Public Safety Information – Product Recalls
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued the following product recalls:
➢ CONTIGO Kids Cleanable Water Bottles
Hazard: The water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching including 18 spouts found in children’s mouths.
Description: The recall involves 5.7 million kids cleanable water bottles. The base and cover of the clear silicon spout will always be BLACK. Only black color spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front near the bottom of the bottle. The water bottles come in three sizes (13-ounce, 14-ounce, and 20-ounce) and four bottle designs (solid color, graphics color, stainless steel, and stainless-steel solid colors). The water bottles are sold individually as well as in two- packs and three-packs.
Remedy: Free lid replacement. Contact Contigo toll free at 888-262-0622 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.gocontigo.com/recall. For more information, visit www.gocontigo.com and click on the “Recalls” tab at the bottom of the page.
➢ Crate and Barrel Activity Push Walkers (Fast Track Recall)
Hazard: Walkers can be damaged over time exposing sharp points and small parts, posing choking and laceration hazards to small children. Crate and Barrel has received three reports of small parts becoming exposed but no injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves activity push walkers used to aid toddlers learning how to walk. The walkers stand about 17 inches high on four wheels and include a variety of integrated child development activities on their face. The SKU number 124-248 can be found on a white 1-square-inch sticker on the bottom of the walkers.
Remedy: Full refund. Contact Crate and Barrel at 800-451-8217 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Saturday and Sundays, or visit www.crateandbarrel.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
➢ SAMpark Children’s Pajamas
Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear that requires sleepwear to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. There have been no injuries or incidents reported.
Description: The recall includes children’s 100% cotton knit, two-piece short-sleeve top and pant pajama sets. The sets were sold in sizes 6 to 12 months through size 10Y. The sets were sold in the following prints: Acrofish, Neon, Crab, Elephant, Jellyfish, Mooch, Monkey, and Seahorse. A sewn-in neck label states “almirah www.almirah.com.”
Remedy: Refund from the distributor. Contact SAMpark collect at 860-906-6285 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.samparkusa.com and click on the “Product Recalls” tab.
➢ Happy Plugs Bluetooth Wireless II Headphones (Fast Track Recall)
Hazard: The micro-USB charging cable packaged with Happy Plugs wireless headphones can cause the headphones to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers. One incident of overheating while plugged into the micro-USB charging cables has been reported but no injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Bluetooth headphones sold with an external micro-USB charging cable. The micro-USB charging cable is a black cable about 20 inches in length with a USB 2.0 port on one end and a micro-USB port on the other. The UPC is printed on the back of the product packaging in the lower right corner and the item number is printed on the bottom of the product packaging.
Remedy: Free replacement headphones and charging cable. The recalled headphones can be returned to the original place of purchase or returned to Happy Plugs. Contact Happy Plugs at 800-419-2988 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or by email at email@example.com and include “Recall” in the subject line. For more information and a complete list of recalled headphones, visit https://happyplugs.com and click on “Support” then “Warranty and Returns” then “Voluntary Recall and Exchange Program.” The direct link to the recall page can be found at https://happyplugs.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360024787134-Voluntary-Recall-and-Exchange-Program.
➢ Southwire Electrical Outlet Boxes (Fast Track Recall)
Hazard: The electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard. Southwire has received three reports of the floor boxes overheating, but no injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Garvin Pop-Up Floor Box Kits with a finish of either stainless steel or brushed brass that each include two electrical receptables and two USB ports. The pop-up electrical outlet boxes are designed to be installed into floors with a metal lid that opens and closes to reveal the electrical receptacles and USB ports.
Remedy: Refund from the manufacturer. Contact Southwire toll free at 888-803-0492 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.garvinindustries.com. For more information, visit www.southwire.com and click on “Product Recall.”
➢ At Home Ultimate Shag Rugs
Hazard: The large shag rugs fail to meet the federal flammability standard for carpets and rugs, posing a fire hazard. The small shag rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: “FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2- 70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION.”
Description: This recall involves eight models of Ultimate Shag Rugs, each with a label on the back stating “Ultimate Shag” and “At Home.” The rugs also have “100% Polyester” and “Made in China” printed on the label. The SKU number can be found on the back of the rug.
Remedy: Refund. Contact At Home toll free at 888-359-4387 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information and a complete listing of the rugs subject to recall, visit www.athome.com and click on product safety.
Please contact the Office of the Attorney General Consumer Counsel, Michele Harris, at 670-237-7500 should you have any questions or concerns. You may also contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Information Hotline at 800-638-2772 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.