creating a gap that poses an entrapment and strangulation hazard.
Product: Remote-Controlled Helicopter Toys
Importer: Soft Air USA Inc., of Grapevine, Texas
Hazard: The rechargeable battery contained inside the helicopter can catch fire during charging, igniting the helicopter and nearby combustible materials. This poses a burn or fire hazard to consumers.
Product: Children's Table and Chair
Distributor: Netshops, of Omaha, Neb.
Hazard: The surface paint on the children's table and chair sets contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Product: Transparent Toy Egg Shakers
Manufacturer: West Music Company, of Coralville, Iowa
Hazard: The end cap can detach from the egg shaker and allow the small beads to spill out, posing choking/aspiration hazards to young children.
Product: Trek MT220 Girls Bicycles
Importer: Trek Bicycle Corp., of Waterloo, Wis.
Hazard: The bicycle’s frame can break during use, causing the rider to lose control and suffer injuries.
Product: Sketchbooks with Colored Spiral
Distributor: eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The paint on the sketchbooks’ colored spiral metal bindings contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.
Product: Toy Gardening Hand Rakes
Distributor: Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine
Manufacturer: Zhongshan Foods, of China
Hazard: The paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal standard on lead in paint on toys.