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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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January 14, 2009
Release #09-096 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 458-2555
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Giant Bicycle, Inc. Recalls Bicycles; Fork Can Break Causing Rider To Fall
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: 2009 model year TCR Advanced SL and SL (ISP) Bicycles and Frames
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Giant Bicycle, of Newbury Park, Calif.
Hazard: The density of the steerer tubes can cause the forks to crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: Giant Bicycle has received one report of the fork cracking with no reported injuries.
Description: This recall involves 2009 TCR Advanced SL Team, SL 0, SL 1, SL 2, and SL (ISP) model bicycles and frames in silver, charcoal, blue and red. The words "Giant" and "TCR Advanced SL" are printed on the frame. Steerer tubes with "B", "N" or "P" at the end of the serial number are not included in this recall. Other "TCR" model bicycles are not included in the recall.
Sold by: Authorized Giant Bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2008 through December 2008 for between $3,300 and $7,500.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should stop riding these bicycles immediately and contact an authorized Giant Bicycle dealer for a free inspection and replacement fork.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Giant Bicycle toll-free at (866) 458-2555 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.giant-bicycles.com


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2009
Release #09-095 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 933-9904
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Toy Xylophones Recalled by The Land of Nod Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Rolling Toy Xylophones
Units: About 500
Distributer: The Land of Nod Northbrook, Ill.
Hazard: The pegs on the xylophone can break, posing a choking hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: The Land of Nod has received 22 reports of broken pegs. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled product is a rolling xylophone made of metal, wood and plastic. It has four wheels and a string to pull the toy. The xylophone has eight metal bars, each of which is attached with two pegs. The name 'Janod' is printed on each side between the wheels, and on the back wheels.
Sold at: The Land of Nod catalogue, Web site (www.landofnod.com), and retail stores nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 for about $45.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled product away from children and return it to the company for a credit of the purchase price and a $10 gift card.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, log onto the firm's Web site at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at recall@landofnod.com


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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January 13, 2009
Release #09-093 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 361-3321
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Stork Craft Baby Cribs
Units: About 535,000
Manufacturer: Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada
Hazard: The metal support brackets used to support the crib mattress and mattress board can crack and break. When one or more support brackets break, the mattress can collapse and create a dangerous gap between the mattress and crib rails, in which a child can become entrapped and suffocate.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC is aware of 10 incidents in which one or more mattress support brackets broke. In several incidents, the support bracket broke causing the mattress to collapse and create a gap between the mattress and crib rails. CPSC received a report of a toddler who sustained bruises to his forehead. In another incident a child reportedly became entrapped in the gap between the mattress and the drop side rail with no injury.
Description: This recall involves Stork Craft Baby cribs. All cribs with manufacturing and distribution dates between May 2000 and November 2008 are included in this recall. The cribs were sold in various styles and finishes. The manufacture date, model number, crib name, country of origin, and the firm's name, address, and contact information are located on the assembly instruction sheet attached to the mattress support board. The firm's insignia "storkcraft baby" is inscribed on the drop side teething rail of some cribs.
Sold at: Major retailers including J.C. Penney, Kmart and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Babiesrus.com, Costco.com and Walmart.com from May 2000 through January 2009 for between $100 and $400.
Manufactured in: Canada, China and Indonesia
Remedy: CPSC urges parents and caregivers to immediately stop using the recalled cribs and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for their baby. Consumers should contact Stork Craft to receive a free replacement kit, with new mattress support brackets.
Consumer Contact: Contact Stork Craft toll-free at (866) 361-3321 anytime to order the free replacement kit or log on to www.storkcraft.com






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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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January 13, 2009
Release #09-091 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 834-8088
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
TDI International Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: "High Speed" Pull Back Toy Cars
Units: About 150
Importer: TDI International, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled pull back toy car is yellow with "PROWL" printed on the side, "VICTOR" printed on the hood, and a blue and red police warning light on the top.
Sold at: Small retail stores in Houston and Hidalgo, Texas from June 2008 through July 2008 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TDI International for a full refund or a replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TDI International toll-free at (877) 834-8088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Release #09-090 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 967-5362
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall of Window Blinds Sold at Cost Plus and World Market Stores
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Roman Shades and Roll-up Blinds
Units: About 692,400
Distributor: Cost Plus Inc., of Oakland, Calif.
Hazard:
Roman Shades: These shades have a looped pull cord and exposed inner cords on the back of the shade. Looped pull cords and exposed inner cords on roman shades present a strangulation hazard.
Roll-up Blinds: These blinds have a looped pull cord and two lifting cord loops that run around the bottom rail. Looped pull cords and exposed lifting loops on roll-up blinds present a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported with the Roman shades and roll-up blinds involved in this recall. However, CPSC is aware of the death of a child who became entangled in the lifting cord of a roll-up style blind whose manufacturer and retailer has not yet been identified and at least two deaths involving exposed inner cords on various styles of roman-style shades.
Description: This recall involves four styles of shades, the "Canvass Roman Shade" available in four different sizes (4'x 6', 5'x 6', 2.5' x 6' and 3'x 6') with sku numbers 376983, 376984, 376985, 384870; the "Sari Roman Shade" available in two colors (berry and chocolate) with sku numbers 394700, 394701; and the "Buddha or Floral Matchstick Blinds" sku numbers 407376, and 407221. A small tag on the back of the Canvass and Sari Roman Shades states "World Market Cost Plus, Inc., Oakland, CA 94607, Made in India, 100% Cotton." In addition, this recall involves other styles of wooden roll-up blinds, with or without valances, that have the following SKU numbers: 404991, 404992, 404993, 400742, 499743, 400744, 400745, 400746 and 358064, 358065, 358066, 358067, 358068.
Sold at: Cost Plus and World Market stores nationwide from February 2006 through August 2008 for between $25 and $60.
Manufactured in: India and China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled window blinds/shades and return the product to any Cost Plus/World Market store to obtain a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET daily, or visit the firm's Web site at www.worldmarket.com
Note: CPSC reminds consumers to examine all Roman Blinds and Roll-up shades in their homes. If looped pull cords, exposed inner cords, or exposed lifting loops are found and children are in the home or occasionally visit your home, please consider replacing the blinds or shades with products that do not have exposed pull cords or inner cords.








NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Release #09-089 Firm's Recall Hotline: (213) 680-0388 (Collect)
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Top Goods Trading Recalls Flashing Pacifiers Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Flashing Pacifiers
Units: About 38,000
Importer: Top Goods Trading, of Temple City, Calif.
Hazard: The flashing pacifiers do not comply with federal safety standards for pacifiers. Although the pacifiers are marketed to older children and adults, they could be given to babies and cause serious injury or death. The pieces of the pacifier can separate, posing a choking hazard. The necklaces pose a strangulation hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled flashing pacifier has a yellow heart-shaped mouth guard and handle. There is a 15-inch cord attached to the handle. LED lights are activated by pushing the heart-shaped handle into the base of the pacifier.
Sold at: Retail stores in the Los Angeles area from November 2007 through November 2008 for about 50 cents.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier away from children and contact Top Goods Trading for a refund or exchange.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Top Goods Trading collect at (213) 680-0388 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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January 12, 2009
Release #09-087 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 594-3730
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Rashti & Rashti Expands Recall of Infant Garments Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Taggies Sleep'n Play Infant Garments
Units: About 16,000 (an additional 6,200 were recalled on July 1, 2008)
Importer: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The July 2008 recall involved two Taggies Sleep 'n Play style infant garments: the Butterfly Applique' and the Fun Dog Print. Subsequent to the recall, two additional Taggies Sleep 'n Play styles, manufactured before July 1, 2008, were identified as also having snap issues. The recall has now been expanded to involve the Dinosaur Applique' and the Pink Toss Print styles. The infant garments are one piece footed coveralls with snaps down the front. These garments were sold in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months. RN #27829 is printed on the care label sewn into the garment. Style numbers are printed on the hangtag of the garments. The complete list of style numbers are listed in the chart below:
Style# UPC Color Description
T20615H 0-22253-20615-2 Teal Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (0-3M)
T20616H 0-22253-20616-9 Teal Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (0-6M)
T20617H 0-22253-20617-6 Teal Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (6-9M)
T21317H 0-22253-21317-4 Pink and White Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (0-3M)
T21318H 0-22253-21318-1 Pink and White Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (3-6M)
T21319H 0-22253-21319-8 Pink and White Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (6-9M)
Sold at: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Dillards, Nordstrom, and other specialty stores nationwide and Internet retailers from January 2007 through November 2008 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these garments away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti to receive a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.rashtiandrashti.com





NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2009
Release #09-084 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Jardine Expands Recall of Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Jardine Cribs
Units: About 56,450 (320,000 units were previously recalled in June 2008)
Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan
Hazard: The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received 19 additional incidents of crib slats breaking. In nine of these incidents, consumers reported that their infant or toddler broke the slat while in the crib. In addition, a 22-month-old child fell through the gap between the crib slats when a slat broke. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves three models of Jardine wooden cribs with the date codes identified below. Cribs with other date codes are not affected by this recall. The date code and model number are printed on the label located on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.
Jardine Cribs included in this Expanded Recall
Model # Description Date Code Between
DA715BC Dark Pine Olympia Lifetime Crib 2/04 - 1/07
0108L00 Antique Walnut Capri Single Crib 7/06 - 11/07
0308C00 White Capri Lifetime Crib 12/05 - 11/07
Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from March 2004 through January 2009 for between $220 and $330.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib. Jardine will provide consumers with detailed instructions for purchasing cribs in retail stores and online.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.jardinecribrecall.com/

Dark Pine Olympia Lifetime


Antique Walnut Capri Single


White Capri Lifetime

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2009
Release #09-083 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 342-3802
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled by Ms. Bubbles Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Girls Blue Denim Passport Jackets
Units: About 55,000
Manufacturer: Ms. Bubbles Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled blue denim jackets have a white terrycloth underlay lining and drawstring. The jackets were sold in children's sizes medium (7-10), large (11-14) and x-large (15-16). Style number BF1400 KP is printed on the hang tag attached to the garment.
Sold at: T.J. Maxx, J.C. Penney, and Forman Mills stores nationwide from August 2007 through December 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to either the place of purchase or to Ms. Bubbles Inc. to receive a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ms. Bubbles toll-free at (866) 342-3802 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.


NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2009
Release #09-082 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 346-2928
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Bicycles with RockShox Bicycle Forks Recalled by SRAM LLC Due to Crash Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Bicycles using RockShox Domain 302 and 318 bicycle forks
Units: About 175
Importer: SRAM LLC, of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: The steel steerer on the forks can crack, causing the fork to detach from the bicycle frame. This can cause the rider to lose control and crash.
Incidents/Injuries: One incident with a minor injury has been reported. Two other incidents without injury have been reported outside of the United States.
Description: The recall involves RockShox Domain 302 and 318 bicycle forks with steel steerer sold for installation on new bicycles. Only those forks manufactured between March 2008 and October 2008 with dates codes 09T8 through 42T8 are included in this recall. The date code is located on the back of the fork crown and on the lower leg. The RockShox Domain fork was installed on Transition Bottle Rocket bicycles, and may have been installed on Rocky Mountain Flatline 1, Rocky Mountain Slayer SS350, and Rocky Mountain Slayer SS396 bicycles.
Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from March 2008 through November 2008 for between $1,600 and $3,100.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should stop using bicycles equipped with these forks immediately and contact their bicycle retailer for a free replacement fork.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SRAM at (800) 346-2928 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.sram.com